|Author||: Jas Devgun,Joseph Boucau|
|Publisher||: Woodhead Publishing|
|Release Date||: 2020-09-01|
|ISBN 10||: 0081024738|
|Pages||: 400 pages|
Fundamental Issues Critical to the Success of Nuclear Projects presents a complete analysis of the core considerations for those deploying nuclear power plants, managing existing plants and also for those developing and building new plants. It includes critical considerations such as cost-estimation, safety procedures and regulatory compliance, manpower optimization and development, and the application of innovative technologies, such as the use of robotics. Also editor of Managing Nuclear Projects (2013), Dr. Jas Devgun brings to this book a wealth of experience and an analytical approach to what actions are currently being taken and what other strategies can be adopted to more effectively and efficiently manage plants. This book will be of interest to all working and researching in the nuclear industry, including nuclear project managers, engineers and executives, as well as federal and state regulators, R&D managers and decommissioning and site clean-up mangers. Discusses innovative technologies being implemented in international nuclear plants to improve efficiency, safety and cost-effectiveness in new, existing and decommissioned nuclear power plants Provides guidance on difficult cost estimation for nuclear projects, as well as safety procedures, legislation and regulatory compliance both inside and outside of the US Considers the future of nuclear energy and analyses the challenges ahead
|Author||: United States,United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Environment and Public Works. Subcommittee on Nuclear Regulation|
|Release Date||: 1992|
|Pages||: 180 pages|
Provides essential insight into what it takes to turn an initial idea into a project with successful outcome in the long term. Fills a gap in current literature on project management and is thoroughly grounded in the latest research in this field.
This handbook is a practical aid to legislative drafting that brings together, for the first time, model texts of provisions covering all aspects of nuclear law in a consolidated form. Organised along the same lines as the Handbook on Nuclear Law, published by the IAEA in 2003, and containing updated material on new legal developments, this publication represents an important companion resource for the development of new or revised nuclear legislation, as well as for instruction in the fundamentals of nuclear law. It will be particularly useful for those Member States embarking on new or expanding existing nuclear programmes.
|Author||: International Atomic Energy Agency|
|Release Date||: 2012|
|ISBN 10||: 9789201222107|
|Pages||: 124 pages|
This publication provides guidance on project management from the preparatory phase to plant turnover to commissioning of nuclear power plants. The guidelines and experiences described will enable project managers to obtain better performance in nuclear power plant construction.
|Release Date||: 1996|
|Pages||: 2519 pages|
|Author||: Victor Nian|
|Publisher||: Academic Press|
|Release Date||: 2020-08-04|
|ISBN 10||: 0128182571|
|Pages||: 268 pages|
Advanced Security and Safeguarding in the Nuclear Power Industry: State of the art and future challenges presents an overview of a wide ranging scientific, engineering, policy, regulatory, and legal issues facing the nuclear power industry. Editor Victor Nian and his team of contributors deliver a much needed review of the latest developments in safety, security and safeguards (“Three S’s ) as well as other related and important subject matters within and beyond the nuclear power industry. This book is particularly insightful to countries with an interest in developing a nuclear power industry as well as countries where education to improve society’s opinion on nuclear energy is crucial to its future success. Advanced Security and Safeguarding in the Nuclear Power Industry covers the foundations of nuclear power production as well as the benefits and impacts of radiation to human society, international conventions, treaties, and standards on the “Three S’s , emergency preparedness and response, and civil liability in the event of a nuclear accident. The socio-technical and economic risks of civilian and military applications of atomic energy Putting into perspective the hazards of radioactive sources and health impacts of exposure to radiation Prevention and protection against severe nuclear accidents with a much needed update on lessons learnt from “Fukushima International conventions, treaties, legal frameworks, standards and best practices on “Three S’s , emergency preparedness and response, and civil liability Evolving technological and institutional challenges facing the nuclear power industry in the future
The project management of two major engineering projects from commissioning through design and construction to operation are explained and discussed in this new book, produced by the British Nuclear Energy Society.
In addition to the nuclear power industry, the nuclear field has extensive projects and activities in the areas of research reactors, medical isotope production, decommissioning, and remediation of contaminated sites. Managing nuclear projects focuses on the management aspects of nuclear projects in a wide range of areas with emphasis on process, requirements, and lessons learned. Part one provides a general overview of the nuclear industry including basic principles for managing nuclear projects, nuclear safety culture, management of worker risk, training, and management of complex projects. Part two focuses on managing reactor projects with discussion on a variety of topics including management of research reactor projects, medical radioisotope production, power reactor modifications, power uprates, outage management, and management of nuclear-related R&D. Chapters in part three highlight the areas of radioactive waste and spent fuel management, reactor decommissioning, and remediation of radioactively contaminated sites. Finally, part four explores regulation, guidance and emergency management in the nuclear industry. Chapters discuss quality assurance and auditing programs, licensing procedures for nuclear installations, emergency preparedness, management of nuclear crises, and international nuclear cooperation. With its distinguished editor and contributors, Managing Nuclear Projects is a valuable resource for project managers, plant managers, engineers, regulators, training professionals, consultants, and academics. Examines the basic principles of managing nuclear projects focussing on processes and requirements Discusses the management of reactor projects Explores regulation, guidance and emergency management in the nuclear industry
|Author||: National Research Council,Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences,Board on Physics and Astronomy,Committee on the Assessment of and Outlook for Nuclear Physics|
|Publisher||: National Academies Press|
|Release Date||: 2013-02-25|
|ISBN 10||: 0309260434|
|Pages||: 276 pages|
The principal goals of the study were to articulate the scientific rationale and objectives of the field and then to take a long-term strategic view of U.S. nuclear science in the global context for setting future directions for the field. Nuclear Physics: Exploring the Heart of Matter provides a long-term assessment of an outlook for nuclear physics. The first phase of the report articulates the scientific rationale and objectives of the field, while the second phase provides a global context for the field and its long-term priorities and proposes a framework for progress through 2020 and beyond. In the second phase of the study, also developing a framework for progress through 2020 and beyond, the committee carefully considered the balance between universities and government facilities in terms of research and workforce development and the role of international collaborations in leveraging future investments. Nuclear physics today is a diverse field, encompassing research that spans dimensions from a tiny fraction of the volume of the individual particles (neutrons and protons) in the atomic nucleus to the enormous scales of astrophysical objects in the cosmos. Nuclear Physics: Exploring the Heart of Matter explains the research objectives, which include the desire not only to better understand the nature of matter interacting at the nuclear level, but also to describe the state of the universe that existed at the big bang. This report explains how the universe can now be studied in the most advanced colliding-beam accelerators, where strong forces are the dominant interactions, as well as the nature of neutrinos.
|Author||: National Research Council,Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences,Commission on Engineering and Technical Systems,Energy Engineering Board,Committee on Future Nuclear Power Development|
|Publisher||: National Academies Press|
|Release Date||: 1992-02-01|
|ISBN 10||: 0309043956|
|Pages||: 234 pages|
The construction of nuclear power plants in the United States is stopping, as regulators, reactor manufacturers, and operators sort out a host of technical and institutional problems. This volume summarizes the status of nuclear power, analyzes the obstacles to resumption of construction of nuclear plants, and describes and evaluates the technological alternatives for safer, more economical reactors. Topics covered include Institutional issues--including regulatory practices at the federal and state levels, the growing trends toward greater competition in the generation of electricity, and nuclear and nonnuclear generation options. Critical evaluation of advanced reactors--covering attributes such as cost, construction time, safety, development status, and fuel cycles. Finally, three alternative federal research and development programs are presented.
|Release Date||: 1980|
|Pages||: 329 pages|