Coolant Mixing in Multirod Fuel Bundles

C.B. Moyer

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    Abstract

    The report gathers together the available experimental data in the literature on mixing rates between sub-channels for axial flow in multi-rod fuel bundle assemblies both with and without mixing promoters. The data are compared to mixing rates predicted by various methods.

    The data for mixing around bare rods, without mixing promoters, is somewhat erratic and hard to predict within a factor of 3. Mixing with fins or wire wraps, however, seems more systematic and easier to predict. In the range of data available, predictions seem to be as good as ± 50Jf.
    Original languageEnglish
    Place of PublicationRoskilde, Denmark
    PublisherDanmarks Tekniske Universitet, Risø Nationallaboratoriet for Bæredygtig Energi
    Number of pages44
    Publication statusPublished - 1966
    SeriesDenmark. Forskningscenter Risoe. Risoe-R
    Number125
    ISSN0106-2840

    Keywords

    • Risø-R-125
    • Risø-125
    • Risø report 125

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