Supercritical-Pressure Light Water Cooled Reactors
This book focuses on the latest reactor concepts, single pass core and experimental findings in thermal hydraulics, materials, corrosion, and water chemistry. It highlights research on supercritical-pressure light water cooled reactors (SCWRs), one of the Generation IV reactors that are studied around the world. This book includes cladding material development and experimental findings on heat transfer, corrosion and water chemistry.
The work presented here will help readers to understand the fundamental elements of reactor design and analysis methods, thermal hydraulics, materials and water chemistry of supercritical water used as a coolant in nuclear power reactors. It will also help readers to broaden their understanding of fundamental elements of light water cooled reactor technologies and the evolution of reactor concepts.
Is the first book to focus on experimental findings in thermal hydraulics, materials and material–coolant interactionHelps readers to understand the latest core design, safety characteristics and R&D on supercritical-pressure light water cooled reactors (SCWRs), one of the Generation IV reactorsIs written by world-renowned leaders in the field of SCWR research