Power reactors can be heterogeneous or homogeneous. A heterogeneous power reactor has a large number of fuel rods with the coolant circulating around them and carrying ..
The first gas-cooled reactors with carbon dioxide (CO2) gas as coolant at a pressure of 16 bar and graphite as moderator were developed in Britain. The fuel used ..
The excellent properties of water as a moderator and coolant makes the Pressurized Water Reactor (PWR) a natural choice for power reactors. The most important ..