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FUEL ROD GROWTH [1 record]

Record 1 2009-10-10


Subject field(s)
  • Properties of Fuels
  • Nuclear Fission Reactors

The possible mechanisms for the fuel rod growth such as stress-free rod growth due to fast neutron irradiation, the rod growth due to clad creep-down by the pressure difference between the rod internal gas pressure and the reactor coolant system pressure, and the rod growth due to pellet-clad mechanical interaction, have been evaluated.


  • Propriétés des combustibles
  • Réacteurs nucléaires de fission


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