Calculation of the Limiting CESSAR Steam Line Break Transients

  • G. B. Peeler
  • D. L. Caraher
  • J. Guttmann


Argonne National Laboratory (ANL), under contract to the Nuclear Regulatory Commission, performed audit calculations of the limiting and Steam Line Break (SLB) [1] transient presented in the CESSAR FSAR. The results of the FLB and SLB calculations are discussed in the following sections.


Steam Generator Pressurizer Pressure Nuclear Regulatory Commission Reactor Coolant Safety Injection 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1984

Authors and Affiliations

  • G. B. Peeler
    • 1
  • D. L. Caraher
    • 1
    • 2
  • J. Guttmann
    • 1
    • 3
  1. 1.Argonne National LaboratoryArgonneUSA
  2. 2.Intermountain Technologies, Inc.Idaho FallsUSA
  3. 3.Reactor Systems Branch, Division of Systems Integration, Office of Nuclear Reactor RegulationUSNRCUSA

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