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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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as we know, China adopt the AP1000 as major plants to provide nuclear power in next 30 years. What do you think about...
Oct31-08 06:56 AM
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Hi,What is the "Benson peak search" algorithm or formula? I need that for finding the peak area of gamma ray energy...
Oct24-08 04:36 PM
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How long would it take to build a nuclear power plant, from drawing board to supplying power? But with these...
Oct23-08 03:18 PM
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are the safety protocols in place in setablishments dealing with fissionable material adequate for public safety? is...
Oct14-08 07:10 AM
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What's the benefit of using Nodal method instead of finite difference method in solving a diffusion problem?
Oct9-08 04:43 AM
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You got temperature and/or pressure, and one simple atom to play with. What's the big deal?
Sep30-08 03:37 PM
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Are there any knowledgeable Tripoli-4 users here around ? I'm a beginning user and I think I need some help...
Sep23-08 11:47 PM
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Got a question about fissionable (as opposed to fissile) elements. I vaguely remember the minimum A number for...
Sep23-08 11:05 AM
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Hey, Quite an interesting topic and I've been bits and bats on the internet, but what do you think is the main...
Sep22-08 06:06 AM
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Hello there, I have an exe file of WIMS-D5 code which is complied with an old compiler so it cannot be run under...
Sep7-08 02:47 AM
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Hello, There's a J.R.Clarkson Method for Depth Doses calculation, does anyone know about that and can help me out...
Aug29-08 01:21 PM
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I have a general interest in fusion energy and I'm currently looking at the 'fusion energy gain factor' (Q) of fusion...
Aug21-08 05:42 PM
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Hi Folks I'm studying about redundancy concept in nuclear power plants. I want to find a list of all nuclear power...
Aug20-08 11:20 AM
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Aug20-08 02:05 AM
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Does anyone know anywhere where I can find reliable up-to-date cross section infromation? In particular I'm looking...
Aug18-08 10:27 PM
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Who do you believe? I'm doing some shielding calcs for Cs-137 (662 KeV gamma) in stainless steel (Fe seems close...
Aug13-08 07:25 AM
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Hi Guys, I just found this forum, and it looks interesting. My passion is fusion research and I have designed and...
Aug3-08 10:34 PM
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Our source is iradium 192 what is the calculation or formula for the safe distance for unshielded source ?
Aug1-08 08:32 AM
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pleas interduce a site that contain hamilton nuclear reactor analysis books chapter problem solution tnx.
Jul18-08 06:39 AM
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At the moment I'n involved with a project that is using the S3K transient analysis code. I was wondering if anyone...
Jul17-08 08:31 AM
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hi, can someone tell me about microshielding calculation for the design of nuclear facilities.. I don't have any idea...
Jul15-08 08:03 PM
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If I came into accidental contact with a radioactive substance, and it got say on my hands and watch. Obviously I can...
Jul15-08 07:57 PM
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Can anyone please suggest a comparative pro/con review of the various fusion approaches for power generation? In those...
Jul9-08 12:04 PM
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Hi all, I always wanted to go for an Engineering degree because I want Math. I am thinking about going for a...
Jul1-08 03:54 PM
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After they tested the NERVA prototypes back in the 60's, how much radiation actually did come out of the tailpipe?
Jul1-08 12:12 PM
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I was reading a bit on General Atomics homepage and found this. (bolds...
Jul1-08 09:37 AM
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I was just wondering what radioactive materials typically look like? solid metal or powder? and if one handles these...
Jun30-08 12:47 PM
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With 10000 dollars, 10 people and 1 year, is it possible for me to make a fusion generator? The efficiency doesn't...
Jun25-08 02:16 PM
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I am seeking some light hearted assistance with a conversion from MeV to Rad or Gy. Im a little new to these units...
Jun25-08 09:54 AM
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Hi! I have a major project coming up this next Thursday and am doing it on nuclear fusion used as power source. I've...
Jun24-08 11:51 PM
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I guess this is more a geophysics question, but I was wondering about what the geophysical and atmospheric...
Jun24-08 10:17 AM
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First Post, Great Site. Appreciate your ideas! We always hear that plutonium is the most toxic material on earth. ...
Jun22-08 03:41 PM
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what elements are used to prevent losing neutrons and what are the ways of preventing losing of neutrons in nuclear...
Jun20-08 07:31 AM
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pros and cons of using uranium 235 or plutonium 239 in an atomic bomb?
Jun18-08 01:38 PM
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i was just wondereing if anyone knew the costs involved in making little boy (hiroshima bomb) or fat man (nagasaki...
Jun14-08 05:03 AM
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Hi all. Why does Uranium-238 absorb fast moving neutrons very well but not slow moving ones? My intuition tells me...
Jun13-08 04:14 PM
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"The Cavradyne engines were based on the assumption of years of research and development, during the 1980s and '90s,...
Jun12-08 02:56 PM
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If someone unknowlingly touch a radioactive substance or source, would their skin or hands then be radioactive? And...
Jun12-08 10:10 AM
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Hi there, I want to know about power coefficinet in PWRs and its relation to fuel and coolant temperature...
Jun11-08 03:13 PM
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Using a Van De Graaff (VDG) machine, we can easily generate million-volt high voltage. The high potential difference...
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