Uranium Processing and Properties, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1461475910
  • ISBN-13: 9781461475910
  • DDC: 669.2931
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 313 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2013 | Published/Released May 2014
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2013

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Uranium Processing and Properties describes developments in uranium science, engineering and processing and covers a broad spectrum of topics and applications in which these technologies are harnessed. This book offers the most up-to-date knowledge on emerging nuclear technologies and applications while also covering new and established practices for working with uranium supplies. The book also aims to provide insights into current research and processing technology developments in order to stimulate and motivate innovation among readers. Topics covered include casting technology, plate and sheet rolling, machining of uranium and uranium alloys, forming and fabrication techniques, corrosion kinetics, nondestructive evaluation and thermal modeling.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: Introduction to Uranium.
2: Melting and Casting of Uranium.
3: Machining of Uranium and Uranium Alloys with Coated Cutting Tools.
4: Grinding of Uranium and Uranium Alloys.
5: Uranium Processing.
6: The Uranium–Hydrogen Binary System.
7: Uranium Corrosion Near Ambient Temperature.
8: Nondestructive Evaluation of Uranium: Fundamentals and Future.
9: High-Density, Low-Enriched Uranium-Based Target for Radioisotope Production.
10: Editors Biography.