Wael Ahmed

Assistant ProfessorKing Fahad University of Petroleum and MineralsSaudi Arabia

Dr. Wael Ahmed is currently an Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering at KFUPM, Dhahran, Saudi Arabia. He finished his B.Sc. and M.Sc. from Alexandria University in Egypt and his Ph.D. degree in Mechanical Engineering from McMaster University, in Canada in 2005. He worked for the R&D division of Atomic of Energy of Canada Ltd. from 2005-2008. Before joining KFUPM in 2009, he worked as senior analyst at Nuclear Safety Solutions in providing technical support to Nuclear Power Plant in the area of plant life assessment. Dr. Ahmed carried out multi-million dollars research and project work to Ontario Power Generation, Hydro-Quebec, Gas-Tops, Bruce Power and Pratt& Whitney Canada in the areas of Flow Accelerated Corrosion and multiphase flow.

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The serious challenge facing the world today, in obtaining enough energy for growing population and in controlling the carbon emission caused by fossil fuel use, calls for nuclear energy as an alternative power source. This book presents research work and technical experience from several power plants and research institutions around the world from practical prospective. This book intends to provide useful information for scientists and those in technical fields in several areas in nuclear power plants including: nuclear systems protection, design and modelling of critical parameters in nuclear power plants, thermalhydraulic analysis, nuclear waste management and safety and reliability assessment.

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