In-core instrumentation and reactor core assessment

proceedings of a specialist meeting, Mito-shi, Japan, 16-17 October 1996
  • 426 Pages
  • 0.38 MB
  • English

Nuclear Energy Agency, Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development , Paris
Nuclear reactors -- Instruments -- Congresses., Pressurized water reactors -- Cores -- Instruments -- Congre
Statementsponsored jointly by OECD/NEANSC, IAEA, JAERI.
SeriesOECD documents, OECD proceedings
ContributionsNEA Nuclear Science Committee., International Atomic Energy Agency., Nihon Genshiryoku Kenkyūjo.
LC ClassificationsTK9178 .I52 1997
The Physical Object
Pagination426 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL414855M
ISBN 10926415616X
LC Control Number98117767

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A boiling water reactor (BWR) uses demineralized water as a coolant and neutron is produced by nuclear fission in the reactor core, and this causes the cooling water to boil, producing steam. The steam is directly used to drive a turbine, after which it is cooled in a condenser and converted back to liquid water.

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