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Title: EQUILIBRIUM P-V-T RELATIONS FOR EXPANDING LIQUID-VAPOR SYSTEMS IN A CONTAINMENT SHELL

Abstract

From a time-independent standpoint, formulas are developed for determining a containment shell for a reactor plant should an unforeseen malfunction, where a compressed liquid, liquid-vapor, or vapor system is liberated and expands, occur. From the thermal equilibrium states, the pressure build-up inside a containment shell of known free volume is obtained, or for a specified containment shell pressure the required free volume is evolved. For the pressure build-up inside a containment shell due to ancident on a time- dependent basis, formulas are evolved from an open-system aspect. A table and graphs fur various initial states expanding into a containment shell have been prepared, where timeis not considered. Examples illustrating the usage of the developed time-independent equations are given. (auth)

Authors:
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Argonne National Lab.,Lemont, Ill.
OSTI Identifier:
4262604
Report Number(s):
ANL-5828
NSA Number:
NSA-13-004234
DOE Contract Number:  
W-31-109-ENG-38
Resource Type:
Technical Report
Resource Relation:
Other Information: Orig. Receipt Date: 31-DEC-59
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
REACTORS; COOLANT LOOPS; COOLANTS; DIAGRAMS; EQUATIONS; EVAPORATION; EXPANSION; FAILURES; LIQUIDS; PLANNING; PRESSURE; PRESSURE VESSELS; REACTOR SAFETY; SHELLS; STABILITY; TABLES; TEMPERATURE; THERMODYNAMICS; VAPORS; VESSELS; VOLUME

Citation Formats

Heap, J.C. EQUILIBRIUM P-V-T RELATIONS FOR EXPANDING LIQUID-VAPOR SYSTEMS IN A CONTAINMENT SHELL. United States: N. p., 1958. Web. doi:10.2172/4262604.
Heap, J.C. EQUILIBRIUM P-V-T RELATIONS FOR EXPANDING LIQUID-VAPOR SYSTEMS IN A CONTAINMENT SHELL. United States. doi:10.2172/4262604.
Heap, J.C. Sat . "EQUILIBRIUM P-V-T RELATIONS FOR EXPANDING LIQUID-VAPOR SYSTEMS IN A CONTAINMENT SHELL". United States. doi:10.2172/4262604. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/4262604.
@article{osti_4262604,
title = {EQUILIBRIUM P-V-T RELATIONS FOR EXPANDING LIQUID-VAPOR SYSTEMS IN A CONTAINMENT SHELL},
author = {Heap, J.C.},
abstractNote = {From a time-independent standpoint, formulas are developed for determining a containment shell for a reactor plant should an unforeseen malfunction, where a compressed liquid, liquid-vapor, or vapor system is liberated and expands, occur. From the thermal equilibrium states, the pressure build-up inside a containment shell of known free volume is obtained, or for a specified containment shell pressure the required free volume is evolved. For the pressure build-up inside a containment shell due to ancident on a time- dependent basis, formulas are evolved from an open-system aspect. A table and graphs fur various initial states expanding into a containment shell have been prepared, where timeis not considered. Examples illustrating the usage of the developed time-independent equations are given. (auth)},
doi = {10.2172/4262604},
journal = {},
number = ,
volume = ,
place = {United States},
year = {1958},
month = {11}
}