Accident Tolerant Materials for Light Water Reactor Fuels

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Accident Tolerant Materials for Light Water Reactor Fuels
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Accident Tolerant Materials for Light Water Reactor Fuels provides a description of what an accident tolerant fuel is and the benefits and detriments of each concept. The book begins with an introduction to nuclear power as a renewable energy source and the current materials being utilized in light water reactors. It then moves on to discuss the recent advancements being made in accident tolerant fuels, reviewing the specific materials, their fabrication and implementation, environmental resistance, irradiation behavior, and licensing requirements. The book concludes with a look to the future of new power generation technologies. It is written for scientists and engineers working in the nuclear power industry and is the first comprehensive work on this topic. Introduces the fundamental description of accident tolerant fuel, including fabrication and implementation Describes both the benefits and detriments of the various Accident Tolerant Fuel concepts Includes information on the process of materials selection with a discussion of how and why specific materials were chosen, as well as why others failed

Accident Tolerant Materials for Light Water Reactor Fuels

Accident Tolerant Materials for Light Water Reactor Fuels provides a description of what an accident tolerant fuel is and the benefits and detriments of each concept. The book begins with an introduction to nuclear power as a renewable energy source and the current materials being utilized in light water reactors.

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Ferritic Alloys as Accident Tolerant Fuel Cladding Material for Light Water Reactors

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Electrochemical Behavior of Accident Tolerant Fuel Cladding Materials Under Simulated Light Water Reactor Conditions

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State of the Art Report on Light Water Reactor Accident Tolerant Fuels

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Assessment of Reactivity Equivalence for Enhanced Accident Tolerant Fuels in Light Water Reactors

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Neutronic and Economic Evaluation of Accident Tolerant Fuel Concepts for Light Water Reactors

Accident tolerant fuels (ATF) are designed to mitigate the detrimental interaction betweenzirconium-alloy cladding and high temperature steam found during beyond design basis accident conditions. Two ATF concepts under consideration are: (1) Coating the exterior ofzirconium-alloy cladding with thin ceramics to limit the zirconium available for reaction withhigh-temperature steam; (2) Replacing zirconium alloys

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Development of Advanced Accident Tolerant Fuels for Commercial Light Water Reactors

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Materials Inventory Database for the Light Water Reactor Sustainability Program

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Evaluation Metrics Applied to Accident Tolerant Fuels

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