Table 2. Main data of ABV reactor cassette core

1 January 2000

Characteristic Value
Thermal power, MW 45
Refueling interval, years 10-12
Core life, operational hours 70,000
Core height, mm 1300
Core diameter, mm 1219
Number of FAs in the core 121
FA 'across flats' size, mm 97
Core power density, MW/m3 33.0
Average linear fuel heating rate, W/cm 38.2
Fuel rod outer diameter, mm 6.8
Fuel type dispersed
Uranium inventory, t 1.4
Average uranium enrichment, % 16.5
Average burnup of discharged fuel, g/cm3 (MWd/kgU) 0.56 (94.5)
U235 specific consumption, g/MWd 1.75
Burnable gadolinium rod OD, mm 6.8; 4.5
Absorber element OD, mm 25x1.8

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