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Title: Safety philosophy of gas turbine high temperature reactor (GTHTR300)

Abstract

Japan Atomic Energy Research Institute (JAERI) has undertaken the study of an original design concept of gas turbine high temperature reactor, the GTHTR300. The general concept of this study is development of a greatly simplified design that leads to substantially reduced technical and cost requirements. Newly proposed design features enable the GTHTR300 to be an efficient and economically competitive reactor in 2010's. Also, the GTHTR300 fully takes advantage of its inherent safety characteristics. The safety philosophy of the GTHTR300 is developed based on the HTTR (High Temperature Engineering Test Reactor) of JAERI which is the first HTGR in Japan. Major features of the newly proposed safety philosophy for the GTHTR300 are described in this article. (authors)

Authors:
; ;  [1]
  1. Department of Advanced Nuclear Heat Technology, Oarai Research Institute, Japan Atomic Energy Research Institute, Oarai-machi, Ibaraki-ken, 311-1394 (Japan)
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
American Nuclear Society, 555 North Kensington Avenue, La Grange Park, IL 60526 (United States)
OSTI Identifier:
21167840
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; 3 refs
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
21 SPECIFIC NUCLEAR REACTORS AND ASSOCIATED PLANTS; COST; DESIGN; GAS TURBINES; HTTR REACTOR; JAERI; SAFETY

Citation Formats

Shoji Katanishi, Kazuhiko Kunitomi, and Shusaku Shiozawa. Safety philosophy of gas turbine high temperature reactor (GTHTR300). United States: N. p., 2002. Web.
Shoji Katanishi, Kazuhiko Kunitomi, & Shusaku Shiozawa. Safety philosophy of gas turbine high temperature reactor (GTHTR300). United States.
Shoji Katanishi, Kazuhiko Kunitomi, and Shusaku Shiozawa. Mon . "Safety philosophy of gas turbine high temperature reactor (GTHTR300)". United States. doi:.
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