pressurized-water reactor

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pressurized-water reactor

n
(Nuclear Physics) a nuclear reactor using water as coolant and moderator at a pressure that is too high to allow boiling to take place inside the reactor. The fuel is enriched uranium oxide cased in zirconium. Abbreviation: PWR
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pressurized-water reactor

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These test conditions such as temperature, pressure, and the content of Li and B were chosen to simulate a typical primary coolant in PWRs [24].
[4] (with D = 30 mm and air-water), which simulated the pressurizer surge line models in the AP600 and a PWR, respectively, is smaller than that of (9) for the square top end in vertical pipes.
Pakistan's all nuclear power plants except KANUPP-I, are based on the Pressurized Water Reactor (PWR) concept.
There are many possible causes of cladding failure for PWR/VVER fuel and the unknown causes for PWR (in the world) and VVER-1000 fuel (in Russia) come to 25 and 80 % (2002-2006), respectively, hence:
The replacement steam generators for the 900 MWe pressurized water reactor (PWR) nuclear power plant were ordered in 2010.
GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy (GEH) announced on Monday the successful completion of its first services outage at a Pressurised Water Reactor (PWR) facility.
Westinghouse is a global nuclear fuel provider for pressurized water reactors (PWRs), including Russian VVER reactors, as well as boiling water reactors (BWRs) and advanced gas-cooled reactors (AGRs).
Ansar Pervaiz said that K2 and K3 projects were based on the Pressurized Water Reactor (PWR) concept and a total of 279 PWRs are operating around the world including the two in Pakistan.
Jinckova, Severe Accidents Management in PWRs, Procedia Engineering.
Traditionally, pressurized water reactors (PWRs) have had either U-tube steam generators that include steam separation equipment or additional heat transfer area to heat the steam generator secondary side cooling water to superheated conditions.
Our results have slightly lower PWRs at all gestational ages and percentiles [6].
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