Heat Removal

Some articles on heat, heat removal:

Fukushima Daini Nuclear Power Plant - Events - 2011 Earthquake and Tsunami
... service water system transferring heat to the sea, the ultimate heat sink of the reactors ... valve systems to keep the reactor pressures from getting too high by dumping the heat to the suppression pools.In unit 3, the residual heat removal ... and the operators prepared to vent the containments making restoration of heat removal urgent ...
Nuclear Meltdown - Other Reactor Types - Gas-cooled Reactors
... dioxide), the large volume and high pressure of the coolant, and the relatively high heat transfer efficiency of the reactor, the time frame for core damage in the event of a limiting fault is measured ... this type of reactor is not susceptible to meltdown, additional capabilities of heat removal are provided by using regular atmospheric airflow as a means of backup heat removal, by having it pass ... reactor will use a gas as a coolant, which can then be used for process heat (such as in hydrogen production) or for the driving of gas turbines and the generation of electricity ...

Famous quotes containing the words removal and/or heat:

    Many a reformer perishes in his removal of rubbish,—and that makes the offensiveness of the class. They are partial; they are not equal to the work they pretend. They lose their way; in the assault on the kingdom of darkness, they expend all their energy on some accidental evil, and lose their sanity and power of benefit.
    Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803–1882)

    And suddenly, to be dying
    Is not a little or mean or cheap thing,
    Only wearying, the heat unbearable ...
    John Ashbery (b. 1927)