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Canadian Power Reactor Program

Atomic Energy of Canada Limited.

Canadian Power Reactor Program

Present and Future.

by Atomic Energy of Canada Limited.

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SeriesAtomic Energy of Canada Limited. AECL -- 4265
ContributionsPerryman, E.C.W.
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Open LibraryOL21971381M


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CANADIAN POWER REACTOR FUEL by R.D. Page ABSTRACT This paper is intended to introduce the reader to Canada's power reactor fuel. It was originally written as part of a lecture series to introdllce nuclear power to uther utilities and customers not presently involved with the CANDU syst~m.

It has since been updated and presented in many Size: 2MB. CANADIAN1 POWER REACTOR FUEL by R.D. Page ABSTRACT This paper is intended to introduce the reader to Canada's power reactor fuel. It was originally written as part of a lecture series to introduce nuclear power to other utilities and customers not presently involved with the CANDU system.

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Privately owned Bruce Power operates MWe of nuclear capacity. It supplies 30% of Ontario’s electricity. CANDU power reactor designers and operators are fully aware of the need for caution in starting up power reactors.

However, the open literature describing these established methods is quite sparse, especially with regard to the unique advantages in operability and safety that arise from the computer-driven Reactor Regulating System (RRS).

Inthe first small-scale prototype CANDU type reactor was committed as a joint undertaking by AECL, Hydro, and a private-sector company, Canadian General Electric (CGE). Named the Nuclear Power Demonstration (NPD), this reactor commenced operation insupplying 20 MW of electricity to the Hydro Size: KB.

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