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Reprocessing of fuel from present and future power reactors.

Reprocessing of fuel from present and future power reactors.

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Published by [Lillestrøm in Kjeller .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Reactor fuel reprocessing -- Addresses, essays, lectures.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementAdvanced course organized by the Netherlands"-Norwegian Reactor School at Institutt for atomenergi, Norway 21st August - 1st September 1967.
    SeriesKjeller report, 126
    ContributionsNetherlands-Norwegian Reactor School., Joint Establishment for Nuclear Energy Research (Netherlands and Norway)
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQC770 .I4925 vol. 126
    The Physical Object
    Pagination21, 532 p.
    Number of Pages532
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5162391M
    LC Control Number74540721

    Reprocessing refers to the chemical separati on of fissionable uranium and plutonium from irradiated nuclear fuel. The World War II-era Manhattan Project developed reprocessing technology in the effort to build the first atomic bomb. With the development of commercial nuclear power after the war, reprocessing was considered. Title: Reprocessing of Spent Nuclear Fuel 1 Reprocessing ofSpent Nuclear Fuel. November 7th, ; 2 Atoms for Peace Address by President. Dwight D. Eisenhower, To the th Plenary Meeting of the United Nations General AssemblyDecember 8, , p.m. 3 Commercial Reprocessing Timeline. December 8, , President Dwight D. Eisenhower.

    Nuclear power is the use of nuclear reactions that release nuclear energy to generate heat, which most frequently is then used in steam turbines to produce electricity in a nuclear power r power can be obtained from nuclear fission, nuclear decay and nuclear fusion reactions. Presently, the vast majority of electricity from nuclear power is produced by nuclear .   Kirk Sorensen @ PROTOSPACE on Liquid Fluoride Thorium Reactors. - Duration: gordonmcdowell , views. The Magic of Chemistry - .

    To pave the way for such a changeover, the Nuclear Power Strategy made provisions for building BREST and BN on the Beloyarsk NPP site, with both reactors running on nitride fuel and sharing the same fuel cycle facilities with non-aqueous reprocessing MIT, The Future of Nuclear Power.   Therefore, either reprocessing or recycling spent nuclear fuel, as the French and Japanese do, is likely to be a waste of money better spent on improving the light-water reactors presently in : David Biello.


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