0

Full Content is available to subscribers

Subscribe/Learn More  >

Application of the System Based Code Concept to the ASME Code for Liquid Metal Reactors

[+] Author Affiliations
Tai Asayama, Shigeru Takaya, Masaki Morishita

Japan Atomic Energy Agency, Oarai, Ibaraki, Japan

Paper No. PVP2012-78700, pp. 249-254; 6 pages
doi:10.1115/PVP2012-78700
From:
  • ASME 2012 Pressure Vessels and Piping Conference
  • Volume 1: Codes and Standards
  • Toronto, Ontario, Canada, July 15–19, 2012
  • Conference Sponsors: Pressure Vessels and Piping Division
  • ISBN: 978-0-7918-5500-3
  • Copyright © 2012 by ASME

abstract

The System Based Code (SBC) which was initially proposed by Asada forms the basis of the development of a set of codes and standards in Japan that fully take advantage of the potential of liquid metal reactors (LMRs). The concept of SBC is also being elaborated within the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) as a promising way that improves current codes and standards by allowing significantly wider technical options with various advantages both in Sections III and XI through bridging them. This paper illustrates an envisioned scheme for code rules for new reactors based on the SBC concept that could be also implemented in ASME Boiler and Pressure Vessel Codes. The outline of technologies needed to materialize the concept such as “Break Size Limitation Analysis (BSLA)” and structural reliability evaluation are also described. Recent discussions in ASME indicate that efforts on drafting code rules based on the SBC concept will soon take place in ASME.

Copyright © 2012 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