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Title: The IRIS General Plant Arrangement

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 major 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. Bechtel, with Westinghouse consultation, has performed a layout study of the IRIS plant and this paper will discuss the results of this design effort. (authors)

Authors:
; ;  [1];  [2]
  1. Bechtel Power Company (United States)
  2. 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:
21064576
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

Citation Formats

Robertson, J, Love, J, Morgan, R, and Conway, L E. The IRIS General Plant Arrangement. United States: N. p., 2002. Web.
Robertson, J, Love, J, Morgan, R, & Conway, L E. The IRIS General Plant Arrangement. United States.
Robertson, J, Love, J, Morgan, R, and Conway, L E. Mon . "The IRIS General Plant Arrangement". United States.
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title = {The IRIS General Plant Arrangement},
author = {Robertson, J and Love, J and Morgan, R 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 major 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. Bechtel, with Westinghouse consultation, has performed a layout study of the IRIS plant and this paper will discuss the results of this design effort. (authors)},
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url = {https://www.osti.gov/biblio/21064576}, journal = {},
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place = {United States},
year = {2002},
month = {7}
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