Site Selection for Hydroelectric Power Plant

Site Selection for Hydroelectric Power Plant: The Site Selection for Hydroelectric Power Plant includes several structures like dam, conduits intakes, surge tank, power house and many others. It requires several investigation and study to determine the most economical solution. The following factors must be considered while on site selection for hydroelectric power plant. Water availability …

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Liquid Metal Cooled Reactor – Working, Advantages & Disadvantages

Liquid Metal Cooled Reactor (LMCR) – Working, Advantages & Disadvantages: A liquid metal cooled reactor (LMCR) is an advanced type of nuclear reactor that uses a liquid metal as the primary coolant. The use of liquid metal has many advantages because the reactor need not to be kept under pressure and they allow high power …

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Fast Breeder Reactor (FBR) – Definition and Working Principle

Fast Breeder Reactor (FBR) – Definition and Working Principle: Breeding – The process of producing fissionable material from a fertile material such as Uranium 238 (U238) and thorium 232 (Th232) by neutron absorption is known as breeding. The fast breeder reactor system is shown in Fig. 3.11. Pu239 and U233 are fissionable materials and can be …

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