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FUEL BUNDLE HEAD [1 record]

Record 1 2017-04-13

English

Subject field(s)
  • Nuclear Fission Reactors
CONT

The basic idea was expanded to include a manifold for each fuel assembly which would be constructed very similar to the spider-like control rod clusters presently used in reactors. All the rods in the cluster would be controlled by a single end-cap in the cluster head.

French

Domaine(s)
  • Réacteurs nucléaires de fission
CONT

Dans un REP [réacteur à eau sous pression], le cœur est généralement constitué d'assemblages carrés de 17x17 «crayons», qui sont des tubes cylindriques métalliques très allongés contenant la matière fissile ou le matériau absorbant. Un quart à un tiers de ces assemblages accueille également des grappes de commande (24 crayons absorbants répartis dans l'assemblage et réunis à leur partie supérieure par une «tête de grappe» [...]

Spanish

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