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Design and Analysis of Core Design for Small Modular Reactors

  • Bahman Zohuri
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Abstract

The pronuclear energy advocates are lobbying that the sustainable development of the world’s energy sector cannot be achieved without extensive use of nuclear energy and the advantages of nuclear-related technologies, including upcoming new generation of the small modular reactors in the near future horizon. The dawn of these SMRs requires new design and analysis no matter if they are falling into light water reactor (LWR), pressurized water reactor (PWR), or even multi-application small light water reactor (MASLWR) categories, depending on the vendor involved with these new technologies and consequently safety standards and their nonproliferation requirements as well. This chapter visits these standards for core design and generally elaborated on them with understanding that readers need to refer just beyond this book and this chapter for more details.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Bahman Zohuri
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  1. 1.Galaxy Advanced Engineering, Inc.University of New MexicoAlbuquerqueUSA

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