NuclearPowerPlants

NuclearPowerPlants - Electricity Controlling the Chain...

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Nuclear Power Plants
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Nuclear Power Plant Turbine and Generator Spinning turbine blades and generator Boiling water Steam
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Nuclear Energy Powers 1 in 5 U.S. Homes and Businesses
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Uranium Is Mined and Refined
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Uranium Ore Uranium hexafluoride Gas Solid
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Enrichment Concentrates the Uranium Isotope
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Uranium Is Encased in Solid Ceramic Pellets
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Fuel Rods Filled With Pellets Are Grouped Into Fuel Assemblies
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Nuclear Energy Comes From Fission Uranium atom Neutrons Spit atoms
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Heat Splitting Atoms Releases Neutrons, Making Heat Neutrons
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Heat Produces Steam, Generating Electricity Heat Steam produced Steam Turbine Generator
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Unformatted text preview: Electricity Controlling the Chain Reaction Control rods Fuel Assemblies Withdraw control rods, reaction increases Insert control rods, reaction decreases Boiling Water Reactor Steam Pressurized Water Reactor Safety Is Engineered Into Reactor Designs Containment Vessel 1.5-inch thick steel Shield Building Wall 3 foot thick reinforced concrete Dry Well Wall 5 foot thick reinforced concrete Bio Shield 4 foot thick leaded concrete with 1.5-inch thick steel lining inside and out Reactor Vessel 4 to 8 inches thick steel Reactor Fuel Weir Wall 1.5 foot thick concrete...
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This note was uploaded on 11/09/2011 for the course CHEM 100 taught by Professor Sdfsdf during the Winter '08 term at BYU.

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