Nuclear Power, U. S. A.

Nuclear Power, U. S. A.

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Emphasizes its use in electric power generation. Requires scientific background.An external blanket of fertile material is, of course, still required to make efficient use of the neutrons that escape the core. ... as a natural brake against uncontrolled increases in power level (nuclear excursions) by subtracting reactivity from the system. ... This problem could be avoided by using a different coolant; however, the indications are that it can be overcome by ... (FARET) and being designed by Argonne National Laboratory, will be used for a wide range of basic investigations, anbsp;...

Title:Nuclear Power, U. S. A.
Author:Walter Henry Zinn
Publisher: - 1964


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