Considerations for advanced reactor design based on EBR-II experience.

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The long-term success of the Experimental Breeder Reactor-II (EBR-II) provides several insights into fundamental characteristics and design features of a nuclear generating station that enhance safety, operability, and maintainability. Some of these same characteristics, together with other features, offer the potential for operational lifetimes well beyond the current licensing time frame, and improved reliability that could potentially reduce amortized capital costs as well as overall operation and maintenance costs if incorporated into advanced plant designs. These features and characteristics are described and the associated benefits are discussed.

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King, R. W. May 26, 1999.

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The long-term success of the Experimental Breeder Reactor-II (EBR-II) provides several insights into fundamental characteristics and design features of a nuclear generating station that enhance safety, operability, and maintainability. Some of these same characteristics, together with other features, offer the potential for operational lifetimes well beyond the current licensing time frame, and improved reliability that could potentially reduce amortized capital costs as well as overall operation and maintenance costs if incorporated into advanced plant designs. These features and characteristics are described and the associated benefits are discussed.

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INIS; OSTI as DE00011828

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  • GLOBAL '99 International Conference on Future Nuclear Systems, Jackson Hole, WY (US), 08/30/1999--09/02/1999

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  • Report No.: ANL/ED/CP-99117
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  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 11828
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc618674

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King, R. W. Considerations for advanced reactor design based on EBR-II experience., article, May 26, 1999; Illinois. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc618674/: accessed September 25, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.