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Computer technology in fusion energy research

Computer technology in fusion energy research

presented at the Winter annual meeting of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers, San Francisco, California, December 10-15, 1978

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Published by The Society in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Fusion reactors -- Data processing -- Congresses.,
  • Tokamaks -- Data processing -- Congresses.,
  • Mathematical analysis -- Data processing -- Congresses.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementsponsored by the Computer Technology Committee, the Pressure Vessel and Piping Division, ASME ; edited by John E. Akin, W. Harvey Gray.
    SeriesPVP-PB-031, PVP (Series) -- vol. 31.
    ContributionsAkin, John E., Gray, W. H. 1948-, American Society of Mechanical Engineers. Computer Technology Committee., American Society of Mechanical Engineers. Pressure Vessels and Piping Division., American Society of Mechanical Engineers. Winter Meeting
    The Physical Object
    Paginationv, 117 p. :
    Number of Pages117
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14181336M
    LC Control Number78059895

    Computers, technology, and science are the topics featured here. Listen to weekly interviews with leading scientists and technologists in the Berkeley Groks collection; or explore issues related to the open source and digital commons movement in the Conference Proceedings collection.   Fusion energy is safe because if the energy input stream used to heat and speed up the deuterium and tritium is stopped, the process stops. Run-away accidents like Author: Wal Van Lierop.

    The past few months have proved that hope for nuclear fusion as the ultimate clean and nonpolluting energy source springs eternal. One reactor plan projects a tantalizing gigawatt-year net energy. It provides an introduction to nuclear fusion and its status and prospects, and features specialized chapters written by leaders in the field, presenting the main research and development concepts in fusion physics. It starts with an introduction to the case for the development of fusion as an energy .

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