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Strategies for implementing a mitigation policy for light water reactors

Strategies for implementing a mitigation policy for light water reactors

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Published by Division of Regulatory Applications, Office of Nuclear Regulatory Research, U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission in Washington, DC .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Nuclear reactors -- United States -- Containment -- Safety measures -- Evaluation.,
  • Light water reactors -- United States -- Safety measures -- Evaluation.,
  • Nuclear power plants -- United States -- Safety measures -- Evaluation.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementprepared by W.E. Kastenberg ... [et al.].
    ContributionsKastenberg, W. E., U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission. Office of Nuclear Regulatory Research. Division of Regulatory Applications., R and D Associates.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 44 p. :
    Number of Pages44
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15346314M

    Light Water Reactors. The nuclear fission reactors used in the United States for electric power production are classified as "light water reactors" in contrast to the "heavy water reactors" used in water (ordinary water) is used as the moderator in U.S. reactors as well as the cooling agent and the means by which heat is removed to produce steam for turning the turbines of the.   The present study assumes overnight investment costs for a light water reactor of $3,/kW, which is at the low end of the ranges given earlier, but based on the expectation of capacity growth mainly in non-OECD countries. The technical lifetime of nuclear power plants is set at 60 y.

    Purchase Nuclear Safety in Light Water Reactors - 1st Edition. Print Book & E-Book. ISBN , strategies and improving severe accident management guidelines for the current light water reactor fleet. Measurable milestones have been developed for each of the pathways; these include both near-term (i.e., 1 to 5 years) and longer-term (i.e., beyond 5 years) milestones. High-level planned accomplishments in the near term include.

    Campus Mitigation Strategy. The Campus Mitigation Team has employed multiple mitigation strategies as they encounter new and varied issues within the Campus buildings. Unlike the Medical Center, there is very little standardization of water dispensers and fixtures. Building age and multiple renovations over time add to the complexity.   reactors; (2) pursuing the construction and operation of new large Generation III+ evolutionary light water reactor designs; (3) supporting the development, licensing, and deployment of small modular reactors ; and (4) implement ing a strategy for the development and deployment of advanced, Generation IV reactor technology.


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Get this from a library. Strategies for implementing a mitigation policy for light water reactors. [W E Kastenberg; U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission. Office of Nuclear Regulatory Research.

Division of Regulatory Applications.; R and D Associates.;]. A typical light water reactor (LWR) has components like the clad, the internals, the reactor pressure vessel (RPV), the heat exchanger tubes, etc., made from different materials.

Some of these components experience pressure and temperature effects while others. Mitigation Strategy. Mitigation strategies directed to make the extent of an impact less severe are often a stipulated condition of any license, authorization, permit, or consent for any activity to occur following an EIA (Elliott et al.,).

From: The Ecology of Sandy Shores (Third Edition), Related terms: Energy Engineering. This vital reference is the only one-stop resource on how to assess, prevent, and manage severe nuclear accidents in the light water reactors (LWRs) that pose the most risk to the : Bal Raj Sehgal.

Mitigation Strategies for Beyond Design Basis EventsLight water reactors, Chemistry, Pressurized water reactors, Accidents, Flux (Metallurgy), Heat, Heat flux, Metals. A Revised Methodology to Assess In-Vessel Retention Strategy for High-Power Reactors.

Fichot, you are agreeing to our privacy policy. The light-water reactor (LWR) is a type of thermal-neutron reactor that uses normal water, as opposed to heavy water, as both its coolant and neutron moderator – furthermore a solid form of fissile elements is used as fuel.

Thermal-neutron reactors are the most common type of nuclear reactor, and light-water reactors are the most common type of thermal-neutron reactor.

As the current light water reactor (LWR) NPPs age beyond 60 years, there are possibilities for increased frequency of systems, structures, and components (SSC) degradations or failures that initiate safety-significant events, reduce existing accident mitigation.

Hydrogen Mitigation in Water Cooled Power Reactors. Hydrogen mitigation in water cooled power reactors is an important area of study in the field of safety of nuclear en and oxygen can be generated during normal operation of a power reactor primarily as a consequence of the radiolysis of the water in the core.

During accidents hydrogen and oxygen can be generated also as a. Implementation of applications and a chapter on design approaches for photocatalytic reactors round off the book.

