Advantages of the Specific Designs
Types with Advantage
|Lower Capital Costs||BWR|
|Lower Worker Radiation Exposures||PWR|
|Lowest Operating Costs (equivalent labor costs)||PWR||BWR||CANDU|
Rizwan Ahmed of the University of California, Berkeley has presented a good comparison of the advantages and disadvantages of the various coolants that have been used in reactors.
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