Minimization Of Reactor Dead Time By Power Monitoring In Slow Shut Down Mode

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Minimization Of Reactor Dead Time By Power Monitoring In Slow Shut Down Mode. / Kalcheva, Silva; Koonen, Edgar; Ponsard, Bernard; Beeckmans de West-Meerbeeck, André (Peer reviewer).

International Conference on the Physiscs of Reactors. "Nuclear Power: A Sustainable Resource". Illinois, United States, 2008.

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Kalcheva, S, Koonen, E, Ponsard, B & Beeckmans de West-Meerbeeck, A 2008, Minimization Of Reactor Dead Time By Power Monitoring In Slow Shut Down Mode. in International Conference on the Physiscs of Reactors. "Nuclear Power: A Sustainable Resource". Illinois, United States, 2008 - PHYSOR - International Conference on the Physics of Reactors, Interlaken, Switzerland, 2008-09-14.

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Kalcheva, S., Koonen, E., Ponsard, B., & Beeckmans de West-Meerbeeck, A. (2008). Minimization Of Reactor Dead Time By Power Monitoring In Slow Shut Down Mode. In International Conference on the Physiscs of Reactors. "Nuclear Power: A Sustainable Resource" Illinois, United States.

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Kalcheva S, Koonen E, Ponsard B, Beeckmans de West-Meerbeeck A. Minimization Of Reactor Dead Time By Power Monitoring In Slow Shut Down Mode. In International Conference on the Physiscs of Reactors. "Nuclear Power: A Sustainable Resource". Illinois, United States. 2008

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Kalcheva, Silva ; Koonen, Edgar ; Ponsard, Bernard ; Beeckmans de West-Meerbeeck, André. / Minimization Of Reactor Dead Time By Power Monitoring In Slow Shut Down Mode. International Conference on the Physiscs of Reactors. "Nuclear Power: A Sustainable Resource". Illinois, United States, 2008.

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abstract = "A study on minimization of the dead time when a research reactor can not be restarted during ~ 40 hours due to xenon-135 poisoning is presented. Theoretical considerations based on reactor dynamics equations together with the SCALE4.4a modules system are used to choose an optimum power monitoring regime in a slow reactor set back. Utilizing different power monitoring scenarios in an extended shutdown period of 1520 hours a reduction of the reactor dead time up to 68{\%} in comparison with sudden shutdown mode (scram) is obtained at energy savings (MW.d) equivalent to ~ 15 hours of full power operation.",
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