22.091 | Spring 2008 | Undergraduate, Graduate

Nuclear Reactor Safety

Lecture Notes

Lecture: 6 – Reactor Energy Removal


Teaching notes for a lecture on the limits to power generation from nuclear reactors that involve power distributions, peaking factors and thermal limits on fuel and cladding, and the impacts of control rods on peaking factors.

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Lecture: 6 – Reactor Energy Removal

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Spring 2008
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