High Performance Light Water Reactor : Design and Analyses

The High Performance Light Water Reactor is a nuclear reactor concept of the 4th generation which is cooled and moderated with supercritical water. The concept has been worked out by a consortium of European partners, co-funded by the European Commission. It features a once through steam cycle, a pr...

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Main Author: Schulenberg, ThomasStarflinger, Jörg (([Hrsg.])
Format: eBook
Published: KIT Scientific Publishing 2012
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Summary:The High Performance Light Water Reactor is a nuclear reactor concept of the 4th generation which is cooled and moderated with supercritical water. The concept has been worked out by a consortium of European partners, co-funded by the European Commission. It features a once through steam cycle, a pressure vessel type reactor, and a compact containment with pressure suppression pool. The conceptual design enables to assess its feasibility, its safety features and its economic potential.
Physical Description:1 electronic resource (X, 241 p. p.)
ISBN:9783866448179