Which one of the following will decrease the available net positive suction head to the reactor recirculation pumps?
(Assume all other parameters remain constant.)
A. Increase in reactor water level from the normal level to just below the high-level alarm.
B. Increase in reactor coolant temperature from 100°F to 200°F during a reactor startup.
C. Increase in reactor pressure during a reactor startup.
D. Loss of feedwater heating while at 80 percent power.
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