Refueling system for the gas-cooled fast breeder reactor

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Criteria specifically related to the handling of Gas-Cooled Fast Breeder Reactor (GCFR) fuel are briefly reviewed, and the most significant requirements with which the refueling system must comply are discussed. Each component of the refueling system is identified, and a functional description of the fuel handling machine is presented. An illustrated operating sequence describing the various functions involved in a typical refueling cycle is presented. The design status of components and subsystems selected for conceptual development is reviewed, and anticipated refueling time frames are given.

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Hawke, B.C. May 1, 1980.

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Criteria specifically related to the handling of Gas-Cooled Fast Breeder Reactor (GCFR) fuel are briefly reviewed, and the most significant requirements with which the refueling system must comply are discussed. Each component of the refueling system is identified, and a functional description of the fuel handling machine is presented. An illustrated operating sequence describing the various functions involved in a typical refueling cycle is presented. The design status of components and subsystems selected for conceptual development is reviewed, and anticipated refueling time frames are given.

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Pages: 31

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NTIS, PC A03/MF A01.

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  • GCFRP program technical review meeting, San Diego, CA, USA, 4 Jun 1980

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  • Report No.: GA-A-15918
  • Report No.: CONF-800648-5
  • Grant Number: AT03-76SF71023
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 5193958
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc1056297

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Hawke, B.C. Refueling system for the gas-cooled fast breeder reactor, article, May 1, 1980; United States. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc1056297/: accessed October 16, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.