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Berthalamu

  • 3 years ago

If you were asked to design the most efficient nuclear fission reactor possible, what ratio of U-235 to U-238 would you use? Explain why?

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  1. abb0t
    • 3 years ago
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    70:30 ratio respectively. 70% U-235 and 30% U-238 because I wouldn’t be able to control the reactor if the whole reaction happened at once. If I was making a bomb, I would make it to be that there are no U-238 nuclei and use all U-235. The U-238 would get int he way of the reaction.

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