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Reports distributed under the NRC light-water reactor safety research

Debbie S. Sharp

Reports distributed under the NRC light-water reactor safety research

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Published by Dept. of Energy, [Office of the Assistant Secretary for Energy Technology], Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Nuclear Safety Information Center, for sale by the National Technical Information Service in Oak Ridge, Tenn, Springfield, Va .
Written in English

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  • Water cooled reactors -- Safety measures -- Bibliography.

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    StatementDebbie S. Sharp and Wm. B. Cottrell, Engineering Technology Division ; prepared by Oak Ridge National Laboratory ; prepared for the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Office of Nuclear Regulatory Research, under interagency agreements DOE 40-551-75 and 40-552-75.
    SeriesORNL/NUREG/NSIC ; 146
    ContributionsCottrell, William B., Oak Ridge National Laboratory. Engineering Technology Division., Nuclear Safety Information Center., U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission. Office of Nuclear Regulatory Research.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationv. ;
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17648960M

    Carbon Management and Sequestration Program The field of carbon capture and sequestration is attracting much interest due to increasing concerns about global climate change. A close examination of the planned FY program shows that most of the research that NRC plans to sponsor in universities consists of relatively small amounts aimed at funding university operation of seismic moni- toring stations throughout the eastern hah7 of the United States. The use of an intermediate coolant loop between the reactor and the turbines minimizes the risk of a sodium fire in the reactor core. Complementing the engine and fuels studies, the Consortium on Lubrication in Internal Combustion Engines involves major engine component and lubricant manufacturers in addressing issues in oil consumption and engine friction reduction. LFEE includes experts in a variety of disciplines studying the complex interrelationships between energy and the environment as well as other global environmental challenges to sustainable development.

    This research shows that cost—and especially emissions—are influenced by both the characteristics of technologies and the composition of the infrastructure. NPD had some problems, but generally it has been very successful and a major contribution to the Canadian program. Professor David Marks and Dr. The Building Technology Program, led by Professor Leon Glicksman, initiated an implementation phase of its work on cleaner building technologies in China with a demonstration project and related education and training workshops in China. The maintenance rule requires that power reactor licensees monitor the performance or condition of SSCs against licensee-established goals in a manner sufficient to provide reasonable assurance that these SSCs are capable of fulfilling their intended functions.

    The mission of the LFEE Education Program is to enhance environmental literacy and strengthen the environmental dimension of educational experiences, particularly among the leaders of tomorrow's science and technology communities. This appointment, leading to Cockcroft's arrival in Montreal, was certainly a key decision. To satisfy these principles, the rule requires that 1 all license renewal applications compile the current licensing basis CLB for their plants, submit a summary list of documents that identify portions of the CLB relevant to the Integrated Plant Assessment IPAand maintain all CLB documents in an auditable and retrievable form; 2 age-related degradation of all SSCs important to license renewal be evaluated through IPA; and 3 existing or newly established effective programs be used to manage age-related degradation. The Board also felt that, although the small prototype power reactor was an essential step, a larger unit should be studied to uncover the problems likely to be encountered in commercial-sized power units.


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Its purpose is to identify means to improve the quality of public and private responses to critical environmental problems by combining expertise on problems of political economy with fundamental understanding of scientific and technical issues.

And on June 17, I was sent the following reply. Altogether, the nuclear power program decisions taken by the Canadian Government, Ontario Hydro, and AECL have generally been successful and satisfying.

Since the late s worldwide capacity has risen much more slowly, reaching GW in The seminar series includes presentations of work in progress on environmental challenges and technology options as well as discussions of timely issues by invited guests.

At that time this research focused primarily on the analysis of large-break, loss-of-coolant accidents. The Board recommended that the Canadian General Electric Company Limited be selected to design and construct the demonstration nuclear electric power plant, and that the Ontario Hydro proposal for participation be accepted.

To restrict the number of development options to be pursued. On a percentage basis, however, the picture is a little different. This year, the AGS initiated a new project category, research partnerships.

Early Decisions in the Development of the CANDU Program

Ad- 4. Hybrids can reduce GHG and energy to about 37 to 47 percent of current comparable vehicles. NRX went critical in at l0MWt and was soon raised to 20 MWt and later to 30 MWt, and was used continuously to Decemberwhen we did what we called a very advanced experiment that required a shutdown for about a year.

S construction proposal, keeping private utilities tied up in court for years, one of which having reached the supreme court in The Board also felt that, although the small prototype power reactor was an essential step, a larger unit should be studied to uncover the problems likely to be encountered in commercial-sized power units.

A workshop to examine Reports distributed under the NRC light-water reactor safety research book options is scheduled for mid-November Like any fast reactor, by changing the material used in the blankets, the IFR can be operated over a spectrum from breeder to self-sufficient to burner.

Hydrogen FC cars would have a significant GHG advantage if hydrogen could be produced and distributed at reasonable cost from renewable or nuclear energy sources.

There have been significant reductions in congressional appropriations for NRC re- search over the past five years; so although in current dollars the program is twice the size it was a decade ago, it is less than half what it was Reports distributed under the NRC light-water reactor safety research book its peak in In Marchthe partnership published "Technology and Environmental Decision Making," a seven-module educational CD-ROM for use in high schools, community colleges, and four-year programs.

AGREA's goal is to extend this work to other emissions-displacing options such as wind power, energy efficiency, and electricity storage. In addition, the Education Program convened two seminars on current environmental topics for Cambridge students and residents during spring The Eliasson-Lee publication is also linked through the CD to a web site where investigators can interact—a notable development in the evolving role of publishing applications and technologies.

The views expressed in this report do not necessarily reflect the official policy or position of the Nautilus Institute. A central theme running through all of LFEE's initiatives is the role of science and technology in shaping better environmental policy at all levels in both the public and private sectors.

There was no shortage of scientists, both British and from Europe, but Halban and Kowarski were the main proponents of a reactor system using heavy water and uranium.The European Union also allocated approximately $25 million for projects sponsored by the International Science and Technology Center.

Support to Russian and Ukrainian nuclear reactor safety through the TACIS program amounted to over $ million for the period from its beginning in through Filed under: Radiation dosimetry Film Badge Dosimetry in Atmospheric Nuclear Tests, by National Research Council Energy Engineering Board (page images at NAP) A device for measurement of thoron in the breath /, by John B.

Hursh, Arvin Lovaas, U.S. Atomic Energy Commission, and. In September 2the Joint Institute for Strategic Energy Analysis (JISEA) convened the Nuclear and Renewable Energy Synergies Workshop at the U.S. Department of Energy s National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) to identify potential synergies and strategic le veraging opportunities between nuclear energy and renewable energy.Report from the light water pdf sustainability workshop on advanced instrumentation, C.

Smidts Testimony to the Advisory Committee on Reactor Safety Joint Subcommittee Meeting Presentation on I&C Research, Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Rockville, MD, Research Reports.Jan 24,  · An download pdf between the Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission (CNSC) and the U.S.

Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) will provide for joint, concurrent reviews of SMRs and two firms, Terrestrial Energy and NuScale, have announced plans to use the process. NuScale will complete its safety design review with the NRC in Roughly ebook to 95 percent of EPRI's nuclear research is tar- geted at current light water reactors, and about half of the ad- vanced reactor R&D budget ($ million in ) is devoted to breeder and advanced gas reactors, with the remainder funding re- search on improved light water reactors.