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  • .... While it is larger and more mechanically complex than a [[Boiling Water Reactor]], it is easier to maintain because the turbines and associated equipment d
    509 B (81 words) - 22:47, 5 May 2010
  • ...xchanger that generates steam in a secondary loop that drives the turbine; water in the primary but not the secondary loop is [[radioactivity|radioactive]]
    307 B (49 words) - 21:12, 16 April 2010
  • {{r|Boiling Water Reactor}}
    293 B (39 words) - 02:49, 11 May 2010

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  • {{r|Light water reactor}} {{r|Boiling Water Reactor||**}}
    406 B (52 words) - 15:13, 12 November 2012
  • ...ized Water Reactor]] using [[heavy water]], (i.e., pressurized heavy water reactor (PHWR)), initially developed in the late 1950's in Canada. Since the fuel and heating elements are modular, the reactor can be refuelled without completely shutting it down.
    582 B (83 words) - 14:10, 7 May 2010
  • In a [[nuclear reactor]], a '''reactor moderator''' controls the flow of [[neutron]]s. Moderators are often in the ...oderators and [[reactor coolant]]s have comparable properties, and, if the reactor design permits, making them of the same material increases safety since the
    4 KB (577 words) - 03:52, 12 November 2012
  • ...). There is a single water loop that goes both through the heating of the reactor and the electricity-generating turbine, all of which becomes radioactive in The BWR, with one loop, is smaller than a [[Pressurized Water Reactor]], but is more difficult to service because the turbine is radioactive.
    458 B (75 words) - 22:06, 10 May 2010
  • .... While it is larger and more mechanically complex than a [[Boiling Water Reactor]], it is easier to maintain because the turbines and associated equipment d
    509 B (81 words) - 22:47, 5 May 2010
  • ...[[natural gas]], [[municipal waste]] or [[biomass]], a [[nuclear fission]] reactor and other sources. ...er heaters are also referred to as ''"boilers"'', however they do not boil water nor do they generate any steam.
    31 KB (4,950 words) - 12:06, 15 August 2013
  • ...[[natural gas]], [[municipal waste]] or [[biomass]], a [[nuclear fission]] reactor and other sources. ...er heaters are also referred to as ''"boilers"'', however they do not boil water nor do they generate any steam.
    31 KB (4,950 words) - 19:41, 12 February 2013
  • ...the fuel, steps in the ''service period'' in which the fuel is used during reactor operation, and steps in the ''back end'', which are necessary to safely man ...ant]]s in many parts of the world. This use of fuel which was created in a reactor closes the cycle.
    39 KB (6,292 words) - 05:47, 22 March 2014
  • ...rt of the design failures causing the [[Chernobyl Disaster]] were that the reactor tried to be equally effective for electric power and plutonium generation. ==Fundamentals of nuclear fission reactors==
    10 KB (1,537 words) - 09:30, 11 November 2012
  • A pressurized heavy water reactor (PHWR), initially developed in the late 1950's in Canada.
    127 B (17 words) - 19:10, 19 December 2009
  • ...common types are [[pressurized water reactor]]s (PWR) and [[boiling water reactor]]s (BWR). ...]] became the first city lit by nuclear power, which came from a BORAX-III reactor. Soon, other countries such as the [[Soviet Union]] became involved in nuc
    4 KB (538 words) - 21:50, 28 August 2013
  • ...when the steam contains tiny droplets of [[Condensation|condensed]] liquid water, it appears to the eye as a white cloud (see the steam being vented from a ...oplets, but aerosols, mists and [[fog]]s are not steam. Liquids other than water may also form visible clouds when vaporized, but they are not clouds of ste
    17 KB (2,437 words) - 02:02, 21 September 2010
  • ...mosphere at elevated [[temperature]]s (260 – 425 [[Celsius|°C]]) and [[pressure]]s (35 – 200 [[Bar (unit)|bar]]).<ref name=Jones>{{cite book|author=Davi ...ble of converting heavy petroleum oils into fuels. Such processes required pressures of 200 – 300 bar and temperatures of over 375 °C and were very expensi
    17 KB (2,521 words) - 05:29, 26 October 2013
  • {{r|Pressurized Water Reactor}}
    297 B (39 words) - 02:48, 11 May 2010
  • ...mmon that experimental and production fuel will be examined after use in a reactor. [http://www.scn.ro/lepi.htm][http://www.ornl.gov/~webworks/cppr/y2001/pres It is important to note that [[water]] and [[zirconium]] can react violently at 1200 <sup>o</sup>C, at the same
    26 KB (4,299 words) - 09:37, 22 March 2014
  • ...lear fission]] [[chain reaction]]s in a [[nuclear reactor|nuclear fission reactor]]; ''nuclear fuel'' can refer to the material or to physical objects (for e ...n alternative to low enriched uranium (LEU) fuel used in the [[light water reactor]]s which predominate [[nuclear power]] generation.
    28 KB (4,521 words) - 22:34, 17 March 2014
  • ...sequent investigations revealed major design and construction flaws in the reactor. There also were problems with [[emergency management]]. ==Reactor design==
    12 KB (1,841 words) - 13:30, 12 September 2013
  • ...program, one possibility to lower tensions would be for them to buy power reactor fuel from outside countries, perhaps shipping low-enriched uranium outside international scrutiny and pressure resulting from exposure of Iran’s previously
    21 KB (3,038 words) - 11:30, 19 September 2013
  • ...is shorthand for a partial [[meltdown]] that occurred at [[nuclear reactor|reactor]] 2 of the [[Three Mile Island (power plant)|Three Mile Island nuclear powe ...zer valve]] opened. The valve should have closed automatically once a safe pressure was reached, but it did not.
    2 KB (368 words) - 01:48, 23 May 2010
  • ...ures [ranging from 30 to 130 [[atmosphere (unit)|atmosphere]]s of absolute pressure], typically in the presence of a catalyst consisting of an [[alumina]] bas ...orized and heated to the required elevated temperature before entering the reactor and flowing through a fixed-bed of catalyst where the hydrodesulfurization
    15 KB (2,154 words) - 03:52, 12 October 2013

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