MODEL FOR FUEL/CLADDING CHEMICAL INTERACTION.

Kenji Konashi, Katsuichiro Kamimura, Yoji Yokouchi

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Abstract

A kinetic model of fuel/cladding chemical interaction (FCCI) has been developed. By fitting the model to in-pile experimental data, a wastage correlation has been derived that predicts corrosion depth due to FCCI. The model can explain the temperature dependency of the corrosion depth observed in the in-pile experimental data. The model successfully predicts the high corrosion rate observed in out-of-pile simulation tests that employ fission products in cladding capsules.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)328-337
Number of pages10
JournalNuclear Technology
Volume72
Issue number3
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1986

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