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dc.contributor.authorTham, Yvonne Yong En
dc.date.accessioned2015-05-15T07:35:56Z
dc.date.available2015-05-15T07:35:56Z
dc.date.copyright2015en_US
dc.date.issued2015
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10356/63605
dc.description.abstractOver the decades, fossil fuels have been the dominating energy source. However, burning of fossil fuels emits harmful pollutants which contribute to global warming and health concerns. With the increase in environment awareness, nuclear energy has become a more attractive energy source. Boiling Water Reactor (BWR) and Pressurized Water Reactor (PWR) are the two common types of light water reactors that are currently used today. This report covers the fundamentals of nuclear physics such as how a fission chain reaction occurs, and the nuclear fuel fabrication process on how a fuel pellet is made. In this report, in-depth investigation on the design of the main components in both light water reactors to understand the way they work. Safety features of both light water reactors were also investigated. Lastly, a comparison between the two light water reactors will be discussed.en_US
dc.format.extent70 p.en_US
dc.language.isoenen_US
dc.rightsNanyang Technological University
dc.subjectDRNTU::Engineering::Nuclear engineeringen_US
dc.titleResearch on the comparisons between pressurized water reactor and boiling water reactoren_US
dc.typeFinal Year Project (FYP)en_US
dc.contributor.supervisorPonnuthurai Nagaratnam Suganthanen_US
dc.contributor.schoolSchool of Electrical and Electronic Engineeringen_US
dc.description.degreeBachelor of Engineeringen_US
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