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
Answer in units of kg/d.
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The amount of uranium 235 required is 3.15 X 10^ - 23 kg
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