FISSION- AND FUSION-TYPE NUCLEAR POWER


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FISSION- AND FUSION-TYPE NUCLEAR POWER
10104011010705FISSION- AND FUSION-TYPE NUCLEAR POWERThis chapter will review nuclear fission and nuclear fusion reactor power technologies. Even though power generated from nuclear fission is not a sustainable source of energy, understanding the basic concepts of the technology will enable readers to appreciate essential differences between it and a fusion nuclear reactor system, which will provide the ultimate source of sustained energy in the future.Another important consideration given to fission reactor technology is its present…
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Peter Gevorkian: Alternative Energy Systems in Building Design. FISSION- AND FUSION-TYPE NUCLEAR POWER, Chapter (McGraw-Hill Professional, 2010), AccessEngineering Export