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Fast reactors

Ronald Geoffrey Palmer

Fast reactors

by Ronald Geoffrey Palmer

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Published by Temple P .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby R.G. Palmer and A. Platt.
SeriesNuclear Engineering Monographs
ContributionsPlatt, Alan.
The Physical Object
Pagination93p.,ill.,22cm
Number of Pages93
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18737830M

Nuclear reactor - Nuclear reactor - Thermal, intermediate, and fast reactors: Reactors are conveniently classified according to the typical energies of the neutrons that cause fission. Neutrons emanating in fission are very energetic; their average energy is around two million electron volts (MeV), nearly 80 million times the energy of atoms in ordinary matter at room temperature. Advances in Small Modular Reactor Technology Developments A Supplement to: IAEA Advanced Reactors Information System (ARIS) Edition Advances in Small Modular Reactor Technology Developments. ADVANCES IN SMALL MODULAR REACTOR TECHNOLOGY DEVELOPMENTS Edition A Supplement to: Molten Chloride Salt Fast Reactor (Elysium Industries, USA.

Genre/Form: Bibliography: Additional Physical Format: Online version: International Atomic Energy Agency. Fast reactors. Vienna, (OCoLC) Molten Salt Reactors and Thorium Energy Review by Darryl S. on 16 Apr review stating Molten Salt Reactors and Thorium Energy Professor Dolan’s book is the most comprehensive compilation of what’s been going on in the genuinely “advanced “reactor R&D business that I’ve yet seen.

  Sodium Fast Reactors with Closed Fuel Cycle delivers a detailed discussion of an important technology that is being harnessed for commercial energy production in many parts of the world. Presenting the state of the art of sodium-cooled fast reactors with closed fuel cycles, this book: Offers in-depth coverage of reactor physics, materials, design, safety analysis, validations, Author: Baldev Raj, P. Chellapandi, P.R. Vasudeva Rao. Fast reactors are a class of advanced nuclear reactors that have some key advantages over traditional reactors in safety, sustainability, and waste. While traditional reactors contain moderators to slow down neutrons after they’re emitted, fast reactors keep their neutrons moving quickly (hence the name).


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Fast reactors by Ronald Geoffrey Palmer Download PDF EPUB FB2

His current responsibilities include design of advanced oxide and metallic fast breeder reactors planned by the department. He is a senior professor at Homi Bhabha National Institute and has published about journal papers. He is a fellow at the Indian National Academy of by: The largest portion Fast reactors book the book focuses on reactor physics and fuel design, but there is also a relatively thorough discussion of core design, plant design, and safety.

While most of the book focuses on sodium-cooled fast reactors (which is to be expected, as this is the most mature of the fast reactor concepts currently under development), there is some information and discussion of lead- and gas-cooled fast Cited by: 3.

This book is a complete update of the classic FAST BREEDER REACTORS textbook authored by Alan E. Waltar and Albert B. Reynolds, which, along with the Russian translation, served as a major reference book for fast reactors systems.

Major updates include transmutation physics (a key. SESSION 3: The Design of Fast Reactor Prototypes and Power Reactors (including Advanced Concepts with Coolants other than Sodium) Select THE BN AND BOR FAST REACTORS.

Book chapter Full text access. THE BN AND BOR FAST REACTORS. Purchase Fast Breeder Reactors - 1st Edition. Print Book & E-Book. ISBNBook Edition: 1. Fast Reactors × If you would like to learn more about the IAEA’s work, sign up for our weekly updates containing our most important news, multimedia and more.

How to Access IAEA e-books. Orders and requests for information may also be addressed to: Marketing and Sales Unit International Atomic Energy Agency Vienna International Centre PO. This publication presents the proceedings of an international conference in the field of fast reactors and related fuel cycle technologies.

The conference provided a unique forum to discuss national and international fast reactor programmes, analyse new experience and advances arising from research and development programmes, and identify needs. UK fast reactors Dounreay Fast Reactor (DFR) – metal fuel, highly enriched U/U fuel, sodium-potassium eutectic liquid metal coolant, 72MWth ().

Prototype fast reactor (PFR), also at Dounreay – mixed oxide fuel, Pu/U, sodium liquid metal coolant, MWth (). Both now shut down and partially decommissioned. Fast neutron reactors (FNRs) are a technological step beyond conventional power reactors, but are poised to become mainstream.

They offer the prospect of vastly more efficient use of uranium resources and the ability to burn actinides which are otherwise the. A fast-neutron reactor or simply a fast reactor is a category of nuclear reactor in which the fission chain reaction is sustained by fast neutrons, as opposed to thermal neutrons used in thermal-neutron reactors.

Such a reactor needs no neutron moderator, but requires fuel that is relatively rich in fissile material when compared to that required for a thermal-neutron reactor. Lead-cooled fast reactors (LFRs) are fast spectrum reactors cooled by molten lead (or lead-based alloys) operating at high temperatures and at near atmospheric pressure, conditions enabled because of the very high boiling point of the coolant (up to °C) and its low vapor pressure.

Fast neutron reactor systems have the potential to extract 60 times more energy from uranium compared to existing thermal reactors, and they contribute to a significant reduction in the burden of.

This book is a complete update of the classic FAST BREEDER REACTORS textbook authored by Alan E. Waltar and Albert B. Reynolds, which, along with the Russian translation, served as a major Reviews: 1.

An invaluable resource for both graduate-level engineering students and practising nuclear engineers who want to expand their knowledge of fast nuclear reactors, the reactors of the future. This book is a concise yet comprehensive introduction to all aspects of fast reactor engineering.

Fast Spectrum Reactors presents a detailed overview of world-wide technology contributing to the development of fast spectrum reactors. With a unique focus on the capabilities of fast spectrum reactors to address nuclear waste transmutation issues, in addition to the well-known capabilities of breeding new fuel, this volume describes how fast spectrum reactors contribute to the wide.

Book Description. Sodium Fast Reactors with Closed Fuel Cycle delivers a detailed discussion of an important technology that is being harnessed for commercial energy production in many parts of the world.

Presenting the state of the art of sodium-cooled fast reactors with closed fuel cycles, this book. Fast Reactor Technology fills a special need as it is the only extensive compilation of information on this reactor concept available to industrial concerns, reactor designers, and students.

This is the first compilation of information on the technology and engineering plant design of fast nuclear reactors built or being built in the world today.

This book describes the fast reactor (FR), a type of new reactor for nuclear plants, currently under research and development.

The book targets young researchers and engineers who will be charged with commercializing this new type of reactor to lead to the development of new components and systems for improved plant reliability and economy. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Palmer, Ronald Geoffrey, Fast reactors.

London, Temple Press [; stamped: sole distributors in U.S.A., Simmons. The U.S. Department of Energy's Office of Scientific and Technical Information. There are now about nuclear power reactors worldwide generating almost 16% of the world electricity needs; among them, nuclear reactors are in the United States.The Integral Fast Reactor (IFR) is a fast reactor system developed at Argonne National Laboratory in the decade to The IFR project developed the technology for a complete system; the reactor, the entire fuel cycle, and the waste management technologies were all included in the development program.

The reactor concept had important features and characteristics that were completely. This book is a complete update of the classic FAST BREEDER REACTORS textbook authored by Alan E. Waltar and Albert B. Reynolds, which, along with the Russian translation, served as a major reference book for fast reactors : Hardcover.