Nonlinear Dynamics of Three-Dimensional Point Fission Reactors

  • A. A. Harms
  • Z. Bilanovic


Fission reactors are devices which sustain specified nuclear reactions at controlled rates. These reactions combine to form a linked network consisting of single-body decays and two-body collisions for which some of the reaction rate parameters are also functions of the medium temperature. Particular nonlinear dynamical forms thus result.


Coolant Temperature Fuel Temperature Fission Reactor Neutron Density Reaction Rate Parameter 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1989

Authors and Affiliations

  • A. A. Harms
    • 1
  • Z. Bilanovic
    • 1
  1. 1.McMaster UniversityHamiltonCanada

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