Ultimate Heat Sink Thermal Performance and Water Utilization: Measurements on Cooling and Spray Ponds

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A data acquisition research program, entitled "Ultimate Heat Sink Performance Field Experiments," has been brought to completion. The primary objective is to obtain the requisite data to characterize thermal performance and water utilization for cooling ponds and spray ponds at elevated temperature. Such data are useful for modeling purposes, but the work reported here does not contain modeling efforts within its scope. The water bodies which have been studied are indicative of nuclear reactor ultimate heat sinks, components of emergency core cooling systems. The data reflect thermal performance and water utilization for meteorological and solar influences which are representative of ... continued below

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Athey, G. F.; Hadlock, R. K. & Abbey, 0. B. February 1, 1982.

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A data acquisition research program, entitled "Ultimate Heat Sink Performance Field Experiments," has been brought to completion. The primary objective is to obtain the requisite data to characterize thermal performance and water utilization for cooling ponds and spray ponds at elevated temperature. Such data are useful for modeling purposes, but the work reported here does not contain modeling efforts within its scope. The water bodies which have been studied are indicative of nuclear reactor ultimate heat sinks, components of emergency core cooling systems. The data reflect thermal performance and water utilization for meteorological and solar influences which are representative of worst-case combinations of conditions. Constructed water retention ponds, provided with absolute seals against seepage, have been chosen as facilities for the measurement programs; the first pond was located at Raft River, Idaho, and the second at East Mesa, California. The data illustrate and describe, for both cooling ponds and spray ponds, thermal performance and water utilization as the ponds cool from an initially elevated temperature. To obtain the initial elevated temperature, it has been convenient to conduct the measurements at geothermal sites having large supplies and delivery rates of hot geothermal fluid. The data are described and discussed in the text, and presented in the form of data volumes as appendices.

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  • Report No.: PNL-4159
  • Report No.: NUREG/CR-2514
  • Grant Number: DE-AC06-76RL01830
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 1084043
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc830757

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Athey, G. F.; Hadlock, R. K. & Abbey, 0. B. Ultimate Heat Sink Thermal Performance and Water Utilization: Measurements on Cooling and Spray Ponds, report, February 1, 1982; Richland, Washington. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc830757/: accessed December 15, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.