Amazing Nuclear Reactor Cross Sections


A glimpse into nuclear reactors and how they work – or worked – originally published in Nuclear Engineering International during the 1970s and 80s. (Click images to enlarge)

nuclear reactor cross section

Super Phénix: Creys-Malville Nuclear Power Station, River Rhone (Sur le Rhone) Creys-Malville, Isere, France, Centrale Nucleaire Europeenne a Neutrons rapides SA. Wall chart insert, Nuclear Engineering International, June 1978

Snupps (Standardized Nuclear Unit Power Plant System): Kansas City Power & Light Co., Burlington, Kansas. Wall chart insert, Nuclear Engineering International, November 1975

Fulton: Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, U.S.A., Philadelphia Electric Company. Wall chart insert, Nuclear Engineering International, August, 1974.
nuclear reactor cross section

Candu 3: Mississauga, Ontario, Canada, CANDU Operations, Atomic Energy of Canada Ltd. Wall chart insert, Nuclear Engineering International, May 1990.
nuclear reactor cross section

Douglas Point BWR/6: Potomac Electric Power Company, Douglas Point, Maryland. Wall Chart insert, Nuclear Engineering International, November 1973.
nuclear reactor cross section

Grand Gulf: Middle South Energy Inc./Mississippi Power and Light, near Port Gibson, Mississippi. Wall chart insert, Nuclear Engineering International, September 1980.
nuclear reactor cross section

Guangdong Nuclear Power Plant: Twin unit PWR station located at Daya Bay, People’s Republic of China. Wall chart insert, Nuclear Engineering International, September 1987
nuclear reactor cross section

Oskarshamn: Simpevarp, Sweden, Oskarshamnsverkets Kraftgrupp AB, OKG. Wall chart insert, Nuclear Engineering International, 1970.

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