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Q.

In the advanced gas-cooled reactor, the coolant used for removing heat is:

 A.

Sulphur dioxide

 B.

Argon

 C.

Carbon dioxide

 D.

Nitrogen

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Solution:
Option(C) is correct

In the advanced gas-cooled reactor, a British design, the core is made of a graphite neutron moderator where the fuel assemblies are located.

Carbon dioxide gas acts as a coolant and it circulates through the graphite removing heat.


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