fuel element


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fuel element

n
(Nuclear Physics) a can containing nuclear fuel for use in a fission reactor
Translations
élément combustible
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This contract is to provide the emergency food and fuel element of the signposting and community support service (scss) for the borough of charnwood from april 2019 onwards.
Since more than 95% in volume of fuel element pebbles is composed of MG, the comprehensive properties of fuel pebbles are commonly characterized with MG or MG pebbles instead of the fuel elements.
Consultants and professionals in academic and government laboratories walk readers through stages of the nuclear fuel cycle: uranium and thorium mining, enrichment, fuel element design, and fabrication; the impact of nuclear reactor design and operation on fuel element irradiation; and spent nuclear fuel and radioactive waste management, radiological protection, the economics of nuclear power, uranium conversion and enrichment, water cooled thermal reactor designs and operation, understanding and modeling fuel behavior under irradiation, and disposing of radioactive waste.
Work will involve dealing with three types of intermediate or above low-level waste - solid, wet and fuel element debris.
Security systems at the plant flagged up a defective fuel element that will now be replaced.
The meeting also set down some of the specifics of a separate nuclear fuel element tax intended to raise $3.1 bn a year.
Field tests and more sophisticated analyses show that zirconium alloy fuel element cladding used in water-cooled reactors are also not as vulnerable to ignition as previous analyses had implied.
(1999) Complex quality evaluation of first pilot batches of fuel element pipes-shells made in Ukraine from ZrlNb alloy.
Even without the fuel element for transportation, crude oil, also known as "rock oil," was a prized possession for many other reasons through history.
Under the system generally used in the Army today to perform these missions, a fuel platoon would have sent a fuel element, a transportation platoon would have sent three vehicles to load the not-mission-capable vehicles, a medical company would have sent medics, a maintenance company would have sent mechanics and a heavy expanded mobility tactical truck (HEMTT) wrecker, and a separate security element would have been tasked to provide an escort.
If you pay a fixed mileage rate for the business use of employees' cars HMRC have published a table of rates per mile that can be applied to work out the fuel element. The fuel advisory rates applying from January 1, 2008, are: Engine size Petrol Diesel LPG 1400cc or less 11p 11p 7p 1401cc-2000cc 13p 11p 8p Over 2000cc 19p 14p 11p So if an employee running a 1900cc diesel car submits a claim for 100 business miles the fuel content is deemed to be pounds 11 (100 x 11p).
ILW is made up of things like fuel element cladding, contaminated equipment and sludge that come from the treatment process.