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1

What is the reactor scram?

An emergency shut down of the reactor plant

2

How many EDGs are OB?

4

3

Who is the Father of Nuclear Power?

ADM Rickover

4

What was the name of the first nuclear powered aircraft carrier?

USS Enterprise

5

How many Distilling units do we have?

4

6

What is the capacity of the Distilling units?

100,000 per unit per day

7

What is the purpose of the Reboilers?

Hotel Services

8

Where are the Reboilers located?

1A and 4B shaft alleys

9

What are some Hotel Services?

Heating steam / Laundry / Hot water / Lube oil heating / galley steam

10

Where are the EDG?s located?

1&2 Fwd (under DC&R Berth)----3&4 Aft (Under MDIV Berth)

11

What is the purpose of the Reduction gears?

To turn High speed low torque into Low speed high torque

12

What was the first naval nuclear powered vessel?

USS Nautilus

13

What was the first naval nuclear powered surface ship?

USS Long beach

14

What are the four stages in the steam cycle?

Generation, Expansion, Condensation, Feed

15

What type of reactor do we have?

Pressurized water reactor (PWR).

16

What is the type and location of the steam reboilers onboard?

Horizontal shell and tube type heat exchangers. Located on upper level of 1 A and 4 B shaft alleys.

17

What does the reboiler heating system do?

Supplies steam

18

What is the function of RM?

Reactor Mechanical- Responsible for the operation of the reactor plant system and emergency diesel generators

19

What is the function of RL?

Reactor Laboratory- responsible for chemistry control and for radiological. Associated with the propulsion plants

20

What is the function of RE?

Reactor Electrical- responsible for reactor electrical and propulsion plant electrical systems.

21

What is the function of M?

Machinery- responsible for ship?s propulsion machinery and related auxiliaries.

22

What is the purpose of RC?

Reactor controls- operation of controls and instrumentation

23

What if the function of reactor auxiliaries?

Responsible for the reactor plant system and emergency diesel generators.

24

What does reactor critical mean?

Reactor is online

25

What does propulsion plant casualty?

A casualty that affects the safety of the propulsion or reactor equipment

26

What does TLD stand for?

Thermal Luminescent Dosimeter

27

What is a TLD used for?

Used to measure the amount of radiation received by an individual.

28

What is NPMTT?

Nuclear Propulsion Mobile Training Team- assists the reactor department ability to operate and maintain records

29

What is ORSE?

Operation Reactor Safeguard Exam-Overall test of the reactor department to function as a department. Occurs annually takes three day.

30

What is the source of fuel that powers the reactor?

Uranium 235

31

What does the main engine do?

Moves ship, feeds off reduction gear

32

Where are the distilling units located?

2 in each MMR

33

How many HP air compressors are in each MMR?

2

34

What is normal electrical power?

SSTG- ship service turbine generators

35

What type of distilling plant is used OB?

Steam operated, low pressure, 6-stage flash type evaporator

36

What do potable water pumps do?

Provide ship system pressure at 80-100psi

37

How many potable water pumps are there?

4- 2 in each MMR

38

What is the gpm for the potable water pump?

1000 gpm

39

What is the RO?

Reactor Officer: overall in charge of all reactor department functions

40

What is the RMA?

Reactor Mechanical Assistant: supervising the operation, care, and main of the reactor plant system and emergency diesel generators

41

What is the CRA?

Chemistry/Radiological Assistant: chemistry controls and for radiological controls associated with the propulsion plant

42

What is the REA?

Reactor Electrical Assistant: operation, care, and maint of the reactor electrical, reactor control, and instrumentation and propulsion plant electrical plant systems

43

What is MPA?

Main Propulsion Assistant: operation, care, and maint of ships propulsion machinery and related auxiliaries

44

What is the RDO?

Reactor Duty Officer: commissioned officer- duty in port reactor watch

45

What is the PPWO/shutdown?

Propulsion plant watch officer: operation of assigned propulsion plant

46

What is the RO/SRO?

Reactor Operator/Shutdown reactor operator: operation of the reactor systems

47

What is the LD?

