Microstructural characterization and modeling of high burn-up mixed oxide fuel

Melissa Teague, Michael Tonks, Stephen Novascone

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Abstract

Experimentally observed microstructures have been converted into FEA meshes using object oriented finite element (OOF) software. These experimentally derived meshes were then used to model the effective thermal conductivity of the high burn-up fuel.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationLWR Fuel Performance Meeting, Top Fuel 2013
PublisherAmerican Nuclear Society
Pages72-76
Number of pages5
Volume1
ISBN (Print)9781629937212
StatePublished - 2013
EventLWR Fuel Performance Meeting, Top Fuel 2013 - Charlotte, NC, United States
Duration: Sep 15 2013Sep 19 2013

Other

OtherLWR Fuel Performance Meeting, Top Fuel 2013
CountryUnited States
CityCharlotte, NC
Period9/15/139/19/13

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Energy Engineering and Power Technology
  • Fuel Technology

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