Conference Proceedings Paper
HEAT LOSS ANALYSIS FOR A RE-ENTRANT SCWR FUEL-CHANNEL CONCEPT
39th Annual CNS-CNA Student Conference - 2015 June 01
F. Rafat (UOIT)
The operating temperatures and pressures of SuperCriticial Water-cooled Reactors (SCWRs) prevent the use of current CANDU fuel-channel designs and hence new concepts need to be developed. The Re-Entrant fuel-Channel (REC) is one such concept for a Pressure Tube (PT) type SCWR. In this design, the coolant flows from one end of the channel via a flow tube and then reverses its direction and flows through a pressure tube. The fuel bundles and insulator are located in the pressure tube. In this work, a heat loss analysis is conducted for the new REC concept using a uniform axial power profile along with a sensitivity analysis for the porosity of the insulator.
Individual Conference-Paper Copies (Electronic Where Available):
- For CNS members, the first 5 copies per calendar year are free, and additional copies are $10 each.
- For non-members, the price is $25 for the first Conference-paper copy in a request, and $10 each for additional copies of papers in the same conference and in the same request.
- Contact the CNS office to order reprints.