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What does RD stand for?

RD stands for Reactor Development

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Although Shippingport never produced electricity at competitive rates owing to the high cost of construction, the plant was a technical success and certainly steered reactor development toward light water, which in retrospect should not have been surprising because so much of the early government funding was directed toward this design (U.
Why the security lid is clamped so tightly is difficult to explain since members of the Atomic Energy Commission have indicated that the experiments are part of the peaceful application of the atomic energy program and the experiment is conducted with a reactor and paid for from funds budgeted for reactor development.
Under the Japanese government's first nuclear reactor development program in 20 years, the agency will seek to cut construction and operation costs and radioactive waste by 20 percent from the present levels to achieve the highest economic efficiency in the world, they said.
Congress authorized independent private nuclear activity because the United States had a vital interest in speeding the development of atomic power, and progress in reactor development increased confidence that atomic activities could be undertaken safely, speculated Joseph P.
The 46 participants attending the eight-hour Workshop heard a detailed presentation of the IRF concept by Paul Fehrenbach, Director of the Advanced Reactor Development Division of AECL.