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Description - Introduction to Nuclear Reactor Physics by Robert E. Masterson

INTRODUCTION TO NUCLEAR REACTOR PHYSICS is the most comprehensive, modern and readable textbook for this course/module. It explains reactors, fuel cycles, radioisotopes, radioactive materials, design, and operation. Chain reaction and fission reactor concepts are presented, plus advanced coverage including neutron diffusion theory. The diffusion equation, Fisk's Law, and steady state/time-dependent reactor behavior. Numerical and analytical solutions are also covered. The text has full color illustrations throughout, and a wide range of student learning features.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781498751483
ISBN-10: 1498751482
Format: Hardback
(254mm x 203mm x mm)
Pages: 1079
Imprint: Productivity Press
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Inc
Publish Date: 19-Jan-2018
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Robert E. Masterson

Dr.ã Robertã E.ã Mastersonã holdsã anã M.S. andã aã PhDã (ScD)ã inã nuclearã scienceã andã engineering fromã theã Massachusettsã Instituteã ofã Technologyã andã aã B.S.ã inã physicsã fromã theã Universityã of Notre Dame. The authorã hasã publishedã extensivelyã inã theã Transactionsã ofã theã ANSã (theã American Nuclearã Society)ã andã hasã beenã aã memberã ofã theã societyã forã manyã years. Dr.ã Mastersonã hasã alsoã servedã overã theã yearsã asã Affiliateã Professorã ofã nuclearã scienceã and engineeringã atã theã Virginiaã Polytechnicã Instituteã andã hasã anã extensiveã backgroundã inã theã fieldsã of reactor safety, reactor design and analysis, reactor thermalã hydraulics, numerical analysis, reactorã physics,ã reactorã dynamics,ã nuclearã medicine,ã andã nuclearã particleã transport. The author has more than 20 years of experience in the field of nuclear science and engineering and has worked for Westinghouse Nuclear Energy Systems at theã Hanfordã site.ã He is president of a major technologyã consultingã firm andã isã alsoã the author of the book "Introduction to Nuclear Reactor Physics", which can also be obtained from CRC Press.ã In addition to hisã work in nuclear science and engineering, he has founded and cofounded several companies and has held many noteworthy management, advisory, and strategic positions. Hisã globalã emailã addressã isã drbobmasters@gmail.com ,ã whereã heã welcomes additional feedback and suggestions regarding his books.

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