Testing and analysis of the Semiscale Mod-1 heater rod design

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The use of electrically heated nuclear fuel rod simulators in the Semiscale Program is traced from a historical viewpoint. The design of the Semiscale Mod-1 electrical heater rod and core simulator is discussed. Heater rod thermal response during transient thermal-hydraulic depressurization experiments conducted in the Mod-1 system, and analysis techniques and tests conducted to help quantify heater rod characteristics and behavior are presented.

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Larson, T.K. January 1, 1980.

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The use of electrically heated nuclear fuel rod simulators in the Semiscale Program is traced from a historical viewpoint. The design of the Semiscale Mod-1 electrical heater rod and core simulator is discussed. Heater rod thermal response during transient thermal-hydraulic depressurization experiments conducted in the Mod-1 system, and analysis techniques and tests conducted to help quantify heater rod characteristics and behavior are presented.

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Pages: 32

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NTIS, PC A03/MF A01 - GPO.

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  • International symposium on fuel rod simulators-development and application, Gatlinburg, TN, USA, 22 Oct 1980

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  • Other: TI85004761
  • Report No.: CONF-801091-3
  • Grant Number: AC07-76ID01570
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 6029080
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc1102877

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Larson, T.K. Testing and analysis of the Semiscale Mod-1 heater rod design, article, January 1, 1980; Idaho Falls, Idaho. (https://digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc1102877/: accessed March 21, 2019), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, https://digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.