Nitride Fuel Modeling Recommendation for Nitride Fuel Material Property Measurement Priority

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The purpose of this effort was to provide the basis for a model that effectively predicts nitride fuel behavior. Material property models developed for the uranium nitride fuel system have been used to approximate the general behavior of nitride fuels with specific property models for the transuranic nitride fuels utilized as they become available. The AFCI fuel development program now has the means for predicting the behavior of the transuranic nitride fuel compositions. The key data and models needed for input into this model include: Thermal conductivity with burnup Fuel expansion coefficient Fuel swelling with burnup Fission gas release with ... continued below

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Carmack, William & Moore, Richard September 1, 2005.

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The purpose of this effort was to provide the basis for a model that effectively predicts nitride fuel behavior. Material property models developed for the uranium nitride fuel system have been used to approximate the general behavior of nitride fuels with specific property models for the transuranic nitride fuels utilized as they become available. The AFCI fuel development program now has the means for predicting the behavior of the transuranic nitride fuel compositions. The key data and models needed for input into this model include: Thermal conductivity with burnup Fuel expansion coefficient Fuel swelling with burnup Fission gas release with burnup. Although the fuel performance model is a fully functional FEA analysis tool, it is limited by the input data and models.

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  • Report No.: INL/EXT-05-00735
  • Grant Number: DE-AC07-99ID-13727
  • DOI: 10.2172/911590 | External Link
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 911590
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc881516

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Carmack, William & Moore, Richard. Nitride Fuel Modeling Recommendation for Nitride Fuel Material Property Measurement Priority, report, September 1, 2005; [Idaho Falls, Idaho]. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc881516/: accessed November 15, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.