Reactor units developed by OKBM Afrikantov for low- and medium-capacity nuclear power plants

Petrunin, V.; Fadeev, Yu.; Gureeva, L.; Skorodumov, S.
March 2012
Atomic Energy;Mar2012, Vol. 111 Issue 5, p355
Academic Journal
A system of requirements for low- and medium-capacity nuclear power-generating units with guaranteed market demand is presented. OKBM Afrikantov has developed designs for reactor units for low- and medium-capacity nuclear power plants that can be used as power sources in floating nuclear power plants for supplying heat and power in remote regions in the coastal zone, power-generating units as components of nuclear water desalination complexes and for supplying power for marine oil drilling platforms, stationary nuclear power plants for supplying heat and power in separate regions, large industrial enterprises, and cities. ABV, KLT, RITM, VBER, and HTGR reactor units for power sources of this type are reviewed and their characteristic features as well as those of nuclear power plants based on them are indicated.


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