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the amount of fuel used up (as in a nuclear reactor)

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As optimization of reactor loading and FA rearrangement regimes should be made taking into account safety and economic requirements simultaneously, it is reasonable that the objective function includes fuel cladding damage parameter ([omega]), fuel burnup (B) and axial offset (AO).
The branches listed in Table 3 were simulated at every axial elevation and several burnup steps by perturbing the reference thermal-hydraulic parameter (see Table 2) as well as simulating the insertion or removal of the control rod.
Burnup, of Routledge Road, St Ann's Hill, Stockton, appeared at Teesside Crown Court last December.
Burnup with the red ink note "replaced with holotype from Port Alfred", written by Ashby; another label, "Chiton oniscus.
The tests are focusing on how to monitor degradation inside the canisters, environmental requirements for storage sites, and how well the canisters hold up with ''high burnup,'' or longer-burning fuels that are now widely used by American plants.
e sketches were made by a member of the Burnup family, who ran a horse coach and carriage works at Elswick Court, Northumberland Street, Newcastle.
Members of the Burnup family appear, including Emma, John, William and Thomas Burnup.
He added that Roberts, of Burnup Grove in Cleckheaton, could have denied being the driver as CCTV equipment at the store was poor.
The results of fuel parameters dependency on burnup [7], calculated by specialists of Kurchatov Institute, were used as the reference for code to code comparison.
This great increase in capacity factor was achieved by reducing outages, having longer fuel cycles, using higher burnup fuel, reducing unplanned outages and fuel failures.
Well, not quite but you can now take your Renaultsport models for a burnup round Oulton Park, Cadwell Park and the Bedford Autodrome.
"For the planned new reactors even more enriched uranium is proposed, producing very high burnup spent fuel.
This calculation has been done by van Leeuwen and Smith, at the Centre for Energy Conservation, Delft, the Netherlands, using the best figures available for 'burnup'--the heat energy actually obtainable from a tonne of uranium ore.
RECORD-BREAKINGstunt driver Terry Grant is set to burnup the track at the season's opening Max Power car event at Crail Raceway on SundayHolder of no fewer than 12 Guinness World Records, Grant will be showing off his latest bag of goodies to thousands of modified car enthusiasts who will travel from all over the UK to sample the high-octane action at the Fife venue.
This calculation has been done by van Leeuwen and Smith, (23) at the Centre for Energy Conservation, Delft, the Netherlands, using the best figures available for 'burnup'--the heat energy actually obtainable from a tonne of uranium ore.