Loa Dispatcher: distribution and control of the ship?s normal service

48

What is CMO/SMO?

Chief Mechanical Operator/MM Shut down Machinery Operator: supervising all MMR watch standers and ensures the proper, safe, and efficient operation of all machinery and fluid systems in reactor room

49

What is CRW/RMO?

Chief Reactor Watch/Shut down Reactor Mechanical Operator: supervising all reactor mechanical watch standers and ensure the proper, sage, and efficient operation of all machinery and fluid systems located in the reactor room

50

What is the ELT?

Engineering Laboratory Technician: primary water chemistry, secondary water chemistry, and radiological controls

51

What is the function of MMR?

Use ship?s steam in ship?s propulsion, electrical power generation and water production

52

What is the function of RAR?

Producer of steam, deals directly with the reactors and steam generators

53

What is the function of the reactors?

Provides heat for steam generators

54

What is the function of the SSTG?

Ships service turbine generators: used for electrical generation for 60hz electrical system

55

What is the purpose of the main thrust bearing?

Trfs the thrust by the shaft and screw to the hull of the ship

56

What is the purpose of EDGs?

Used to energize vital loads during casualties that result in los of power

57

How many SSTGs are there?

4

58

Where are the SSTGs located?

2 in each MMR

59

hat is the PPWS?

Propulsion Plant Watch Supervisor---assistant to PPWO

60

What is the purpose of HP?

Charge EDGs and reactor plant

61

What is Ship Service Air System?

Used for Weapons Elevators

62

What is the EOOW?

A commissioned officer responsible for operations of the propulsion plants during normal at sea operations.

63

What is the purpose of the Reactors?

Create Heat

64

What process is used to create heat?

Fission

65

What is the reactor scram?

An emergency shut down of the reactor plant

66

What is the purpose of the Steam Generators?

Make steam for loads

67

What is a guide to clarify procedures to ensure interpreted the same by all watch standers?

Reactor Department Standing Order

68

How does the nuclear reaction produce usable energy

Heat Caused by nuclear fission is used to change water into steam. Pressurized steam is fed to turbines causing them to rotate and produce energy.

69

How many EDGs are OB?

4

70

Which EDGs support the aft electric plant?

3&4

71

Who is the Father of Nuclear Power?

ADM Rickover

72

What was the name of the first nuclear powered aircraft carrier?

USS Enterprise

73

How many Distilling units do we have?

4

74

What is the capacity of the Distilling units?

100,000 per unit per day

75

What is the purpose of the line shaft bearings?

Support the weight of the shaft as it runs through the ship

76

What is the purpose of the Reboilers?

Hotel Services

77

Where are the Reboilers located?

1A and 4B shaft alleys

78

What are some Hotel Services?

Heating steam / Laundry / Hot water / Lube oil heating / galley steam

79

What is the purpose of the emergency diesel generators?

To power reactor fill pumps / Vital Electric loads

80

How many EDG?s do you have?

4

81

Where are the EDG?s located?

1&2 Fwd----3&4 Aft

82

What is the purpose of the Reduction gears?

To turn High speed low torque into Low speed high torque

83

What is the purpose of the Propulsion turbines?

Turn steam into power

84

How many blades are on the ships propellers?

5

85

What is the purpose of the strut bearing?

Supports the weight of the shaft externally

86

What is the advantage of Nuclear power over Fossil fuels?

Sustain longer / less pollutant / more cargo room / less UNREPS

87

What do you do if you find a Yellow Polly Bag?

Secure the area / have someone contact 7211 to get an ELT

88

What rate is an ELT?

Nuclear trained MM?s

89

What is the purpose of the De-aerating feed tank?

To remove air from the water / Preheat and store the water before it gets to the steam generator

90

Where does the EOOW stand watch?

DCC

91

Where do the throttle-men stand watch?

EOS

92

What rate stands reactor Operator watch?

ET- underway/EM- shutdown

93

What is the purpose of the Main condenser?

Condenses steam from the main engine back to water

94

You are a drop of seawater take me from the ocean to the RX loop:

From the ocean to the distilling unit circ pumps were it is flashed to steam then condensed into pot water then thru the de-mineralizer to a reserve feed tank then to a charging pump into the RX loop

95

What was the first naval nuclear powered vessel?

