Modern nuclear fuel consists of uranium dioxide fuel pellets that are approximately 238/(238 + 2 ×..


Modern nuclear fuel consists of uranium dioxide fuel pellets that are closely 238/(238 + 2 × 16) = 88.15% uranium by moment. Suppose that a new LWR containing 200 fuel assemblies is to be refueled every 2 years and that this gain exact 65,000 kg of uranium dioxide fuel with an medium increase of encircling 4%. How plenteous uranium gain be exactd for the reload if ¼ of the fuel assemblies are to be replaced at a season?