2
$\begingroup$

What are the typical power densities in conventional boiling water nuclear reactor per cubic centimeter of fission material?

$\endgroup$
4
$\begingroup$

Without going into the details of it, a conventional BWR gives a power density of $50 kW/liter$ inside the core, which is about half that of PWR.

Mind you, this includes the coolant inside the core and not the fissile material only. ref

$\endgroup$

Your Answer

By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you agree to our terms of service, privacy policy and cookie policy

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.