Buy Textbooks  |  Rent Textbooks  |  Sell Textbooks  |  eTextbooks
Help  |  Questions? 1-877-292-6442
Hello, Sign In
Your Account
0

Fundamentals of Nuclear Science and Engineering - 2nd edition

Fundamentals of Nuclear Science and Engineering (ISBN10: 1420051350; ISBN13: 9781420051353)
ISBN13: 978-1420051353
ISBN10: 1420051350

Summary: Since the publication of the bestselling first edition, there have been numerous advances in the field of nuclear science. In medicine, accelerator based teletherapy and electron-beam therapy have become standard. New demands in national security have stimulated major advances in nuclear instrumentation. An ideal introduction to the fundamentals of nuclear science and engineering, this reference presents the basic nuclear science needed to understand and quantify an
extensive range of nuclear phenomena.New to the Second Edition- A chapter on radiation detection by Douglas McGregor Up-to-date coverage of radiation hazards, reactor designs, and medical applications Flexible organization of material that allows for quick referenceSummarizing the latest advancements in atomic and nuclear models, this book outlines topics with an accessible level of mathematics. This second edition takes an in-depth look at particle accelerators, nuclear fusion reactions and devices, and nuclear technology in medical diagnostics and treatment. The breadth of coverage is unparalleled, ranging from the theory and design characteristics of nuclear reactors to the identification of biological risks associated with ionizing radiation. In addition, the text discusses applications encountered in modern society, such as space research and the direct conversion of nuclear energy into electricity. All topics are supplemented with extensive nuclear data compilations to perform a wealth of calculations.Providing extensive coverage of physics, nuclear science, and nuclear technology of all types, this modernized second edition of Fundamentals of Nuclear Science and Engineering is a key reference for any physicists or engineer.
...show more
Summary: Since the publication of the bestselling first edition, there have been numerous advances in the field of nuclear science. In medicine, accelerator based teletherapy and electron-beam therapy have become standard. New demands in national security have stimulated major advances in nuclear instrumentation. An ideal introduction to the fundamentals of nuclear science and engineering, this reference presents the basic nuclear science needed to understand and quantify an extensive range of nuclear phenomena.New to the Second Edition- A chapter on radiation detection by Douglas McGregor Up-to-date coverage of radiation hazards, reactor designs, and medical applications Flexible organization of material that allows for quick referenceSummarizing the latest advancements in atomic and nuclear models, this book outlines topics with an accessible level of mathematics. This second edition takes an in-depth look at particle accelerators, nuclear fusion reactions and devices, and nuclear technology in medical diagnostics and treatment. The breadth of coverage is unparalleled, ranging from the theory and design characteristics of nuclear reactors to the identification of biological risks associated with ionizing radiation. In addition, the text discusses applications encountered in modern society, such as space research and the direct conversion of nuclear energy into electricity. All topics are supplemented with extensive nuclear data compilations to perform a wealth of calculations.Providing extensive coverage of physics, nuclear science, and nuclear technology of all types, this modernized second edition of Fundamentals of Nuclear Science and Engineering is a key reference for any physicists or engineer. ...show less

Edition/Copyright: 2ND 08
Cover: Hardback
Publisher: Marcel Dekker, Inc.
Published: 09/27/2007
International: No



List Price: $132.95
Used $72.32
New $111.67
Rental $21.99
Due back 08/14/2015
Rental
Save $110.96 (83%)
  • Free return shipping
  • In stock
  • 21-day satisfaction guarantee
CDs or access codes may not be included
Marketplace sellers starting at $68.46

20 more offers below.

The Marketplace on Textbooks.com
Additional Sellers for Fundamentals of Nuclear Science and Engineering
Just for you, we curate a growing list of independent booksellers, giving you even MORE choices when shopping for your textbooks.
Keep in mind: Marketplace orders do NOT qualify for free shipping. More about the MarketplaceMore about the Marketplace

Filter by:   All (20)  |  New (11)  |  Like New (1)  |  Very Good (2)  |  Good (3)  |  Acceptable (3)

Price
 
Condition
Seller
Comments
$72.32
FREE! s/h

Very Good
Textbooks.com
Columbia, MO
Ships Ground DIRECTLY from Textbooks.com for FREE! Very good condition (Certified Used). Trackable expedited shipping options available.
$111.67
FREE! s/h

New
Textbooks.com
Columbia, MO
Ships DIRECTLY from Textbooks.com for FREE! Brand new book. Trackable expedited shipping options available.
$118.26
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
New
Barnes & Noble.com
Various Shipping Locations, USA
Seller Rating: 5
Brand new, ships from the closest shipping location to your shipping address!
$68.46
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
Acceptable
Good Books Will Follow
Blue Springs, MO
Seller Rating: 4.38
2007 Hardcover Fair
$68.46
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
Good
Firehouse Liquidation
Vancouver, WA
Seller Rating: 4.23
May NOT include supplemental materials such as CDs and access codes. May include some highlighting or writing. Ships next business day! Choose expedited shipping for delivery in 2-6 business days! Exc ...show moreellent customer service! ...show less
$72.32
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
VeryGood
Textbookcenter.com
Columbia, MO
Seller Rating: 4.63
Ships same day or next business day via UPS (Priority Mail for AK/HI/APO/PO Boxes)! Used sticker and some writing and/or highlighting. Used books may not include working access code or dust jacket.
$89.95
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
Good
Bookbyte-OR
Salem, OR
Seller Rating: 4.57
May include moderately worn cover, writing, markings or slight discoloration. SKU:9781420051353-4-0
$95.65
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
New
PhatCampus
Miami Lakes, FL
Seller Rating: 4.63
Brand New
$100.86
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
New
A Book Company
Lexington, KY
Seller Rating: 4.26
Brand new, never opened. Sells out fast! - 2nd Edition - Hardcover - ISBN 9781420051353
$111.67
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
New
Textbookcenter.com
Columbia, MO
Seller Rating: 4.63
Ships same day or next business day! UPS(AK/HI Priority Mail)/ NEW book
$112.45
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
New
EuroBooks
Horcott Rd, Fairford,
Seller Rating: 4.41
New Book. Shipped from UK within 10 to 14 business days. Established seller since 2000.
$113.93
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
New
Basi6 International
Irving, TX
Seller Rating: 5
"New, Excellent customer service. Satisfaction guaranteed!! "
$118.79
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
New
ROMTRADE CORP.
STERLING HEIGHTS, MI
Seller Rating: 3.98
"New Original US Edition, We Ship to PO BOX Address also. EXPEDITED shipping option available for certian weight packets only."
Page:   1     2     |   Next >
Close
Close
Close