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Jan16-12 Greg Bernhardt
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I'd like to start a discussion/debate of nuclear power for the purpose of informing people about it. I am...
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There are several threads related to the disaster: Japan Earthquake: nuclear plants - technical aspects of the...
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I'm only beginning to scratch the surface of higher level Physics and, despite my usual haunt being the EE area, I...
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Part 1 can be found here: Magnitude-5.3 earthquake hits...
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Hello! So I have an issue with determining the probability of a daughter isotope's nucleus being on a certain level...
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I have been looking for an answer about what a Geiger counter actually measures. I am puzzled by the claim that it can...
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Hi all I am very much a layman when it comes to Thermal Hydraulics and this may be a naive questions but here it...
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Is there any limitation for an NPP to work in 75% of power for a while eg. 3 or 4 months? If so should be any changes...
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So I have been reading about LFTR and I understand the concepts but there are a few things I have questions about,...
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Liquid Fluoride Thorium Reactors might be a fantastic source of energy for the future. It looks like the world is...
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India's thorium reactor delayed. ...
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The french IRSN just released a new report concerning the estimated contamination around DAICHI, i extract this map...
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Given a monoenergetic beam of photons, how are the interaction cross sections used to calculate a) the dose rate to a...
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Some nuclear reactors are called fast breeders because: 1. they use fast neutrons, which means the neutrons have more...
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Would it be possible to just get a swirling plasma in an acrylic tube kind of like the arc reactor in iron man? I'm...
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Is it true that two quantities of U238 approaching sufficiently close, and combining to form a critical mass will...
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I couldn't find an compatible heading for this question and decided to place it here since it deals with nuclear...
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I accidentally happened upon this photo while researching some things about the 1986 Chernobyl nuclear disaster and I...
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I came across these slides which say that the...
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What type of fusion reaction generates the most neutrons? All I've been able to find information for is D-D fusion and...
Jul28-14 11:54 PM
Simon Bridge
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Ok so the equation for the probability that a fast neutron will not leek out of a non infinite mass is Pfnl=...
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Hello, I am a graduate student attempting to run evaluate the depletion of a ceramic film attached to the...
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Ok I'm posting this here as well since It falls under both engineering and high energy physics, since I haven't gotten...
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Hi I am using relap to study a blowdown transient. If I let it run it with actual heat fluxes, the program terminates...
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The equation of radionuclide production is as follow dN/dt = k - λN All my textbook assumes that k is a constant...
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Is the radial peaking factor same as normalized radial power profile?
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Hi, I am a beginner with the use of relap. So this might be a bit silly. I am studying the heat transfer between a...
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I'm trying to find specific reaction cross section 18O(p,n)18F in proton + O-18 TENDL (ENDF format). # p + 18O ...
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I'm reading the cross setion of p + 18O Total neutron production ...
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hello,every body ,I want to know is there any any free burnup code? thank you
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Here is an idea I had for a way to deduce the internal structure of an organic object using it's natural...
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Was this technique ever demonstrated experimentally, or it could be regarded as practically failed theory? ...
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What happens when a electron travels through the plasma? Would it be likely that most of the electrons hit a nuclei...
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I've had to work with p33 and cesium-137 for a few of my labs for classes and for the past few weeks I can't seem to...
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jim hardy
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Hi There, I came across the following passage in Sam Glasstone's 'Nuclear Reactor Engineering' ...
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Hi, guys there is a quesetion: Could ANSYS software be used for simulate system temperature and flow fields when...
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I have a general security clearance question. Could I still pass for a Q or L security clearance, if I have a single...
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So far I've only found some leads into the use of magnetohydrodynamics theory in designing liquid metal cooled...
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I've read about why it would be nearly impossible for an individual to construct a working home built nuclear reactor...
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Hi, I'm doing a project to see the feasibility of transmuting tungsten into platinum on a small scale (maximum...
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An investigation of "studies" by the lifelong anti-nuclear activist Joseph Mangano proves they're bunk DOreFp9983I...
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