Super light water reactors and super fast reactors: Supercritical-pressure light water cooled reactors

Yoshiaki Oka, Seiichi Koshizuka, Yuki Ishiwatari, Akifumi Yamaji

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Super Light Water Reactors and Super Fast Reactors provides an overview of the design and analysis of nuclear power reactors. Readers will gain an understanding of the conceptual design elements and specific analysis methods for supercritical-pressure light water cooled reactors. Nuclear fuel, reactor core, plant control, plant stand-up and stability are among the topics discussed, in addition to safety system and safety analysis parameters. Providing the fundamentals of reactor design criteria and analysis, this volume is a useful reference for engineers, industry professionals, and graduate students involved with nuclear engineering and energy technology.

Original languageEnglish
PublisherSpringer US
Number of pages651
ISBN (Print)9781441960344
Publication statusPublished - 2010
Externally publishedYes


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Engineering(all)

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