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Research and Development

  • Yoshiaki Oka
  • Seiichi Koshizuka
  • Yuki Ishiwatari
  • Akifumi Yamaji
Chapter

Abstract

This chapter summarizes the activities on the supercritical water-cooled reactors (SCWRs) worldwide. The activities in Japan are reviewed first followed by those in other countries and organizations. Generation-IV International Forum (GIF), International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), Coordinated Research Plan (CRP), and international symposiums are also briefly introduced.

Keywords

International Atomic Energy Agency Stress Corrosion Crack Critical Heat Flux Supercritical Water Oxide Dispersion Strengthen 
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Notes

Glossary

3YSZ

3 mol% yttria-stabilized zirconia

8YSZ

8 mol% yttria-stabilized zirconia

ANL

argonne national laboratory

BOP

balance of plant

BWR

boiling water reactor

CANDU

CANada Deuterium Uranium

CFD

computational fluid dynamics

CHF

critical heat flux

CRIEPI

Central Research Institute of Electric Power Industry

CRP

Coordinated Research Program

CSTWG

Chinese SCWR Technical Working Group

EUR

European Utility Requirement

FQ

fuel qualification

FPP

fusion power plant

FZK

Forschungszentrum Karlsruhe

GIF

Generation-IV International Forum

HIT

High fluence irradiation facility

HPLWR

High performance light water reactor

IAEA

International Atomic Energy Agency

IEM

information exchange meeting

I-NERI

International Nuclear Energy Initiative

INL

Idaho National Laboratory

JAEA

Japan Atomic Energy Agency

JMTR

Japan Material Test Reactor

JSPS

Japan Society for the Promotion of Science

KAERI

Korea Atomic Energy Research Institute

KEPRI

Korea Electric Power Research Institute

LDV

laser Doppler velocimetry

LOCA

loss of coolant accident

LWR

light water reactor

M&C

materials and chemistry

MEXT

Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology

MHI

Mitsubishi Heavy Industry Ltd.

NERI

Nuclear Energy Research Initiative

NFD

Nuclear Fuel Development

NRCan

Natural Resources Canada

ODS

Oxide dispersion strengthening

PA

project agreement

PIE

post irradiation examination

PMB

project management board

PWR

pressure water reactor

R&D

research and development

RCM

Research Coordination Meeting

SA

system agreement

SCC

stress corrosion cracking

SCWR

supercritical water cooled reactor

SI&A

system integration and assessment

SJTU

Shanghai Jiao Tong University

SRP

system research plan

SRV

safety relief valve

SSC

system steering committee

SWAMUP

supercritical water multi-purpose test loop

TEPCO

Tokyo Electric Power Company

TH&S

thermal hydraulics and safety

TWG-LWR

Technical Working Groups on Advanced Technologies for LWR

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Yoshiaki Oka
    • 1
  • Seiichi Koshizuka
    • 2
  • Yuki Ishiwatari
    • 3
  • Akifumi Yamaji
    • 4
  1. 1.Department of Nuclear Energy Graduate School of Advanced Science and EngineeringWaseda UniversityShinjuku-kuJapan
  2. 2.Department of Systems Innovation Graduate School of EngineeringUniversity of TokyoBunkyo-kuJapan
  3. 3.Department of Nuclear Engineering and Management Graduate School of EngineeringUniversity of TokyoBunkyo-kuJapan
  4. 4.Department of Nuclear Engineering and ManagementUniversity of TokyoBunkyo-kuJapan

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