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Nov4-11 08:15 AM
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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...
Feb14-14 10:08 AM
Astronuc
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I know this will sound nuts, because it kind of is, but I though maybe someone could talk some sense into me. I suffer...
Apr8-11 05:25 PM
jakekazoo
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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
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First off im sorry for asking this question , as im sure im way off base. I collect high end pocket knives and some...
Feb22-05 03:43 PM
Morbius
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This book provides some useful information on various chemistry topics in LWRs. It is a bit dated, so some of the...
Jul26-11 10:09 AM
Astronuc
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Our source is iradium 192 what is the calculation or formula for the safe distance for unshielded source ?
Aug1-08 08:32 AM
seycyrus
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We've an old professor, can make an elephant sleep, bad notes, bad lectures and no real source for what we are...
Mar24-06 03:51 PM
daveb
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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 know radioactive isotopes are used in RTG's in satelites and space probes. But are there any specific reason why...
Sep24-07 02:27 PM
Morbius
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From what I hear Uranium miners are constantly under threat from radiation gas which is released from Uranium mines. ...
Jan31-07 08:26 AM
Morbius
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Hi, Which are the major falws of an RBMK reactor. I have found three: 1. fixed graphite moderator that...
Mar10-09 10:33 AM
vanesch
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Hello everyone! Just wanted to clarify about the "bank" in the term RCCA bank. RCCA is Rod Cluster Control...
Feb3-12 06:27 AM
rmattila
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I'm a nuclear engineer and I'd like to find the subject slide rule. I've seen a few many years ago when I was a young...
Aug17-10 12:48 AM
mjlaris
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Out of curiosity why do reactor companies patent next generation reactors, while there is more than 20 years to build...
Jul26-10 01:51 PM
Astronuc
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First Post :smile: What type of Coolant is currently used in Navy Nuclear reactors? I have searched on google...
Jan3-05 11:09 PM
Astronuc
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When designing a core lattice, which one of the thermal-hydraulics and neutronics consideration are important?
Sep25-10 06:38 PM
Astronuc
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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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Hello all, I am a student of Nuclear Engineering and I am very new to this beautiful field of engineering. I have...
Apr1-13 06:42 AM
Astronuc
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I found these forums while doing background research. Since there seem to be quite a lot of experts hanging around...
Feb19-08 07:02 AM
Emfuser
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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
QuantumPion
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a fast reactor composed of U-235 in form of a cube(point source,strength So) . calculate the : critical...
Jul8-10 02:51 PM
Astronuc
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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...
Oct10-10 04:35 AM
Astronuc
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I am find it amazing that removing some electrons from foods can preserve the food for a longer period of time. So I...
Sep30-05 07:35 AM
pivoxa15
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Hey does anyone know where I can access some of these either for free or if my school has a subscription then I can...
Jan7-12 06:27 PM
cmb
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Apparently efforts to recover U from seawater were abandoned in the 1970s when studies concluded that it would cost...
Nov29-06 09:47 AM
Morbius
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Is there any way to recycle nuclear waste or to stop its radioactivity/emissions besides burying it like a dog? Re:...
Jan5-12 09:06 AM
etudiant
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Hi Folks I'm studying about redundancy concept in nuclear power plants. I want to find a list of all nuclear power...
Aug20-08 11:20 AM
chayced
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I have been reading about fusors. The articles usually refer to aneutronic reactions as though they are fusion. But...
Aug25-05 02:38 PM
Astronuc
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Hi, why the reflection in ionosphere isn't direct?,
Mar19-06 07:05 AM
karim102
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This is my first post here, so I'm not entirely sure whether or not this topic warrants a new thread. I've just had a...
Sep12-05 11:07 AM
Astronuc
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Hi all, I am preparing for a job interview in some nuclear facility and have to refresh my knowledge about nuclear...
Jun10-12 09:06 AM
OneMoreName
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How come this isn't done in the United States yet? Is it all political or is there a real reason we have not done...
Jan13-14 08:26 AM
nikkkom
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I hear a lot of talk about the law from teh 70's passed by Congress that forbade the reprocessing of commercial SNF....
Oct10-07 08:35 AM
Morbius
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why does eta(Reproduction Factor) fall down when we change fuel leg from maximum level of yield?
Jan13-13 12:37 PM
ms.shafeie
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I need a book, please help me. Handbook for the Assessment of Soil Erosion and Sedimentation Using Environmental...
Nov28-07 10:13 PM
Astronuc
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I am doing possible research on tokamaks but part of it is the study of how feasible is having a tokamak in my...
Apr12-05 09:36 AM
Astronuc
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I am looking to write a paper on nuclear power. Our professor said the research/data (has to be peer-reviewed) that...
Sep19-11 08:23 AM
daveb
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Hello, I was hoping that someone might be able to provide a definition for the "resonance self shielding...
May19-11 07:30 AM
terryphi
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Hello,everybody! I'm a PhD candidate from xi'an jiaotong university,china. There is an urgent need to make a deep...
Oct8-09 05:38 PM
Astronuc
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hello. i found a pdr-43 radiac meter at my local ham radio swapmeet today. the device looks like this:...
Oct31-11 09:03 AM
QuantumPion
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Help me please with a term for an object (which may be a building, or a facility, or an institution) that has a...
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