Reactor Theory (Nuclear Parameters)
Without references, DESCRIBE the effects of fission product poisons on a reactor.
LIST two methods of production and two methods of removal for xenon-135 during
STATE the equation for equilibrium xenon-135 concentration.
DESCRIBE how equilibrium xenon-135 concentration varies with reactor power level.
DESCRIBE the causes and effects of a xenon oscillation.
DESCRIBE how xenon-135 concentration changes following a reactor shutdown from
EXPLAIN the effect that pre-shutdown power levels have on the xenon-135
concentration after shutdown.
STATE the approximate time following a reactor shutdown at which the reactor can be
considered "xenon free."
EXPLAIN what is meant by the following terms:
Xenon precluded startup
Xenon dead time
DESCRIBE how xenon-135 concentration changes following an increase or a decrease
in the power level of a reactor.
DESCRIBE how samarium-149 is produced and removed from the reactor core during
STATE the equation for equilibrium samarium-149 concentration.
DESCRIBE how equilibrium samarium-149 concentration varies with reactor power