4 edition of Nuclear materials for fission reactors found in the catalog.
|Statement||edited by Hj. Matzke, G. Schumacher.|
|Series||European Materials Research Society symposia proceedings ;, v. 28|
|Contributions||Matzke, Hj., 1936-, Schumacher, G.|
|LC Classifications||TK9202 .S832 1991|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||x, 348 p. :|
|Number of Pages||348|
|LC Control Number||93114776|
In contrast, fast breeder reactors (FBRs) use fast neutrons to convert materials such as uranium and thorium into fissile materials, which then fuel the reactor. This process, combined with recycling, has the potential to increase available nuclear fuel resources in the very long term. Nuclear Reactor Design and Analysis. This note will focus on the basics of nuclear reactor design. Topics covered includes: Design, and Licensing, Reactors and Core Concepts, Heating, Fuel, and Fuel Element Analysis, Reactor Flow and Pump Sizing, Introductory Neutronics, Six Factor Formula, Neutron Transport, Neutron Kinetics, Power Conversion Systems, Nuclear Safety and Nuclear Safety Analysis.
In a conventional nuclear reactor, the main line of defense against a meltdown is the fuel control rod, which power plant operators use to control the fission rate in the core. Like a traditional nuclear reactor a breeder reactor uses fission of nuclear materials to create energy. The biggest difference is that a plutonium breeder reactor produces more plutonium than it consumes. It does this by using its extra fission neutrons to convert uranium to uranium, which changes by radioactive decays involving.
Fissionable material. A nuclide that is capable of undergoing fission after capturing either high-energy (fast) neutrons or low-energy thermal (slow) gh formerly used as a synonym for fissile material, fissionable materials also include those (such as uranium) that can be fissioned only with high-energy neutrons. As a result, fissile materials (such as uranium) are a. Neutron source vs breeder reactor. While Hahn was often said to have made a breeder reactor, his actual work was on a neutron confusion is because his device did create new radioactive materials through neutron of the materials used or created were fissile, so it was not a reactor.
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