Table 1: PWR specifications used for simulations

1 January 2000

* from Todreas and Kazimi [11].
Fuel enrichment variable wt% U-235 in U (see text)
BeO content variable vol% BeO (see text)
Theoretical density of fuel 95%
Fuel pellet radius* 0.410 cm
Inner cladding radius* 0.418 cm
Outer cladding radius* 0.475 cm
No. of fuel assemblies* 193
No. fuel pins per assembly* 264
Active core height* 366 cm
Linear heat rate* 17.8 kW/m
Water temperature* 575 K
Water pressure* 155 bars
Water density 0.7223 g/cm3
Boron content 0 ppm

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