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Title: Concept of Small Sized Integrated PWR with Double Pressure Vessels

Abstract

For early deployment of small sized nuclear reactors, it is better to reduce the BOP cost with new ideas than introducing innovative technologies for core, fuel and materials. In this report, a concept of the integrated, forced convective and small PWR with double pressure vessels has been proposed. The electric output of this reactor is 150 MW. Conventional technologies are adopted for core and fuel. Refueling, maintenance and repairing are made in a special ship with complete facilities and skilled experts. The pressure vessel with the core, control rod drive mechanisms (CRDM), main circulating pumps (MCP), steam generators (SG) and other reactor internals are transferred between the reactor building and the ship. Technical feasibility for safety and maintainability has been discussed qualitatively. The construction cost has been roughly estimated. (authors)

Authors:
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  1. Central Research Institute of Electric Power Industry, 2-11-1, Iwado-kita, Komae-shi, Tokyo, 201-8511 (Japan)
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
American Nuclear Society, 555 North Kensington Avenue, La Grange Park, IL 60526 (United States)
OSTI Identifier:
21167812
Resource Type:
Conference
Resource Relation:
Conference: ICAPP'02: 2002 International congress on advances in nuclear power plants, Hollywood, FL (United States), 9-13 Jun 2002; Other Information: Country of input: France; 7 refs
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
21 SPECIFIC NUCLEAR REACTORS AND ASSOCIATED PLANTS; BLOWOUT PREVENTERS; CONTROL ROD DRIVES; COST; MAINTENANCE; NUCLEAR FUELS; PRESSURE VESSELS; PWR TYPE REACTORS; STEAM GENERATORS

Citation Formats

Kinoshita, I., Ueda, N., Nishi, Y., and Matsumura, T. Concept of Small Sized Integrated PWR with Double Pressure Vessels. United States: N. p., 2002. Web.
Kinoshita, I., Ueda, N., Nishi, Y., & Matsumura, T. Concept of Small Sized Integrated PWR with Double Pressure Vessels. United States.
Kinoshita, I., Ueda, N., Nishi, Y., and Matsumura, T. Mon . "Concept of Small Sized Integrated PWR with Double Pressure Vessels". United States. doi:.
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abstractNote = {For early deployment of small sized nuclear reactors, it is better to reduce the BOP cost with new ideas than introducing innovative technologies for core, fuel and materials. In this report, a concept of the integrated, forced convective and small PWR with double pressure vessels has been proposed. The electric output of this reactor is 150 MW. Conventional technologies are adopted for core and fuel. Refueling, maintenance and repairing are made in a special ship with complete facilities and skilled experts. The pressure vessel with the core, control rod drive mechanisms (CRDM), main circulating pumps (MCP), steam generators (SG) and other reactor internals are transferred between the reactor building and the ship. Technical feasibility for safety and maintainability has been discussed qualitatively. The construction cost has been roughly estimated. (authors)},
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year = {Mon Jul 01 00:00:00 EDT 2002},
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