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Module Reading List

Nuclear Operations, 2017/18, Semester 1, 2
Dr X Jia
Tutor information is taken from the Module Catalogue

Lectures on Regulation and Waste Classifications, Recycle and Advanced Recycle, Transport and Storage (BCH)

Fundamental Safety Principles Series No. SF-1, November 07, 2006. (http://www-pub.iaea.org/MTCD/publications/PDF/Pub1273_web.pdf 

Nuclear security recommendations on physical protection of nuclear materials and nuclear facilities (INFCIRC/225/revision 5), IAEA nuclear security series no.13. (http://www-pub.iaea.org/MTCD/publications/PDF/Pub1481_web.pdf  

An introduction to nuclear waste immobilisation, M I Ojovan & W E Lee, ISBN 978-0-080-44462-8   

Policies and Strategies for Radioactive Waste Management, IAEA Nuclear Energy Series, No. NW-G-1.1. (http://www-pub.iaea.org/MTCD/Publications/PDF/Pub1396_web.pdf  

Classification of radioactive wastes, IAEA safety standard, No GSG-1 (http://www-pub.iaea.org/MTCD/publications/PDF/Pub1419_web.pdf  

The Russian Northern Fleet Decommissioning of nuclear submarines, Bellona Report nr. 2:96. Written by: Thomas Nilsen, Igor Kudrik and Alexandr Nikitin. (http://spb.org.ru/bellona/ehome/russia/nfl/nfl6.htm  

Advanced separation techniques for nuclear fuel reprocessing and radioactive waste treatment [electronic resource] ISBN: 9781845695019; 1845695011, Edited by: Nash, Kenneth L.; Lumetta, Gregg J, Woodhead Publishing © 2011.   

The nuclear fuel cycle : from ore to wastes ISBN: 0198565402 (hbk), ed. P.D. Wilson, Oxford University Press, 1996. (http://lib.leeds.ac.uk/record=b1510982~S5 

Modern nuclear chemistry ISBN: 0471115320, Loveland, Walter D.; Morrissey, David J., Seaborg, Glenn T. John Wiley & Sons © 2006. (http://lib.leeds.ac.uk/record=b2649807~S5http://lib.leeds.ac.uk/record=b2649807~S5 

Science & technology of tributyl phosphate, Vol III, ed. W.W. Schulz et al., CRC Press, Inc., 1990. (http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/07366298608917910 

Chemical separations in nuclear waste management : the state of the art and a look to the future ISBN: 1574771213; CIP entry. Ed. G.R. Choppin et al, Battelle Press, Ohio 2002.  

Solvent extraction principles and practice ISBN: 9780824750633; 0824750632. Ed. J. Rydberg et al., Marcel Dekker, New York, 2004.  

The chemistry of the actinide & transactinide elements. Ed. L. R. Morss et al., 3rd ed.2006 (Chapters 5-7, 23-24). OCR REQUESTED BY LIBRARY (srj 21/07/2017)   

Electrometallurgical Techniques for DOE Spent Fuel - Treatment: Final Report Committee on Electrometallurgical Techniques for DOE, Spent Fuel Treatment, National Research Council, ISBN: 0-309-51482-7. (http://www.nap.edu/catalog/9883.html  

Principle and Test Experience of the RIAR’s Oxide Pyro-Process, Sergei VAVILOV, Tsuguyuki KOBAYASHI and Munetaka MYOCHIN, Journal of nuclear science and technology. ISSN: 0022-3131, Vol. 41, No. 10, p. 1018–1025 (October 2004). (http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/pdf/10.1080/18811248.2004.9726326?needAccess=true  

Pyrochemical Separations In Nuclear Applications – A Status Report, Nuclear Energ Agency Organisation For Economic Co-Operation And Development, OECD 2004 NEA No. 5427, ISBN 92-64-02071-3. (https://www.oecd-nea.org/science/docs/pubs/nea5427-pyrochemical.pdf  

Spent Nuclear Fuel Reprocessing Flowsheet, A Report by the WPFC Expert Group on Chemical Partitioning, of the NEA Nuclear Science Committee on Nuclear Science, NEA/NSC/WPFC/DOC(2012)15, June 2012, www.oecd-nea.org. (https://www.oecd-nea.org/science/docs/2012/nsc-wpfc-doc2012-15.pdf  

