Radioactive Waste Management, Second Edition

Radioactive Waste Management, Second Edition

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This reviews sources of radioactive waste and introduces radioactive decay and radiation shielding calculations. It covers technical and regulatory aspects of waste management with discussion questions at the end of each chapter to provide an opportunity to explore the many facets of waste management issues. An extensive reference list at the end of each chapter retains the references from the first edition of the book and incorporates references used in preparing this revised text, giving readers an opportunity to look at historical records as well as current information.Uranium is widely distributed in the eartha#39;s crust with an average abundance of about 2 g/ton. ... including the richness of the ore, the market price for uranium, the mining technique used, and the associated health and environmental costs.

Title:Radioactive Waste Management, Second Edition
Author:James Saling
Publisher:CRC Press - 2001-11-07


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