Applications of Nuclear and Radioisotope Technology

Applications of Nuclear and Radioisotope Technology

For Peace and Sustainable Development

1st Edition - September 17, 2021

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  • Author: Khalid Al Nabhani
  • eBook ISBN: 9780128232262
  • Paperback ISBN: 9780128213193

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Applications of Nuclear and Radioisotope Technology: For Peace and Sustainable Development presents the latest technology and research on nuclear energy with a practical focus on a variety of applications. Author Dr. Khalid Al-Nabhani provides a thorough and well-rounded view of the status of nuclear power generation in order to promote its benefits towards a sustainable, clean and secure future. This book offers innovative theoretical, analytical, methodological and technological approaches, encourages a positive societal and political uptake.This book enhances awareness of peaceful nuclear applications across a broad spectrum of industries, including power generation, agriculture, and medicine. It presents successful examples and lessons learned across many countries that are working towards their sustainability goals in cooperation with the IAEA and AAEA, to benefit researchers, professionals and decision-makers implementing and developing their own nuclear strategies for the future.

Key Features

  • Presents theoretical and scientific knowledge which is supported with real examples and successful experiences
  • Provides prevailing perceptions of nuclear safety and security concerns by presenting the most advanced safety and security systems
  • Applies technologies to a variety of applications to guide the reader to make informed decisions to help meet sustainability goals

Readership

Scientists of nuclear energy, biology, geology, hydrology, agriculture, environment, archeology, space, forensic medicine, nuclear medicine, academic researchers, engineers, policymakers, sustainable development decision makers, security and safety officers

Table of Contents

  • 1. History of The Atom and The Emergence of Nuclear Energy
    2. The Role of International Law Via NPT in Promoting Nuclear Peaceful Applications
    3. Application of Nuclear Science and Technology in Power Generation, Hydrogen Economy, and Transport
    4. Application of Nuclear Science and Technology in the Industries, and in Environmental Sustainability
    5. Application of Nuclear Science and Technology in the Sustainability of Agriculture, Water Resources, and Food Safety
    6. Applications of Nuclear Science and Radioisotope Technology in Advanced Sciences and Scientific Research
    7. Nuclear Safety & Security
    8. Conclusions and recommendations

Product details

  • No. of pages: 519
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Academic Press 2021
  • Published: September 17, 2021
  • Imprint: Academic Press
  • eBook ISBN: 9780128232262
  • Paperback ISBN: 9780128213193

About the Author

Khalid Al Nabhani

Dr. Khalid Alnabhani is a visiting Professor at the Centre for Risk Integrity and Safety and Engineering, Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science, Memorial University, Canada. He holds a PhD in Engineering from Memorial University in ‘Safety engineering and risk management of radioactive materials.’ Alnabhani has rich and long experience in the field of Nuclear Industry and the Oil and Gas industry. Alnabhani has been recently listed as a scientist and expert in the scientists and experts' database of IAEA & AAEA. He is a member of the American Nuclear Society under the category of experts and professionals. He has a number of academic collaborations with prestigious Universities in the USA and the UK. His areas of research interest include safety engineering and risk management of technically enhanced nuclear radiological materials, the artificial intelligence role in promoting nuclear safety and security, and peaceful applications of atomic energy.

Affiliations and Expertise

Visiting Professor, Centre for Risk, Integrity and Safety Engineering, Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science, Memorial University of Newfoundland, St. John’s, Canada

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