Q. 31

In a nuclear power plant, coolant is a substance :
A. which cools the hot, spent steam to condense it back to water

B. which transfers heat from reactor to water in heat exchanger

C. which is boiled to make steam to turn the turbine

D. which cools the generator coils to prevent their overheating.

Answer :

A nuclear reactor coolant is a coolant in a nuclear reactor used to remove heat from the nuclear reactor core and transfer it to electrical generators and the environment.

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