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burnup

[′bər‚nəp]
(nucleonics)
A measure of nuclear-reactor fuel consumption, expressed either as the percentage of fuel atoms that have undergone fission or as the amount of energy produced per unit weight of fuel.
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Cuthbert Burnup built railway wagons as early as 1829 and that may be the link for the appearance in the book of John Blackmore, who was appointed as chief engineer in 1833 for the Newcastle-Carlisle railway.
Higher burnup fuel is completely outside current UK experience.
This can be burned as-is in PHWRs, without re-enrichment, to obtain about twice the burnup of natural uranium fuel.
This morning I found a previous post by Geoff Forden back in 2009, which suggests that my generic MTR data track well with an unreferenced IAEA report showing that average burnup of the TRR fuel has been 42%, and that the reactor has been operated on-off on a weekly basis.
And publican Marian Burnup added: "Businesses are going down the drain, people are losing their jobs.
Pub landlady Marian Burnup, 35, of Threlkeld, said: "We are desperate.
Vermeer recently partnered with Baroid, McLaughlin Manufacturing and Burnup Sims to conduct training on horizontal directional boring for engineering and maintenance staff at four districts of the Florida Department of Transportation, as well as area municipal engineers and inspectors.
New iteration and release burnup charts - Project managers and team leaders can view work delivered so far in the iteration or release to proactively anticipate whether commitments will be met.
Steven John Burnup, 35, of Bowes Road, Billingham, given a 12-month conditional discharge and ordered to pay PS100 costs for theft.
Burndown, Velocity and Burnup graphs now available in Project Home dashboard
Taking their name from Golden Virginia Tobacco, ex-English teacher Lucas Renney set up the band with 6ft 7ins drummer Neil Bassett, synthesiser player David Younger and bassist Allan Burnup.