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What are the safeguards to prevent a reactor exploding

Conceptual Physics | 12th Edition | ISBN: 9780321909107 | Authors: Paul G. Hewitt ISBN: 9780321909107 29

Solution for problem 8RQ Chapter 34

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Problem 8RQ

What are the safeguards to prevent a reactor exploding like a fission bomb?

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Solution 8RQ Step 1 : Nuclear reactions usually made from U-235 (Uranium 235 ) and (Plutonium 239) P-239, it is important that these materials U and P are enriched to U-235 and P239 enough to sustain in a reactor else the reactor will explode into fission bomb

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Chapter 34, Problem 8RQ is Solved
Textbook: Conceptual Physics
Edition: 12
Author: Paul G. Hewitt
ISBN: 9780321909107

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