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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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I don't know basically anything about nuclear physics, but I do know that mass can be converted to energy. Nuclear...
Feb2-10 09:10 AM
mheslep
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Does anyone know where to find fission products' fission yield data of APWR and PBMR?
Jan30-10 12:05 PM
HotCells
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Hi, For my experiment, i need the gamma ray energy spectrum of Cd-109 and Sn-113 with NaI detector. would anyone...
Jan30-10 07:34 AM
Rajini
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Hi, which nation plans to build the most nuclear plants 2010-2020? China? India? France? Does the US lead in...
Jan27-10 10:40 AM
Hologram0110
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Hi all I am in mech engineering and I really want to study nuclear engineering to help push along the technology....
Jan22-10 09:14 AM
Hologram0110
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(I apologize in advance if this is in the wrong section of the forum) I found an article online describing the...
Jan21-10 09:30 PM
theCandyman
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I'm wondering if anyone could point me to a reference that explains how commercial digital geiger counters convert...
Jan16-10 03:52 PM
Bob S
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Hello all, I just read an article in POWER magazine for this month (January 2010) that Japan is now operating a...
Jan14-10 06:52 AM
CFDFEAGURU
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How is the energy released from nuclear fusion used to generate electricity? From my understanding heat is generated...
Jan11-10 02:18 PM
BishopUser
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The goal is to reduce long-lived by products of uranium fission for a given amount of energy (heat) released. Could...
Jan11-10 01:38 PM
ensabah6
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Of the typical generation 2 reactor in service today, in percentage terms how much of the energy produced by the...
Jan9-10 07:20 PM
Astronuc
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Hi My school started a nuclear engineering concentration in the ME/CHE department for the spring and I just wanted...
Jan6-10 09:56 AM
gmax137
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is it a widely used tool for reactor analysis. And does anyone know of where I can find a usermanual? I am looking to...
Jan6-10 05:00 AM
koab1mjr
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As we know that usually and mostly Uranium is used in Nuclear Reactors. So ma question is why Uranium is used as...
Jan5-10 01:27 PM
Astronuc
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When do we run out of uranium? How much is used per year? How much is in stock piles? How much is in deposits that we...
Jan1-10 04:05 PM
edpell
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i am new to nuclear science so acn anyone tell me , How does nuclear reaction start ? what the chemistry behind it ....
Dec30-09 09:10 AM
Astronuc
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can anyone guide me my way to become an nuclear engineer
Dec24-09 04:10 PM
Astronuc
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Looking for people interested in this topic for discussions and probable scientific cooperation
Dec22-09 07:51 AM
Davsik
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Hey all, I had applied to graduate school during my last year in university and didn't get accepted. I want to...
Dec21-09 07:01 PM
theCandyman
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All right, you're going to have to really humor me here. As far as I know, the only kind of 'cold' fusion that has...
Dec19-09 03:53 PM
Bob S
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This is just a question that has been bugging me for awhile, but, in a worst-case scenario, if you say had an...
Dec14-09 07:51 PM
gmax137
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19 reactor designs using 27 criteria, DOE concludes IFR to be the best reactor design to meet world's energy needs...
Dec14-09 07:42 PM
Astronuc
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Hey all, I'm going to be graduating this year from high school and attending college for engineering, but as for...
Dec10-09 01:11 PM
Thermodave
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I need to use this libraries with confidence. Any articles that involves benchmarking of these cross sections?
Dec5-09 09:41 AM
AyeeGG
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reading my earlier thread about India and thorium makes me wonder whether nuclear weapons remains an active...
Nov27-09 09:19 PM
ensabah6
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Has enyone (in the realm of fiction even) proposed making an enourmous piston engine that would use nuclear weapons...
Nov26-09 07:06 PM
Astronuc
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There's an article in the May 12 2008 New Yorker Magazine by Malcolm Gladwell, in which he talks about brainstorming...
Nov25-09 08:43 PM
mheslep
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Hello all Has any body use HELIOS code yet? I need that in order to preparing macroscopic XS to PARCS.
Nov25-09 05:22 AM
libertad
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Hello. I am currently a senior in high school. I am currently taking AP Physics C and will be through calc III/diff eq...
Nov22-09 08:41 AM
Astronuc
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Submarines are nuclear powered. How small of a nuclear-fission powered unit be made and could it be fitted inside a...
Nov18-09 09:58 PM
russ_watters
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why does fission chamber start to work from neutron fluxes more than source range in spite of being a kind of...
Nov18-09 03:06 PM
Astronuc
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If we were able to build a gas core reactor, how much heat would need to be dissapated? I bring this up because...
Nov17-09 08:05 PM
theCandyman
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Hello all, I'm working on coding a program that tracks photons based on Compton Scattering. However, I'm having an...
Nov17-09 03:01 PM
Hologram0110
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How do nuclear reactors used to power satellites and such operate in zero gravity?
Nov16-09 11:27 PM
vanesch
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I invite you to take a new look at http://focusfusion.org/ After a long search for funding, Eric Lerner and his...
Nov16-09 04:08 AM
belbear
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I found this. Is it cranks or for real?...
Nov14-09 04:20 AM
Brian H
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Right now I think one of the key problems with confining fusion in a tokamak is that turbulence is generated within...
Nov13-09 01:06 PM
noblegas
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If a full scale thermonuclear war were to occur, would it cause the literal extinction of the human species, as well...
Nov5-09 08:22 AM
QuantumPion
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I am researching nuclear engineering in my physics class in high school. I need someone to answer 5 simple questions...
Nov5-09 08:17 AM
QuantumPion
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I understand how it is that nuclear processes release energy during fusion reactions, but i don't know how that energy...
Nov3-09 09:41 AM
gmax137
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