'Photocatalysis and Water Purification' is part of the series on Materials for Sustainable Energy and Development edited by Prof. G.Q. Max Lu. [] DELLA-LOGGIA, E., (Ed.), Hydrogen Behaviour and Mitigation in Water-Cooled Nuclear Power Reactors, Proc.

of the CEC/IAEA/KAEI Workshop in Brussels, Belgium Mar () EUR EN, Brussels (). [] NUCLEAR ENERGY AGENCY OF THE OECD, CSNI, Proc. of the OECD/NEA/CSNI Workshop on the Implementation of Mitigation Techniques. Terms for Describing New, Advanced Nuclear Power Plants [4], 'future reactor' is defined as a primarily time related term that generally refers to reactors that have not yet been built.

For the purpose of this report, the terms 'future reactors' and 'new generation reactors' are used interchangeably. An efficient mitigation strategy for the United States would allow the United States to take cooperative action in other countries; some of the most attractive low-cost mitigation options may be in the poorest developing countries.

Replace all existing fossil-fuel-fired plants with nuclear power plants such as advanced light-water reactors. The NRC issued a Mitigation Strategies Order on Marequiring all U.S.

nuclear power plants to implement strategies that will allow them to cope without their permanent electrical power sources for an indefinite amount of time These strategies must keep the reactor core and spent fuel cool, as well as protect the thick concrete.

This book is aimed at Health Physicists wishing to gain a better understanding of the principles and practices associated with a light water reactor (LWR) radiation protection program. The role of key program elements is presented in sufficient detail to assist practicing radiation protection professionals in improving and strengthening their.

The events of March at the nuclear power complex in Fukushima, Japan, raised questions about the safe operation of nuclear power plants, with early retirement of existing nuclear power plants being debated in the policy arena and considered by regulators. Also, the future of building new nuclear power plants is highly uncertain.

Should nuclear power policies become more restrictive. power focus on the currently available light water reactor (LWR) technology. Since climate mitigation requires a long-term commitment, the. The implementation of nuclear fission, higher efficiency vehicles and buildings, and other mitigation measures could be accelerated by a variety of governmental actions, such as carbon taxes, cap-and-trade policies, subsidies for carbon-free energy, and removing existing subsidies for the coal, oil, and natural gas industries.

Other articles where Light-water reactor is discussed: nuclear reactor: Light-water reactors: Light-water reactors (LWRs) are power reactors that are cooled and moderated with ordinary water. There are two basic types: the pressurized-water reactor (PWR) and the boiling-water reactor (BWR).

In the PWR, water at high pressure and temperature removes heat from. 5 See “NRC Non-Light Water Reactor Mid-Term and Long-Term Implementation Action Plans,” dated J (ADAMS Accession No.

MLA). 6 See SECY, “Non-Light Water Reactor Implementation Action Plan—Progress Summary and Future Plans,” dated on Janu (ADAMS No. MLB). Severe Accident Mitigation through Improvements in Filtered Containment Vent Systems and Containment Cooling Strategies for Water Cooled Reactors.

Accident Tolerant Fuel Concepts for Light Water Reactors. Estimation of Spent Fuel Compositions from Light Water Reactors The burnup calculations are performed based on JENDL(4) for the unit cell equivalent to fuel assembly prepared by the procedure shown in Fig.

1. Geometry data of fuel assembly and unit cell are shown in Table 1. In PWR fuels, PWR 17x 17 data are used for all fuel.62 00 60 - c.> o co o 40 20 o -1 00 POLICY IMPLICATIONS OF GREENHOUSE WARMING 25% Implementation/High Cost - _ r >~ Energy Modeling ~ it.

% Implementation/Low Cost % Annual U.S. CO2 equivalent emissions o 2 4 6 EMISSION REDUCTION (billion tons CO2 equivalent per year) 8 FIGURE Comparison of mitigation options using.A New Book: Light-Water Reactor Materials Authored by Donald R. Olander (corresponding author) of the Department of Nuclear Engineering at the University of California, Berkeley, and Arthur T.

Motta of the Department of Mechanical and Nuclear Engineering at the Pennsylvania State University. The contents of a new book currently in preparation are described.