Fast Breeder Reactors - Lecture 3

  • W. Marshall
  • L. M. Davies


In this lecture we will discuss two areas associated with fast breeder reactors. The first is safety and the second is the fuel cycle.


Fission Product Thermal Reactor Fuel Cycle Reactor Fuel Primary Coolant 
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  1. Kelly, G. N., Jones, J. A., and Hunt, B. W., “An estimate of the Radiological Consequences of Notional Accidental Releases of Radioactivity from a Fast Breeder Reactor”, NRPB-R53, HMSO.Google Scholar
  2. “Some Aspects of the safety of nuclear installations in Great Britain. Replies to questions submitted by the Secretary of State for Energy to the Nuclear Installations Inspectorate in October 1976”, HMSO.Google Scholar
  3. Wilson, R., “Physics of liquid metal fast breeder reactor safety”, Reviews of Modern Physics, Vol. 49, No. 4, October 1977.Google Scholar

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© Plenum Press, New York 1980

Authors and Affiliations

  • W. Marshall
    • 1
  • L. M. Davies
    • 2
  1. 1.UKAEALondonUK
  2. 2.AERE HarwellDidcotUK

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