## Thermal Power from Nuclear Reactors |

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### Contents

Introduction | 1 |

Nuclear Considerations | 11 |

Reactor Equations and Critical Mass | 40 |

Copyright | |

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absorbed approximation atoms average becomes beta particles calculation Carnot cycle chemical elements collision considered constant coolants cycle delayed neutrons dependent difference differential equations diffusion dimensional analysis dimensionless dimensions discussed effect efficiency elastic electrons element engineering Equa excess multiplication factor expressed fast reactors fission neutrons fissionable material flow friction fuel function gamma rays gas turbine given gives heat transfer heat-transfer integration isotope kinetic energy leakage lethargy limit linear macroscopic cross section mass maximum moderator neutron density neutron flux non-linear nuclear reactor nucleus number of neutrons oscillation particles physical power density power plant problem quantity radioactive radius ratio reactor power Reynolds number samarium scattering shielding slowing slowing-down density solution sphere steady-state structural materials Substituting Equation surface thermal energy thermal neutrons thermal reactor thermal stress thermodynamic tion trons tube unit volume uranium variable velocity xenon zero