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Nuclear Powered Ships and Submarines

Year: 2021
Language: english
Author: Clifford Jones
Publisher: Bookboon learning
Format: PDF
Quality: eBook
Pages count: 67
Description: Nuclear powered ships and submarines of the USA, Russia, China, Japan, the UK, France, India and Brazil are described. That President Eisenhower’s ‘Atoms for Peace’ policy motivated the use of nuclear fuels in shipping in emphasised. Descriptions of the various pressurised water reactors are given, and the liquid metal (sodium) reactor also features. There are several related calculations and many illustrations. Very recently built submarines feature, including HMS Audacious which commenced sea trials in 2020. Cargo ships using nuclear fuel have been almost unknown, and this is discussed.



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