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Section 12 - Nuclear, Solar, and Geothermal Energy

This sections contains 298 standards.

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[Vol. 12.01] - Nuclear Energy (I)

Published annually in August. This volume contains 175 standards. These two volumes feature over 300 nuclear-related standards. Volume 12.01 focuses on materials for nuclear reactor applications and covers: Fuel and Fertile Materials--details property requirements for fuel and other related subjects. Nuclear Grade Materials--establishes standard procedures for chemical, mass spectrometric, spectrochemical, nuclear, and radiochemical analysis of these materials.

[Vol. 12.02] - Nuclear Energy (II), Solar, and Geothermal Energy

Published annually in September. This volume contains155 standards. Volume 12.02 covers: Nuclear Technology and Applications--details behavior and use of nuclear structural materials, dosimetry for radiation processing, food irradiation processing and packaging, nuclear radiation metrology, and decontamination and decommissioning of nuclear facilities and components. Solar Energy--features standards on solar heating and cooling systems, measuring spectral response of photovoltaic cells or transmittance, and reflectance of sheet materials. Geothermal Energy--examines geothermal field development, materials, and utilization.