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Inside Peach Bottom Atomic Power Station » Power-flow map

Power-flow map

Power-flow map for Reactor 3 at Peach Bottom. Power control in a BWR is normally accomplished by changes in recirculation flow rather than rod movements. Operation in the yellow zone is prohibited and dangerous due to reactor thermal-hydraulic-neutronic instabilities.


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  1. iI helped develop instabiliy detect and suppress system for BWRs



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