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ASME Section III Division 4 Fusion Energy Devices Code Rules

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The foundation of nuclear energy is harnessing the power of atoms. Nuclear fusion and nuclear fission are two different types of energy-releasing reactions in which energy is released from high-powered atomic bonds between the particles within the nucleus. The main difference between these two processes is that fission is the splitting of a large atom into two or more smaller ones, which yields fission products, while fusion is the fusing of two or more small atoms into a larger one.

39.1Introduction
39.2Sub-Group “Fusion Energy Devices” (FED)
39.3Sub-Group FED Roadmap
39.4FED Phased Development Approach
39.5Proposed Division 4 Code Rule Organization
39.6Magnetic Confinement Fusion (MCF)
39.7Major MCF Systems and Components for Preliminary Inclusion in Division 4
39.8Terms, Definitions and Acronyms
39.9References and Resources

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