Areva Fuel Condition Index for a Pressurized Water Reactor

  1. Jeremy T. Busby,
  2. Gabriel Ilevbare and
  3. Peter L. Andresen
  1. Dr. Mike G. Pop,
  2. Merl Bell and
  3. Brian Lockamon

Published Online: 26 JUN 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118456835.ch69

15th International Conference on Environmental Degradation of Materials in Nuclear Power Systems-Water Reactors

15th International Conference on Environmental Degradation of Materials in Nuclear Power Systems-Water Reactors

How to Cite

Pop, M. G., Bell, M. and Lockamon, B. (2012) Areva Fuel Condition Index for a Pressurized Water Reactor, in 15th International Conference on Environmental Degradation of Materials in Nuclear Power Systems-Water Reactors (eds J. T. Busby, G. Ilevbare and P. L. Andresen), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, New Jersey, Canada. doi: 10.1002/9781118456835.ch69

Author Information

  1. AREVA NP, Inc.; 155 Mill Ridge Road; Lynchburg, Virginia 24502; USA, Tel: (434) 832-3105; Fax: (434) 832-3703

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 26 JUN 2012
  2. Published Print: 2 APR 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781118132418

Online ISBN: 9781118456835

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Keywords:

  • fuel performance;
  • PWR fuel deposits;
  • PWR deposit modeling

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Description of the Areva NP FCI

  • Adjustment Factors to the FCI

  • Application of the AREVA PWR FCI

  • Example Results

  • AREVA FCI and EPRI HDCI Comparison

  • Conclusions