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Unformatted text preview: O Heat source: Provides heat to generate steam. In a nuclear power plant, the heat source is the nuclear reactor, often referred to as the reactor core. O Turbine/generator: Uses the energy of the steam to turn a turbine/generator that produces electricity. O Condenser: Condenses the steam back to water so that it can be returned to the heat source to be heated again. O Pump: Provides the force to circulate the water through the system....
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This note was uploaded on 01/29/2010 for the course MPA mpa1 taught by Professor Scotts during the Spring '10 term at Acton School of Business.
- Spring '10