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How do you use a super rod?

Stand near a body of water press Start to open the menu and thenhighlight the Bag option and press A. Find the Super Rod and pressA and select Use. You can also register it to the Select button forquick use. In Ruby and Sapphire you will need to press A each timeit says "Oh a bite!" until the pokemo (MORE)

What is a control rod composed of?

Control rods need to contain material that is a strong absorber of neutrons, so that rapid shutdown can be achieved when necessary. Two such materials are Cadmium and Boron. Both have been used in different types of reactor. The elements may be used as alloys or as chemical compounds, and will be en (MORE)

What does control rod do in a nuclear power plant?

A control rod in a nuclear reactor absorbs neutrons and limits the chain reaction. It is used as a "setpoint" for operation in that it is pulled out a certain amount to allow the chain reaction to heat the reactor. The control rod can also be inserted to absorb neutrons and shut the reactor down.

What is the function of the control rods in a nuclear reactor?

They are used in nuclear reactor to control the rate of fission of uranium and plutonium . Because these elements have different capture cross sections for neutrons of varying energies, the compositions of the control rods must be designed for the neutron spectrum of the reactor it is supposed to (MORE)

What are control rods used for?

They are neutron absorbers, and by raising/lowering they can absorb variable amounts of neutrons. This allows the reactor to be maintained just critical at a steady power, or power to be raised/lowered, or shutdown completely and safely held down.

What is the function of control rods in a nucleus reactor?

They absorb excess neutrons, to control the rate of reaction. Neutrons collide with the nucleus of the radioactive materials to start off the nuclear fission reaction. If there are too many neutrons around to do this, then there will be an uncontrolled reaction, which will cause a meltdown. The ra (MORE)

Boron-10 is used as control rods in nuclear reactors it absorbs a neutron while it emits an alpha particle what is the resulting product in the control rods?

When B-10 absorbs a neutron, as you say it emits an alpha particle. This contains two protons so the other result is the element with two fewer protons than boron, which is lithium. So the process is starting with B-10 with 5 protons and 5 neutrons, add 1 neutron, then split into alpha which has two (MORE)

In a nuclear reactor what do the control rods do?

The control rods include some material that strongly absorbs neutrons-boron is the most common though others like cadmium are also effective. The safety function of the rods is to quickly shut the reactor down should conditions require it. This would most likely be a loss of coolant flow, whether wa (MORE)

How does a control rod work?

Control rods absorb neutrons, reducing the reactor's neutron flux. As the neutron flux declines the fission rate drops. As the fission rate drops the reactor's thermal power drops and its temperature drops. Remove control rods undoes all that. They are the "valve" that the operators use to adjust (MORE)

What are control rods during a nuclear reactor?

The control rods are neutron absorbers that can be moved up and down to vary the amount of absorption and so keep the reactor at a steady power or raise/lower power. They also shut the reactor down and hold it down when fully inserted.

What is the purpose of the control rod?

The control rods in a nuclear reactor are simply neutron absorbers which can be raised or lowered, this enables the reactor to be maintained at criticality with the chain reaction proceeding at a steady rate. The reactor loses reactivity between refuellings which are probably every two years, so the (MORE)

In most reactors what is a control rod made of and what is it used for?

They are made of materials that are good at absorbing neutrons , such as boron. They can be lowered into a nuclear reactor to slow or stop the reaction, for example they are designed to drop in automatically if the reactor overheats. They can also be used to speed u p the reaction if they are ra (MORE)

What happen to the neutrons when it is absorbed by the control rods?

It is the boron-10 isotope that strongly absorbs slow neutrons. The capture of a neutron gives an excited isomer of boron-11 that quickly decays into lithium-7 and an alpha particle, which will be retained in the control rod material. Other materials have been used to absorb neutrons but mostly I th (MORE)

Limitation for Control rod in absorbing neutrons?

Control rods are designed usually to be effectively 'black' which means they absorb all incident slow neutrons, by having enough boron or other material in them to do this. The nuclear physics effect that this has on the reactor will then depend on the geometry of the arrangement, ie how many rods a (MORE)

In a reactor the control rods are?

