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Title: Ex-vessel core catcher materials interactions. Annual progress report. [LMFBR]

Abstract

A twelve-month program to investigate ex-vessel core catcher materials interactions has been completed. The investigations, involving depleted uranium dioxide, magnesia brick, stainless steel, and low-carbon steel, were conducted in furnaces and associated facilities existing at Aerospace, which were modified to process molten and solidified radioactive samples. In addition to developing efficient methods for the melting, pouring, and sustained heating of UO/sub 2/, extensive sample characterizations and microanalyses were performed. Theoretical analyses were also made in data interpretation for the purpose of understanding the interaction kinetics.

Authors:
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Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Aerospace Corp., El Segundo, CA (USA)
OSTI Identifier:
7311748
Report Number(s):
ATR-77(7608)-1
TRN: 77-011320
Resource Type:
Technical Report
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
22 GENERAL STUDIES OF NUCLEAR REACTORS; 21 SPECIFIC NUCLEAR REACTORS AND ASSOCIATED PLANTS; CORE CATCHERS; PERFORMANCE; CORIUM; CHEMICAL REACTION KINETICS; LMFBR TYPE REACTORS; MAGNESIUM OXIDES; STAINLESS STEELS; THERMAL SHOCK; THERMAL STRESSES; URANIUM DIOXIDE; ACTINIDE COMPOUNDS; ALKALINE EARTH METAL COMPOUNDS; ALLOYS; BREEDER REACTORS; CHALCOGENIDES; CHROMIUM ALLOYS; CORROSION RESISTANT ALLOYS; EPITHERMAL REACTORS; FAST REACTORS; FBR TYPE REACTORS; IRON ALLOYS; IRON BASE ALLOYS; KINETICS; LIQUID METAL COOLED REACTORS; MAGNESIUM COMPOUNDS; OXIDES; OXYGEN COMPOUNDS; REACTION KINETICS; REACTOR COMPONENTS; REACTORS; STEELS; STRESSES; URANIUM COMPOUNDS; URANIUM OXIDES; 220900* - Nuclear Reactor Technology- Reactor Safety; 210500 - Power Reactors, Breeding

Citation Formats

Swanson, D G, Zehms, E H, Ang, C Y, McClelland, J D, Meyer, R A, and vanPaassen, H L.L.. Ex-vessel core catcher materials interactions. Annual progress report. [LMFBR]. United States: N. p., 1976. Web. doi:10.2172/7311748.
Swanson, D G, Zehms, E H, Ang, C Y, McClelland, J D, Meyer, R A, & vanPaassen, H L.L.. Ex-vessel core catcher materials interactions. Annual progress report. [LMFBR]. United States. https://doi.org/10.2172/7311748
Swanson, D G, Zehms, E H, Ang, C Y, McClelland, J D, Meyer, R A, and vanPaassen, H L.L.. Sat . "Ex-vessel core catcher materials interactions. Annual progress report. [LMFBR]". United States. https://doi.org/10.2172/7311748. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/7311748.
@article{osti_7311748,
title = {Ex-vessel core catcher materials interactions. Annual progress report. [LMFBR]},
author = {Swanson, D G and Zehms, E H and Ang, C Y and McClelland, J D and Meyer, R A and vanPaassen, H L.L.},
abstractNote = {A twelve-month program to investigate ex-vessel core catcher materials interactions has been completed. The investigations, involving depleted uranium dioxide, magnesia brick, stainless steel, and low-carbon steel, were conducted in furnaces and associated facilities existing at Aerospace, which were modified to process molten and solidified radioactive samples. In addition to developing efficient methods for the melting, pouring, and sustained heating of UO/sub 2/, extensive sample characterizations and microanalyses were performed. Theoretical analyses were also made in data interpretation for the purpose of understanding the interaction kinetics.},
doi = {10.2172/7311748},
url = {https://www.osti.gov/biblio/7311748}, journal = {},
number = ,
volume = ,
place = {United States},
year = {1976},
month = {10}
}