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FUEL PLATE [1 record]

Record 1 2009-03-01


Subject field(s)
  • Combustion and Fuels (Fireplaces)
  • Nuclear Fission Reactors

Fuel Element. MITR-II [Massachusetts Institute of Technology Reactor] fuel consists of fifteen fuel plates in a rhomboid-shaped element. Each fuel plate consists of fuel sandwiched between sides of aluminum cladding, which are finned to increase the heat transfer surface area in a reactor. The uranium fuel is in a uranium-aluminum matrix called cermet.


  • Combustion et combustibles (Foyers)
  • Réacteurs nucléaires de fission

Combustible nucléaire, notamment de l'uranium, emprisonné entre des gaines d'aluminium, qui sert à alimenter les réacteurs.


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