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Santé et travail à la mine

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ISBN: 9782757407394 9782757414255 Year: Language: French
Publisher: Presses universitaires du Septentrion
Added to DOAB on : 2017-03-08 14:25:19
License: OpenEdition licence for Books

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L'inscription du Bassin minier du Nord-Pas-de-Calais au patrimoine mondial de l'humanité en 2011 a fait de la mine un lieu de mémoire universel et des gueules noires les héros et martyrs d’un monde disparu. Pourtant, l’activité minière, quasiment révolue dans la Vieille Europe et les pays de la première industrialisation, est aujourd’hui en pleine expansion dans la plupart des pays émergents, au point de constituer l’une des activités économiques essentielles de la Chine, du Brésil, de l’Afri...

Proliferation-proof Uranium/Plutonium and Thorium/Uranium Fuel Cycles: Safeguards and Non-Proliferation

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ISBN: 9783731505167 Year: Pages: XXVI, 544 p. DOI: 10.5445/KSP/1000054131 Language: ENGLISH
Publisher: KIT Scientific Publishing
Subject: Technology (General)
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Thermal and neutron physics analysis show that above certain concentrations of the isotope Pu-238 hypothetical nuclear explosive devices, made of reactor-grade plutonium, are technically not feasible. Future proliferation-proof fuel cycles are proposed which make use of methods of actinide tansmutation.Reactors operating in the thorium/uranium fuel cyce are loaded with <20% U-235 uranium fuel which can be made proliferation-proof against re-enrichment by adding a certain ppm level of U-232.

Graphene Nanoplatelets

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ISBN: 9783039287949 / 9783039287956 Year: Pages: 140 DOI: 10.3390/books978-3-03928-795-6 Language: eng
Publisher: MDPI - Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute
Subject: Technology (General)
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Graphene nanoplatelets (GNPs) have attracted considerable interest due to their exceptional mechanical, electrical, and thermal properties, among others. This book provides a deep review of some aspects related to the characterization of GNPs and their applications as nanoreinforcements for different types of matrices such as polymeric- or cement-based matrices. In this book, the reader will find how these nanoparticles could be used for several industrial applications such as energy production and storage or effective barrier coatings, providing a wide overview of future progress in this topic

Structural Control of Mineral Deposits. Theory and Reality

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ISBN: 9783038977841 9783038977858 Year: Pages: 256 DOI: 10.3390/books978-3-03897-785-8 Language: English
Publisher: MDPI - Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute
Subject: Science (General)
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""Structural Control"" remains a crucial point that frequently lacks in any scientific and/or economic analysis of ore deposits, whatever their type and class. The case of lode deposits is exemplary, although also other deposits, like breccia pipe, stockwerk, massive sulphides, skarn, etc., can, surprisingly, be concerned. Several concepts like the gold-bearing shear zone have not proven valid during the last few decades in terms of our understanding of gold deposit and have been totally abandoned. Additionally, the relationships between magmatism, regional tectonic context, and mineralization remain uncertain and have been debated in several recent publications. This demonstrates that this issue is still relevant, and its solution may help in the distinction between intrusion-related and orogenic deposits. In this Special Issue, we particularly invite any case study of mineral deposits, in which it has been demonstrated that structural geology may have a significant role in the establishment of the deposit model of formation and/or on exploration and exploitation programs. Examples in which the structural model diverges from those described in the classical literature are particularly welcomed, including studies in which relationships with magmatism can be suspected and/or demonstrated. Indeed, all cases that illustrate concepts that differ from the classic ones and from theoretical models may represent significant contributions to this volume.

Recent Advances in Hydro- and Biohydrometallurgy

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ISBN: 9783039212996 9783039213009 Year: Pages: 212 DOI: 10.3390/books978-3-03921-300-9 Language: English
Publisher: MDPI - Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute
Subject: Technology (General) --- General and Civil Engineering
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This Special Issue of Minerals presents recent, select studies that highlight advances in the fields of hydro- and biohydrometallurgy. It aims to attract the interest of readers and especially of young scientists and students in this fascinating scientific discipline.

Materials for Nuclear Waste Immobilization

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ISBN: 9783039218462 9783039218479 Year: Pages: 220 DOI: 10.3390/books978-3-03921-847-9 Language: English
Publisher: MDPI - Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute
Subject: General and Civil Engineering --- Technology (General)
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The book outlines recent advances in nuclear wasteform materials including glasses, ceramics and cements and spent nuclear fuel. It focuses on durability aspects and contains data on performance of nuclear wasteforms as well as expected behavior in a disposal environment.

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