This article studied the properties of two compositions of cermet fuels, U-15wt%UO2 and U-30wt%UO2. The thermal conductivity of the sintered cermets was ...Read More
Papers Author: Arun Kumar
Thermophysical properties of a uranium-6 wt. % zirconium alloy were investigated at high temperatures to evaluate the performance of the alloy as a driver fuel for a liquid-metal cooled fast reactor. ...
Keywords: differential scanning calorimeter, Differential scanning calorimeter (DSC), Dilatometry, DSC, EDS, Energy Dispersive Spectroscope, Energy Dispersive Spectroscope (EDS), Hot Hardness, Metallographic Analysis, Nuclear Fuel, Scanning Electron Microscope, Scanning electron microscope (SEM), SEM, Specific Heat, Thermal Conductivity, TPS Technique, Transient Plane Source, Transient plane source (TPS) method, X-ray Diffraction, X-ray diffraction (XRD), XRDRead More
Transient plane source technique for measurement of thermal conductivity of U and T91 for fast reactor application
Thermal conductivity is one of the most important properties of fuel and cladding material. In this study, the thermal conductivity of uranium and T91 steel were measured using the transient ...
Keywords: cladding materials, current, fuel, heat flow, heat source, Kapton, nickel, penetration depth, power, resistance thermometer, Sensor, source of fuels, T91 cladding material, Temperature, temperature coefficient of resistivity (TCR), Thermal Conductivity, Thermal contact, Thermal Diffusivity, thermal wave, Transient plane source (TPS), Transient plane source (TPS) method, uranium, uranium metal, Volumetric specific heatRead More