2 edition of Nuclear power and political control found in the catalog.
Nuclear power and political control
|Statement||Ian Welsh and Brian Wynne.|
|Contributions||Wynne, Brian., British Society for the History of Science., Conference on New Perspectives in the History of Technology (1981 : Manchester)|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||36|
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The book explores some of the most important challenges that governments and civil society will face at the NPT Review Conference and. Nuclear Power. Control, Reliability and Human Factors.
Advances in reactor designs, materials and human-machine interfaces guarantee safety and reliability of emerging reactor technologies, eliminating possibilities for high-consequence human errors as those which have occurred in the by: 9.
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Specific consideration is directed to these political groups which have developed a particular curiosity within the issues of nuclear energy, and to the interaction.
But by then nuclear power was anathema to the Democratic Party and American and European Greens, a tragic misalignment of liberal values. The purpose of this book is to support IAEA training courses and workshops in the field of regulatory control of nuclear power plants as well as to support the regulatory bodies of Member States in their own training activities.
The target group is the professional staffFile Size: 2MB. Nuclear power, electricity generated by power plants that derive their heat from fission in a nuclear reactor. Except for the reactor, a nuclear power plant is similar to a large coal-fired power plant, with pumps, valves, steam generators, turbines, electric generators, condensers, and associated equipment.
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Nuclear power alone will not solve our energy problems. nuclear energy, the energy stored in the nucleus of an atom and released through fission, fusion, or these processes a small amount of mass is converted to energy according to the relationship E = mc 2, where E is energy, m is mass, and c is the speed of light (see relativity).The most pressing problems concerning nuclear energy are the possibility of an accident or systems.
Building nuclear-power plants is costly and prone to delays, yet some upstarts are showing that large reactor projects are still viable The nuclear options: How to build a nuclear-power. Japan’s United States–imposed postwar constitution renounced the use of offensive military force, but, Sheila Smith shows, a nuclear North Korea and an increasingly assertive China have the.
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