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FUEL ROD [2 records]

Record 1 2017-04-20

English

Subject field(s)
  • Nuclear Fission Reactors
DEF

A long, slender tube unit that holds the [nuclear] fuel pellets.

CONT

Fuel rods are assembled into bundles called fuel elements or fuel assemblies that are loaded individually into the reactor core.

French

Domaine(s)
  • Réacteurs nucléaires de fission
DEF

Tube étroit de faible diamètre, fermé à ses deux extrémités, constituant du cœur d'un réacteur nucléaire [qui] contient une matière fissile, fertile ou absorbante.

Spanish

Campo(s) temático(s)
  • Reactores nucleares de fisión
DEF

Combustible nuclear dispuesto en forma de barra formado por pastillas de combustible contenidas en una vaina tubular metálica.

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Record 2 2015-04-17

English

Subject field(s)
  • Nuclear Power Stations
DEF

Rod-shaped fuel element.

CONT

The fuel rods, made of the fissionable material, are usually alloyed with other metals to minimize corrosion and maximize heat conductivity and strength.

CONT

... one type of fuel assembly contains 264 fuel rods, and 193 fuel assemblies are used for the 3411-MW-thermal, four-loop plant. The outside diameter of the fuel rods is .374 in. (9.5 mm).

OBS

The term "fuel rod" has been standardized by ISO and the International Electrotechnical Commission.

French

Domaine(s)
  • Centrales nucléaires
DEF

Ensemble de barreaux de combustible empilés, ou barreau de grandes dimensions, généralement contenu dans une gaine.

OBS

D'après les ouvrages unilingues consultés, le terme « barre de combustible » s'emploie plus souvent que « cartouche de combustible ».

OBS

barre de combustible : terme normalisé par la Commission électrotechnique internationale et par l'ISO.

Spanish

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