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Title: Experimental and analytical studies of a passive shutdown heat removal system for advanced LMRs

Abstract

A facility designed and constructed to demonstrate the viability of natural convection passive heat removal systems as a key feature of innovative LMR Shutdown Heat Removal (SHR) systems is in operation at Argonne National Laboratory (ANL). This Natural Convection Shutdown Heat Removal Test Facility (NSTF) is being used to investigate the heat transfer performance of the GE/PRISM and the RI/SAFR passive designs. This paper presents a description of the NSTF, the pretest analysis of the Radiant Reactor Vessel Auxiliary Cooling System (RVACS) in support of the GE/PRISM IFR concept, and experiment results for the RVACS simulation. Preliminary results show excellent agreement with predicted system performance.

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Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Argonne National Lab., IL (USA)
OSTI Identifier:
6893161
Report Number(s):
CONF-880532-10
ON: DE89002272
DOE Contract Number:  
W-31109-ENG-38
Resource Type:
Conference
Resource Relation:
Conference: American Nuclear Society topical meeting, Seattle, WA, USA, 1 May 1988; Other Information: Portions of this document are illegible in microfiche products
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
21 SPECIFIC NUCLEAR REACTORS AND ASSOCIATED PLANTS; LIQUID METAL COOLED REACTORS; AFTER-HEAT REMOVAL; AFTER-HEAT; DATA ACQUISITION SYSTEMS; FLOWSHEETS; HEAT TRANSFER; NUMERICAL DATA; PERFORMANCE; REACTOR COOLING SYSTEMS; REACTOR SHUTDOWN; COOLING SYSTEMS; DATA; DIAGRAMS; ENERGY SYSTEMS; ENERGY TRANSFER; INFORMATION; REACTOR COMPONENTS; REACTORS; REMOVAL; SHUTDOWNS; 210500* - Power Reactors, Breeding

Citation Formats

Heineman, J, Kraimer, M, Lottes, P, Pedersen, D, Stewart, R, and Tessier, J. Experimental and analytical studies of a passive shutdown heat removal system for advanced LMRs. United States: N. p., 1988. Web.
Heineman, J, Kraimer, M, Lottes, P, Pedersen, D, Stewart, R, & Tessier, J. Experimental and analytical studies of a passive shutdown heat removal system for advanced LMRs. United States.
Heineman, J, Kraimer, M, Lottes, P, Pedersen, D, Stewart, R, and Tessier, J. Fri . "Experimental and analytical studies of a passive shutdown heat removal system for advanced LMRs". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/6893161.
@article{osti_6893161,
title = {Experimental and analytical studies of a passive shutdown heat removal system for advanced LMRs},
author = {Heineman, J and Kraimer, M and Lottes, P and Pedersen, D and Stewart, R and Tessier, J},
abstractNote = {A facility designed and constructed to demonstrate the viability of natural convection passive heat removal systems as a key feature of innovative LMR Shutdown Heat Removal (SHR) systems is in operation at Argonne National Laboratory (ANL). This Natural Convection Shutdown Heat Removal Test Facility (NSTF) is being used to investigate the heat transfer performance of the GE/PRISM and the RI/SAFR passive designs. This paper presents a description of the NSTF, the pretest analysis of the Radiant Reactor Vessel Auxiliary Cooling System (RVACS) in support of the GE/PRISM IFR concept, and experiment results for the RVACS simulation. Preliminary results show excellent agreement with predicted system performance.},
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place = {United States},
year = {1988},
month = {1}
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