What is Radioactivity? – Definition and Types

What is Radioactivity? - Definition and Types The phenomenon of spontaneous emission of powerful radiation exhibited by heavy elements is called radioactivity. It is an irreversible self-disintegrating activity as the…

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Power Plant Engineering Articles

Power Plant Engineering Articles: This Power Plant Engineering Articles which includes the following topics: Rankine Cycle (Simple Steam Power Cycle) Reheat Cycle in Steam Power Plant Regenerative Cycle – Definition,…

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Nuclear Waste Disposal and Safety

Nuclear Waste Disposal and Safety: Introduction - Nuclear Waste Disposal and Safety from nuclear power plants activities, defense related nuclear weapon activities or other applications of nuclear technology is hazardous to…

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Arc in Circuit Breaker

Arc in Circuit Breaker: Discharge in a.c. circuit breakers, generally in the form of an arc, occurs in two ways. When the contacts are being separated arcing is possible  even…

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Corona

Corona: When an alternating potential difference is applied across two conductors whose spacing is large as compared to their diameters, there is no apparent change in the condition of atmospheric…

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Nuclear Power Station

Nuclear Power Station: A generating station in which nuclear energy is converted into electrical energy is known as a nuclear power station. In nuclear power station, heavy elements such as…

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