Problems in elementary reactor physics, with solutions

Nichita, Eleodor, 1964- author

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  • Creator Eleodor Nichita, Associate Professor, University of Ontario Institute of Technology, Benjamin Rouben, Adjunct Professor, McMaster University & University of Ontario Institute of Technology
  • Format Books
  • Contributors
  • Publication La Grange Park, IL, USA : American Nuclear Society, [2017]
  • Physical Details
    • 1 volume (various pagings) : illustrations ; 24 cm
  • ISBNs 9780894484629, 0894484621
  • OCLC ocn987376296

Summary

  • "Solving problems is an essential part of learning reactor physics. This book presents a collection of reactor-physics problems useful to both students and nuclear-industry professionals. Detailed solutions to all problems are included, as is a comprehensive summary of definitions and formulas helpful for solving problems in elementary reactor physics. Solving problems is an essential part of learning reactor physics. This book presents a collection of reactor-physics problems useful to both students and nuclear-industry professionals. Detailed solutions to all problems are included, as is a comprehensive summary of definitions and formulas helpful for solving problems in elementary reactor physics"--

Notes

  • Includes bibliographical references.

Contents

  • Radioactive decay -- Nuclear models and nuclear reactions -- Neutron sources, fields, and interaction rates -- Steady-state multigroup neutron balance equation -- Neutron diffusion in nonmultiplying media -- Neutron diffusion in multiplying media (reactors) -- Prompt and delayed fission neutrons -- Point kinetics -- Source multiplication formula -- Inhour equation, asymptotic transients and reactor period -- Perturbation formula for reactivity -- The prompt jump approximation -- Static reactivity measurements -- Fission product poisoning -- Reactivity coefficients
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