Multi-Applications Small Light Water Reactor - NERI Final Report

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The Multi-Application Small Light Water Reactor (MASLWR) project was conducted under the auspices of the Nuclear Energy Research Initiative (NERI) of the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE). The primary project objectives were to develop the conceptual design for a safe and economic small, natural circulation light water reactor, to address the economic and safety attributes of the concept, and to demonstrate the technical feasibility by testing in an integral test facility. This report presents the results of the project. After an initial exploratory and evolutionary process, as documented in the October 2000 report, the project focused on developing a modular ... continued below

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Modro, S. Michale; Fisher, James E.; Weaver, Kevan D.; Jose N. Reyes, Jr.; Groome, John T.; Babka, Pierre et al. December 1, 2003.

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The Multi-Application Small Light Water Reactor (MASLWR) project was conducted under the auspices of the Nuclear Energy Research Initiative (NERI) of the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE). The primary project objectives were to develop the conceptual design for a safe and economic small, natural circulation light water reactor, to address the economic and safety attributes of the concept, and to demonstrate the technical feasibility by testing in an integral test facility. This report presents the results of the project. After an initial exploratory and evolutionary process, as documented in the October 2000 report, the project focused on developing a modular reactor design that consists of a self-contained assembly with a reactor vessel, steam generators, and containment. These modular units would be manufactured at a single centralized facility, transported by rail, road, and/or ship, and installed as a series of self-contained units. This approach also allows for staged construction of an NPP and ''pull and replace'' refueling and maintenance during each five-year refueling cycle.

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  • Report No.: INEEL/EXT-04-01626
  • Grant Number: DE-AC07-99ID-13727
  • DOI: 10.2172/910617 | External Link
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 910617
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc890848

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Modro, S. Michale; Fisher, James E.; Weaver, Kevan D.; Jose N. Reyes, Jr.; Groome, John T.; Babka, Pierre et al. Multi-Applications Small Light Water Reactor - NERI Final Report, report, December 1, 2003; [Idaho Falls, Idaho]. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc890848/: accessed November 17, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.