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The Following Questions Are About the Nuclear Reactor of a Power Plant. What is the Function of Boron Rods in the Nuclear Reactor? - Science

The following question are about the nuclear reactor of a power plant. 

What is the function of boron rods in the nuclear reactor?

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Solution

 The boron rods act as control rods and absorb excess neutrons, preventing the fission reaction from going out of control.

Concept: Nuclear Energy
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Lakhmir Singh Class 10 Physics (Science)
Chapter 3 Sources of Energy
Q 21.5 | Page 157
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