eBook Comprehensive Nuclear Materials, 1st Edition

  • Rudy Konings
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  • ISBN-10: 0080560334
  • ISBN-13: 9780080560335
  • DDC: 539.75
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 3560 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2012 | Published/Released August 2013
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2012
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Overview

Examines the vast and multidisciplinary field of nuclear materials employed in fission and prototype fusion systems.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Editors Biographies.
Contributors.
Contents of All Volumes.
Preface.
Foreword.
1: Fundamental Properties of Defects in Metals.
2: Fundamental Point Defect Properties in Ceramics.
3: Radiation-Induced Effects on Microstructure.
4: Effect of Radiation on Strength and Ductility of Metals and Alloys.
5: Radiation-Induced Effects on Material Properties of Ceramics (Mechanical and Dimensional).
6: The Effects of Helium in Irradiated Structural Alloys.
7: Radiation Damage Using Ion Beams.
8: Ab Initio Electronic Structure Calculations for Nuclear Materials.
9: Molecular Dynamics.
10: Interatomic Potential Development.
11: Primary Radiation Damage Formation.
12: Atomic-Level Dislocation Dynamics in Irradiated Metals.
13: Radiation Damage Theory.
14: Kinetic Monte Carlo Simulations of Irradiation Effects.
15: Phase Field Methods.
16: Dislocation Dynamics.
17: Computational Thermodynamics: Application to Nuclear Materials.
18: Radiation-Induced Segregation.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Editors Biographies.
Contributors.
Contents of All Volumes.
Preface.
Foreword.
1: The Actinides Elements: Properties and Characteristics.
2: Thermodynamic and Thermophysical Properties of the Actinide Oxides.
3: Thermodynamic and Thermophysical Properties of the Actinide Nitrides.
4: Thermodynamic and Thermophysical Properties of the Actinide Carbides.
5: Phase Diagrams of Actinide Alloys.
6: The U–F System.
7: Zirconium Alloys: Properties and Characteristics.
8: Nickel Alloys: Properties and Characteristics.
9: Properties of Austenitic Steels for Nuclear Reactor Applications.
10: Graphite: Properties and Characteristics.
11: Neutron Reflector Materials (Be, Hydrides).
12: Properties and Characteristics of SiC and SiC/SiC Composites.
13: Properties and Characteristics of ZrC.
14: Properties of Liquid Metal Coolants.
15: Uranium Oxide and MOX Production.
16: Burnable Poison-Doped Fuel.
17: Thermal Properties of Irradiated UO2 and MOX.
18: Radiation Effects in UO2.
19: Fuel Performance of Light Water Reactors (Uranium Oxide and MOX).
20: Fission Product Chemistry in Oxide Fuels.
21: Fuel Performance of Fast Spectrum Oxide Fuel.
22: Transient Response of LWR Fuels (RIA).
23: Behavior of LWR Fuel During Loss-of-Coolant Accidents.
24: Behavior of Fast Reactor Fuel During Transient and Accident Conditions.
25: Core Concrete Interaction.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Editors Biographies.
Contributors.
Contents of All Volumes.
Preface.
Foreword.
1: Metal Fuel.
2: Nitride Fuel.
3: Carbide Fuel.
4: Thorium Oxide Fuel.
5: Actinide-Bearing Fuels and Transmutation Targets.
6: TRISO Fuel Production.
7: TRISO-Coated Particle Fuel Performance.
8: Advanced Concepts in TRISO Fuel.
9: Inert Matrix Fuel.
10: Composite Fuel (Cermet, Cercer).
11: Sphere-Pac and VIPAC Fuel.
12: Uranium–Zirconium Hydride Fuel.
13: Molten Salt Reactor Fuel and Coolant.
14: Uranium Intermetallic Fuels (U–Al, U–Si, U–Mo).
15: Metal Fuel-Cladding Interaction.
16: Ceramic Fuel–Cladding Interaction.
17: Thermal Spectrum Control Rod Materials.
18: Fast Spectrum Control Rod Materials.
19: Oxide Fuel Performance Modeling and Simulations.
20: Modeling of Fission-Gas-Induced Swelling of Nuclear Fuels.
21: Matter Transport in Fast Reactor Fuels.
22: Modeling of Pellet Cladding Interaction.
23: Metal Fuel Performance Modeling and Simulation.
24: TRISO Fuel Performance Modeling and Simulation.
25: Modeling of Sphere-Pac Fuel.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Editors Biographies.
Contributors.
Contents of All Volumes.
Preface.
Foreword.
1: Radiation Effects in Zirconium Alloys.
2: Radiation Damage in Austenitic Steels.
3: Ferritic Steels and Advanced Ferritic–Martensitic Steels.
4: Radiation Effects in Nickel-Based Alloys.
5: Radiation Damage of Reactor Pressure Vessel Steels.
6: Radiation Effects in Refractory Metals and Alloys.
7: Radiation Effects in SiC and SiC–SiC.
8: Oxide Dispersion Strengthened Steels.
9: Welds for Nuclear Systems.
10: Radiation Effects in Graphite.
11: Graphite in Gas-Cooled Reactors.
12: Vanadium for Nuclear Systems.
13: Concrete.
14: Fracture Toughness Master Curve of bcc Steels.
15: Ceramic Breeder Materials.
16: Tritium Barriers and Tritium Diffusion in Fusion Reactors.
17: Tungsten as a Plasma-Facing Material.
18: Carbon as a Fusion Plasma-Facing Material.
19: Beryllium as a Plasma-Facing Material for Near-Term Fusion Devices.
20: Physical and Mechanical Properties of Copper and Copper Alloys.
21: Ceramic Coatings as Electrical Insulators in Fusion Blankets.
22: Radiation Effects on the Physical Properties of Dielectric Insulators for Fusion Reactors.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Editors Biographies.
Contributors.
Contents of All Volumes.
Preface.
Foreword.
1: Corrosion and Compatibility.
2: Water Chemistry Control in LWRs.
3: Corrosion of Zirconium Alloys.
4: Corrosion and Stress Corrosion Cracking of Ni-Base Alloys.
5: Corrosion and Stress Corrosion Cracking of Austenitic Stainless Steels.
6: Corrosion and Environmentally-Assisted Cracking of Carbon and Low-Alloy Steels.
7: Performance of Aluminum in Research Reactors.
8: Irradiation Assisted Stress Corrosion Cracking.
9: Material Performance in Lead and Lead-Bismuth Alloy.
10: Material Performance in Molten Salts.
11: Material Performance in Helium-Cooled Systems.
12: Material Performance in Supercritical Water.
13: Material Performance in Sodium.
14: Spent Fuel Dissolution and Reprocessing Processes.
15: Degradation Issues in Aqueous Reprocessing Systems.
16: Spent Fuel as Waste Material.
17: Waste Containers.
18: Waste Glass.
19: Ceramic Waste Forms.
20: Metallic Waste Forms.
21: Graphite.
22: Minerals and Natural Analogues.
Subject Index.