2 edition of Physics measurements in operating power reactors found in the catalog.
Physics measurements in operating power reactors
Rome Seminar on Physics Measurements in Operating Power Reactors (1966)
by Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development, European Nuclear Energy Agency in [Paris]
Written in English
|Contributions||European Nuclear Energy Agency., CNEN (Agency : Italy), Ente nazionale per l"energia elettrica.|
|LC Classifications||QC787.N8 R6 1966|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||843|
|LC Control Number||68073861|
Neutron Spectral Effects and DPA—Analysis of the neutron fields of operating power reactors has shown that the neutron spectral shape changes with radial depth into the pressure vessel wall (2, 3).The ratio of dpa/ϕt (where ϕ is the fast (E > MeV) neutron fluence rate and t is the time that the material was exposed to an average fluence rate) changes by factors of the order of The RCF measurements are similar to the “startup measurements” that every power reactor is required to make each year or two. The measurements include (1) the effects of changes in state variables such as temperature and voids on multiplication factor and (2) the effects of core structure and composition on power shape and multiplication factor.
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experimental assessment of core performance under normal operating conditions and verification of safety margins at increased output in the garigliano boiling water reactor power station. Journal Article Mirone, M ; Santasilia, F ; Colling, A - pp of Physics Measurements in Operating Power Reactors. Three generations of nuclear power systems, derived from designs originally developed for naval use beginning in the late s, are operating worldwide today (Figure 1). Generation I Gen I refers to the prototype and power reactors that launched civil nu-clear power. This generation consists of early prototype reactors from the.
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