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=== Chemistry of the nuclear fuel cycle ===
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= Chemistry of the nuclear fuel cycle =
  
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=== Aim  ===
 
=== Aim  ===

Revision as of 08:55, 21 September 2012

Chemistry of the nuclear fuel cycle

Return to: Overview of Minimum Requirments

Aim

(not written)

Subtopics

  • uranium ores
  • extraction of uranium from ore minerals
  • mill tailings and their disposal
  • purification of raw uranium products
  • enrichment of 235U
  • production of uranium fuel for power reactors
  • use on uranium fuel in power reactors
  • power reactor types
  • water chemistry of nuclear power reactors
  • types of nuclear waste and their formation processes
  • management and final disposal of nuclear waste
  • reprocessing of spent nuclear fuel
  • decommissioning of nuclear facilitities
  • behaviour of nuclear waste in geological final repositories