Directions of the development of nuclear power plants technologies. Part 1. Light-water reactors

Kovetskiy V.M.,
Kovetskaya M.M., PhD (Engin.)
Language: Russian
Source: The Problems of General Energy, 2006, 1(13):29-37
Section: Systemic studies and complex problems of the energy sector
UDC: 621.039.5
Published: 26.01.2006


We analyze advanced technologies of the nuclear power plants development with light-water tank-type and channel-type reactors. We discuss the trends of development of light-water reactors in the direction of enhancing their safety, efficiency of fuel utilization, economic efficiency and competitiveness.

Keywords: nuclear power reactor, heat corrier, fuel, safety, economic efficiency, mobility.


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