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In a nuclear submarine power plant, the temperature of the water in the reactor is above 100C. How is this possible? I believe it has to do with the cooling process of boiling water, but would like a little guidance. Thank you for your help!

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The expert examines the temperature of water in a power plant. The cooling process of boiling water is found.

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In a nuclear submarine power plant, a pressurized water reactor (PWR) is used which is a type of nuclear power reactor that uses ordinary (light) water for both ...

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