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Nuclear engineering
Books in this subject area deal with nuclear engineering: the application of the breakdown of atomic nuclei and/or other sub-atomic physics, based on the principles of nuclear physics. It includes, but is not limited to, the interaction and maintenance of nuclear fission systems and components — specifically, nuclear reactors, nuclear power plants, and nuclear weapons. The field may also include the study of nuclear fusion, medical applications of radiation, nuclear safety, heat/thermodynamics transport, nuclear fuel, nuclear proliferation, and the effect of radioactive waste or radioactivity in the environment.