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Nuclear Engineering and Radiological Sciences: Getting Started

This guide provides a starting point for research in Nuclear Engineering and Radiological Sciences.

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Winter 2016 Nuclear Engineering Textbooks Online

Below is a list of Winter 2016 Nuclear Engineering course textbooks that are available electronically through the library. Click on your class department abbreviation to see if your textbook is available. To access the electronic version, click on the title of the book, then click on the "Available Online" link that appears in the catalog record. If you run into problems accessing an e-book, please report them to Ask a Librarian

THIS IS NOT AN OFFICIAL TEXTBOOK LIST. Books listed here may be either required textbooks or supplemental texts. Your faculty will provide you the titles of required textbooks for your classes. All engineering textbooks are available on course reserve at the Art, Architecture & Engineering Library.

Nuclear Engineering And Radiological Sciences Online Textbooks

NERS 211 (Wehe)
Nuclear energy: principles, practices, and prospects by David Bodansky. 2nd ed. 2004. Springer. 9780387207780. Platform: SpringerLink (To purchase a print copy of this book for $25, look for the "buy now" button at the SpringerLink site).

NERS 250 (Kiedrowski)
Fundamentals of nuclear science and engineering by J. Kenneth Shultis, Richard E. Faw. 2nd ed. 2010. CRC Press. 9781439894088. Platform: Ebook Library.

NERS 575 (Foster)
Principles of plasma discharges and materials processing by Michael A. Lieberman and Allan J. Lichtenberg. 2nd ed. 2005. Wiley. 9780471720010. Platform: Wiley Online Library.

Principles of plasma discharges and materials processing by Michael A. Lieberman and Allan J. Lichtenberg. 2nd ed. 2005. Wiley. 0471724254. Platform: MyiLibrary.

Plasma diagnostics. 1989. Academic Press. 01206762354. Platform: ScienceDirect.

Basic data of plasma physics by Sanborn C. Brown. 1959. Technology Press of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Platform: HathiTrust.

Tables of spectral lines of neutral and ionized atoms by A.R. Striganov and N.S. Sventitskii. 1968. Springer. 9781475766103. Platform: SpringerLink

NERS 581 (Brock and Matuszak)
Khan's the physics of radiation therapy by Faiz M. Khan and John P. Gibbons. 5th ed. 2014. Lippincott Williams & Wilkins. 9781451182453. Platform: ebrary (Access to this e-book is limited to 1 concurrent user).

Nuclear Engineering and Radiological Sciences Resources

Use the tabs above to learn more about finding information in Nuclear Engineering and Radiological Sciences.

  • Databases: Links to databases for NERS research.
  • Journals: Selected e-journals in NERS, plus e-journals from publishers Elsevier, Springer, and Wiley.
  • Books: A quick guide to searching for books in the U-M Library.
  • Professional Organizations: Links to the web sites of professional organizations in NERS.
  • Standards: A quick guide to finding industrial standards.

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