USS Nautilus

96

What was the first naval nuclear powered surface ship?

USS Long beach

97

What are the four stages in the steam cycle?

Generation, Expansion, Condensation, Feed

98

How many shafts do we have?

4

99

Which plants are the shafts located in?

1&4 are in Plant 1 / 2&3 are in plant 2

100

What screws are the rudders located behind?

2&3

101

What is the purpose of the coolant turbine generators?

Produce electrical power for the RCP

102

Who directly controls shaft rpm?

Throttle-man

103

What is the name of the reactor control room?

EOS-Enclosed Operating Station

104

Who directly controls the reactor? What is his rate?

Reactor Operator / ET

105

What is the job of the PPWO?

Overall control of their propulsion plant (MMR & RAR)

106

What is the job of the log recorder / phone talker?

Take logs (temperatures) and man phones (communications in the plant)

107

Who controls electrical loads? What is their rate?

Load Dispatcher, EM

108

Who controls water inventory? What is their rate?

Water Control Watch, MM

109

What is CSC?

Catapult Supervisory Control

110

What is the purpose for CSC?

Controls the rate of steam flow to the catapult accumulators to not exceed reactor power limits

111

Where are the CAC's?

One in each RAR and MMR

112

What are the CAC's for?

Provide air for pilot operated valves in the reactor plant.

113

What is the difference between feed water and potable water?

Feed water is sent thru a demin to make it more pure.

114

Describe the normal electric plant lineup while steaming.

4 SG Lincoln Lineup

115

What is the purpose of the Main Air Ejectors?

Maintain vacuum in main condensers

116

What is the function of the guarding valve?

Secure steam to main engine quickly if necessary

117

What type of reactor do we have?

Pressurized water reactor (PWR).

118

How does a nuclear reaction create energy?

Breaking of atomic bonds produces heat, which is used to boil water to make steam

119

What is the pressure of HP air?

4000psi

120

What is the pressure of LP air?

150psi

121

What are the responsibilities of Reactor Controls Division?

Maintain Reactor Instrumentation and Control equipment

122

Who is the coolest, smartest, handsomest dude onboard?

Ramirez

123

What is the type and location of the steam reboilers onboard?

Horizontal shell and tube type heat exchangers. Located on upper level of 1 A and 4 B shaft alleys.

124

What does the reboiler heating system do?

Supplies steam

125

What is the reboiler heating steam drain?

Directs the steam

126

Who is the CRW/RMO?

Chief Reactor Watch and the Shutdown Reactor Mechanical Operator

127

Who is the ELT?

Engineering laboratory Technician

128

What is the function of RM?

Reactor Mechanical- Responsible for the operation, care and maintenance of the reactor plant system and emergency diesel generators

129

What is the function of RL?

Reactor Laboratory- responsible for reactor plants and steam plants, chemistry control and for radiological. Associated with the propulsion plants

130

What is the function of RE?

Reactor Electrical- responsible for the operation, care and maintenance of reactor electrical and propulsion plant electrical systems.

131

What is the function of M?

Machinery- responsible for the operation, care and maintenance of ship?s propulsion machinery and related auxiliaries.

132

What if the function of reactor auxiliaries?

Responsible for the operation, care and maintenance of the reactor plant system and emergency diesel generators.

133

What is the reactor department organizational manual?

Used to inform the responsibilities and functions of all personnel assigned to reactor department.

134

What is the ship?s control bill?

A guide for the safe operation of a ship.

135

What does reactor critical mean?

Reactor is online

136

What does propulsion plant casualty?

A casualty that affects the safety of the propulsion or reactor equipment

137

What does TLD stand for?

Thermal Luminescent Dosimeter

138

What is a TLD used for?

Used to measure the amount of radiation received by an individual.

139

What is the EOS?

Enclosed Operation Station- the main controlling station for the reactor and propulsion plant.

140

What is NPMTT?

Nuclear Propulsion Mobile Training Team- assists the reactor department ability to operate and maintain records

141

What is ORSE?

