Evaluation of the impact of a committed site on fusion reactor development

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The technical and economic merits of a committed fusion site for development of tokamak, mirror, and EBT reactor from ignition through demo phases were evaluated. Schedule compression resulting from evolving several reactor concepts and/or phases on a committed site as opposed to sequential use of independent sites was estimated. Land, water, and electrical power requirements for a committed fusion site were determined. A conceptual plot plan for siting three fusion reactors on a committed site was configured. Reactor support equipment common to the various concepts was identified as candidates for sharing. Licensing issues for fusion plants were briefly addressed.

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Reid, R.L. & Nagy, A. January 1, 1979.

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The technical and economic merits of a committed fusion site for development of tokamak, mirror, and EBT reactor from ignition through demo phases were evaluated. Schedule compression resulting from evolving several reactor concepts and/or phases on a committed site as opposed to sequential use of independent sites was estimated. Land, water, and electrical power requirements for a committed fusion site were determined. A conceptual plot plan for siting three fusion reactors on a committed site was configured. Reactor support equipment common to the various concepts was identified as candidates for sharing. Licensing issues for fusion plants were briefly addressed.

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Pages: 4

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Dep. NTIS, PC A02/MF A01.

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  • 8. symposium on engineering problems of fusion research, San Francisco, CA, USA, 13 Nov 1979

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  • Report No.: CONF-791102-163
  • Grant Number: W-7405-ENG-26
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 5347488
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Reid, R.L. & Nagy, A. Evaluation of the impact of a committed site on fusion reactor development, article, January 1, 1979; United States. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc1064200/: accessed July 16, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.