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Title:
Conceptual design for the energy conversion system of the ACACIA nuclear cogeneration plant
 
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Published by: Publication date:
ECN NUCLEAIR 1-7-1998
 
ECN report number: Document type:
ECN-I--98-042 Other
 
Number of pages: Full text:
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Abstract:
The design of the energy conversion system (ECS) for the ACACIA (AdvanCedAtomic Cogenerator for Industrial Applications) is discussed. The plant combines a closed cycle gas turbine system with a high-temperature gas-cooled reactor (HTGR). It produces 13.6 MWe and 17 tons/h of industrial steam using a 40 MWth reactor (electrical efficiency 34%, total efficiency 64%). Design objectives are presented. The choice for a cycle is then explained. A preliminary design, including a sensitivity analysis, is given for the major equipment. 13 refs.


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