Optimization of Water Chemistry to Ensure Reliable Water Reactor Fuel Performance at High Burnup and in Ageing Plant (FUWAC)

IAEA TECDOC No. 1666

Subject Classification: 0802-Fuel fabrication and performance

English IAEA-TECDOC-1666; (ISBN:978-92-0-120510-0); 140 pp.; € 18.00; Date Published: 2011

Download PDF (6.40 MB)

This publication provides the results of a coordinated research project considering best practice and improvements that can be made to the primary water chemistry of nuclear power plants. Corrosion of fuel cladding and primary circuit materials are discussed and experiments investigating how water chemistry can alleviate these concerns are described. Deposition of corrosion products on primary circuit surfaces and their effects on crud induced power shifts and radiation doses are examined and potential alleviation methods are considered.

Download Order Form PDF
You might also like

Accident Tolerant Fuel Concepts for Light Water Reactors ...

Read more

Evaluation of Conditions for Hydrogen Induced Degradation of Zirconium Alloys during Fuel Operation and Storage ...

Read more

Modelling of Water Cooled Fuel Including Design Basis and Severe Accidents ...

Read more

Quality and Reliability Aspects in Nuclear Power Reactor Fuel Engineering ...

Read more

Pressurized Heavy Water Reactor Fuel: Integrity, Performance and Advanced Concepts ...

Read more

In-pile Testing and Instrumentation for Development of Generation-IV Fuels and Materials ...

Read more

BN-600 MOX Core Benchmark Analysis ...

Read more

Improvement of Computer Codes Used for Fuel Behaviour Simulation (FUMEX-III) ...

Read more

Fuel Behaviour and Modelling under Severe Transient and Loss of Coolant Accident (LOCA) Conditions ...

Read more

Design, Manufacturing and Irradiation Behaviour of Fast Reactor Fuel ...

Read more

Advances in High Temperature Gas Cooled Reactor Fuel Technology ...

Read more

Structural Materials for Liquid Metal Cooled Fast Reactor Fuel Assemblies-Operational Behaviour ...

Read more

Experiences and Trends of Manufacturing Technology of Advanced Nuclear Fuels ...

Read more

Fuel Modelling at Extended Burnup (FUMEX-II) ...

Read more

Spent Fuel Performance Assessment and Research ...

Read more