Transitional Energy Policy 1980-2030

Transitional Energy Policy 1980-2030

Alternative Nuclear Technologies

1st Edition - January 1, 1981

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  • Author: Hugh B. Stewart
  • eBook ISBN: 9781483148199

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Transitional Energy Policy 1980-2030: Alternative Nuclear Technologies discusses concerns regarding the use of nuclear technology as an energy source. The book covers issues such as the reservations regarding the use of nuclear, energy resource supply/demand problems, and controversial concepts. The book is comprised seven chapters; each tackles a different area of concern. Chapter I discusses the trends, logistic curves, economic cycles, and predictions of energy growth. Chapter II covers the perils of paucity of fossil fuels, and Chapter III deals with nuclear energy directions. Chapters IV and V discusses the strategies used in pursuit of nuclear technology evolution. The sixth chapter tackles institutions and commercialization of nuclear technologies from a historical perspective, while the seventh chapter covers its possible patterns. The text will be of great interest to readers concerned with the development of nuclear technology as an energy source.

Table of Contents

  • Preface

    Part 1. Energy Growth

    Chapter I Energy Growth: Trends, Logistic Curves Economic Cycles and Crystal Balls

    Chapter II Fossil Fuels: The Perils of Paucities

    Chapter III Nuclear Energy Directions: The Changing Issues

    Part 2. Technology Directions

    Chapter IV Nuclear Technology Evolution: The Prevalent Strategy

    Chapter V Nuclear Technology Evolution: A Not-So-Prevalent Strategy

    Part 3. Institutional Directions

    Chapter VI Institutions and Commercialization: A Historical Perspective

    Chapter VII Institutions and Commercialization: Possible Patterns


    Appendix A The Lore of Logistics

    Appendix B Neutronic and Economic Background

    Abbreviations and Acronyms


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  • No. of pages: 280
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Pergamon 1981
  • Published: January 1, 1981
  • Imprint: Pergamon
  • eBook ISBN: 9781483148199

About the Author

Hugh B. Stewart

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