A Multi-Physics PWR Model for the Load Following

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Muniglia , Mathieu ; Do , Jean-Michel ; Jean-Charles , Le Pallec ; Grard , Hubert ; Verel , Sébastien ; David , S. (2016)
  • Publisher: HAL CCSD
  • Subject: [ INFO.INFO-AI ] Computer Science [cs]/Artificial Intelligence [cs.AI] | [ PHYS.NEXP ] Physics [physics]/Nuclear Experiment [nucl-ex]

International audience; In this paper, a new model of a Pressurized Water Reactor (PWR) is described. This model includes the description of the core as well as a simplified secondary loop: the goal is to reproduce a load-following type transient, where the output power of the plant is controlled by the electric grid. Consequently, the control systems are also modeled, as the control rods or the soluble boron. The reference power plant is a 1300MW electrical PWR, managed with the french G mode.
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