A Thermal/Hydraulic Safety Assessment of the Blanket Conceptual Design for the Accelerator Production of Tritium Facility

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In support of the Accelerator Production of Tritium (APT) project, safety analyses for the blanket system have been performed based on the conceptual design for the Target/Blanket (T/B) Facility. During mitigated event sequences safety engineered features, such as the residual heat removal (RHR) and cavity flood systems, provide sufficient protection for maintaining the structural integrity of the blanket system and its components. During unmitigated (with beam shutdown only) event sequences, passive features such as natural circulation, thermal inertia, and boil-off provide significant time for corrective measures to be taken.

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Hamm, L.L.; Lee, S.Y.; Shadday, M.A. & Smith, F.G. III September 1, 1998.

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In support of the Accelerator Production of Tritium (APT) project, safety analyses for the blanket system have been performed based on the conceptual design for the Target/Blanket (T/B) Facility. During mitigated event sequences safety engineered features, such as the residual heat removal (RHR) and cavity flood systems, provide sufficient protection for maintaining the structural integrity of the blanket system and its components. During unmitigated (with beam shutdown only) event sequences, passive features such as natural circulation, thermal inertia, and boil-off provide significant time for corrective measures to be taken.

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  • Nuclear applications of accelerator technology, Gatlinburg, TN (United States), 20-23 Sep 1998

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  • Other: DE98057412
  • Report No.: WSRC-MS--98-00523
  • Report No.: CONF-980921--
  • Grant Number: AC09-96SR18500
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 337330
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc676778

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Hamm, L.L.; Lee, S.Y.; Shadday, M.A. & Smith, F.G. III. A Thermal/Hydraulic Safety Assessment of the Blanket Conceptual Design for the Accelerator Production of Tritium Facility, article, September 1, 1998; Aiken, South Carolina. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc676778/: accessed October 20, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.