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Standard on fixed neutron absorbers in nuclear facilities outside reactors just issued (ANS-8.21)
ANSI/ANS-8.21-2023, Use of Fixed Neutron Absorbers in Nuclear Facilities Outside Reactors, has just been issued by the American Nuclear Society Standards Committee. The standard was approved by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) on June 20, 2023, as a revision and consolidation of ANS-8.21-1995 (R2019) (withdrawn) (same title) and ANS-8.5-1996 (R2022) (withdrawn), Use of Borosilicate-Glass Raschig Rings as a Neutron Absorber in Solutions of Fissile Material. ANSI/ANS-8.21-2023 provides guidance for the use of neutron absorbers, including Raschig rings, as an integral part of nuclear facilities equipment, fissile material, or fuel components outside reactors, where such absorbers are credited to provide criticality safety control.
Yoshinobu Yamamoto, Naoki Osawa, Tomoaki Kunugi
Fusion Science and Technology | Volume 72 | Number 4 | November 2017 | Pages 601-608
Technical Paper | doi.org/10.1080/15361055.2017.1350475
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We propose a new RANS model for turbulent channel flows imposed wall-normal magnetic fields with heat transfer. This proposal model can be ensured adequate MHD effects on model functions and parameters in the turbulent eddy viscosity and the production minus destruction term of the epsilon-transport equation. With this new proposal model, the Nusselt number of several Prandtl number fluids (Pr = 0.025, 5.25 and 25) under the magnetic fields can be predicted in the range of less than 5% errors compared with the DNS database. The application possibility of this model is in the ranges of Ha2/Reτ2 less than 0.05.