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OPERATING FUEL CYCLE [1 record]

Record 1 2017-04-20

English

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

The time interval between criticality after partial refuelling and the shutdown of the reactor for its subsequent refuelling.

French

Domaine(s)
  • Combustion et combustibles (Foyers)
  • Physique nucléaire
  • Réacteurs nucléaires de fission
DEF

Période comprise entre le retour à la criticité, après le renouvellement partiel du combustible, et l'arrêt du réacteur lié au renouvellement suivant.

OBS

Le renouvellement du combustible concerne généralement une fraction du cœur de réacteur.

Spanish

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