Research of core characteristics of the Package-Reactor

  title={Research of core characteristics of the Package-Reactor},
  author={Masao Chaki and Tetsushi Hino and Masayoshi Matsuura and Koki Hibi and Hiroki Takimoto},
Abstract A new small reactor concept called the Package-Reactor has been jointly developed by Hitachi, Ltd. and Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. The reactor technology was based on that of conventional LWRs. The reactor core consists of 12 cassettes containing fuel rods with a similar design to that of PWR fuel rods. Cassettes are placed in air at atmospheric pressure. Tube-type control clusters placed outside the pressure boundary are used as the core shutdown system. Natural circulation with… CONTINUE READING

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