Graphite design handbook

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The objectives of the Graphite Design Handbook (GDH) are to provide and maintain a single source of graphite properties and phenomenological model of mechanical behavior to be used for design of MHTGR graphite components of the Reactor System, namely, core support, permanent side reflector, hexagonal reflector elements, and prismatic fuel elements; to provide a single source of data and material models for use in MHTGR graphite component design, performance, and safety analyses; to present properties and equations representing material models in a form which can be directly used by the designer or analyst without the need for interpretation and is ... continued below

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Medium: P; Size: 122 p. pages

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Ho, F.H. September 1, 1988.

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  • General Atomic Company
    Publisher Info: General Atomics, San Diego, CA (United States)
    Place of Publication: San Diego, California

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The objectives of the Graphite Design Handbook (GDH) are to provide and maintain a single source of graphite properties and phenomenological model of mechanical behavior to be used for design of MHTGR graphite components of the Reactor System, namely, core support, permanent side reflector, hexagonal reflector elements, and prismatic fuel elements; to provide a single source of data and material models for use in MHTGR graphite component design, performance, and safety analyses; to present properties and equations representing material models in a form which can be directly used by the designer or analyst without the need for interpretation and is compatible with analytical methods and structural criteria used in the MHTGR project, and to control the properties and material models used in the MHTGR design and analysis to proper Quality Assurance standards and project requirements. The reference graphite in the reactor internal components is the nuclear grade 2020. There are two subgrades of interest, the cylinder nuclear grade and the large rectangular nuclear grade. The large rectangular nuclear grade is molded in large rectangular blocks. It is the reference material for the permanent side reflector and the central column support structure. The cylindrical nuclear grade is isostatically pressed and is intended for use as the core support component. This report gives the design properties for both H-451 and 2020 graphite as they apply to their respective criteria. The properties are presented in a form for design, performance, and safety calculations that define or validate the component design. 103 refs., 20 figs., 19 tabs.

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Medium: P; Size: 122 p. pages

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OSTI as DE00714896

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  • Other Information: PBD: 1 Sep 1988

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  • Report No.: DOE/HTGR--88111
  • Grant Number: AC03-88SF17367
  • DOI: 10.2172/714896 | External Link
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 714896
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc708244

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  • September 1, 1988

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Ho, F.H. Graphite design handbook, report, September 1, 1988; San Diego, California. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc708244/: accessed December 12, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.