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Evaluation of organic coolants for the transformation of LMFBR spent fuel rods

C. Arnold

Evaluation of organic coolants for the transformation of LMFBR spent fuel rods

by C. Arnold

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Published by Dept. of Energy, Sandia Laboratories, for sale by the National Technical Information Service] in Albuquerque, N.M, [Springfield, Va .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Liquid metal fast breeder reactors,
  • Cooling

  • Edition Notes

    StatementCharles Arnold, Jr., Polymer Science and Engineering Division 5811, Sandia Laboratories ; prepared by Sandia Laboratories ... for the United States Department of Energy under contract AT (29-1)-789
    SeriesSAND ; 77-1486
    ContributionsUnited States. Dept. of Energy, Sandia Laboratories. Polymer Science and Engineering Division 5811
    The Physical Object
    Pagination39 p. :
    Number of Pages39
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14882851M

    Coolant formulations based on organic acid corrosion inhibitor technology have been tested in over heavy duty engines for a total of more than 50 million kilometers. This testing has been used to document long life coolant performance in various engine types from four major engine manufacturers. cladding by design the fuel rods to eliminate pellet cladding mechanical interaction (PCMI). The time to failure and how much of the fuel in the reactor fails with an advanced fuel design will be analyzed and compared to the current UO 2 /Zircaloy design using a full scale reactor model.

    conditions; (iii) monitoring and control of coolant chemistry; and (iv) interaction between coolant and structure materials. Between and , four consultancy meetings were held, where the participants defined the issues to be covered and presented their research results. This publication is the final. radiator, coolant pump, piping, fan, thermostat, and a system of water jackets and passages in the cylinder head and block through which the coolant circulates (Figure ). Some vehicles are equipped with a coolant distribution tube inside the cooling passages that directs additional coolant to the points where temperatures are highest.

    most common solid fuel is coal. Formed by biological decomposition and geological transformation ofplant debris, coals are classified by rank, a measure ofthe degree to which the organic matter has been transformed from cellulose. Low-rankfuels such as peat or lignite have undergone relatively little change, whereas high-rankanthracite is. A coolant or heat transfer fluid, is a fluid which flows through a device in order to prevent its overheating, transferring the heat produced by the device to other devices that utilize or.


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Evaluation of organic coolants for the transformation of LMFBR spent fuel rods by C. Arnold Download PDF EPUB FB2

Get this from a library. Evaluation of organic coolants for the transformation of LMFBR spent fuel rods. [C Arnold; United States. Department of Energy.; Sandia Laboratories. Polymer Science and Engineering Division ]. Nuclear Engineering and Design 40 () North-Holland Publishing Company COOLANT MIXING AND SUBCHANNEL VELOCITIES IN AN LMFBR FUEL ASSEMBLY J.J.

LORENZ Argonne National Laboratory, Argonne, Illinois, USA and T. GINSBERG Brookhaven National Laboratory, Upton, New York, USA Received 9 February, Experimental mixing studies were conducted using water with a pin wire-wrapped fuel Cited by: 14 Module 3 Overview of Fuel and Coolant Salt Chemistry and Thermal Hydraulics Cover Gas Handling System Is a Key Element of Any MSR • Distribution of fission products is a central safety issue – Reduction of fission products in the core limits potential fuel accident source term.

Unlike existing books of nuclear reactor physics, nuclear engineering and nuclear chemical engineering this book covers a complete description and evaluation of nuclear fission power generation. It covers the whole nuclear fuel cycle, from the extraction of natural uranium from ore mines, uranium conversion and enrichment up to the fabrication.

The iodine gap inventory is composed of inorganic species (%) and organic species %). The pool decontamination factors for the inorganic and organic species are and 1, respectively, giving an overall effective decontamination factor of (i.e., 99% of the total iodine released from the damaged rods is retained by the pool.

Organic acid coolants don’t have the typical inhibitors found in conventional products, such as silicates, phosphates and borates. However, hybrids – or conversion coolants – do.

This makes it difficult to determine when mixing has occurred unless the original product is known. performance is based on the fuel economy and less emission. Reducing the vehicle weight by optimizing design and size of a radiator is a necessity for making the world green.

By using the nanofluid high thermal conductivity coolant increase the performance more 50% compared to conventional coolant. Spent fuel and graphite waste strategy Characterization of spent HTGR fuel Nuclide inventory of spent fuel Heat production from spent fuel Strategies of spent HTGR fuel treatment Direct disposal Reprocessing of HTGR fuel Spent fuel management for AVR and THTR AVR THTR.

of utilizing nanoparticles in a glycol/water coolant mixture. • The electrical conductivity of a complex coolant formulation stayed below µS/cm for more than hours in short-term tests in a dynamic loop.

