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the container surrounding and protecting the core of a nuclear reactor.
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
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would burst into a primary containment vessel, which would limit the immediate spread of radioactive materials.
The tank above the reactor is a large tank of water that gradually releases water into the
level during shutdown operation is important in maintaining cold shutdown conditions.
They are placed in long metal rods inside a
, which is enclosed in a concrete and steel containment building.
The process is, typically, much faster than steam reforming and requires a smaller
components not able to eventually being disposed of with the
have been removed.
Foreign material was found on the
internals lower core plate.
Inadvertent lowering of
level in mid-loop due to operator inattention.
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