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MINIMUM CRITICAL HEAT FLUX RATIO [1 record]

Record 1 2011-12-22

English

Subject field(s)
  • Thermonuclear fusion
  • Nuclear Fission Reactors
DEF

The minimum value of departure from nucleate boiling ratio (DNBR) considering all points in [a nuclear reactor] core.

OBS

Departure from nucleate boiling ratio (DNBR). In the PWR [pressurized water reactor], the ratio of the heat flux ratio (DNBR) required to cause departure from nucleate boiling (DNB) to the actual channel heat flux for given conditions.

French

Domaine(s)
  • Fusion thermonucléaire
  • Réacteurs nucléaires de fission

Spanish

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