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Post graduate Book

  1. Apr 18, 2010 #1
    What are the most known post graduate Text books about " Nuclear engineering"?

  2. jcsd
  3. Apr 18, 2010 #2
    The best graduate level textbook I know of for nuclear engineering is Gladstone and Sesonske volumes 1 and 2. You might want to check them out:



    Depending on what aspect of reactors your focused on, Donald Olander's book, "Fundamental aspects of nuclear reactor fuel elements" might also interest you.
  4. Apr 18, 2010 #3
    I've used Duderstadt & Hamilton for years and its still a good book
  5. Apr 19, 2010 #4
    Check out the Nucleonica nuclear science web portal at www.nucleonica.net. Access to the site is free but it requires registration. Lots of online web applications with technical documentation in the Nucleonica wiki.
  6. Apr 20, 2010 #5
    that's "Glasstone" not "Gladstone"
  7. Apr 21, 2010 #6
    surprised nobody has mentioned Fundamentals of Nuclear Science and Engineering by J. Kenneth Shultis and R. E. Faw. Its an excellent textbook.

    Another great little book is Introduction to Nuclear Concepts for Engineers by R. M. Mayo.
  8. Apr 21, 2010 #7
    Oops, your absolutely right. The links are still correct though.
  9. Apr 25, 2010 #8
    All of them in the same level of lamarsh "Introduction to Nuclear engineering", they are not advanced.
  10. Apr 25, 2010 #9
    I've been a professional in the Nuclear power field for 21 years and "Nuclear Reactor Analysis" by Duderstadt & Hamilton is advanced a textbook as you need. After that you are doing your own research or relying on the specialised work of others (usually those within your own organisation)
  11. May 2, 2010 #10
    Well, if it's graduate study, aren't you looking into a more specialized topic anyway? I used Duderstadt and Hamilton in my undergrad course. It is a good resource though, and there are subjects that weren't covered in as much detail as presented.
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