Small Modular Reactors

There is currently significant interest in the development of small modular reactors (SMRs) for the generation of both electricity and process heat. SMRs offer potential benefits in terms of better affordability and enhanced safety, and can also be sited more flexibly than traditional nuclear plants. Small Modular Reactors: Nuclear Power Fad or Future? reviews SMR features, promises, and problems, also discussing what lies ahead for reactors of this type. The book is organized into three major parts with the first part focused on the role of energy, especially nuclear energy, for global development. It also provides a brief history of SMRs. The second major part presents basic nuclear power plant terminology and then discusses in depth the attributes of SMRs that distinguish them from traditional nuclear plants. The third and final major section discusses the current interest in SMRs from a customer’s perspective and delineates several remaining hurdles that must be addressed to achieve wide-spread SMR deployment. Provides decision-makers in governments, business, and research with the needed background on small nuclear power and an overview of the current situation Presents a balanced discussion of the many advantages of SMRs and the challenges they face Written by a highly respected expert in the nuclear industry

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  • Author : Daniel T Ingersoll
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Pages : 202 pages
  • ISBN : 0081002688
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Small Modular Reactors

Small Modular Reactors
  • Author : Daniel T Ingersoll
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Release : 20 November 2015
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There is currently significant interest in the development of small modular reactors (SMRs) for the generation of both electricity and process heat. SMRs offer potential benefits in terms of better affordability and enhanced safety, and can also be sited more flexibly than traditional nuclear plants. Small Modular Reactors: Nuclear Power Fad or Future? reviews SMR features, promises, and problems, also discussing what lies ahead for reactors of this type. The book is organized into three major parts with the first

Handbook of Small Modular Nuclear Reactors

Handbook of Small Modular Nuclear Reactors
  • Author : Mario D. Carelli,Daniel T. Ingersoll
  • Publisher : Woodhead Pub Limited
  • Release : 04 September 2014
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Small modular reactors (SMRs) are an advanced, safe type of nuclear reactor technology that are suitable for small and medium sized applications including both power and heat generation. In particular, their use as individual units or in combination to scale-up capacity offer benefits in terms of siting, installation, operation, lifecycle and economics in comparison to the development of larger nuclear plant for centralised electricity power grids. Interest has increased in the research and development of SMRs for both developing countries

Handbook of Small Modular Nuclear Reactors

Handbook of Small Modular Nuclear Reactors
  • Author : Daniel T. Ingersoll,Mario D. Carelli
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Release : 27 October 2020
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Handbook of Small Modular Nuclear Reactors, Second Edition is a fully updated comprehensive reference on Small Modular Reactors (SMRs), which reflects the latest research and technological advances in the field from the last five years. Editors Daniel T. Ingersoll and Mario D. Carelli, along with their team of expert contributors, combine their wealth of collective experience to update this comprehensive handbook that provides the reader with all required knowledge on SMRs, expanding on the rapidly growing interest and development of

Small Modular Reactors as Renewable Energy Sources

Small Modular Reactors as Renewable Energy Sources
  • Author : Bahman Zohuri
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release : 18 June 2018
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This book highlights Small Modular Reactors (SMRs) as a viable alternative to the Nuclear Power Plants (NPPs), which have been used as desalination plant energy sources. SMRs have lower investment costs, inherent safety features, and increased availability compared to NPPs. The unique and innovative approach to implementation of SMRs as part of Gen-IV technology outlined in this book contributes to the application of nuclear power as a supplementary source to renewable energy. Discusses Gen-IV Power plants, their efficiency, cost effectiveness,

Small Modular Reactors

Small Modular Reactors
  • Author : NEA.,Agence pour l'énergie nucléaire
  • Publisher : Unknown Publisher
  • Release : 16 June 2021
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Recent interest in small modular reactors (SMRs) is being driven by a desire to reduce the total capital costs associated with nuclear power plants and to provide power to small grid systems. According to estimates available today, if all the competitive advantages of SMRs were realised, including serial production, optimised supply chains and smaller financing costs, SMRs could be expected to have lower absolute and specific (per-kWe) construction costs than large reactors. Although the economic parameters of SMRs are not

Small Modular Reactors for Electricity Generation

Small Modular Reactors for Electricity Generation
  • Author : Jorge Morales Pedraza
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release : 11 March 2017
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As a flexible, cost-effective energy alternative to large scale nuclear power reactors, this book examines the potential future use of small modular reactors for the generation of electricity in different regions. Exploring advanced nuclear technologies, chapters describe the current situation and perspective of the small modular reactors market (SMRs) in different regions around the word, including North and South America, Europe, Asia, Middle East and Africa. Particular attention is paid to the benefits of using these types of reactors for

Advanced Smaller Modular Reactors

Advanced Smaller Modular Reactors
  • Author : Bahman Zohuri,Patrick McDaniel
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release : 10 August 2019
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This book discusses advanced Small Modular Reactors (SMRs) as a way to provide safe, clean, and affordable nuclear power options. The advanced SMRs currently under development in the U.S. represent a variety of sizes, technology options and deployment scenarios. These advanced reactors, envisioned to vary in size from a couple megawatts up to hundreds of megawatts can be used for power generation, process heat, desalination, or other industrial uses. In-depth chapters describe how advanced SMRs offer multiple advantages, such

