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Stress corrosion cracking and welding nonconformities are behind ITER’s fresh delays
The ITER Organization is working on a new baseline schedule for the magnetic confinement fusion experiment launched in 1985 and now under construction in southern France. First plasma was scheduled for December 2025 and deuterium-tritium operations for 2035 under a schedule approved in November 2016 that will soon be shelved. In addition to impacts from COVID-19 delays and uncertainty resulting from Russia’s war in Ukraine, ITER leaders must now factor in repair time for “component challenges.”
Leonard J. Koch
Item ID: 300032|ISBN: 978-0-89448-042-1
2008|1st Edition|240 pages
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This book provides a detailed account of the development, design, construction, and initial operation of the Experimental Breeder Reactor-II (EBR-II) and the associated pyrometalurgical processing facility. This firsthand account includes a detailed presentation of the design and construction of the reactor, as well as numerous original drawings and photographs. Explanations of certain design choices are provided, as well as experiences gained with the EBR-II. Also of general and historical interest, the book includes an appendix that traces the lineage of EBR-II, beginning with Erico Fermi and Walter Zinn and progressing to the EBR-II project.