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About PWR and BWR

[PWR(Pressurized water reactor)Power Plant]

[BWR(Boiling water reactor)Power Plant]

In the case of a PWR, the high-temperature, high-pressure water produced in the nuclear reactor is sent to a steam generator, where water flowing through separate tubes is transformed into steam. This steam is sent to the turbine where it rotates the generator to generate electricity.

In the case of a BWR, water is transformed into steam in the nuclear reactor and sent directly to the turbine.

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