Control rods are neutron absorbing materials used the check the operation of a nuclear reactror. Some examples: Ag-Cd-In (especially for CANDU reactors), boron carbide and other boron compounds, lanthanides compounds, hafnium compounds, etc.

What are the uses of steel rod reinforcement?

Concrete's best strength rating is in compression, as in equal force from either side. Its weakest rating is in its shear strength, as in force in different areas like snapping a pencil in your hands. To increase concretes shear strength, re-inforcing steel bar is used because of its high shear stre (MORE)

What is a control rod made out of?

Usually boron is used as the active neutron absorber, though cadmium and hafnium are also good absorbers and have been used. Boron is alloyed with steel to make a practical material.

What are control rods in a nuclear reactor?

The control rods in a nuclear reactor are made of neutron-absorbing material and are used to start a nuclear reactor (by pulling them out), control a reactor (by pulling them enough to set an "operating point" in the core), and to shut the reactor down (by driving or dropping them into the core).

What is the purpose of control rods in nuclear reactors?

The control rods include some material that strongly absorbs neutrons-boron is the most common though others like cadmium are also effective. The safety function of the rods is to quickly shut the reactor down should conditions require it. This would most likely be a loss of coolant flow, whether wa (MORE)

How do you use a super rod pokemon?

Go to the water where you want to fish; register it or click on super rod if you only want to use it once, it should go into the water. Sometimes you catch nothing and it will tell you that nothing is biting; cast again and you should get a bite. :)

Why can't the reactor in Japan use control rods to cool down?

There are six reactors at Japan's Fukushima Nuclear Power Plant, and three of them (numbers one, two and three) were operating at the time of the recent earthquake. All of these had all their control rods dropped in right after the earthquake struck. This shut down those reactors. The problem is tha (MORE)

How do control rods stop a fission reaction?

Control rods have a large neutron absorption cross section. That means that they slow down, absorb, and effectively stop neutrons. In order to sustain a fission reaction, you need a certain number of neutrons of a certain energy interacting with fissile material at a certain rate so that everything (MORE)

What are animal eye rods used for?

There are two types of photoreceptors in the retina, cone cells and rod cells. There are 92 million rod cells in a retina. Rod cells function in less intense light and are important for peripheral vision and night vision.

Why didn't the control rods stop the overheating of the nuclear fuel rods in Japan?

There are two sources of heat in a nuclear power plant. There is the heat created from the release of binding energy (Strong Atomic Force) during fission. That is the heat that makes steam that turns the turbine that makes electricity. And there is decay heat from mixed fission byproducts whic (MORE)

What is 308L welding rod used for?

Stainless Steel is classified with a 300 code designation. Poorest grade is 302. Highest grade 347. Each grade contains a certain amount of Chromium and Nickel plus other elements. 308L (L means low carbon content) should be used for stainless with a 308 designation or below. It is recommended that (MORE)

Why did not the control rods work?

There is insufficient information in the question to properly answer it. Which facility? Which incident? Please restate the question.

What are the properties of control rods used in nuclear power plants?

Control rods should possess the following properties : 1. Theyshould have adequate heat transfer properties. 2. They should bestable under heat and radiation. 3. They should be corrosionresistant. 4. They should be sufficient strong and should be ableto shut down the reactor almost instantly under a (MORE)

What is the control rod in a nuclear reactor?

Control rods absorb excess neutrons. By withdrawing them the power level of the reactor goes up. By inserting them the power level of the reactor goes down. They act similar to the throttle control on airplane engines.

Which rod to use to catch a nosepass?

If your question is referring to fishing rods, then this is your answer: Nosepass cannot be caught by fishing rods,whether it is an old rod or super rod.

How to use rod in emerald?

SPOILER ALERT go to your items and go to... I think its key items and it should be there, also you can get it at dewford and battle the fisherman right next to the cave. If you win you will get the old rod.

What are rod holders typically used for?

Rod holders, as their name suggests, are typically used to organize and mount fishing rods. They can be purchased at a number of retail locations and sites, including Walmart and Amazon.

What are control rods in a reactor core used for?

Control the reaction rate by absorbing neutrons that are generatedbut not needed. They are typically made of cadmium or boron,elements that have very large neutron capture crosssections (ameasurement of the statistical probability of a given nuclearinteraction).