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Abstract

The statistical distribution of debris from molten fuelcoolant interactions (MFCIs) is examined. It is shown that a wide range of fragmentation processes, including MFCIs, produce debris which has an upper limit lognormal (ULLN) distribution. Fitted distributions are presented for 20 experiments using 24 kg of uranium dioxide/molybdenum melt quenched in water.

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Authors: FLETCHER D F CULHAM LABORATORY, ABINGDON (UK), CULHAM LABORATORY, ABINGDON (UK)
Bibliographic Reference: WRITE TO THE LIBRARIAN, UKAEA, CULHAM LABORATORY, ABINGDON, OXON OX14 3DB (UK), MENTIONING REPORT CLM-P816, 1987
Record Number: 1989126007100 / Last updated on: 1988-02-01
Category: PUBLICATION
Available languages: en