ERIC Number: ED042649
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1968-Jun
Reference Count: 0
Sources of Nuclear Fuel, Understanding the Atom Series.
Singleton, Arthur L., Jr.
A brief outline of the historical landmarks in nuclear physics leading to the use of nuclear energy for peaceful purposes introduces this illustrated booklet. The distribution of known sources of uranium ores is mapped and some details about the geology of each geographical area given. Methods of prospective, mining, milling, refining, and fuel element fabrication are described. Methods of recovering waste and principles of working safely with uranium are outlined. Some predictions about the future of nuclear fuel are included. A glossary of terms and a short reference and film list are appended. (AL)
Descriptors: Energy, Geology, Industry, Instructional Materials, Natural Resources, Nuclear Physics, Radiation, Resource Materials, Technology
U. S. Atomic Energy Commission, P. O. Box 62, Oak Ridge, Tennessee 37830 (free)
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Atomic Energy Commission, Oak Ridge, TN. Div. of Technical Information.