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Table 1

Some technical data of the Angra 2 NPP.

Reactor power
 Reactor thermal power 3771.4 MW
 Gross electrical 1350 MW
 Thermal yield 35.8%
Reactor core
 Fuel material Enriched uranium – UO2
 Number of fuel elements 193
 Number of fuel rods per assembly 236
 Cladding material Zircaloy 4 (Zr)
 Thickness 0.72 mm
 Mean linear power density 20.7 kW/m
 Mean temperature rise in core 34 °C
Plant systems
 Primary system description 4 Loops
 Number of pumps of the primary system 4
 Primary system pressure 15.7 MPa
 Average temperature 308.6 °C
Steam generator
 Type Vertical U-Tubes
 Material 20 Mn Mo Ni 55
 Tubes Incoloy 800

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