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Magnetic Fusion Energy : From Experiments to Power Plants (Hardcover)

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Magnetic Fusion Energy: From Experiments to Power Plants is a timely exploration of the field, giving readers an understanding of the experiments that brought us to the threshold of the ITER era, as well as the physics and technology research needed to take usbeyond ITER to commercial fusion power plants.

With the start of ITER construction, the world’s magnetic fusion energy (MFE) enterprise has begun a new era. The ITER scientific and technical (S&T) basis is the result of research on many fusion plasma physics experiments over a period of decades.

Besides ITER, the scope of fusion research must be broadened to create the S&T basis for practical fusion power plants, systems that will continuously convert the energy released from a burning plasma to usable electricity, operating for years with only occasional interruptions for scheduled maintenance.

  • Provides researchers in academia and industry with an authoritative overview of the significant fusion energy experiments
  • Considers the pathway towards future development of magnetic fusion energy power plants
  • Contains experts contributions from editors and others who are well known in the field
Number of Pages: 632
Genre: Technology
Sub-Genre: Nuclear Energy
Series Title: Woodhead Publishing Series in Energy
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Elsevier Science Ltd
Language: English
Street Date: June 20, 2016
TCIN: 51370496
UPC: 9780081003152
Item Number (DPCI): 248-19-6868
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