How to Drive a Nuclear Reactor

Colin Tucker

Format: Paperback / softback

Publisher: Springer Nature Switzerland AG

Published: 26-01-2020

£19.99

Along the way it covers a bit of the engineering, reactor history, different kinds of reactors and what can go wrong with them. Much of this is seen from the viewpoint of a trainee operator on a Pressurised Water Reactor – the most common type of nuclear reactor in the world.


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Description

Have you ever wondered how a nuclear power station works? This lively book will answer that question. It’ll take you on a journey from the science behind nuclear reactors, through their start-up, operation and shutdown. Along the way it covers a bit of the engineering, reactor history, different kinds of reactors and what can go wrong with them. Much of this is seen from the viewpoint of a trainee operator on a Pressurised Water Reactor – the most common type of nuclear reactor in the world. Colin Tucker has spent the last thirty years keeping reactors safe. Join him on a tour that is the next best thing to driving a nuclear reactor yourself!

Additional information

Weight 0.438 kg
Dimensions 155 × 235 mm
Page Count 264