Reactor Research

Reactor Research

FUKUSHIMA

NEW Tanaka_lessonslearned_88_PJA8809B-01

IAEA status report 011112 

Chart of radiation releases by reactor and isotopes

NEI Report On Fukushima Disaster

The Geology of Fukushima (with many diagrams) http://fukushima.over-blog.fr/m/article-88575278.html

 

General

New DOE_Monju_098b7ef980003e20

New SolarFlares_nrc121812

New Standard Technical Specifications for GE BWR

NRC Technical Specifications For Various Reactor Models

Economic Undertow – Technical document on melted fuel, recriticality and explosion potentials

Maintenance Management and New Inspection Program JAEAinspection_jnesel-tt-008

NUCLEAR GENERATING STATION PLUME AND POST-PLUME EXERCISES AND INCIDENTS LIBRARY OF PRESS RELEASES Nuclear Power Plant Material

ORNL document – Reactor Operating Experiences 1972-1974 (details on reactor behavior in various accident scenarios)

ANSN – Training course long term BWR safety

Recirculation Line Break and Annulus Pressurization Loads for BWRs ML101590626

GE_ABWR_design_ML11126A109  (ABWR are newer designs than Daiichi)

BWR_Differences_ML023010606

IAEA_hydrogen_accidents_TE_1661_Web

IAEA cn200_final-fukushima-mission_report

SENSORS – Weed Instrumentation – details on types of sensors and instruments used at Fukushima

BWR containment manual ML11263A359

TIPS Transversing Incore Probes information – http://www.oecd-nea.org/science/rsd/ic96/5-3.pdf

Severe Accident Recriticality Analysis

 

CONTAINMENT

New Primany_Secondary_ContainmentFailures_BWR_5835351

ORNL document – 

FAILURE MODES OF THE BWR REACTOR VESSEL BOTTOM HEAD

OCRD – Role of BWR Secondary Containments in Severe Accident Mitigation (PDF version here)

Oyster creek sand bed_containmentML091140361

CODE FOR CONCRETE REACTOR VESSELS AND CONTAINMENTS 

NRC Report On Brunswick NPP Torus ML020110289

containment core melt BWR 6250306

CONTAINMENT – M Raghab –  Containment Structures

 

VALVES & VENTING

New Nuclear_Valves_Nuclear A4 UK English – web ready

Chemical Engineering – 

Troubleshooting field failures of rupture disks: understanding why rupture disks fail can help ensure that they don’t.

VENTING – Westinghouse  – Passive Hardened Vents for BWRs

VENTING – Excelon – reactor safety relief valves

VALVES – ORNL – Check valves: Oak Ridge’s new diagnostics.

 

FUEL

Fuel Cladding From Areva – 

http://edocket.access.gpo.gov/2006/E6-17937.htm

Fuel research – http://article.nuclear.or.kr/jknsfile/v41/JK0410163.pdf 

Union of Concerned Scientists – UCS fuel cladding failure analysis

 

SPENT FUEL POOLS

New EPR_2.I.1.6 – Design of Pool Liners (Except IRWST) – v2

New EPRfuelpools

New SpentFuel_11_1Alvarez

New USdrystorageSpentfuelResearch_eds_rpt

Safety and Security of Commercial Spent Fuel – lots of details about fuel pool specifications and design.

Spent fuel corrosion 

http://www.princeton.edu/sgs/publications/sgs/pdf/5_1albright.pdf

Stress Corrosion Cracking Spent Fuel 1431

DOE SPF Report 7284014

IAEA Spent Fuel Options

IAEA_SFP_chemistry_te_0944_scr

 

Station Black Out & LOCA

ORNL document – 

Station Blackout model and details

Nuclear Power Plant Material

IAEA Final Fukushima Report 

 

Corrosion
CORROSION MECHANISMS AND THEIR CONSEQUENCES FOR NUCLEAR POWER PLANTS WITH LIGHT WATER REACTORS  

RATA_4_2009-06

 

NUCLEAR REACTOR CORIUM INFORMATION

NRC corium melt in BWR  – Liner Failure By Corium Melt 

Argonne National Lab –Corium Coolability under ex-vessel accident conditions for LWRs

Oak Ridge National Lab – Identification and Assessment of BWR In-Vessel Severe Accident Mitigation Strategies

Idaho National Lab – A Heat Transfer Model for a Stratified Corium-Metal Pool in the Lower Plenum of a Nuclear Reactor

Notes on the corium/containment manual   – Nancy

NRC – Reactor Safety Course – section on containment and corium in the BWR reactor

Assessment and Development of Molten Corium Concrete Interaction Models for the Integral Code ASTEC

NRC M021080117

 

REACTOR FLOODING (mostly US documentation)

NRC dam failure flooding

57465620-Bernard-Shanks-Flood-Risk-Editorial

EditedPerkinsReportML12188A239

igletter

NRCflooding_ML003740388

Nuclear Power Whistleblowers Charge Federal Regulators With Favoring Secrecy Over Safety

Possible Fort Peck Dam Failure Major Threat To Missouri Flooding _ Plains Daily

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