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Title: Experimental study of Siphon breaker about size effect in real scale reactor design

Abstract

Rupture accident within the pipe of a nuclear reactor is one of the main causes of a loss of coolant accident (LOCA). Siphon-breaking is a passive method that can prevent a LOCA. In this study, either a line or a hole is used as a siphon-breaker, and the effect of various parameters, such as the siphon-breaker size, pipe rupture point, pipe rupture size, and the presence of an orifice, are investigated using an experimental facility similar in size to a full-scale reactor. (authors)

Authors:
 [1];  [2];  [1];  [3]; ; ;  [4];  [2]
  1. Mechanical Engineering Dept., POSTECH, Pohang, 790-784 (Korea, Republic of)
  2. Div. of Advanced Nuclear Engineering, POSTECH, Pohang, 790-784 (Korea, Republic of)
  3. Dept. of Nuclear Engineering, Hanyang Univ., Seoul, 133-791 (Korea, Republic of)
  4. KAERI, Yuseong, Daejeon, 305-353 (Korea, Republic of)
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
American Nuclear Society, 555 North Kensington Avenue, La Grange Park, IL 60526 (United States)
OSTI Identifier:
22106058
Resource Type:
Conference
Resource Relation:
Conference: ICAPP '12: 2012 International Congress on Advances in Nuclear Power Plants, Chicago, IL (United States), 24-28 Jun 2012; Other Information: Country of input: France; 4 refs.; Related Information: In: Proceedings of the 2012 International Congress on Advances in Nuclear Power Plants - ICAPP '12| 2799 p.
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
22 GENERAL STUDIES OF NUCLEAR REACTORS; EXPERIMENTAL DATA; LOSS OF COOLANT; NUCLEAR POWER PLANTS; ORIFICES; RUPTURES

Citation Formats

Kang, S. H., Ahn, H. S., Kim, J. M., Joo, H. M., Lee, K. Y., Seo, K., Chi, D. Y., and Kim, M. H. Experimental study of Siphon breaker about size effect in real scale reactor design. United States: N. p., 2012. Web.
Kang, S. H., Ahn, H. S., Kim, J. M., Joo, H. M., Lee, K. Y., Seo, K., Chi, D. Y., & Kim, M. H. Experimental study of Siphon breaker about size effect in real scale reactor design. United States.
Kang, S. H., Ahn, H. S., Kim, J. M., Joo, H. M., Lee, K. Y., Seo, K., Chi, D. Y., and Kim, M. H. Sun . "Experimental study of Siphon breaker about size effect in real scale reactor design". United States.
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abstractNote = {Rupture accident within the pipe of a nuclear reactor is one of the main causes of a loss of coolant accident (LOCA). Siphon-breaking is a passive method that can prevent a LOCA. In this study, either a line or a hole is used as a siphon-breaker, and the effect of various parameters, such as the siphon-breaker size, pipe rupture point, pipe rupture size, and the presence of an orifice, are investigated using an experimental facility similar in size to a full-scale reactor. (authors)},
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