NS SAVANNAH FUEL DESIGN AND DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM. REACTOR PHYSICS REPORT

This report covers the nuclear analysis of the second core fuel loading designed for the N.S. Savannah by the Atomic Power Equipment Department of General Electric Company. A brief discussion is given of the methods of nuclear analysis applied to this core. Base core reactivity data is presented in the form of graphs and tables. Information pertinent to a safeguards analysis of the core is given. Estimates of the fuel lifetime behavior of the core are made. Information on the worth of the reactor control system as a whole and by study of gross reactor power peaking are also included in the report. (Author)

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • This document is available for review at the Department of Commerce Library, Main Commerce Building, Washington, D.C., under reference number GEAP-3303.
  • Corporate Authors:

    General Electric

    Marine Turbine & Gear Engineer, 1100 Western Ave
    Lynn, MA  USA  01910
  • Authors:
    • Brammer, H A
  • Publication Date: 1959-12-21

Media Info

  • Features: Figures; References; Tables;
  • Pagination: 55 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00026207
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Maritime Administration
  • Report/Paper Numbers: GEAP-3303
  • Contract Numbers: AT(04-3)-189
  • Files: TRIS, USDOT
  • Created Date: May 4 1973 12:00AM