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Title: FIGRO: FORTRAN-IV digital computer program for the analysis of fuel swelling and calculation of temperature in bulk-oxide cylindrical fuel elements (LWBR Development Program)

Abstract

FIGRO is a FORTRAN-IV program for the analysis of fuel volume swelling and the calculation of temperatures in bulk-oxide cylindrical fuel elements. The fuel pellet may be solid, annular, or contain two radial zones. Oxide fuel thermal conductivity is a function of temperature, depletion, and porosity; fuel swelling is a function of temperature, depletion, internal hydrostatic pressure, and fissioning rate. As a boundary condition for the heat conduction equation, either the clad surface flux or the temperature at the inside radius of the fuel may be specified. Two sample problems are presented as test cases for the program deck and to exhibit the features of the input and output. (NSA 21: 14116)

Authors:
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Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Bettis Atomic Power Lab., Pittsburgh, PA (USA)
OSTI Identifier:
6742227
Report Number(s):
WAPD-TM-618
DOE Contract Number:  
AT(11-1)-GEN-14
Resource Type:
Technical Report
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
21 SPECIFIC NUCLEAR REACTORS AND ASSOCIATED PLANTS; COMPUTER CODES; F CODES; FUEL ELEMENTS; SWELLING; TEMPERATURE DISTRIBUTION; LWBR TYPE REACTORS; FORTRAN; TEMPERATURE EFFECTS; THERMAL CONDUCTIVITY; BREEDER REACTORS; PHYSICAL PROPERTIES; PROGRAMMING LANGUAGES; REACTOR COMPONENTS; REACTORS; THERMAL REACTORS; THERMODYNAMIC PROPERTIES; WATER COOLED REACTORS; WATER MODERATED REACTORS; 210500* - Power Reactors, Breeding

Citation Formats

Goldberg, I, Lynn, L L, and Sphar, C D. FIGRO: FORTRAN-IV digital computer program for the analysis of fuel swelling and calculation of temperature in bulk-oxide cylindrical fuel elements (LWBR Development Program). United States: N. p., 1966. Web.
Goldberg, I, Lynn, L L, & Sphar, C D. FIGRO: FORTRAN-IV digital computer program for the analysis of fuel swelling and calculation of temperature in bulk-oxide cylindrical fuel elements (LWBR Development Program). United States.
Goldberg, I, Lynn, L L, and Sphar, C D. Thu . "FIGRO: FORTRAN-IV digital computer program for the analysis of fuel swelling and calculation of temperature in bulk-oxide cylindrical fuel elements (LWBR Development Program)". United States.
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title = {FIGRO: FORTRAN-IV digital computer program for the analysis of fuel swelling and calculation of temperature in bulk-oxide cylindrical fuel elements (LWBR Development Program)},
author = {Goldberg, I and Lynn, L L and Sphar, C D},
abstractNote = {FIGRO is a FORTRAN-IV program for the analysis of fuel volume swelling and the calculation of temperatures in bulk-oxide cylindrical fuel elements. The fuel pellet may be solid, annular, or contain two radial zones. Oxide fuel thermal conductivity is a function of temperature, depletion, and porosity; fuel swelling is a function of temperature, depletion, internal hydrostatic pressure, and fissioning rate. As a boundary condition for the heat conduction equation, either the clad surface flux or the temperature at the inside radius of the fuel may be specified. Two sample problems are presented as test cases for the program deck and to exhibit the features of the input and output. (NSA 21: 14116)},
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journal = {},
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place = {United States},
year = {1966},
month = {12}
}

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