Mechanical engineering note - safety analysis of molten uranium/water interaction in the uranium foundry furnace Page: 72 of 84
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of steam. This
lates to about 66
that less than
is equivalent to about 37.6 g-moles or 842 1 which trans-
volume percent of steam in the vacuum chamber. (Note
10% of the steam production is enough to satisfy metal
It follows from the above considerations and the discussion provided
in Section 3, that sufficient steam inerting will take place in the vacuum
chamber for the postulated accident scenarios to eliminate the potential
for H2 deflagration.
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Gourdin, W H & Sze, J. Mechanical engineering note - safety analysis of molten uranium/water interaction in the uranium foundry furnace, report, August 19, 1999; California. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc622935/m1/72/: accessed January 18, 2019), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.