• The Design of a Nuclear Reactor

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      Nuclear reactor, design, fuel pin, moderator, optimization, collision.

    • Abstract

       

      The aim of this largely pedagogical article is toemploy pre-college physics to arrive at an understanding of a system as complex as a nuclear reactor. We focus on three key issues: the fuelpin, the moderator, and lastly the dimensions ofthe nuclear reactor.

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