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Nuclear reactor:Definition,types and components

What is nuclear reactor?How does it works ? In a nuclear power station the reactor plays the same part as does furnace in a thermal power station. In a furnace, coil or oil is burnt to produce heat, while in a reactor fission reaction produces heat. When fission takes place in the atom of uranium or another heavy atom, then ...

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