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Proc. ASME. ICONE28, Volume 1: Operating Plant Challenges, Successes, and Lessons Learned; Nuclear Plant Engineering; Advanced Reactors and Fusion; Small Modular and Micro-Reactors Technologies and Applications, V001T03A008, August 4–6, 2021
Paper No: ICONE28-65406
...,Guangdong Guangdong Laboratory, Huizhou,Guangdong 516003, China 516003, China Keywords: Fuel cycle, ceramic fast reactor, simple high-temperature dry reprocessing, spent nuclear fuel, accelerator- driven advanced nuclear energy system ABSTRACT period, how to recycle the spent nuclear fuel (SNF) becomes...
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Proc. ASME. ICONE28, Volume 3: Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD); Verification and Validation; Advanced Methods of Manufacturing (AMM) for Nuclear Reactors and Components; Decontamination, Decommissioning, and Radioactive Waste Management; Beyond Design Basis and Nuclear Safety; Risk Informed Management and Regulation, V003T11A006, August 4–6, 2021
Paper No: ICONE28-63369
...Abstract Abstract Nowadays, nuclear power plays an important role in world electrical energy. Nuclear power plants have inevitably produced radioactive spent nuclear fuel (SNF) during operation. Generally, intermediate storage facilities and at-reactor pools store fresh SNF and remove its...
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Proc. ASME. ICONE2020, Volume 3: Student Paper Competition; Thermal-Hydraulics; Verification and Validation, V003T13A031, August 4–5, 2020
Paper No: ICONE2020-16598
...Abstract Abstract Recent advances in horizontal cask designs for commercial spent nuclear fuel have significantly increased maximum thermal loading. This is due in part to greater efficiency in internal conduction pathways. Carefully measured data sets generated from testing of full-sized casks...
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Proc. ASME. ICONE20-POWER2012, Volume 5: Fusion Engineering; Student Paper Competition; Design Basis and Beyond Design Basis Events; Simple and Combined Cycles, 111-118, July 30–August 3, 2012
Paper No: ICONE20-POWER2012-54315
... calculations of the approximate cycle took place, and a comparative analysis of cycles using only LWR and the cycle with a gradual replacement of LWR by fast breeder reactors was carried out as well. It is appropriate, because there is a sufficiently large number of spent nuclear fuel now is accumulated...
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Proc. ASME. ICONE16, Volume 2: Fuel Cycle and High Level Waste Management; Computational Fluid Dynamics, Neutronics Methods and Coupled Codes; Student Paper Competition, 65-71, May 11–15, 2008
Paper No: ICONE16-48332
... 09 07 2009 A spent nuclear fuel storage building is generally a structure provided with heat removal, radiation shielding functions, and a seismic design. The facility has air supply ducts and a chimney exhaust duct for removing heat through natural cooling, with the structural shapes...
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Proc. ASME. ICONE10, 10th International Conference on Nuclear Engineering, Volume 4, 273-280, April 14–18, 2002
Paper No: ICONE10-22138
... techniques can be used to either validate an element’s reported burnup or provide a burnup estimate for an element with an unknown burnup. 05 03 2009 gamma dectection burnup spent nuclear fuel 1 tern EM P V d J and ox 834 tion fuel elements were measured and compared to ca ele ga Ex me...
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Proc. ASME. ICONE12, 12th International Conference on Nuclear Engineering, Volume 3, 345-350, April 25–29, 2004
Paper No: ICONE12-49445
...% of the overall operating cost. Nuclear fuel cost represents less than 10% of the nominal average wholesale price of electricity. But, current uranium utilization and nuclear fuel economics ignore government expenditures on spent nuclear fuel disposal practices, the costs of storing both the weapons grade...