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Title: DESIGN AND LAYOUT CONCEPTS FOR COMPACT, FACTORY-PRODUCED, TRANSPORTABLE, GENERATION IV REACTOR SYSTEMS

Abstract

The purpose of this research project is to develop compact (100 to 400 MWe) Generation IV nuclear power plant design and layout concepts that maximize the benefits of factory-based fabrication and optimal packaging, transportation and siting. The reactor concepts selected were compact designs under development in the 2000 to 2001 period. This interdisciplinary project was comprised of three university-led nuclear engineering teams identified by reactor coolant type (water, gas, and liquid metal) and a fourth Industrial Engineering team. The reactors included a Modular Pebble Bed helium-cooled concept being developed at MIT, the IRIS water-cooled concept being developed by a team led by Westinghouse Electric Company, and a Lead-Bismuth-cooled concept developed by UT. In addition to the design and layout concepts this report includes a section on heat exchanger manufacturing simulations and a section on construction and cost impacts of proposed modular designs.

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Publication Date:
Research Org.:
University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN (US)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE Office of Nuclear Energy, Science and Technology (NE) (US)
OSTI Identifier:
817548
Report Number(s):
DOESF22168
TRN: US0400169
DOE Contract Number:  
FG07-00SF22168
Resource Type:
Technical Report
Resource Relation:
Other Information: PBD: 12 Nov 2003
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
21 SPECIFIC NUCLEAR REACTORS AND ASSOCIATED PLANTS; 22 GENERAL STUDIES OF NUCLEAR REACTORS; CONSTRUCTION; COOLANTS; DESIGN; FABRICATION; HEAT EXCHANGERS; LIQUID METALS; MANUFACTURING; NUCLEAR ENGINEERING; NUCLEAR POWER PLANTS; PACKAGING; WATER; COMPACT ADVANCED NUCLEAR POWER PLANT DESIGN; LAYOUT CONCEPTS; FACTORY-BASED FABRICATION; OPTIMAL PACKAGING, TRANSPORTATION AND SITING; MODULAR PEBBLE BED HELIUM-COOLED CONCEPT; IRIS WATER-COOLED CONCEPT; LEAD-BISMUTH-COOLED CONCEPT; REACTOR COMPONENT MANUFACTURING SIMULATION; CONSTRUCTION AND COST IMPACTS OF PROPOSED MODULAR DESIGNS

Citation Formats

Mynatt Fred R., Townsend, L.W., Williamson, Martin, Williams, Wesley, Miller, Laurence W., Khan, M. Khurram, McConn, Joe, Kadak, Andrew C., Berte, Marc V., Sawhney, Rapinder, Fife, Jacob, Sedler, Todd L., Conway, Larry E., and Felde, Dave K. DESIGN AND LAYOUT CONCEPTS FOR COMPACT, FACTORY-PRODUCED, TRANSPORTABLE, GENERATION IV REACTOR SYSTEMS. United States: N. p., 2003. Web. doi:10.2172/817548.
Mynatt Fred R., Townsend, L.W., Williamson, Martin, Williams, Wesley, Miller, Laurence W., Khan, M. Khurram, McConn, Joe, Kadak, Andrew C., Berte, Marc V., Sawhney, Rapinder, Fife, Jacob, Sedler, Todd L., Conway, Larry E., & Felde, Dave K. DESIGN AND LAYOUT CONCEPTS FOR COMPACT, FACTORY-PRODUCED, TRANSPORTABLE, GENERATION IV REACTOR SYSTEMS. United States. doi:10.2172/817548.
Mynatt Fred R., Townsend, L.W., Williamson, Martin, Williams, Wesley, Miller, Laurence W., Khan, M. Khurram, McConn, Joe, Kadak, Andrew C., Berte, Marc V., Sawhney, Rapinder, Fife, Jacob, Sedler, Todd L., Conway, Larry E., and Felde, Dave K. Wed . "DESIGN AND LAYOUT CONCEPTS FOR COMPACT, FACTORY-PRODUCED, TRANSPORTABLE, GENERATION IV REACTOR SYSTEMS". United States. doi:10.2172/817548. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/817548.
@article{osti_817548,
title = {DESIGN AND LAYOUT CONCEPTS FOR COMPACT, FACTORY-PRODUCED, TRANSPORTABLE, GENERATION IV REACTOR SYSTEMS},
author = {Mynatt Fred R. and Townsend, L.W. and Williamson, Martin and Williams, Wesley and Miller, Laurence W. and Khan, M. Khurram and McConn, Joe and Kadak, Andrew C. and Berte, Marc V. and Sawhney, Rapinder and Fife, Jacob and Sedler, Todd L. and Conway, Larry E. and Felde, Dave K.},
abstractNote = {The purpose of this research project is to develop compact (100 to 400 MWe) Generation IV nuclear power plant design and layout concepts that maximize the benefits of factory-based fabrication and optimal packaging, transportation and siting. The reactor concepts selected were compact designs under development in the 2000 to 2001 period. This interdisciplinary project was comprised of three university-led nuclear engineering teams identified by reactor coolant type (water, gas, and liquid metal) and a fourth Industrial Engineering team. The reactors included a Modular Pebble Bed helium-cooled concept being developed at MIT, the IRIS water-cooled concept being developed by a team led by Westinghouse Electric Company, and a Lead-Bismuth-cooled concept developed by UT. In addition to the design and layout concepts this report includes a section on heat exchanger manufacturing simulations and a section on construction and cost impacts of proposed modular designs.},
doi = {10.2172/817548},
journal = {},
number = ,
volume = ,
place = {United States},
year = {Wed Nov 12 00:00:00 EST 2003},
month = {Wed Nov 12 00:00:00 EST 2003}
}

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