TITLE

Next Generation Core Designs

AUTHOR(S)
Tusar, James
PUB. DATE
July 2009
SOURCE
Nuclear Plant Journal;Jul/Aug2009, Vol. 27 Issue 4, p55
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article provides information on the Next Generation Core Designs developed by Exelon Nuclear in the U.S. for Boiling Water Reactors. They address mitigation of cell friction due to fuel channel, minimizing reactivity manipulations/operator challenges and managing increasing uranium prices. The Next Generation Core Designs are also characterized by a low, flat hot excess reactivity.
ACCESSION #
43936170

 

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