Proceedings of the Wingspread Conference on Advanced Converters and Near Breeders - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780080205236, 9781483157290

Proceedings of the Wingspread Conference on Advanced Converters and Near Breeders

1st Edition

14–16 May, 1975, Racine, Wisconsin, U.S.A.

Editors: J. P. Howe
eBook ISBN: 9781483157290
Imprint: Pergamon
Published Date: 1st January 1975
Page Count: 172
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Table of Contents


Proceedings of the Wingspread Conference On Advanced Converters and Near Breeders May 14-16, 1975

Editorial Note

Preface by the Organizing Chairman

List of Participants

Session I: Nuclear Strategies

The Status of the Canadian Nuclear Program and Possible Future Strategies

The Status of LMFBR Development

Consideration of Importance to Decisions on an Alternate Nuclear Program

How Do 'Converters' Affect the Strategy?

Summary of Presentation On Advance Converter Strategy in the U.S.

Session II: Fuel Considerations

Energy Self-Sufficiency: Fuel Cycle Bottlenecks

Views on Uranium and Thorium Resources

Fuel for LWR, Breeder and Near-Breeders

Session III: Technological Options

Performance of Canadian Commercial Nuclear Units and Heavy Water Plants

Attainable Ratings of CANDU-OC-Thorium Set by The Properties of Organic Liquid Coolant

Advanced HTGR Systems

Session IV: Technological Options

High Conversation Ratio Plutonium Recycle In Pressurized Water Reactors

Molten-Salt Converter Reactors

An Evaluation of Alternative Nuclear Strategies

Addendum

Session V: Summary

Concluding Comments


Details

No. of pages:
172
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Pergamon 1975
Published:
Imprint:
Pergamon
eBook ISBN:
9781483157290

About the Editor

J. P. Howe