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GAS-COOLED GRAPHITE MODERATED POWER REACTOR [1 record]

Record 1 2016-11-30

English

Subject field(s)
  • Nuclear Fission Reactors
  • Nuclear Power Stations
DEF

A reactor which uses carbon dioxide as coolant, natural uranium metal as fuel and graphite as moderator.

CONT

The gas-cooled graphite moderated power reactor is moderated by graphite, and the cooling is achieved by passing large volumes of carbon dioxide through the pile. The hot gas is then passed through a heat exchanger to produce the steam for the turbines in a secondary circuit.

OBS

graphite-moderated gas-cooled reactor: term extracted from the “Glossaire de l’énergie nucléaire” and reproduced with permission of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development.

French

Domaine(s)
  • Réacteurs nucléaires de fission
  • Centrales nucléaires
DEF

Réacteur alimenté à l'uranium naturel métallique, refroidi au gaz carbonique et modéré au graphite.

OBS

réacteur à réfrigérant gazeux modéré par graphite : terme extrait du «Glossaire de l’énergie nucléaire» et reproduit avec l’autorisation de l’Organisation de coopération et de développement économiques.

Spanish

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