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Study indicates pilot facility could significantly reduce waste volumes
Waste disposal start-up Deep Isolation and fusion tech company SHINE Technologies have announced the completion of a collaborative study assessing the costs of disposing of radioactive byproducts from a pilot spent nuclear fuel recycling facility.
Songtao Yin, Hongdong Zhen, Lei Zhang, Bo Cheng, Ningning Wang, Haijun Wang
Nuclear Science and Engineering | Volume 193 | Number 12 | December 2019 | Pages 1403-1410
Technical Paper | doi.org/10.1080/00295639.2019.1642675
Articles are hosted by Taylor and Francis Online.
Safety analyses of pressurized water reactors and boiling water reactors in the event of small-break loss-of-coolant accidents strongly depend on leakage rate predictions using two-phase critical flow models. The paper aims to revise the critical flow criterion and consider the nonequilibrium phenomena of critical flows in constructing a modified two-phase critical flow model. The model predictions exhibit strong similarities with the experimental values, with prediction deviations of 14.4% for mass fluxes and 19.3% for outlet pressure. The compiled code, according to the proposed model, can be exploited in pressure pipeline designs, providing the theoretical basis for leak-before-break analyses.