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Scaling and analysis of mixing in large stratified volumes
Abstract This work develops scaling and governing equations for mixing processes in large interconnected enclosures under stratified conditions. Injected buoyant jets, plumes from heat sources, andExpand
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Net-zero emissions energy systems
Path to zero carbon emissions Models show that to avert dangerous levels of climate change, global carbon dioxide emissions must fall to zero later this century. Most of these emissions arise fromExpand
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HYLIFE-II: A Molten-Salt Inertial Fusion Energy Power Plant Design — Final Report
Enhanced safety and performance improvements have been made to the liquid-wall HYLIFE reactor, yielding the current HYLIFE-II conceptual design. Liquid lithium has been replaced with a neutronicallyExpand
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Pressure suppression pool mixing in passive advanced BWR plants
In the SBWR passive boiling water reactor, the long-term post-accident containment pressure is determined by the combination of noncondensible gas pressure and steam pressure in the wetwell gasExpand
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Multiple-Reheat Brayton Cycles for Nuclear Power Conversion with Molten Coolants
Abstract Gas-turbine power conversion systems can have lower capital costs than comparable steam-turbine systems due to their higher power density. The recent commercialization of magnetic bearingExpand
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Study of Mixing and Augmentation of Natural Convection Heat Transfer by a Forced Jet in a Large Enclosure
This paper presents an experimental study of gas mixing processes and heat transfer augmentation by a forced jet in a large cylindrical enclosure with an isothermal bottom healing/cooling surface.Expand
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Investigation of mixed convection in a large rectangular enclosure
This experimental research investigates mixed convection and heat transfer augmentation by gaseous forced jets in a large enclosure, at conditions simulating those of passive containment coolingExpand
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High-Temperature Liquid-Fluoride-Salt Closed-Brayton-Cycle Solar Power Towers
Liquid-fluoride-salt heat transfer fluids are proposed to raise the heat-to-electricity efficiencies of solar power towers to about 50%. The liquid salt would deliver heat from the solar furnace atExpand
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Options for Scaled Experiments for High Temperature Liquid Salt and Helium Fluid Mechanics and Convective Heat Transfer
Abstract Liquid fluoride salts and helium have desirable properties for use as working fluids for high-temperature (500 to 1000°C) heat transport in fission and fusion applications. This paperExpand
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One-Dimensional Analysis of Thermal Stratification in AHTR and SFR Coolant Pools
Thermal stratification phenomena are very common in pool type reactor systems, such as the liquid-salt cooled Advanced High Temperature Reactor (AHTR) and liquid-metal cooled fast reactor systemsExpand
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