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Reactor physics in the resonance and thermal regions

American Nuclear Society.

Reactor physics in the resonance and thermal regions

proceedings of the National Topical Meeting of the American Nuclear Society, San Diego, February 7-9, 1966.

by American Nuclear Society.

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Published by M.I.T. Press in Cambridge .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Nuclear reactors.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementEdited by A.J. Goodjohn and G.C. Pomraning.
    ContributionsGoodjohn, A. J. ed., Pomraning, G. C. ed.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQC787.N8 A57
    The Physical Object
    Pagination2 v.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5993232M
    LC Control Number66024573

    Book Description. INTRODUCTION TO NUCLEAR REACTOR PHYSICS is the most comprehensive, modern and readable textbook for this course/module. It explains reactors, fuel cycles, radioisotopes, radioactive materials, design, and operation. Chain reaction and fission reactor concepts are presented, plus advanced coverage including neutron diffusion. Reactor Physics: General—I allowance for vertical-insertion control blades, (2) fuel economy, (3) heat removal capability, and (4) thermal neutron flux peaking in the flux trap. The general design philosophy is to create a more intimate geometry for the uranium fuel – beyond simply what is provided by the.

    The authors stress throughout the very close interplay between the nuclear analysis of a reactor core and those nonnuclear aspects of core analysis, such as thermal-hydraulics or materials studies, which play a major role in determining a reactor design.   A. J. Goodjohn, Gerald C. Pomraning, Reactor physics in the resonance and thermal regions, proceedings of the national topical meeting of the American Nuclear Society, San Diego February 7–9, , MIT press, Library of Congress Card Number , 2 parts, and pages. The first part is devoted to thermalization, and the second Author: Serge Marguet.

    A nuclear reactor, formerly known as an atomic pile, is a device used to initiate and control a self-sustained nuclear chain r reactors are used at nuclear power plants for electricity generation and in nuclear marine from nuclear fission is passed to a working fluid (water or gas), which in turn runs through steam turbines. reactor physics evaluations of reactor systems. In the context of thorium-based systems, the nuclear data for thorium fuel cycle the resonance region that affect plant safety related feedback As the spectrum covers regions above the thermal range, accurateFile Size: KB.


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Thermal Neutrons 70 Fast and Thermal Reactor Spectra 72 Energy-Averaged Reaction Rates 73 Fast Cross Section Averages 75 Resonance Cross Section Averages 78 Thermal Cross Section Averages 79 Infinite Medium Multiplication 81 4 The Power Reactor Core 85 Introduction 85 Core Composition 85 Light Water Reactors Figure Principle sketch of a boiling-water reactor In a so-called pressurized-water reactor (see Figure ) the pressure of the water in the reactor is kept much higher, so that boiling in the core does not occur.

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Fundamentals of Nuclear Reactor Physics. Burlington, MA: Academic Press, ISBN: Selected lecture notes are provided below. Introduction to Reactor Physics characteristics of the reactor core, its thermal-hydraulic characteristics and the capability of the control and shutdown systems to actuate for all operational states and in design basis accident conditions.

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