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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
To submit a request, click below on the link of the version you wish to order. Rules for end-users are available here.
Program name Package id Status Status date
MMRW-BOOKS NEA-1792/01 Arrived 06-SEP-2007

Machines used:

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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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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.

 

This book shall neither be further copied nor sold.

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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).
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12. PROGRAMMING LANGUAGE(S) USED
No specified programming language
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15. NAME AND ESTABLISHMENT OF AUTHORS

M.M.R.Williams
2A Lytchgate Close
South Croydon
Surrey, CR2 0DX, UK

mmrw(at)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-Proceedings
  • Y. Integral Experiments Data, Databases, Benchmarks

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

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