eBook Nuclear Fission Reactors, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1438138148
  • ISBN-13: 9781438138145
  • DDC: 621.48
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - College Senior
  • 160 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2011 | Published/Released November 2012
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2011
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Overview

Provides a detailed analysis of nuclear fission reactors with an index, glossary, chronology, and further resources.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Dedication Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents.
Preface.
Acknowledgments.
Introduction.
1: The Nuclear Fission Process.
2: How to Make Energy with Nuclear Fission.
3: Controlling Nuclear Fission.
4: Transferring Heat and Keeping Things from Melting.
5: The Many Ways to Build a Power Plant.
6: Nonnuclear Components of a Power Plant.
7: A Walk through a Nuclear Power Plant.
8: Environmental Advantages, Disadvantages, and Economics.
9: Conclusion.
10: Chronology.
Glossary.
Further Resources.
Index.