, Volume 31, Issue 8, pp 748-753
Date: 26 Aug 2011

Drop strength of the fuel assembly in a nuclear power plant

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Abstract

The possible structural deformation of the fuel assembly in a nuclear power plant when dropped during transportation or other operations is considered. The consequences of such damage are studied.

Original Russian Text © Yu.N. Drozdov, V.N. Puchkov, E.P. Osipova, T.I. Nazarova, V.V. Makarov, V.V. Abramov, A.V. Afanas’ev, 2011, published in Vestnik Mashinostroeniya, 2011, No. 8, pp. 32–37.