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Some Curves for the Nukes

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What's nu?
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The nice thing about slide rules was no batteries to die, or electronic components to go tits up, at the worst moment. Wink
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Originally posted by Flapper Flapper wrote:

The nice thing about slide rules was no batteries to die, or electronic components to go tits up, at the worst moment. Wink


And they come in various sizes and shapes... I have a half dozen still... linear, round, Is-Was, Bearing Rate, regular.
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 Saltidawg - the answer to your question what's nu? if I remember correctly is mu over lambda.  Smile
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Originally posted by Dantini Dantini wrote:

 Saltidawg - the answer to your question what's nu? if I remember correctly is mu over lambda.  Smile


One of the factors in the Four Factor and Six Factor equations - a Constant.

I think for Uranium 238 it was like 1.47 ????   Ratio of fast neutrons starting to slow down to Slow Neutrons remaining and available to fission.

Believe it or not, that is from memory and likely is totally wrong.
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