TITLE

Freeing Up Fuel Pool Capacity

AUTHOR(S)
Devgun, Jas
PUB. DATE
January 2012
SOURCE
Nuclear Plant Journal;Jan/Feb2012, Vol. 30 Issue 1, p41
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers information on managing fuel pool capacity. It states that power plants are constantly challenged by limited Spent Fuel Pool (SFP) capacity and that irradiated components, mainly control rod blades (CRBs) is a significant issue for SFPs, which also contribute to Boiling Water Reactor (BWR) volume. It adds that the energy industry is seeking to minimize CRB waste through developments such as better control rod segregation.
ACCESSION #
72952655

 

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