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How Does it All Work?
Nuclear Power Plant Safety
The BWR Reactor: 3 in 1 Functionality
Benefits and Drawbacks
Gases used for Cooling
Direct Circuit
Indirect Circuit
Features of Gas Cooled Reactors
What is a Fissile Nuclide?
What is a Fertile Nuclide?
Shape of Fuel Used
The Fuel Cycle
The Moderator
Materials for Moderator
Is it always necessary?
The Reflection Process
Materials used as Reflectors
Properties of an Ideal Coolant
Commonly Used Coolants
Why the Need to Control?
What do Control Rods Do?
The Radiation
Uranium and Thorium Nuclear Power
The Extraction and Processing of fuels used in Nuclear
Power Generation
Countries that Use Nuclear Energy Power Plants
Top 10 Countries that use Nuclear Energy Power Plants in
Terms of Power Generated in Megawatts
Terms of Percentage of Electricity Generated from Nuclear
The Future of Nuclear Energy
Defining Nuclear and Renewable Energy
Facts Suggesting that Nuclear Power is not Renewable
Facts Suggesting That Nuclear Power Could Become
Is Nuclear Energy Renewable or Not?
Japan and Earthquakes
A Brief About the Japan Nuclear Incident
Lessons Learned After the Japan Nuclear Incident
Pressurised Water Reactor (PWR)
Pressurised Heavy Water Reactor (PHWR or CANDU)
Advanced Gas-cooled Reactor (AGR)
Light water graphite-moderated reactor (RBMK)
Advanced reactors
Fast neutron reactors (FNR)
Floating nuclear power plants
Lifetime of nuclear reactors
Load-following capacity
Primary coolants
Main components
Full core
Pressurized Water Reactor
Sodium Cooled Fast Reactor
Liquid Fluoride Thorium Reactor
Safety of Nuclear Power Plants
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Advantages of Nuclear Power Plants

Advantages of Nuclear Power Plants

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Published by: Chele Ortega Lee on Aug 01, 2011
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