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Fuel assembly (fuel bundle, fuel element) The term 'Fuel assembly (fuel bundle, fuel element)' as it applies to the area of nuclear science can be defined as ' A structured group of fuel rods (long, slender, metal tubes containing pellets of fissionable material, which provide fuel for nuclear reactors). Depending on the design, each reactor vessel may have dozens of fuel assemblies (also known as fuel bundles), each of which may contain 200 or more fuel rods. '.
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