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MINIMUM CRITICAL INFINITE CYLINDER [1 record]

Record 1 2015-08-28

English

Subject field(s)
  • Nuclear Physics
DEF

An infinite cylinder of smallest diameter which can be made critical with a mixture of this fissile material and any other materials with no additional restriction as to geometrical arrangement, material composition and moderating and reflecting media.

OBS

minimum critical infinite cylinder: term and definition standardized by ISO.

French

Domaine(s)
  • Physique nucléaire
DEF

Diamètre minimal du cylindre de longueur infinie pour lequel un mélange d'une matière fissile avec une autre matière peut être rendu critique, quels que soient la disposition géométrique, la composition matérielle et les milieux modérateur et réflecteur.

OBS

diamètre critique minimal de cylindre infini : terme et définition normalisés par l'ISO.

Spanish

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