Physics question 11 hw 24

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A typical nuclear fission power plant produces about 5.17 GW of electrical power. Assume that the plant has an overall efficiency of 40.9% and that each fission event produces 250 MeV of thermal energy. Calculate the mass of 235U consumed each day. Answer in units of kg/d.

Jul 21st, 2015

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The amount of uranium 235 required is 3.15 X 10^ - 23 kg

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Jul 21st, 2015

Nope, Not correct. 

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