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  1. Who is the father of naval nuclear power?
    Hyman G. Rickover
  2. What was the first nuclear powered vessel?
    USS Nautilus
  3. What was the first nuclear powered surface ship?
    USS Long Beach
  4. What was the first nuclear powered aircraft carrier?
    USS Enterprise (CVN65)
  5. Who is the Reactor Officer?
    Captain Bieraugel
  6. What is a TLD?
    Thermo-Luminescent Dosimeter
  7. What does a TLD do?
    Measures radiation exposure received by the person wearing it.
  8. When are you required to wear a TLD?
    When in the propulsion plants they are operating or in a posted "Radiation Area."
  9. Where is the Reactor controlled from?
    Enclosed Operating Station (EOS)
  10. Who controls the Reactor?
    Reactor Operator
  11. Who is in charge of EOS and the Propulsion Plant?
    Propulsion Plant Watch Officer (PPWO)
  12. Who is the roving supervisory watchstander in charge of the propulsion plant?
    Propulsion Plant Watch Supervisor (PPWS)
  13. Who is in charge of both Propulsion Plants and Engineering spaces?
    Engineering Officer of the Wath (EOOW)
  14. Who is responsible for the electric plant?
    Load Dispatcher
  15. Who does the EOOW report to?
  16. What is Reactor SCRAM?
    Rapid shutdown of the reactor
  17. What does it mean for the reactor to be "critical?"
    The reactor is operating and producing power
  18. What does cross connected steam plants mean?
    Steam is being supplied to both propulsion plants from a single reactor
  19. What does DIW (Dead in Water) mean?
    A loss of both reactors, electric plant being carried by EDGs
  20. What is Restricted Maneuvering Doctrine?
    A state that the ship operates in to provide maximum propulsion, electrical and navigational reliability.
  21. What does MTT stand for?
    Mobile Training Team
  22. What is ORSE?
    Operational Reactor Safeguards Exam
  23. What does MTT and ORSE do?
    Evaluates Reactor Department's ability to safely operate the reactors
  24. What does SPM stand for?
    Steam Plant Manual
  25. What does RPM stand for?
    Reactor Plant Manual
  26. What type of fuel do the reactors use?
    Enriched Uranium
  27. What does A4W stand for?
    Air craft carrier core, 4th design, Westinghouse.
  28. What type of design is the reactor?
    Pressurized Water Reactor
  29. How does the reactor produce usable energy?
    HEAT produced from FISSION is used to create STEAM in the secondary that POWERS TURBINES to generate electricity and propulsion.
  30. What are some advantages of reactor power over fossil fuels?
    • Refueling only twice in the ship's life (every 25 years)
    • Allows more fuel to be carried onboard for aircraft
    • Does not produce waste into air that would make it harder for planes to land
  31. What does RC stand for?
    Reactor Controls
  32. What does RE stand for?
    Reactor Electrical
  33. What does RL stand for?
    Reactor Labratory
  34. What does RM stand for?
    Reactor Mechanical
  35. What does RA stand for?
    Reactor Auxilaries
  36. Classify the reduction gears:
    • Double Reduction
    • Double Helical
    • Articulated
    • Locked Train
    • Folded
  37. What does GV stand for?
    Guard Valve
  38. What does Trailed Shaft mean?
    Main Engine Guard Valve is shut
  39. What does ABT stand for?
    Automatic bus transfer
  40. What does MBT stand for?
    Manual bus transfer
  41. Why do we use 4160V system?
    • Higher voltage
    • Lower current
    • Smaller equipment
  42. What does EPCP stand for?
    Electric Plant Control Panel
  43. What is the Voltage Regulator Unit?
    Regulates voltage and provides voltage droop characteristics to share reactive loading
  44. Where are the HVSP sponsons located? (High Voltage Shore Power)
  45. What type of air compressors do we have on board?
    • Low Pressure Air Plants (110-125)
    • High Pressure Air Compressors (3500-4200)
  46. How many LPAPs and how many HPACs?
    • 9 LPAPs
    • 4 HPACs
  47. How do we make potable water?
    Distilling Units
  48. Classify the distilling units:
    • 6 stages
    • flash type
    • low pressure
    • 100,000gpd
  49. How many distilling units?
  50. Where are the distilling units located?
    • 1 and 2 in MMR1
    • 3 and 4 in MMR2
  51. How much water is used on the propulsion plant per day?
  52. How do we produce electrical power onboard?
    Ships Service Turbine Generator (SSTG)
  53. How many SSTGs?
  54. What are the SSTGs rated for?
    • 4160V
    • 3 Phase
    • 8 MegaWatt
    • 60 Hertz
    • 1388 Amps
  55. What is the backup to the SSTGs?
    Emergency Diesel Generators
  56. How many EDGs?
  57. What are the EDGs rated for?
    • 4160v
    • 2 MegaWatt
  58. How many main engines do we have?
  59. How many reboilers are there?
  60. What is the purpose of the reboilers and where are they?
    • Prevents contamination of ships service steam supply and main steam supply.
    • 1 reboiler - 1A shaft alley
    • 2 reboiler - 4B shaft alley
  61. How many catapults are there?
  62. What is CSC?
    Catapult Supervisory Control
  63. Who is the ARO?
    CDR Chambers
  64. What is the job of the Throttleman Watch?
    • Controls the speed of the ship
    • Receives orders from the bridge
  65. What does NPSH stand for?
    Net Positive Suction Head
  66. What are the CTGs rated for?
    • 4160v
    • 3 phase
    • 8 Megawatt
    • Variable Frequency
    • 1388 Amps
  67. What are the EDGs used for?
    • To power reactor fill pumps
    • To provide emergency power to A/C
  68. What does RX Shutdown mean?
    Control rods are on the bottom and the reactor is not producing usable heat
  69. What is the normal underway lineup of the electric plant? Why?
    • Split port and stbd
    • Redundancy
  70. How does the DFT deaerate?
    Steam Blanket
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