0

Full Content is available to subscribers

Subscribe/Learn More  >

Void Reactivity Effect Research on Liquid Metal Cooled Fast Reactor

[+] Author Affiliations
Yang Lyu, Xiao Liang

China Nuclear Power Technology Research Institute, Shenzhen, China

Paper No. ICONE25-67368, pp. V005T05A037; 4 pages
doi:10.1115/ICONE25-67368
From:
  • 2017 25th International Conference on Nuclear Engineering
  • Volume 5: Advanced and Next Generation Reactors, Fusion Technology; Codes, Standards, Conformity Assessment, Licensing, and Regulatory Issues
  • Shanghai, China, July 2–6, 2017
  • Conference Sponsors: Nuclear Engineering Division
  • ISBN: 978-0-7918-5783-0
  • Copyright © 2017 by ASME

abstract

In the fourth generation of advanced nuclear power systems, the liquid metal cooled fast reactor plays a more and more important role, such as SFR, LFR and ADS system with LBE coolant. Void reactivity effect means bubbles produced in the core area will induce the change of reactivity. And this reactivity will affect the safety of the reactor. Through investigation and comparison of several liquid metal cooled fast reactors in the nuclear industry, this paper studies bubbles in different positions and partial voiding of the active zone inside the core and fuel assemblies with Monte Carlo core physics calculation method and then concludes the main influencing factors of void reactivity coefficient. The results can provide reference for the follow-up research and development of new type liquid metal fast reactor core design.

Copyright © 2017 by ASME

Figures

Tables

Interactive Graphics

Video

Country-Specific Mortality and Growth Failure in Infancy and Yound Children and Association With Material Stature

Use interactive graphics and maps to view and sort country-specific infant and early dhildhood mortality and growth failure data and their association with maternal

NOTE:
Citing articles are presented as examples only. In non-demo SCM6 implementation, integration with CrossRef’s "Cited By" API will populate this tab (http://www.crossref.org/citedby.html).

Some tools below are only available to our subscribers or users with an online account.

Related Content

Customize your page view by dragging and repositioning the boxes below.

Related eBook Content
Topic Collections

Sorry! You do not have access to this content. For assistance or to subscribe, please contact us:

  • TELEPHONE: 1-800-843-2763 (Toll-free in the USA)
  • EMAIL: asmedigitalcollection@asme.org
Sign In