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Title: DESIGN STUDY OF SMALL BOILING REACTORS FOR POWER AND HEAT PRODUCTION

Abstract

A design study has been made of a small "Package" nuclear power plant for the production of electric power and heat in remotely located, inaccessible areas devoid of natural fuels. The design utilizes a horizontal boiling reactor as a steam generator consistent with safe and simple equipment and a minimum building height. A reactor design of 51/2 Mw capacity, with a combined net electric power output of 750 kw and a heat plant output of 4500 kw, was studied in detail. Tertative cost estimates are presented on the basis of this combination. General comparisons have been made between different systems designed for either independent or combined production of 425 kw net electric power and 2500 kw available heat. (auth)

Authors:
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Argonne National Lab., Lemont, Ill.
OSTI Identifier:
4329816
Report Number(s):
ANL-5327(Del.)
NSA Number:
NSA-12-000973
DOE Contract Number:  
W-31-109-ENG-38
Resource Type:
Technical Report
Resource Relation:
Other Information: Decl. with deletions Mar. 6, 1957. Orig. Receipt Date: 31-DEC-58
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
PHYSICS; BOILING; COAL; COOLANT LOOPS; ECONOMICS; EFFICIENCY; ELECTRICITY; ENVIRONMENT; FUELS; HEAT TRANSFER; HEATING; OILS; PLANNING; POWER PLANTS; PRODUCTION; REACTOR CORE; REACTOR SAFETY; STANDARDS; STEAM; WATER COOLANT; WEIGHT

Citation Formats

Treshow, M. DESIGN STUDY OF SMALL BOILING REACTORS FOR POWER AND HEAT PRODUCTION. United States: N. p., 1954. Web. doi:10.2172/4329816.
Treshow, M. DESIGN STUDY OF SMALL BOILING REACTORS FOR POWER AND HEAT PRODUCTION. United States. doi:10.2172/4329816.
Treshow, M. Mon . "DESIGN STUDY OF SMALL BOILING REACTORS FOR POWER AND HEAT PRODUCTION". United States. doi:10.2172/4329816. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/4329816.
@article{osti_4329816,
title = {DESIGN STUDY OF SMALL BOILING REACTORS FOR POWER AND HEAT PRODUCTION},
author = {Treshow, M.},
abstractNote = {A design study has been made of a small "Package" nuclear power plant for the production of electric power and heat in remotely located, inaccessible areas devoid of natural fuels. The design utilizes a horizontal boiling reactor as a steam generator consistent with safe and simple equipment and a minimum building height. A reactor design of 51/2 Mw capacity, with a combined net electric power output of 750 kw and a heat plant output of 4500 kw, was studied in detail. Tertative cost estimates are presented on the basis of this combination. General comparisons have been made between different systems designed for either independent or combined production of 425 kw net electric power and 2500 kw available heat. (auth)},
doi = {10.2172/4329816},
journal = {},
number = ,
volume = ,
place = {United States},
year = {1954},
month = {11}
}