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Heat and fluid flow in water reactor safety

conference sponsored [i.e. organised] by the Thermodynamics and Fluid Mechanics Group of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Manchester, 13-15 September, 1977.

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Published by Mechanical Engineering Publications for the Institution of Mechanical Engineers in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Nuclear reactors -- Cooling -- Congresses.,
  • Nuclear reactors -- Fluid dynamics -- Congresses.,
  • Heat -- Transmission -- Congresses.,
  • Nuclear reactors -- Safety measures -- Congresses.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    SeriesI Mech E conference publications ;, 1977-8
    ContributionsInstitution of Mechanical Engineers (Great Britain). Thermodynamics and Fluid Mechanics Group.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTK9212 .H43
    The Physical Object
    Pagination[7], 220 p. :
    Number of Pages220
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4485654M
    ISBN 100852983794
    LC Control Number79314589

    Pressurized water reactors (PWRs) constitute the large majority of the world's nuclear power plants (notable exceptions being Japan and Canada) and are one of three types of light-water reactor (LWR), the other types being boiling water reactors (BWRs) and supercritical water reactors (SCWRs). In a PWR, the primary coolant is pumped under high pressure to the reactor core where it is heated by.   Similarly, the velocity of fluid flow, increasing the velocity of the fluid flow, the smaller the fluid temperature because by increasing the velocity of fluid flow in the sub channel the heat received by the fluid on the wane led to the smaller fluid temperature. Heat transfer coefficient results obtained at a velocity flow of m s-1 is Thermal-Hydraulics and Reactor Safety Laboratory National Tsing Hua University: Home Y. Yoshida, I. Kinoshita, M. Murase, K. Mishima, , “Experimental Study of Air-Water Two-Phase Flow in an 8x8 Rod Bundle under Pool Condition for One-Dimensional Drift-Flux Analysis”, International Journal of Heat and Fluid Flow, Vol. 33, Issue 1, pp.


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