Today, most BWRs use 8 × 8 fuel assemblies where the fuel rods have an outer diameter of…


Today, most BWRs use 8 × 8 fuel assemblies where the fuel rods keep an outward transection of 11.20 mm and a rod buffet of 14.37 mm. Suppose that the outward transection of the fuel rods is shrunk to 10.26 mm and the rod buffet is inaudible to 12.95 so that a fuel constellation can now accommodate 100 fuel rods in a 10 × 10 adorn. If the increase of the new fuel rods remains the similar, how does this favor the overall authority inobservance of the heart?