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Nuclear Engineering and Radiological Sciences

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

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Fall 2016 Nuclear Engineering Textbooks Online

Below is a list of Fall 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 462 (Lee)
Risk and safety analysis of nuclear systems by John C. Lee, Norman J. McCormick. 2011. Wiley. 9780470907566. Platform: Wiley Online Library.

Risk and safety analysis of nuclear systems by John C. Lee and Norman J. McCormick. 2011. Wiley. 9780470907566. Platform: ebrary.

Risk and safety analysis of nuclear systems by John C. Lee and Norman J. McCormick. 2011. Wiley. 9780470907566. Platform: Books 24x7 EngineeringPro Online.

Probabilistic risk assessment and management for engineers and scientists by Hiromitsu Kumamoto. 1996. Wiley-IEEE Press. 9780470546277. Platform: Wiley Online.

Schaum's outline of probability and statistics by Murray R. Spiegel, John J. Schiller and R. Alu Srinivasan. 4th ed. 2012. McGraw-Hill. 9780071795597. Platform: MyiLibrary. (Access to this e-book is limited to 3 concurrent users)

NERS 471 (McBride)
Introduction to plasma physics and controlled fusion by Francis F. Chen. 3rd ed. 2016. Springer. 9783319223087. Platform:  SpringerLink (To purchase a print copy of this book for $25, look for the "buy now" button at the SpringerLink site).

Principles of fusion energy: an introduction to fusion energy for students of science and engineering by A.A. Harms [et al.]. 2005. World Scientific. 9789812380333. Platform: Ebook Library.

NERS 521 (Was)
Fundamentals of radiation materials science: metals and alloys by Gary S. Was. 2nd ed. 2017. Springer. 9781493934362. Platform: SpringerLink (To purchase a print copy of this book for $25, look for the "buy now" button at the SpringerLink site).

NERS 571 (Lau)
Fundamentals of plasma physics by Paul M. Bellan. 2006. Cambridge University Press. 9780521821162. Platform: ebrary.

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.