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Title: Steam Generator of the International Reactor Innovative and Secure

Abstract

IRIS (International Reactor Innovative and Secure) is a light water cooled, 335 MWe power reactor which is being designed by an international consortium as part of the US DOE NERI Program. IRIS features an integral reactor vessel that contains all the main reactor coolant system components including the reactor core, the coolant pumps, the steam generators and the pressurizer. This integral design approach eliminates the large coolant loop piping, and thus eliminates large loss-of-coolant accidents (LOCAs) as well as the individual component pressure vessels and supports. In addition, IRIS is being designed with a long-life core and enhanced safety to address the requirements defined by the US DOE for Generation IV reactors. The design of the steam generators, which are internally contained within the reactor vessel, is a major design effort in the development of the integral IRIS concept. The ongoing design activity about the steam generator is the subject of this paper. (authors)

Authors:
; ; ;  [1]; ;  [2];  [3]
  1. Ansaldo Nucleare S.p.A., c.so Perrone, 25 - 16161 - Genova (Italy)
  2. Politecnico di Milano, Piazza Leonardo da Vinci, 32, 20133 Milano (Italy)
  3. Westinghouse Electric Company (United States)
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
The ASME Foundation, Inc., Three Park Avenue, New York, NY 10016-5990 (United States)
OSTI Identifier:
21064570
Resource Type:
Conference
Resource Relation:
Conference: ICONE-10: 10. international conference on nuclear engineering, Arlington - Virginia (United States), 14-18 Apr 2002; Other Information: Country of input: France
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
21 SPECIFIC NUCLEAR REACTORS AND ASSOCIATED PLANTS; COOLANT LOOPS; COOLANTS; DESIGN; LOSS OF COOLANT; POWER REACTORS; PRESSURE VESSELS; REACTOR COOLING SYSTEMS; REACTOR CORES; REACTOR SAFETY; REACTOR VESSELS; STEAM GENERATORS; SUPPORTS; US DOE

Citation Formats

Cinotti, L, Bruzzone, M, Meda, N, Corsini, G, Lombardi, C V, Ricotti, M, and Conway, L E. Steam Generator of the International Reactor Innovative and Secure. United States: N. p., 2002. Web.
Cinotti, L, Bruzzone, M, Meda, N, Corsini, G, Lombardi, C V, Ricotti, M, & Conway, L E. Steam Generator of the International Reactor Innovative and Secure. United States.
Cinotti, L, Bruzzone, M, Meda, N, Corsini, G, Lombardi, C V, Ricotti, M, and Conway, L E. Mon . "Steam Generator of the International Reactor Innovative and Secure". United States.
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author = {Cinotti, L and Bruzzone, M and Meda, N and Corsini, G and Lombardi, C V and Ricotti, M and Conway, L E},
abstractNote = {IRIS (International Reactor Innovative and Secure) is a light water cooled, 335 MWe power reactor which is being designed by an international consortium as part of the US DOE NERI Program. IRIS features an integral reactor vessel that contains all the main reactor coolant system components including the reactor core, the coolant pumps, the steam generators and the pressurizer. This integral design approach eliminates the large coolant loop piping, and thus eliminates large loss-of-coolant accidents (LOCAs) as well as the individual component pressure vessels and supports. In addition, IRIS is being designed with a long-life core and enhanced safety to address the requirements defined by the US DOE for Generation IV reactors. The design of the steam generators, which are internally contained within the reactor vessel, is a major design effort in the development of the integral IRIS concept. The ongoing design activity about the steam generator is the subject of this paper. (authors)},
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