Reprocessing and Recycling of Spent Nuclear Fuel by Robin Taylor

By Robin Taylor

Reprocessing and Recycling of Spent Nuclear gas presents an authoritative evaluate of spent gasoline reprocessing, contemplating destiny clients for complex closed gasoline cycles. half One introduces the recycling and reprocessing of spent nuclear gas, reviewing earlier and present applied sciences, the prospective implications of new release IV nuclear reactors, and linked properly and protection matters. components and 3 specialize in aqueous-based reprocessing tools and pyrochemical tools, whereas ultimate chapters think of the cross-cutting features of engineering and strategy chemistry and the opportunity of implementation of complicated closed gasoline cycles in several components of the world.

  • Expert advent to the recycling and reprocessing of spent nuclear fuel
  • Detailed assessment of previous and present applied sciences, the prospective implications of iteration IV nuclear reactors, and linked competently and safety issues
  • A lucid exploration of aqueous-based reprocessing equipment and pyrochemical methods

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By Robin Taylor

Reprocessing and Recycling of Spent Nuclear gas presents an authoritative evaluate of spent gasoline reprocessing, contemplating destiny clients for complex closed gasoline cycles. half One introduces the recycling and reprocessing of spent nuclear gas, reviewing earlier and present applied sciences, the prospective implications of new release IV nuclear reactors, and linked properly and protection matters. components and 3 specialize in aqueous-based reprocessing tools and pyrochemical tools, whereas ultimate chapters think of the cross-cutting features of engineering and strategy chemistry and the opportunity of implementation of complicated closed gasoline cycles in several components of the world.

  • Expert advent to the recycling and reprocessing of spent nuclear fuel
  • Detailed assessment of previous and present applied sciences, the prospective implications of iteration IV nuclear reactors, and linked competently and safety issues
  • A lucid exploration of aqueous-based reprocessing equipment and pyrochemical methods

Show description

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With regards to the fuel cycle, the main steps are rather similar to the TTC, except that it strongly decreases the need for additional natural uranium resources. The front end of the fuel cycle is, hence, going to be reduced proportionally. Ultimately, in a whole FR fleet, no additional mining and enrichment activities are required, and electricity can be produced from the existing depleted uranium and plutonium stockpiles for several thousands of years. 10 presents the evolution of the amount of uranium that is needed to produce 1 GWe annually by various reactor types.

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