nuclear heat

nuclear heat

[′nü·klē·ər ′hēt]
(nucleonics)
The heat released in a nuclear reactor due to the fission process.
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Krylov State Research Centre says on its portal that one of the tasks for such vessel could be to transport the spent nuclear fuel from Bilibino nuclear heat power plant in Pevek on the Chukotka Peninsula.
Finely controlled resistance heaters were used to closely mimic the nuclear heat profile that is expected in the nuclear core during regular operation.
Trying to establish priority, Utah University organized a press conference (March 23, 1989) at which the discovery of generation of nuclear heat in an electrolytic cell was announced to the world.
One of the important issues in such networks, the risk of water contamination due to leakage of radioactive material from nuclear heat source.
Washington, Nov 22 (ANI): NASA's Mars Science Laboratory mission, which is scheduled to launch this week, may be the most productive Mars surface mission in history, thanks to its nuclear heat and power source.
The second is an attempt to cool down the nuclear heat in Iran by imposing new sanctions on Tehran, he added.
It recommended to go ahead with the reference design with the understanding that the design and integration of the in-vessel coils be satisfactorily resolved and a confirmatory analysis of the nuclear heat load be completed.
For example, the Encapsulated Nuclear Heat Source effort led by the University of California sought to develop a modular encapsulated reactor system that is a self-contained fission power source cooled by heavy liquid metal coolant.

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