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Jan16-12 Greg Bernhardt
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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nuclear, power Sticky Thread Pinned: The Nuclear Power Thread ( 1 2 3 ... Last)
I'd like to start a discussion/debate of nuclear power for the purpose of informing people about it. I am...
Aug15-14 08:25 PM
mheslep
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i read some stuff on fusion reactors and discovered that there were several types of them which one do you think is...
Mar14-09 12:49 AM
Vals509
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This problem has always bugged me, and the only answers I've been given were on the lines of "meh". What I don't...
Mar17-09 07:58 AM
Mentallic
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we all know that coal fired plants are becoming more and more unpopular with people and know we are looking towards...
Mar20-09 11:38 AM
Topher925
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since nuclear waste decays due to it emission of radiation why not bombard it with high energy particles so that the...
Mar21-09 09:58 PM
Bruce H
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What is the smallest size for a tokamak reactor? I was wondering if it was possible to create it in a garage or...
Mar27-09 02:24 PM
taylaron
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Dear All Is there any website offers free books about "Nuclear Physics". "nuclear bombs", "nuclear plans and...
Mar28-09 09:30 PM
Andronicus1717
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hi Is there any document about the difference between U235 and U238 properties?
Mar31-09 07:47 AM
QuantumPion
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http://www.counterpunch.com/wasserman03192009.html "The myth of a successful nuclear power industry in France has...
Apr2-09 10:10 AM
Morbius
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Although photomultpliers are the most sensitive light detectors, are there any other radiation counters that utilize...
Apr6-09 02:48 PM
mgb_phys
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Hi. I was wondering whether Quark technology is possible or not? You know, Quark reactors, etc ?
Apr6-09 10:44 PM
russ_watters
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I was searching around Canadian Universities for Nuclear Engineering departments (just out of curiosity). I only...
Apr13-09 08:55 PM
e-o
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I've been really interested in fission lately and have been trying to find out as much about it as I can. A lot of...
Apr13-09 10:26 PM
MyNameIsRyan
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Dears what is "barrier transparency" and what is "quantum tunnling" in fusion? Regards
Apr15-09 08:15 AM
whybother
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I've been trying to get more understanding of bypass flow in a reactor, especially the "hot bypass flow" and how it...
Apr16-09 03:31 AM
rainier
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What's the use of X-ray with angestrom wavelengh in imaging? Do you know of any good source to study more about that?
Apr17-09 03:20 AM
Lisa!
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Folks, this is my first thread in this forum. I'm writing my PhD about HTR-Fuel Elements. I'm not quite sure if...
Apr17-09 08:24 AM
rainier
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What do you guys think of this editorial? It was published about a month ago. It claims that almost all spent nuclear...
Apr18-09 10:11 PM
mheslep
8 2,613
As it is stated in 10 CFR 50.46 maximum clad temperature should not exceed 2200 F(1204 C) but I have read in "Nuclear...
Apr20-09 02:35 AM
kollier
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How big is the step from a fission bomb to a fusion bomb?Do you simply put H next to some fission bombs?
Apr21-09 03:00 AM
Phrak
12 3,023
Dears How Electron screening occurs and what it is mean? does it affect the cross secction of the fusion? Regards
Apr22-09 06:29 PM
Bob S
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Hello everyone, I am studying for an upcoming exam and have become somewhat confused as to exactly what geometric...
Apr22-09 08:00 PM
Szymanski
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Is there any research being done for: using nuclear power for space propulsion?
Apr26-09 12:42 PM
Lancelot59
11 2,932
On nuclear powered aircraft carriers/submarines/icebreakers, do the crew have to follow similar precautions as people...
May7-09 04:21 PM
Morbius
24 3,687
I recently saw that Imperial College London is starting to offer 3 new courses from 2010 between 3 departments: ...
May8-09 02:24 PM
Astronuc
1 5,533
Hi everyone, I am currently a junior in mechanical engineering. After I graduate I plan on going to graduate...
May14-09 11:56 AM
Astronuc
12 2,958
I am currently a junior (senior in a week haha) in Electrical Engineering, concentrating in Power/Control Systems. ...
May14-09 12:00 PM
Astronuc
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How you guys would proceed to analyze low-energy peaks in Genie 2000 (< 200 keV)? Is there a favorite algorithm for...
May14-09 05:26 PM
soldeace
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Anyone have or seen comments on C.E. Paine, M. McKinzie, T.B. Cochran, "When Peer Review Fails The Roots of the...
May31-09 11:15 PM
JeffKoch
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I came up with this during idle afternoon. Don't know if it's worth something but I wanted to discuss it with someone....
Jun1-09 11:59 AM
tomkeus
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Dear all, When I was a nipper, my favourite TV show was 'Space 1999' - anyone remember that? Anyway, I think the...
Jun3-09 09:40 AM
Roo
9 2,886
I am interested in lowering the cost of nuclear reactors through the use of novel reactor designs, particularly fast...
Jun4-09 11:01 AM
Astronuc
6 2,079
This week there were 100 people killed in a single coal mine explosion in the Ukraine. According to this report,...
Jun6-09 12:33 AM
Andrew Mason
16 6,040
So lets say we have an offworld mining colony somewhere in the solar system and we want to build an orbital refinary...
Jun8-09 08:26 AM
Astronuc
6 2,006
Is the Small, Sealed, Transportable, Autonomous Reactor program at Lawerence Livermore still going? I haven't found...
Jun8-09 09:17 AM
Morbius
3 1,499
http://www.guardian.co.uk/environment/2009/jun/11/nuclear-waste-nuclearpower and also: ...
Jun11-09 06:15 PM
signerror
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I have this question about the nuclei can it excited like we do with the electrons of atoms Or in other word for...
Jun11-09 08:59 PM
hagopbul
4 2,112
How do (PWR) nuclear plants determine how much fuel is left? Do they measure it? I heard they calculate it, but i was...
Jun12-09 05:15 PM
Astronuc
3 1,474
Is there any resource in the net about advanced math for nuclear engineering? regards
Jun15-09 06:55 AM
Astronuc
1 4,866
I was reading a blog where someone stated that the decay of a free neutron is characterized by a 'mean lifetime' but...
Jun18-09 01:07 PM
gmax137
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Does anyone know why this project lost its funding? From what I understand it was three years from being completed. ...
Jun20-09 01:25 PM
joelupchurch
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