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davetracer

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"Reactor Manual" ... which ones?
« on: Mar 15, 2009, 02:34 »

     I've been looking for "The Reactor Manual". My impression was that this was a 2-volume set. However, a look at Amazon.com shows me many, many reactor manuals, for example, one on zirconium, and, yes, one on Star Trek's antimatter reactor. (Riiiight -- just what I was looking for.)

     Help? What would be a good set of books to help me get spun up on reactor theory?

     This looks like one of those questions that "everyone knows" except the new guy...

     Many thanks,

      Dave

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Re: "Reactor Manual" ... which ones?
« Reply #1 on: Mar 15, 2009, 07:26 »
Not sure what level "spun up" indicates, but the 2 volume reactor enigneering text by Glasstone & Sesonske is probably the best general nuclear core/plant design book out there. Additionally, Duderstadt and Lamarsh each have a very good reactor theory book, though at a much higher level.

JustinHEMI05

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Re: "Reactor Manual" ... which ones?
« Reply #2 on: Mar 19, 2009, 08:25 »
I agree with the above. Search for glasstone. I have copies of these books and although dated, the data is just as relevant today as it was 50 years ago. Very good stuff and often considered THE reference.

Justin

 


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