DRESDYN - A New Platform for Sodium Related Thermohydraulic Studies and Measurement Developments
NURETH-14 - 2011 September 25-30


Presented at:
NURETH-14
2011 September 25-30
Location:
Toronto, Canada
Session Title:
G1-2 - Sodium Cooled Fast Reactors Design and Safety and Lead/Lead-Bismuth Cooled Reactors

Authors:
Thomas Gundrum (Helmholtz-Zentrum Dresden-Rossendorf)
Sven Eckert (Helmholtz-Zentrum Dresden-Rossendorf)
Frank Stefani (Helmholtz-Zentrum Dresden-Rossendorf)
Gunter Gerbeth (Helmholtz-Zentrum Dresden-Rossendorf)
  

Abstract

The safe and reliable operation of liquid metal systems in innovative reactor concepts like sodium cooled fast breeder reactors or lead-bismuth targets in transmutation systems requires appropriate measuring systems and control units, both for the liquid metal single-phase flow as well as for gas bubble liquid metal two-phase flows. We report on the liquid sodium facility DRESDYN (DREsden Sodium facility for DYNamo and thermohydraulic studies), presently under construction, that will comprise experiments with geo- and astrophysical background as well as experiments for thermohydraulic studies and for the development and the test of measurement techniques for sodium flows.

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