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NEA-1792 MMRW-BOOKS.

MMRW-BOOKS, Legacy books on slowing down, thermalization, particle transport theory, random processes in reactors

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1. NAME:  MMRW-BOOKS: Legacy books on slowing down, thermalization, particle transport theory, random processes in reactors.
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2. COMPUTERS
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Program name Package id Status Status date
MMRW-BOOKS NEA-1792/01 Arrived 06-SEP-2007

Machines used:

Package ID Orig. computer Test computer
NEA-1792/01 Many Computers
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3. DESCRIPTION

Prof. M.M..R Williams has now released three of his legacy books for free distribution:
  
I- M. M. R. Williams:  The Slowing Down and Thermalization of Neutrons, North-Holland Publishing Company - Amsterdam, 582 pages, 1966
Content
PART I: The Thermal Energy Region
1. Introduction and Historical Review
2. The Scattering Kernel
3. Neutron Thermalization in an Infinite Homogeneous Medium
4. Neutron Thermalization in Finite Media
5. The Spatial Dependence of the Energy Spectrum
6. Reactor Cell Calculations
7. Synthetic Scattering Kernels
PART II: The Slowing Down Region
8. Scattering Kernels in the Slowing Down Region
9. Neutron Slowing Down in an Infinite Homogeneous Medium
10.Neutron Slowing Down and Diffusion
  
II- M. M. R. Williams: Mathematical Methods in Particle Transport Theory, Butterworths, London, 430 pages, 1971
Content:
1 The General Problem of Particle Transport
2 The Boltzmann Equation for Gas Atoms and Neutrons
3 Boundary Conditions
4 Scattering Kernels
5 Some Basic Problems in Neutron Transport and Rarefied Gas Dynamics
6 The Integral Form of the Transport Equation in Plane, Spherical and Cylindrical Geometries
7 Exact Solutions of Model Problems
8 Eigenvalue Problems in Transport Theory
9 Collision Probability Methods
10 Variational Methods
11 Polynomial Approximations
  
III- M. M. R. Williams: Random Processes in Nuclear Reactors, Pergamon Press Oxford New York Toronto Sydney, 243 pages, 1974
Content
1. Historical Survey and General Discussion
2. Introductory Mathematical Treatment
3. Applications of the General Theory
4. Practical Applications of the Probability Distribution
5. The Langevin Technique
6. Point Model Power Reactor Noise
7. The Spatial Variation of Reactor Noise
8. Random Phenomena in Heterogeneous Reactor Systems
9. Associated Fluctuation Problems
Appendix: Noise Equivalent Sources
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9. STATUS
Package ID Status date Status
NEA-1792/01 06-SEP-2007 Masterfiled Arrived
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10. REFERENCES
NEA-1792/01, included references:
1. M.M.R. Williams: The slowing down and thermalization of neutrons, North
Holland, 1966 (582 pages)
2. M.M.R. Williams: Mathematical method in particle transport theory ,
Butterworth, 1971 (430 pages)
3. M.M.R. Williams: Random processes in nuclear reactors, Pergamon, 1974 (243
pages).

Note to the user: Prof. M.M.R Williams owns the copyright of these books and he
authorises the OECD/NEA Data Bank to distribute them in PDF format at no cost
to requesters, in particular to students. These books on CD-ROM cannot be
further copied or sold. Copies should be requested from programs@nea.fr
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12. PROGRAMMING LANGUAGE(S) USED
No specified programming language
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13. SOFTWARE REQUIREMENTS:  Adobe Acrobat.
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14. OTHER PROGRAMMING OR OPERATING INFORMATION OR RESTRICTIONS
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15. NAME AND ESTABLISHMENT OF AUTHORS

M.M.R.Williams
2A Lytchgate Close
South Croydon
Surrey, CR2 0DX
United Kingdom
mmrw@nuclear-energy.demon.co.uk
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16. MATERIAL AVAILABLE
NEA-1792/01
- Readme
- Curriculum vitae of MMRW
- 3 books in PDF Format
- list of corrigenda for each book
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17. CATEGORIES
  • S. Legacy books

Keywords: legacy, particle transport, reactor noise, slowing-down, thermalization.