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Fast breeder reactor core design considerations

Chao-Yei Yang

Fast breeder reactor core design considerations

by Chao-Yei Yang

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Published by Institute of Nuclear Energy Research in Lung-Tan, Taiwan, Republic of China .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby Chao-Yie Yang.
SeriesINER -- 0600
ContributionsHe neng yan jiu suo.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsMLCM 2008/42540 (Q)
The Physical Object
Paginationvi, 100 p. :
Number of Pages100
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17040305M
LC Control Number2008530860

Fast Breeder Reactors presents the proceedings of the London Conference on Fast Breeder Reactors organized by the British Nuclear Energy Society on May , The book covers topics about the place of the fast breeder reactor in the energy p. fast breeder reactor community has converged on liquid sodium as the first choice of a coolant at this time. This has led to the labeling of the breeder reactor as the Liquid Metal Fast Breeder Reactor (LMFBR). The procedure for removal of the heat generated in the reactor core and blanket region is relatively straight­.

  A breeder reactor is a nuclear fission reactor that creates more usable fuel (plutonium) than it consumes. Breeder reactors can utilize nearly % of the energy contained in uranium and thorium ores, while the reactors currently used for nuclear power generation can use at most 1%. Breeder reactors with a fast neutron spectrum have a sufficiently high breeding ratio to allow independence of any external supply of fissile material in practical operation. Design Considerations for the Primary System and the Primary Components of SNR Liquid Metal Cooled Fast Breeder Reactor Prototype Plant. Nuclear Engineering Author: Günther Kessler.

fast breeder reactor Nuclear reactor which uses fast neutrons to convert uranium to plutonium and which creates more fuel than it uses. A chain reaction is set up in which U, with an initial charge of Pu to begin the fission process, discards fast neutrons each of which induces fission in another nucleus. Excess Pu is produced where plutonium production exceeds rate of fission. A simultaneously “nuclear”, permanent, and in‐time solution to mankind's energy‐related problems would require the relatively rapid manufacture of 10,–30, genuinely sustainable, full‐sized (~1 GW e) “nuclear renaissance” would have to be implemented with breeder reactors because today's commercial nuclear fuel cycle is unsustainable and based upon a fuel Cited by: 3.


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Fast breeder reactor core design considerations by Chao-Yei Yang Download PDF EPUB FB2

Fast Breeder Reactors: An Engineering Introduction is an introductory text to fast breeder reactors and covers topics ranging from reactor physics and design to engineering and safety considerations. Reactor fuels, coolant circuits, steam plants, and control systems are also discussed.

Fast Breeder Reactors: An Engineering Introduction is an introductory text to fast breeder reactors and covers topics ranging from reactor physics and design to engineering and safety considerations. Reactor fuels, coolant circuits, steam plants, and control systems are also discussed. This book is comprised of five chapters and opens with a Cited by: 6.

Breeder reactor, nuclear reactor that produces more fissionable material than it consumes to generate energy. This special type of reactor is designed to extend the Fast breeder reactor core design considerations book fuel supply for electric power generation.

Whereas a conventional nuclear reactor can use only the readily fissionable but more scarce isotope uranium for fuel, a breeder reactor employs either uranium or thorium. Fast Breeder Reactors: An Engineering Introduction is an introductory text to fast breeder reactors and covers topics ranging from reactor physics and design to engineering and safety considerations.

Reactor fuels, coolant circuits, steam plants, and control systems are also Edition: 1. A fast-neutron reactor (FNR) or simply a fast reactor is a category of nuclear reactor in which the fission chain reaction is sustained by fast neutrons (carrying energies above MeV or greater, on average), as opposed to thermal neutrons used in thermal-neutron a reactor needs no neutron moderator, but requires fuel that is relatively rich in fissile material when compared to.

Although many parts of the book are relevant to all fast reactors (e.g., neutronic techniques), the use of a gaseous coolant in the GFR results in certain design and safety considerations that are. Fast Breeder Reactor.

The fast breeder reactor (FBR) is a fast neutron reactor designed to breed fuel by producing more fissile material than it consumes. It is supposed to minimize nuclear waste. FBRs usually use a mixed-oxide fuel core of up to 20% plutonium dioxide (PuO 2) and at least 80% uranium dioxide (UO 2).

