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Proc. ASME. ICONE2020, Volume 1: Beyond Design Basis; Codes and Standards; Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD); Decontamination and Decommissioning; Nuclear Fuel and Engineering; Nuclear Plant Engineering, V001T03A004, August 4–5, 2020
Paper No: ICONE2020-16193
... separators, chevrons, separator vanes, separator panels, steam drier, wet steam, two-phase flow, nuclear power plants, re- entrainment, experimental validation, MSR, numerical modelling, CFD, optimization NOMENCLATURE A diagonal entities of the linearized system d droplet diameter (m) friction coefficient g...
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Proc. ASME. ICONE2020, Volume 1: Beyond Design Basis; Codes and Standards; Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD); Decontamination and Decommissioning; Nuclear Fuel and Engineering; Nuclear Plant Engineering, V001T05A006, August 4–5, 2020
Paper No: ICONE2020-16157
... test onto an unyielding surface according to IAEA SSR-6. In this paper, we focus on the influence of the impact-limiter parameters, including geometry dimensions and mechanical properties, on the results of drop events to achieve an optimized approach for design. The typical structure of impact limiter...
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Proc. ASME. ICONE2020, Volume 3: Student Paper Competition; Thermal-Hydraulics; Verification and Validation, V003T12A032, August 4–5, 2020
Paper No: ICONE2020-16480
...Abstract Abstract A solution to optimization of in-core detectors placement for Advanced Heavy Water Reactor (AHWR) has been attempted. AHWR houses in-core detector units with Self-Powered Neutron Detectors (SPND) distributed axially and their measurement serves as an input to Online Flux...
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Proc. ASME. ICONE21, Volume 1: Plant Operations, Maintenance, Engineering, Modifications, Life Cycle and Balance of Plant; Nuclear Fuel and Materials; Radiation Protection and Nuclear Technology Applications, V001T01A033, July 29–August 2, 2013
Paper No: ICONE21-16243
... results are comprehensive statistical method. At present, it is a very effective comprehensive analysis method, and has already developed mature in many domestic and foreign industries and fields. This paper based on the Meta analysis thought optimization equipment maintenance strategy, working...
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Proc. ASME. ICONE17, Volume 2: Structural Integrity; Safety and Security; Advanced Applications of Nuclear Technology; Balance of Plant for Nuclear Applications, 1-9, July 12–16, 2009
Paper No: ICONE17-75008
... of a spacer grid assembly. In this study, a new spacer grid form was developed in order to enhance the integrity of the fuel rod support and the crush strength of the spacer grid assembly by using a systematic optimization technique. Finite element analysis and crush strength tests on the developed new spacer...
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Proc. ASME. ICONE16, Volume 4: Structural Integrity; Next Generation Systems; Safety and Security; Low Level Waste Management and Decommissioning; Near Term Deployment: Plant Designs, Licensing, Construction, Workforce and Public Acceptance, 39-43, May 11–15, 2008
Paper No: ICONE16-48144
... support grid. A 3×3 model is chosen to facilitate in a fast computation for an optimization. The optimal location of the dimple has been found and some design guidelines for a support grid have been deduced in this work. Spacer Grid Nuclear Fuel Assembly Impact Strength Dimple Optimization...
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Proc. ASME. ICONE12, 12th International Conference on Nuclear Engineering, Volume 1, 199-201, April 25–29, 2004
Paper No: ICONE12-49031
... of this technology (it has been used for over a century in the steel industry at temperatures up to 1,200°C), and the ready availability of materials. nuclear hydrogen Westinghouse Sulfur Process increased thermal efficiency interface with an HTGR optimization Proceedings of ICONE12: 12th International...
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Proc. ASME. ICONE14, Volume 1: Plant Operations, Maintenance and Life Cycle; Component Reliability and Materials Issues; Codes, Standards, Licensing and Regulatory Issues; Fuel Cycle and High Level Waste Management, 139-148, July 17–20, 2006
Paper No: ICONE14-89312
... to focus on improving their outage performance. The process of improving outage performance is commonly referred to as ‘Outage Optimization’ in the industry. This paper starts with a summary of the principles of Outage Optimization. It then provides an overview of a process in common use in the USA...
Topics: Optimization
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Proc. ASME. ICONE14, Volume 4: Computational Fluid Dynamics, Neutronics Methods and Coupled Codes; Student Paper Competition, 671-675, July 17–20, 2006
Paper No: ICONE14-89580
..., including dependency of axial force versus axial compression. The finite element codes BRIGADE/Plus and ABAQUS/Explicit were used for analysis. Static simulation was used to optimize the dimensions of shock absorber. Dynamic analysis shows that shock absorber is capable to withstand the dynamic load...
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Proc. ASME. ICONE14, Volume 4: Computational Fluid Dynamics, Neutronics Methods and Coupled Codes; Student Paper Competition, 499-506, July 17–20, 2006
Paper No: ICONE14-89155
... 17 09 2008 Generation IV nuclear reactors will not be implemented unless they enable lower production costs than with the current systems. In such a context a techno-economic optimization method was developed and then applied to the power conversion system of a very high temperature...