Power Technology and Engineering

, Volume 50, Issue 2, pp 176–179 | Cite as

Emergency Cooling of Nuclear Power Plant Reactors With Heat Removal By a Forced-Draft Cooling Tower

  • V. P. Murav’ev

The feasibility of heat removal during emergency cooling of a reactor by a forced-draft cooling tower with accumulation of the peak heat release in a volume of precooled water is evaluated. The advantages of a cooling tower over a spray cooling pond are demonstrated: it requires less space, consumes less material, employs shorter lines in the heat removal system, and provides considerably better protection of the environment from wetting by entrained moisture.


emergency cooling of reactor heat removal system forced-draft cooling tower precooled water reservoir spray cooling pond 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Nizhny NovgorodRussia

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