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FUEL BURN OUT [1 record]

Record 1 2015-05-07


Subject field(s)
  • Nuclear Physics
  • Nuclear Fission Reactors

Severe local damage of a fuel element, due to failure of the coolant to dissipate all the heat produced in the element.


fuel burnout: term and definition standardized by ISO.

Key term(s)
  • fuel burn out


  • Physique nucléaire
  • Réacteurs nucléaires de fission

Importante dégradation locale d'un élément combustible due à une défaillance du fluide de refroidissement dans l'évacuation de toute la chaleur produite dans l'élément.


brûlage : terme et définition normalisés par l'ISO.


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