ANL/RERTR/TM-26 ANL/RERTR/TM-26: NUCLEAR MASS INVENTORY, PHOTON DOSE RATE AND THERMAL DECAY HEAT OF SPENT RESEARCH REACTOR FUEL ASSEMBLIES (Rev. 1), R. B. Pond and J. E. Matos, RERTR Program, Argonne National Laboratory, Argonne, IL 60439-4841 USA, December 1996. (http://www.rertr.anl.gov/FRRSNF/TM26REV1.PDF  

Spent Nuclear Fuel Pools in the U.S.: Reducing the Deadly Risks of Storage, Robert Alvarez, Institute for Policy Studies, May 2011. (http://www.ips-dc.org/spent_nuclear_fuel_pools_in_the_us_reducing_the_deadly_risks_of_storage/  

EPRI (Electric Power Research Institute) Fuel Storage Handbook. (https://www.epri.com/#/pages/product/000000000001021048/  

An Economic Analysis of Select Fuel Cycles Using the Steady-State Analysis Model for Advanced Fuel Cycles Schemes (SMAFS), EPRI report 1015387, Technical Update, December 2007. (https://www.epri.com/#/pages/product/000000000001015387/  

European Experience in the Transport of LWR Fuel, H.W.Curtis, IAEA bulletin. ISSN: 0020-6067, Vol 21, No. 6. (https://www.iaea.org/sites/default/files/21602595766.pdf  

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Lectures on Reactors Operations (XJ)

JR Lamarshand AJ Baratta (2012) Introduction to Nuclear Engineering, Pearson. ISBN: 0-13-276457-1 (available in the Library)  

I Hore-Lacy (2011) Nuclear Energy in the 21st Century, 2nd Ed, The World Nuclear University Primer. ISBN: 978-0-9550784-1-5. The 1st edition is available online as http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/book/9780123736222    

EE Lewis (2008) Fundamentals of nuclear reactor physics ISBN: 9780123706317 (acid-free paper), Academic Press. ISBN: 978-0-12-370631-7. (available in the Library)  



OECD Nuclear Energy Agency (2005) The Safety of the Nuclear Fuel Cycle - Third Edition. (http://www.oecd-ilibrary.org/nuclear-energy/nuclear-safety_19901577  

A guide to nuclear regulation in the UK http://www.hse.gov.uk/nuclear/documents/a-guide-to-nuclear-regulation-in-the-uk.pdf   

NEA OECD (2011) Evolution of ICRP Recommendations 1977, 1990 and 2007. NEA No.6920. http://www.oecd-nea.org/rp/reports/2011/nea6920-ICRP-recommendations.pdf   

Nuclear Decommissioning, Waste Management, and Environmental Site Remediation. Bayliss, C.R.; Langley, K.F., (2003) Butterworth-Heinemann. ISBN: 0750677449. Online http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/book/9780750677448    

Article “UK uses “Lead and Learn” strategy for Magnox reactor fleet decommissioning”. http://accessintelligence.imirus.com/Mpowered/book/vpowi14/i4/p36   

Nuclear decommissioning : planning, execution and international experience ISBN: 9780857091154; 0857091158. M Laraia (Ed), Woodhead Publishing Series in Energy No 36, 2012. ISBN: 9780857091154. (available in the Library)

Atomic accidents : a history of nuclear meltdowns and disasters : from the Ozark Mountains to Fukushima, James Mahaffey, 2015, Pegasus, ISBN-10:1605986801. (the Library should have a copy of this!)

Nuclear Power Plant Safety Systems http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yx_XoqXNtRM   

Understanding Nuclear Power Plants: Total Station Blackout http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vggzl9OngaM   

Safety Design Features of PWR http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YsepKr3IR9U   

Safety Features ESBWR http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=45AV43X82NI   

Fukushima BWR emergency cooling explained http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iCUW3nqouzs   

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Lectures on Legacy Waste (TH)

The nuclear fuel cycle : from ore to wastes ISBN: 0198565402 (hbk), edited by P D Wilson. Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, c1996. (Library record: http://lib.leeds.ac.uk/record=b1510982~S5 

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Lectures on Fuel Cycle Technology (DH)

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This list was last updated on 20/07/2017