10. Nuclear Energy

  1. Christian Ngô and
  2. Joseph B. Natowitz

Published Online: 10 NOV 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470473795.ch10

Our Energy Future: Resources, Alternatives, and the Environment

Our Energy Future: Resources, Alternatives, and the Environment

How to Cite

Ngô, C. and Natowitz, J. B. (2009) Nuclear Energy, in Our Energy Future: Resources, Alternatives, and the Environment, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470473795.ch10

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 10 NOV 2008
  2. Published Print: 31 AUG 2009

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470116609

Online ISBN: 9780470473795

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Keywords:

  • nuclear energy basics;
  • critical masses for metal spheres at normal density;
  • nuclear fuel - highly concentrated energy source delivering large powers

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Basics of Nuclear Energy

  • Uses of Nuclear Energy

  • Thermonuclear Fusion

  • Appendix