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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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excuse me. How converts Bq/ to Bq/L? tnk.
Mar29-11 02:52 PM
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Hi, just looking for experienced WIMS user regarding Bell factors... Lets say you have fuel cell divided in 10...
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Hello. I know that control rods in reactors work by absorbing neutrons that would otherwise be used to collide with...
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I discovered your site yesterday, and have been fortunate to find such fine quality and detailed information on the...
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Around how many Sv would a nuclear engineer receive annually? How fatal would it be?
Mar28-11 11:18 AM
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I have problem with these two questions, can you give me a hint and help to understand it, I do understand problem 7-3...
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Hello and here is my problematic 1st post. I have a problem which i need help with, I'm an electrical engineer so...
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Except that they are boiling water vs pressurized water. I am interested to know if there were design flaws.
Mar26-11 09:48 AM
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Hi, From the definitions of each term: * Thermal eff. = W(actual) / Q' * Thermodynamic eff. = W(actual)/W(max) ...
Mar26-11 02:04 AM
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Hi all. I need help on an issue I can't figure out. What is the difference between 15x15 and 17x17 fuel when it...
Mar25-11 08:33 PM
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What can I expect for job availibility with a Bachelor's Degree in Nuclear Engineering in the U.S.A.? Any regions of...
Mar25-11 03:32 PM
M. Bachmeier
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Hi folks, can anyone suggest a good and current reference text on nuclear reactor theory and physics? I'm a...
Mar25-11 12:01 AM
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Hey, could someone give me some resources on the current ongoings and status of the thorium industry as it is today....
Mar24-11 08:41 PM
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Everyone, I am a Mechanical Engineer working on a design modification (or existing product recommendation) for an...
Mar23-11 04:39 PM
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There is so much conflicting information so I hope it's okay to post here and ask the experts(I'm assuming you're...
Mar23-11 11:20 AM
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Hi, can you refer me to any website or link to understand the math of using Sn and Pn approximation method for solving...
Mar23-11 10:19 AM
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Hello all. I'm building a Fusor at home, (or at least I am trying to...) and I had a question. I know that a static...
Mar21-11 10:12 PM
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In the case of the Fukushima Daiichi reactors; would an explosion of a primary containment vessel dissipate some, most...
Mar21-11 10:08 PM
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Fission products are unstable and generate a lot energy decaying to more stable isotopes. Why we don't use that energy...
Mar20-11 11:31 AM
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Hello, I am far from nuclear plant engineering, so I might be asking irrelevant question... But I was wondering,...
Mar19-11 04:11 PM
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I keep hearing how it is not as serious as Chernobyl and many other conclusions.. but I see a siituation that keeps...
Mar19-11 02:10 PM
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With everything that's going on at Fukushima, I'm wondering how a newer reactor (Generation III or newer) would have...
Mar19-11 01:49 PM
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There is a lot of speculation about this. Is that really possible? It is being proposed that after meltdown and...
Mar19-11 01:44 PM
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What do you folks think about this? A Glowing Report on Radiation Please ignore the author. I'm interested in...
Mar18-11 04:52 PM
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I am just a finance guy, but I've been reading up on the current crisis and found this blog. Anyone here thing this...
Mar18-11 01:13 PM
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These links discusses boiling water reactor (BWR 1 thru 6) theory of operation and has links to various containments...
Mar18-11 11:39 AM
Reno Deano
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In a nuclear reactor, the trick is to create high pressures that can turn a turbine. For that, water is boiled by the...
Mar18-11 01:06 AM
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I had a lot more detail typed up but windows decided to eat it So here is my idea: (link to some epoxy resin...
Mar17-11 05:07 PM
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Is there a certain material that absorbs X-Rays so that the X-Rays don't escape. Or rather, is there a material that...
Mar17-11 02:48 PM
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Do wooden wall or window glass give good protection from penetrating radiation such as gamma rays?
Mar16-11 09:53 PM
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Members and lurkers on this site are directed to the NRC's Home page and new reactor certifications, to view the...
Mar16-11 02:43 PM
Reno Deano
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the article at says that the...
Mar16-11 01:03 AM
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I need to test a system for liquid sodium wicking under high temperatures. The setup is as follows: Solid sodium...
Mar15-11 09:03 PM
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I have a question about nuclear fission reactors. If the reaction is stopped, then why do the fuel rods continue to...
Mar15-11 05:25 AM
Vanadium 50
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As part of an experiment, I'm looking to irradiate PtCl2 in a reactor core, PtCl2 will be contained in an Al...
Mar11-11 07:13 PM
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Hi all, I would like to understand the PT limiting curve during the operation, the effect of ebrittlment radiation on...
Mar11-11 06:49 PM
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I'm studying about Thermal Hydraulic. When i read book :"NUCLEAR SYSTEMS I Thermal Hydraulic Fundamentals" - Neil E. ...
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Hi there, I want to get the GNOMER's user manual, can any body give me? thanks alot chivasorn
Mar9-11 11:39 PM
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I've wondered as to what exactly would happen if every nuke in the world was exploded at the same time. (Obviously,...
Mar9-11 11:04 PM
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curious to know, this will be my first student conference would be intersted to hear of the experiences of others at...
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