• Preliminary economic evaluation suggests that the cost of the coolant could meet the target selling price of. coolant boiling • Marine applications should maintain % antifreeze if the system operates above º SPECIFICATIONS • Conventional Coolant: to 11 • ELC Formulation: typically to ; if pH is abovepossible ELC and conventional coolant mixing • Correct cause of drop in pH.

INTERPRETATION OF USED COOLANT ANALYSIS Testing of coolants in use (whilst still within service) can give a vital indication on the health of the cooling system of a piece of equipment, and the health of the coolant itself. More and more sites are using Coolant Analysis to provide an indicator to advise maintenance practices.

for Analysis of Engine Coolant for Chloride and Other Anions by Ion Chromatography). ASTM (Standard Test Methods for Water in Engine Coolant Concentrate by the Karl Fischer Reagent Method). Water content in coolant concentrates is defined in standards (usually 5%) to ensure that premixed coolants are not marketed as concentrates.

Nuclear power has, in recent years, undergone a major transformation, resulting in major technical developments and a new generation of nuclear scientists and engineers.

A comprehensive book that reflects the latest nuclear technologies has been lacking—until now. coolants are published in Volume of the Annual Book of ASTM Standards.

This manual may involve hazardous materials, operations, and equipment, and does not pur­ port to address all of the safety problems associated with their use. The HEDL W-2 Sodium Loop Safety Facility (SLSF) Experiment was the first overpower transient test in the US to utilize full-length, fully-preconditioned LMFBR fuel pins.

The 7-pin fuel bundle was irradiated for a total of 26 days at a nominal steady-state peak linear pin power level of 42 kW/m ( kW/ft).

C()e1 Matrix for LWR Spent Fuel Receiving and Storage (Withdrawn ) C() Standard Specification for Sintered (Uranium-Plutonium) Dioxide Pellets—Fast Reactor Fuel (Withdrawn ) C()e1 Standard Guide for Acceptance, Checkout, and Pre-Operational Testing of a Nuclear Fuels Reprocessing Facility (Withdrawn ).

This paper demonstrates that in transition from the one-dimensional longitudinal-channel motion of the coolant in the regenerative cooling system of the liquid propellant engine to the twodimensional (interchannel) channel motion (transpiration) through a porous mesh material (PMM), the hydraulic losses decrease.

Experimental data on PMM hydraulic resistance coefficients and heat. 2 ASICS OF COOLANT ANALYSIS Introuction P Reuirements or an Eective Coolant Analysis Proram P 1. Determine your rimary obectives P5 2. Careully consier your best coice or a coolant analysis rovier P 3.

uil te Founation or Your Proram P 4. Establis a Consistent aseline o Coolant Analysis Inormation P 5. The correction factor is usually given by the coolant manufacturer as a multiplier, such as, etc. Synthetic coolants will have the highest factors, semi-synthetics less so, and soluble oils usually down at or Due to high levels of heat output, these spent fuel rods are stored, at least temporarily, in on-site storage pools, potentially vulnerable to natural disasters such as earthquakes.

The two most notable NPP incidents in recent history are the Chernobyl NPP accident that released large quantities of radionuclides over Belarus, Ukraine, and.

Lead-Cooled Fast Reactor (LFR) The Lead-cooled Fast Reactors (LFRs) feature a fast neutron spectrum, high temperature operation, and cooling by either molten lead or lead-bismuth eutectic (LBE), both of which support low-pressure operation, have very good thermodynamic properties, and are relatively inert with regard to interaction with air or water.Performance evaluation of regenerative cooling/film cooling for hydrocarbon fueled scramjet engine for hydrocarbon fueled scramjet engine by using gaseous hydrocarbon fuel coming out of the cooling channel exit as film coolant has been proposed to increase the engine's flight Mach number without bringing extra fuel on board.

with R.C./[email protected]{osti_, title = {ORGANIC COOLANT RESEARCH SUMMARY REPORT, JULY 1, MA }, author = {Hillyer, J. C.}, abstractNote = {:: 7: ;: =:: 9 ; 8: ; / he use of organic liquids as reactor moderator-coolants is presented. A major part of the study was devoted to the mechanism of radiolytic damage to coolants.

A mathematical treatment for handling information on .