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Heat deposition in a region of a nuclear reactor.

M F. James

Heat deposition in a region of a nuclear reactor.

by M F. James

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Published by AEE Winfrith, [distributed by] H.M.S.O. in Winfrith, Dorset, [London] .
Written in English


Edition Notes

SeriesAEEW-M1433
ContributionsAtomic Energy Establishment (Winfrith)
The Physical Object
Paginationii, 13p.
Number of Pages13
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20409316M
ISBN 100851820328

A microsection of pitted tubing removed from the high heat flux region is presented in Fig. 11 which shows the general features of the attack. The depth of pitting within the heat flux region of - KWm does not exceed 17 pm, with a progressive decrease . 3. El-Genk, M. S., "Space Nuclear Reactor Power System Concepts with Static and Dynamic Energy Conversion," J. Energy Conversion and Management Special Issue on Space Nuclear Power and Propulsion, 49 (3), , - 4. El-Genk, M. S. and Jean-Michel Tournier, "SAIRS" - Scalable AMTEC Integrated Reactor Space Power System," Progress in Nucl.

A numerical investigation was performed to predict regions of reduced heat transfer occurring downstream of nuclear fuel spacer grids in PWR assemblies. This study was initiated as a result of excessive crud deposits and fuel failures that have occurred on interior and peripheral rods for PWR assemblies at several plants of B and W, CE and. Table gives the power densities for the most popular reactors. Spatial Volumetric Heat Generation Distribution in the Reactor Core J Eq. or show that to determine the distribution ofheat generation rate in the reactor, we need to know the distribution ofthe neutron flux throughout the region ofthe core which con­ tains the fuel.

Well, heat flux is another entity; however the f6 card gives you the heat deposition in MeV/g for a specific particle (f6:n, f6:p, etc). The +f6 card gives you energy deposition from all particles. In nuclear engineering, this design of heat exchangers is widely used as in case of steam generator, which are used to convert feedwater into steam from heat produced in a nuclear reactor core. To increase the amount of heat transferred and the power generated, the heat exchange surface must be .


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volumetric heat deposition rate starting mm from the FE edge that peaks at double the rate near the edge. 5) Heat deposition within the ZrHx moderator, contributes additional heat to drive the turbopumps.

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For effective heat removal, multiple coolant channels are employed in most nuclear reactors. As is th e case for a moderator, the coolant should have a low neutron absorption cross section. In many nuclear reactors the same fluid is used as moderator and coolant. This naturally simplif ies [email protected]{osti_, title = {Single Rod Heat Transfer Tests to Study the Effects of Crud Deposition}, author = {Wang, G and Byers, W A and Karoutas, Z E and Young, M Y and Jacko, R J and Hochreiter, L E}, abstractNote = {Researchers have performed many studies to try to understand crud formation on the fuel pin clad surfaces, which has been observed in pressurized water reactors .