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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...
Jul24-14 12:01 AM
Astronuc
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There are several threads related to the disaster: Japan Earthquake: nuclear plants - technical aspects of the...
Apr20-14 11:35 AM
exradioa
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hi there I wnat to calculate the group constants for a FA(fuel assembly) using MCNP (similar to lattice...
Feb15-11 05:52 AM
MCNPX
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in defining cell you can use '#' but i read some where use this operator slowing your computation but i think mcnp at...
Feb15-11 05:41 AM
MCNPX
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Hey, I'm modeling the criticality of a core for a university project using MCNP4C. I've run the core on the...
Feb15-11 05:31 AM
MCNPX
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Can Someone explain Why we integrate over 4\pi? What allows us to get rid of Omega?
Feb12-11 12:15 PM
candice_84
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I know there companies modifying shape size and working fluids and that the NRC really stifles innovation in this...
Feb12-11 10:48 AM
Astronuc
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Here are some articles discussing a recent design for a thermo-acoustic engine, which appears to be a variant on the...
Feb11-11 10:06 AM
sanman
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I have built an IMS setup to detect explorsives such as RDX,PETN,etc. the setup can have the RDX and PETN spectra even...
Feb10-11 07:23 PM
Zapitgood
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why do scientist insist on confinement as the way of producing power, not something like colliding accelerated...
Jan28-11 04:44 AM
ZapperZ
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Hi, Is it me, or does the following claim seem naive? "If we can achieve fusion here on earth, then the world's...
Jan27-11 09:52 PM
Drakkith
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dears y every time i post a thread i do not find it in the website? Did the administrator delete it? and y?
Jan25-11 07:56 AM
Borek
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I am currently in the eleventh grade while attending a British Curriculum school. In a few weeks, we will have to...
Jan21-11 01:46 PM
ednobj
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Does anyone know how to calibrate a photomultiplier? I need to measure very, very low levels of light (almost no...
Jan14-11 06:05 AM
Vanadium 50
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Hi, I've noticed that the same method is used to derive both decay rate and the reaction rate for a unimolecular...
Jan12-11 04:45 PM
Useful nucleus
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Folks, I have found a company in the web which is offering incineration of nuclear waste. I was wondering why...
Jan8-11 01:17 PM
MattyHazza
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I graduated last year with BS degrees in physics and applied math. I also took heat transfer and fluid mechanics...
Jan7-11 09:37 AM
QuantumPion
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1- i have a proplem to understand the meaning of the once & twice burned fuel, and why we use when we gonna simulate...
Jan4-11 11:46 PM
Astronuc
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I have question regarding the fission of 236U,my question is why we have the Q value (185MeV) of the symmetric fission...
Jan4-11 01:58 PM
RocketSci5KN
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if fuel coposition as follow : 75 wt% Tho2- 25 wt% uo2, were the U enrichment 19.5 w% ... how can i caculate the...
Jan3-11 02:05 PM
statphys
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Hi! Do you know some good sources about finite-difference method for solving neutron diffusion equation for reactor...
Dec27-10 08:26 AM
Dtit
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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...
Dec24-10 03:14 PM
Fordi
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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...
Dec24-10 10:20 AM
matt222
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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...
Dec21-10 09:43 PM
Thermalne
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Is MCNP free for Pcs with windows xp? How i can get it? regards
Dec21-10 01:08 PM
teria
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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...
Dec21-10 02:27 AM
law&theorem
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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...
Dec18-10 08:23 PM
Hologram0110
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Hello fellow nuclear engineers and physicists, Does anyone know how to just get the scattered dose from a surface...
Dec5-10 03:08 PM
DF19
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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...
Dec2-10 06:43 AM
Astronuc
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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...
Dec1-10 01:11 AM
CyrilM
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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
marlh
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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
law&theorem
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What is the major problem in developing SCWR's nuclear reactor?
Nov25-10 12:30 PM
Astronuc
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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
ha.dnri
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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
Strat-O
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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
Astronuc
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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. ...
Nov12-10 11:15 PM
BrianConlee
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What is a difference between NAI and Germanium detector in terms of accuracy?
Nov12-10 07:38 AM
HotCells
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http://www.physorg.com/news/2010-11-laser-neutron-yield-energy.html DT produces 17 MeV per fusion, so that's an...
Nov11-10 07:45 PM
mheslep
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Over the decade that has passed since the publication of the 3rd edition, technical developments continue to enhance...
Nov10-10 01:56 PM
WileyEng
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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
AlexES16
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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
Astronuc
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