pressurized water reactor

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Noun1.pressurized water reactor - a nuclear reactor that uses water as a coolant and moderator; the steam produced can drive a steam turbine
water-cooled reactor - nuclear reactor using water as a coolant
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The project, known as ESSANUF (European Supply of Safe Nuclear Fuel), focuses on licensing alternative nuclear fuel supplies for Russian-designed pressurized water reactors (VVERs) operating in the EU.
The US-APWR is an evolutionary pressurized water reactor with improved efficiency, enhanced safety systems and other advanced design elements.
All commercial reactors in the United States fall into two categories, pressurized water reactors (PWR) and boiling water reactors (BWR), collectively known as light water reactors (LWR).
In fact, for decades pressurized thermal shock has been well understood and well monitored by the owners and operators of the nation's pressurized water reactors.
Mitsubishi will conduct the study to confirm whether its EU-APWR pressurized water reactor fulfills engineering, procurement and construction requirements in Finland, it said.
The new reactor, AP 1000 reactor, is a 1,100 megawatt electric pressurized water reactor, equipped with passive safety measures designed to cool the reactor in the event of an accident without the need for human intervention, according to the panel.
for their Takahama Unit 2, 862MWe Pressurized Water Reactor plant.
9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Westinghouse Electric Company received notification from the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) that it is issuing its Final Safety Evaluation Report on the AP1000 pressurized water reactor (PWR) design in the current design certification amendment proceeding.
Earlier this month, Shaw announced that it has joined Toshiba Corporation in acquiring Westinghouse Electric Company, the world leader in nuclear fuels, services and pressurized water reactor technology.
In 2008, Dutch utility EPZ determined to flourish its nuclear fuel supply and selected Areva to fabricate MOX fuel for the Borssele plant, including a 500 MWe pressurized water reactor.
18 million kilowatt pressurized water reactor into the atmosphere.