CIGOS 2019, Innovation for Sustainable Infrastructure

CIGOS 2019, Innovation for Sustainable Infrastructure
  • Author : Cuong Ha-Minh,Dong Van Dao,Farid Benboudjema,Sybil Derrible,Dat Vu Khoa Huynh,Anh Minh Tang
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release : 10 October 2019
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This book presents selected articles from the 5th International Conference on Geotechnics, Civil Engineering Works and Structures, held in Ha Noi, focusing on the theme “Innovation for Sustainable Infrastructure”, aiming to not only raise awareness of the vital importance of sustainability in infrastructure development but to also highlight the essential roles of innovation and technology in planning and building sustainable infrastructure. It provides an international platform for researchers, practitioners, policymakers and entrepreneurs to present their recent advances and to exchange

Handbook of Small Modular Nuclear Reactors

Handbook of Small Modular Nuclear Reactors
  • Author : Mario D Carelli,Daniel T Ingersoll
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 22 September 2014
GET THIS BOOKHandbook of Small Modular Nuclear Reactors

Small modular reactors (SMRs) are an advanced, safe type of nuclear reactor technology that are suitable for small and medium sized applications including both power and heat generation. In particular, their use as individual units or in combination to scale-up capacity offer benefits in terms of siting, installation, operation, lifecycle and economics in comparison to the development of larger nuclear plant for centralised electricity power grids. Interest has increased in the research and development of SMRs for both developing countries

Handbook of Generation IV Nuclear Reactors

Handbook of Generation IV Nuclear Reactors
  • Author : Igor Pioro
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Release : 09 June 2016
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Handbook of Generation IV Nuclear Reactors presents information on the current fleet of Nuclear Power Plants (NPPs) with water-cooled reactors (Generation III and III+) (96% of 430 power reactors in the world) that have relatively low thermal efficiencies (within the range of 32 36%) compared to those of modern advanced thermal power plants (combined cycle gas-fired power plants – up to 62% and supercritical pressure coal-fired power plants – up to 55%). Moreover, thermal efficiency of the current fleet of NPPs with water-cooled reactors cannot be increased significantly

Nuclear Engineering Handbook, Second Edition

Nuclear Engineering Handbook, Second Edition
  • Author : Kenneth D. Kok
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release : 03 October 2016
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Building upon the success of the first edition, the Nuclear Engineering Handbook, Second Edition, provides a comprehensive, up-to-date overview of nuclear power engineering. Consisting of chapters written by leading experts, this volume spans a wide range of topics in the areas of nuclear power reactor design and operation, nuclear fuel cycles, and radiation detection. Plant safety issues are addressed, and the economics of nuclear power generation in the 21st century are presented. The Second Edition also includes full coverage of

Thorium Fuel Cycle

Thorium Fuel Cycle
  • Author : International Atomic Energy Agency
  • Publisher : Unknown Publisher
  • Release : 16 June 2021
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There has been significant interest among Member States in developing advanced and innovative technologies for safe, proliferation resistant and economically efficient nuclear fuel cycles, while minimizing waste and environmental impacts. This publication provides a critical review of the thorium fuel cycle: potential benefits and challenges in the thorium fuel cycle, mainly based on the latest developments at the front end of the fuel cycle, applying thorium fuel cycle options, and at the back end of the thorium fuel cycle. The

Nuclear Micro Reactors

Nuclear Micro Reactors
  • Author : Bahman Zohuri
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release : 08 June 2020
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This book looks at Generation IV (GEN IV) nuclear reactor design and the technology known as nuclear micro reactors that is currently under development. Coverage includes the advantages of nuclear micro reactor applications as sources of renewable energy, their use in military applications and Department of Defense requirements, and the nuclear industry’s trend toward the design of small and micro reactors. Nuclear micro reactor safety, security issues, and cost concerns are also explored. The book will provide scientists, engineers,

Rad Decision: A Novel of Nuclear Power

Rad Decision: A Novel of Nuclear Power
  • Author : James Aach
  • Publisher : Lulu.com
  • Release : 01 December 2006
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Rad Decision is a technothriller about a looming crisis at an American nuclear power plant, written by an engineer with over twenty years of experience in the US nuclear industry. Within a tale of espionage and disaster, the people, politics and technology of nuclear energy come to life.

New Nukes

New Nukes
  • Author : Darnell Walters
  • Publisher : Unknown Publisher
  • Release : 16 June 2021
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Energy demand in the United States is expected to continue to grow over the coming decades, and the Department of Energy (DOE) considers nuclear energy to be one way to help meet this increased demand without producing air pollution. However, the current domestic commercial nuclear reactor fleet, consisting of 99 large light water reactors (LWRs) that provide about 20 percent of U.S. electricity is aging, and some reactors have shut down in recent years. LWRs use light, or ordinary, water to