Operation Reactor Safeguard Exam-Overall test of the reactor department to function as a department. Occurs annually takes three day.

142

What is the source of fuel that powers the reactor?

Uranium 235

143

How often do nuclear propulsion have to be refueled?

25 years

144

What does the main engine do?

Moves ship, feeds off reduction gear

145

What is the shaft seal?

Prevent water from entering hull

146

What are 3 types of air?

HP- elevators, auto start diesel generator, Ship Service Air- Tools and generators, Control Air- propulsion plant air

147

Where are the distilling units located?

2 in each MMR

148

How many HP air compressors are in each MMR?

2

149

How many control air compressors are in each MMR and RAR

1

150

Where are the ship service turbine generators located?

2 each MMR

151

What is Automatic Bus trf (ABT)?

When power is lost from one source it is gained in another

152

What is RAR?

Reactor Auxiliary Room

153

How many York AC plants do we have?

10

154

What keep the galley cool?

5 refirs

155

What do the following do in regards to AC plants?

Seawater: remove heat, Compressor: pumps gas, Chill water: yellowish/greenish color

156

What is the purpose of the main jacking gear?

Prevent bowing

157

What is normal electrical power?

SSTG- ship service turbine generators

158

What type of distilling plant is used OB?

Steam operated, low pressure, 6-stage flash type evaporator

159

What do potable water pumps do?

Provide ship system pressure at 80-100psi

160

How many potable water pumps are there?

8- 4 in each MMR

161

What is the gpm for the potable water pump?

1000 gpm

162

What is the purpose of potable water risers?

Delivers water to the port and stbd sides

163

What are chlorinators?

A better way to store water an remain microorganism free

164

What is the RO?

Reactor Officer: overall in charge of all reactor department functions

165

What is the RMA?

Reactor Mechanical Assistant: supervising the operation, care, and main of the reactor plant system and emergency diesel generators

166

What is the CRA?

Chemistry/Radiological Assistant: chemistry controls and for radiological controls associated with the propulsion plant

167

What is the REA?

Reactor Electrical Assistant: operation, care, and maint of the reactor electrical, reactor control, and instrumentation and propulsion plant electrical plant systems

168

What is MPA?

Main Propulsion Assistant: operation, care, and maint of ships propulsion machinery and related auxiliaries

169

What is the RDO?

Reactor Duty Officer: commissioned officer- duty in port reactor watch

170

What is the PPWO/shutdown?

Propulsion plant watch officer: operation of assigned propulsion plant

171

What is the RO/SRO?

Reactor Operator/Shutdown reactor operator: operation of the reactor systems

172

What is the LD?

Loa Dispatcher: distribution and control of the ship?s normal service, emergency coolant propulsion at 400Hz power system

173

What is CMO/SMO?

Chief Mechanical Operator/MM Shut down Machinery Operator: supervising all MMR watch standers and ensures the proper, safe, and efficient operation of all machinery and fluid systems in reactor room

174

What is CRW/RMO?

Chief Reactor Watch/Shut down Reactor Mechanical Operator: supervising all reactor mechanical watch standers and ensure the proper, sage, and efficient operation of all machinery and fluid systems located in the reactor room

175

What is the ELT?

Engineering Laboratory Technician: primary water chemistry, secondary water chemistry, and radiological controls

176

What is the function of MMR?

Use ship?s steam in ship?s propulsion, electrical power generation and water production

177

What is the function of RAR?

Producer of steam, deals directly with the reactors and steam generators

178

What is the function of the reactors?

Provides heat for steam generators

179

What is the function of the SG?

Ships service turbine generators: used for electrical generation for 60hz electrical system

180

What is the ahead throttle valve?

Moves ship fwd

181

What is the Astern Throttle valve?

Moves ship aft

182

What is the impact on the ship during the following conditions:

Split steam plants: each plant is operating separately / Cross-connected steam plant: one reactor supplies two steam plants / Trailing shaft: one of more shafts cannot be powered by main engine but is still turning / Locked shaft: locked- cannot turn / Restricted maneuvering: sea and anchor/UNREP-max plant reliability-extra watches