[ RadSafe ] SI units

John R Johnson idias at interchange.ubc.ca
Sun Mar 27 09:00:34 CDT 2011

You would/should also state if you are using US gallons or emperial 

John R Johnson, PhD
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idias at interchange.ubc.ca

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "shima" <shima at piments.com>
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Sent: Sunday, March 27, 2011 5:34 AM
Subject: Re: [ RadSafe ] SI units

> On 03/27/11 13:48, Doug Huffman wrote:
>> Gallons were*likely*  used for the familiarity of its meaning as we used
>> to sit in a reactor compartment and ask a trainee (gas station attendant
>> officer or enlisted?) to watch/imagine loop transport time and point out
>> the passage through components.  The grasp of that magnitude is more
>> meaningful than reciting, 'one pump provides so many gallons per minute
>> flow' in preventing a Cold Water Accident reactivity addition or thermal
>> shock to the most susceptible location/component.
> That would be a trainee what in this context?
> rgds.
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