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TOKAMAK--towards thermonuclear energy

MelК№nikova, Zh. M.

TOKAMAK--towards thermonuclear energy

by MelК№nikova, Zh. M.

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Published by Novosti Press Agency Pub. House in Moscow .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Tokamaks.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementZhanna Melnikova ; [translated from the Russian by Valentin Kochetkov ; translation edited by Daphne Skillen].
    SeriesThe Soviet Union today and tomorrow
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTK9204 .M45 1982
    The Physical Object
    Pagination66 p., [32] p. of plates :
    Number of Pages66
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3203248M
    LC Control Number83108084

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Power plants today rely either on fossil fuels, nuclear fission, or renewable sources like hydro. The tokamak is an experimental machine designed to harness the energy of fusion. Inside a tokamak, the energy produced through the fusion of atoms is absorbed as heat in the walls of the vessel.

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Faced by the world's oil shortages and curious about alternative energy sources, Gwyneth Cravens skeptically sets out to find the truth about nuclear energy. Her conclusion: it is a totally Cited by: Though 15 million degrees may be an important landmark on the journey, it is a long way from the million degrees required for thermonuclear fusion on Earth.

The ST40 is TOKAMAK--towards thermonuclear energy book third machine in a five-stage plan that Tokamak Energy believes will lead to commercial fusion energy by the end of the next decade.

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Each energy /5(79). A tokamak (Russian: Токамáк) is a device which uses a powerful magnetic field to confine a hot plasma in the shape of a tokamak is one of several types of magnetic confinement devices being developed to produce controlled thermonuclear fusion ofit is the leading candidate for a practical fusion reactor.

Tokamaks were initially conceptualized in the s by. Since the s, more than tokamak devices have contributed to the steady progression of research in magnetic confinement fusion.

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Unraveling the role of fusion in the universe has taken almost a century since Einstein's proof of the equivalence of energy and matter in The discovery that fusion reactions are responsible for the building of the light elements in the "Big Bang" and the subsequent development of the heavier elements in the stars and in exploding supernovae is one of the field's most exciting.

A thermonuclear weapon, fusion weapon or hydrogen bomb (H bomb), is a second-generation nuclear weapon greater sophistication affords it vastly greater destructive power than first-generation atomic bombs, a more compact size, a lower mass or a combination of these teristics of nuclear fusion reactions make possible the use of non-fissile depleted uranium as the.

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