Without references, DESCRIBE the considerations commonly used when selecting
material for use in a reactor plant.
DEFINE the following terms:
IDENTIFY the importance of a material property and its application in a reactor plant.
LIST the four radioactive materials that fission by thermal neutrons and are used as
STATE the four considerations in selecting fuel material and the desired effect on the
nuclear properties of the selected fuel material.
STATE the four major characteristics necessary in a material used for fuel cladding.
IDENTIFY the four materials suitable for use as fuel cladding material and their
STATE the purpose of a reflector.
LIST the five essential requirements for reflector material in a thermal reactor.
STATE the five common poisons used as control rod material.
IDENTIFY the advantage(s) and/or disadvantages of the five common poisons used as
control rod material.