The plutonium used can be. The design assessment was performed by identifying needs in six specific areas: conceptual plant design; reactor-physics considerations; fuel cycle alternatives; mechanical and thermal-hydraulic considerations; selection, development, and availability of materials; and engineering and operability.

Uranium plutonium oxide is the principal fuel material for liquid metal fast breeder reactors (LMFBR's) throughout the world. Development of this material has been a reasonably straightforward evolution from the UO/sub 2/ used routinely in the light water reactor (LWR's); but, because of the lower neutron capture cross sections and much lower coolant pressures in the sodium cooled LMFBR's, the.

The Prototype Fast Breeder Reactor (PFBR) is a MWe fast breeder nuclear reactor presently being constructed at the Madras Atomic Power Station in Kalpakkam, India. The Indira Gandhi Centre for Atomic Research (IGCAR) is responsible for the design of this reactor.

The facility builds on the decades of experience gained from operating the lower power Fast Breeder Test Reactor (FBTR).Construction began: Figure 2. Cut-Away View of a Pool-Type Fast Breeder Reactor (Phenix). Main fast breeder reactor types and their design parameters There are two basic designs for sodium-cooled fast breeders: the pool (integrated) layout and the loop type In the pool layout, the reactor vessel contains not only the core, but also a number of other components.

This book is a complete update of the classic FAST BREEDER REACTORS textbook authored by Alan E. Waltar and Albert B. Reynolds, which, along with the Russian translation, served as a major reference book for fast reactors systems.

Major updates include transmutation physics (a key. Fast Breeder Reactors: An Engineering Introduction is an introductory text to fast breeder reactors and covers topics ranging from reactor physics and design to engineering and safety considerations.

Reactor fuels, coolant circuits, steam plants, and control systems are also discussed. This book is comprised of five chapters and opens with a Author: A M Judd. History. It first reached criticality in Octobermaking India the seventh nation to have the technology to build and operate a breeder reactor after United States, UK, France, Japan, Germany, and reactor was designed to produce 40 MW of thermal power and MW of electrical power.

The FBTR has rarely operated at its designed capacity and had to be shut down between and. Request PDF | Fast Reactor Design | This chapter covers designs and analyses of the Super Fast Reactors. Fuel rod failure modes and associated fuel rod design criteria as well as a | Find, read.

A fast breeder reactor is one which utilises fast neutrons for fission reaction. It uses liquid metal as coolant generally sodium. These reactors are cooled by liquid sodium metal. Sodium is heavier than hydrogen, a fact that leads to the neutrons. Fast Breeder Reactors: An Engineering Introduction is an introductory text to fast breeder reactors and covers topics ranging from reactor physics and design to engineering and safety considerations.

Reactor fuels, coolant circuits, steam plants, and control systems are also discussed. This book is comprised of five chapters and opens with a.

Improved Core Design of a High Breeding Fast Reactor Cooled by Supercritical Pressure Light Water Sukarman. Sukarman. Cooperative Major in Nuclear Energy, as are often used in other fast breeder reactor core designs, consist of depleted U Following the earlier considerations, the core design specifications have been by: 1.

Central to achieving breeder capability is the reactor itself. Full understanding of material and fuel performance in the special environment of the reactor core is vital to the success of any reactor system.

The fast breeder reactors have a particularly difficult problem resulting from damaging effects of fast neutron irradiation on. You can write a book review and share your experiences. Other readers will always be interested in your opinion of the books you've read.

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Alan E. Waltar, Ph.D. (Richland, WA), is Director of Nuclear Energy for the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory and the author of America the Powerless: Facing Our Nuclear Energy Dilemma and Fast Breeder Reactors (coauthored with Albert B. Reynolds), in addition to numerous scientific articles.4/5(2).

The book covers topics about the place of the fast breeder reactor in the energy programs (including fuel cycles), operating experience with fast reactors; the design of fast reactor prototypes and power reactors (including advanced concepts with coolants Book Edition: 1.power fast reactors in India and the Russian Federation (PFBR and BN, respectively), the planned construction, aroundof the French prototype fast reactor ASTRID (Advanced Sodium Technological Reactor for Industrial Demonstration) and further .