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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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Hello, I would like to start by saying that I know very little about nuclear decay, so please do not flame me if this...
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Iam trying to work out question related to sequare box, my question is what the flux general equation for the sequare...
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Dear all can any one explain to me the semi-empirical mass formula and liqiud drop model, I really dont understand...
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Is MCNP free for Pcs with windows xp? How i can get it? regards
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Hi, I am wonder if anyone can explain to me in details about the definition and tasks of a radiation safety...
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Hi all, I'm looking for information on the costs of downtime within nuclear plants. I have in mind that it's...
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Hello fellow nuclear engineers and physicists, Does anyone know how to just get the scattered dose from a surface...
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Greetings, As someone who is interested in the history of the nuclear age, I have been unable to find an answer for...
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As part of experiment i need to irradiate the graphite target coated with silicon glue to keep it intact. Is this...
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Can you help me solution: The PWR plant of Figure 6-6 operates under the conditions given in Table 6-6. Assume...
Nov27-10 03:32 AM
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Dears Is there any similar equation (in Lamarsh or hamilton books) like the one in the attached picture(equation1)?...
Nov26-10 09:34 AM
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What is the major problem in developing SCWR's nuclear reactor?
Nov25-10 12:30 PM
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Hi all, I've noticed there are a few PhDs on this board whose experience I'd like to leverage. For my masters thesis...
Nov21-10 10:01 PM
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I would like to pursue an idea that involves transmutation of elements using an alpha emitter. I figure that the...
Nov21-10 06:37 PM
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I am trying to figure out exactly how the feedback works in this process. What I know so far when more power is...
Nov14-10 08:40 PM
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I wanted to throw out a question and see what some general consensus/opinion on the Polywell fusion power system is. ...
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What is a difference between NAI and Germanium detector in terms of accuracy?
Nov12-10 07:38 AM
2 1,806 DT produces 17 MeV per fusion, so that's an...
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Over the decade that has passed since the publication of the 3rd edition, technical developments continue to enhance...
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Hello. I know that most fission reactors boils water to move a turbine like this one. ...
Nov4-10 12:29 AM
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Regarding nuclear reactor I need some clarifiications; 1. During fisssioin of U-235 it is said that the temperature...
Nov3-10 10:35 PM
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Many groups have created Boltzmann solvers for photon/neutron transport simulations of reactors over the years - but...
Nov1-10 05:08 PM
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Hello there folks. So i'm doing some homework, and one of the questions asks for a comparison of the microscopic...
Oct31-10 07:25 PM
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On a typical 8 x 8 BWR assembly which slots would contain guide rods, or instrumentation tubes?
Oct31-10 03:54 PM
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I'm an engineering physics student writing a mock proposal for a class. I've based the proposal on a specific company...
Oct31-10 03:27 AM
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Hello, I've taken a spectrum of a U238 sample, and I keep getting this hill of low energy values. Any ideas as to...
Oct30-10 07:15 AM
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Estimate the decay heat rate in a 300 MWth reactor in which 3.2% mU-enriched U02 assemblies are being fed into the...
Oct23-10 01:43 AM
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Basically the steady-state diffusion equation can be written in a form \nabla^2\phi\,+\,k^2\phi\,=\,S When S =...
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Hello all, I'm a senior Nuclear Engineering student. This semester I've been working with DANTSYS and MCNP (more...
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Im having some trouble interpreting the MCNP output file, more specificaly table 140 that describes reaction rates. ...
Oct21-10 09:09 PM
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I am not sure why the Pebble Bed modular reactor (PBMR) is being touted as the great solution to problems with nuclear...
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I am a MaSc student in electrical engineering. In my undergraduate degree I focused on controls and now want to do a...
Oct20-10 06:04 PM
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Decay rate help I've been debating decay rates with another poster in another forum. Basically, the other poster has...
Oct19-10 06:00 PM
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hi, i have a target with some layers and different densities, for calculating target gain, what model is suitable ?...
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Is there any possible way to extract energy that isn't in terms of heat in a nuclear reaction? It seems like a very...
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why hasn't the hirsch meeks fusor been successfully implemented?
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So, hypothetically if we had a spaceship of some kind using a nuclear fission reactor for power, in order to dump the...
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Hi Experts, -I want to List and rank the radiation concerns based on threat level in Nuclear plants - What are the...
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In the October 2010 issue of Physics Today, I noticed a call to support heavy-ion fusion which piqued my curiosity...
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Can we change the resin that is used in the waste water treatment, with a resin that has different base material?
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