AUTHORAmerican Nuclear Society
TITLEGlossary of Terms in Nuclear Science and Technology
PUBLISHERAmerican Nuclear Society
CITYLa Grange Park, IL
DATE PUBLISHED1986
ISBN0-89448-553-9


This book, a revision and expansion of earlier glossaries of the same name, of which the first was published in 1957, contains definitions of the most important terms in the field of nuclear science and technology. It deals with key terms from nuclear and health physics, reactor physics and instrumentation, fusion and nuclear power technology, reactor shielding, regulations, and safeguards. A tabular appendix lists with descriptive terms the types of nuclear reactor arranged according to classification by purpose, engineering design, and nuclear design.


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