EXPERIMENTAL BASIS FOR THE DESCRIPTION OF CARBIDE PERFORMANCE IN HE-BONDED LMFBR PINS
Fuel and pin performance codes should be developed on the basis of the detailed P.I.E. analysis of the relevant in-pile mechanisms. For fast reactors advanced (dense) fuels are required under present economic and technological conditions which can achieve high burn-up at relatively low linear rating. The relevant in-pile mechanisms operating under these conditions are briefly described within a sequence of burn-up periods and structural zones in the fuel. It is shown that the technically important clad deformation DELTA-D/D can be measured relatively easily with acceptable precision. In contrast, the quantitative analysis of the in-pile mechanisms is difficult and shows large statistical and experimental errors.
Bibliographic Reference: 8TH INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON STRUCTURAL MECHANICS IN REACTOR TECHNOLOGY, BRUXELLES (BELGIUM), AUG. 19-23, 1985 WRITE TO CEC LUXEMBOURG, DG XIII/A2, POB 1907 MENTIONING PAPER E 32267 ORA
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Record Number: 1989123121600 / Last updated on: 1987-01-01
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