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TitleHeat Pipe Applications in Fission Driven Nuclear Power Plants [electronic resource] / by Bahman Zohuri
ImprintCham : Springer International Publishing : Imprint: Springer, 2019
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Descript XVIII, 362 p. 227 illus., 112 illus. in color. online resource


This book presents a new and innovative approach for the use of heat pipes and their application in a number of industrial scenarios, including space and nuclear power plants. The book opens by describing the heat pipe and its concept, including sizing, composition and binding energies. It contains mathematical models of high and low temperature pipes along with extensive design and manufacturing models, characteristics and testing programs. A detailed design and safety analysis concludes the book, emphasizing the importance of heat pipe implementation within the main cooling system and within the core of the reactor, making this book a useful resource for students, engineers, and researchers. Describes the benefits, uses, and challenges related to heat pipe application; Contains case studies and examples to enhance practical application of the presented technologies; Presents innovative and unique solutions for safety enhancements


Chapter 1. Why Nuclear Power Plant Energy -- Chapter 2. Small Modular Reactors and Innovative Efficient Enhancement Design -- Chapter 3. Design and Analysis of Core Design for Small Modular Reactors -- Chapter 4. Thermodynamic Cycles -- Chapter 5. Modeling The Nuclear Air Brayton Combined Cycle -- Chapter 6. Basic Principles of Heat Pipes and History -- Chapter 7. Direct Reactor Auxiliary Cooling System -- Chapter 8. Application Of Heat Pipes To Fissionable Nuclear Reactor -- Chapter 9. Design Guide and Heat Pipe Selection -- Chapter 10. Heat Pipe Manufacturing

Engineering Energy Systems. Engineering Thermodynamics Heat and Mass Transfer. Nuclear Energy.


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