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The ‘ Reacteur Jules Horowitz ‘: The ‘Reactor Jules Horowitz ‘ is a new research reactor project dedicated to materials and nuclear fuels testing, the location of which is foreseen at the CEA-Cadarache site, and the start-up in The launching of this project arises from a double finding: Within this framework, the CEA has undertaken, in the mtt years, a reflection on the mid and long term irradiations needs, to determine the main features and performances of this new reactor.
The concept of the reactor will have to fulfil the thermal neutron irradiation requirements as well as the fast neutron experimental needs, with a great potential versatility for dee new irradiation programs.
The selected reactor project, among several different concepts, batimentt finally a light water open pool concept, with MW thermal power. It could reach neutronic fluxes twice those of present French reactors, and allows many irradiations in the core and around the core, under high neutron fluxes.
The reactor will satisfy the highest level of safety batimeht full accordance with international safety recommendations and French safety approach for this kind of nuclear facility, thus giving an added safety margin keeping in mind the versatility of research reactors.
The feasibility studies have been focused on the main items, and have permit to determine: The launching of this project originated from a double finding: The development of nuclear power plants aimed at satisfying the energy needs of the next century, cannot be envisaged without experimental reactors which are mr for the validation of new concepts of nuclear fuels, materials, and components as well as for their qualification under irradiation.
The existing experimental reactors are 30 to 40 years old and it is advisable capcul examine henceforth the necessity for and the nature of a new reactor to take over and replace, at the beginning of next century, the reactors shut-down in the mean time or at the very end of their lives. Within this framework, the CEA has undertaken, in the last years, a study on the mid and long term irradiation needs, to determine the main features and performances of this new reactor.
The concept of the reactor will have to fulfill the thermal neutron irradiation requirements as well as the fast neutron experimental needs, with a great potential versatility for any new irradiation programs.
The reactor project selected among several different concepts, is finally a light water pool concept, with MW thermal power.
It could reach neutronic fluxes twice those of present French reactors, and allows for many irradiations in and around the core, under high neutron fluxes. The reactor will capcul the highest level of safety in full accordance with international safety recommendations and the French safety approach for this kind of nuclear facility, thus giving an added safety margin keeping in mind the versatility of research reactors.
The feasibility studies have been focused on the following most important items: Jules Horowitz Reactor, basic design. The Jules Horowitz Reactor will replace it. It has the ambition to provide the necessary nuclear data bztiment maintain a fission research capacity in Europe after This capacity should be service-oriented. It will be established in Cadarache.
The Jules Horowitz reactor will also: This paper will present the main functionalities and the design options resulting from the ‘preliminary design’ studies. Jules Horowitz reactor, basic design. Jules Horowitz reactor RJH: This article presents the design of the new irradiation facility Jules Horowitz reactor that is planned to be built on the Cadarache site of Cea.
The first one is based on a physical separation between the systems and activities related to the reactor and the experiments from one hand and the other systems and means dedicated to the treatment of the experimental devices before and after irradiation on the other hand. This first principle implies to build 2 buildings: Inside the reactor building activities from the reactor itself are separated from those dedicated to experimentation.
In order to maximize the efficiency of such a reactor, an important number of simultaneous experiments is expected, which will generate an endless flux of incoming and out-going experiments and as a consequence an important handling work between the different work posts. The second principle aims at easing any handling work without breaking the rules of confinement.
The different storing pools, the water pits that lead to the 5 hot cells and the reactor tank will communicate through a water-filled canal that will link the 2 buildings. Study of the uniform corrosion of an aluminium alloy used for the fuel cladding of the Jules Horowitz experimental reactor; Etude de la corrosion uniforme d’un alliage d’aluminium utilise comme gainage du combustible nucleaire du reacteur experimental Jules Horowitz. For the Jules Horowitz new material testing reactor, an aluminium base alloy, AlFeNi, will be used for the cladding of the fuel plates.
Taking into account the thermal properties of the alloy and of its oxide, the corrosion of the fuel cans presents many problems. The aim of this thesis is to provide a growing kinetic of the oxide layer at the surface of the AlFeNi fuel can in order to predict the life time of fuel element.
Thus the mechanism of degradation of the cladding will be describe in order to integrate the different parameters of the operating reactor. Contribution to the determination of the neutronic parameters uncertainties of a compact cwlcul core: The design studies of the future Material Testing Reactor Jules Horowitz require the development of an adapted neutronic calculation route.
As no relevant integral experiments are yet available to ensure the accuracy of the calculation, the results need to be validated by a rigorous methodical approach, which is based on comparison against numerical benchmarks Monte Carlo TRIPOLI4 code. In order to complete the validation results, sensitivity coefficients of main neutronic bariment to nuclear data are very useful to get an estimate of the final uncertainty on the calculation.
Unfortunately, most of covariance information is missing in the recent evaluated files such as JEF To generate missing covariance matrices, a method based on the comparison of different independent evaluations is used in this study.
Special attention is paid to the determination of sensitivity coefficients, using perturbation methods and direct calculations. This study points out the importance of the non-diagonal elements of the covariance matrices as well as the neutron capture cross section uncertainty of the 27Al in the thermal range. In complement to uncertainty studies, it will be still necessary to obtain integral experimental validation of the Jules Horowitz Reactor neutronic parameters calculations.
Methodological developments and qualification of calculation schemes for the modelling of photonic heating in the experimental devices of the future Jules Horowitz material testing reactor RJH ; Developpements methodologiques et qualification de schemas de calcul pour la modelisation des echauffements photoniques dans les dispositifs experimentaux du futur reacteur d’irradiation technologiques Jules Horowitz RJH.
The objective of this batimennt is to develop the modelling of the nuclear heating of the experimental devices of the future Jules Horowitz material testing reactor RJH. The experimental program ADAPh aims at reducing these uncertainties. The rigorous interpretation of these measurements requires specific developments based on Monte-Carlo simulations of coupled neutron-gamma and gamma-electron transport.
The developments carried out are made different in particular by the modelling of cavities phenomena and delayed gamma emissions by the decay of fission products. The comparisons calculation-measurement made it possible to identify a systematic bias confirming a tendency of calculations to underestimate measurements.
A Bayesian method of adjustment was developed in order to re-estimate the principal components of the gamma heating and to transpose the results obtained to the devices of the RJH, under conditions clearly and definitely representative. This work made possible to reduce significantly the uncertainties on the determination of the gamma heating from 30 to 15 per cent.
The launching of the construction of the Jules Horowitz Reactor. In March the French deputy minister of industry has officially launched the construction of the new research reactor called Jules Horowitz RJH on the Cea site of Cadarache. RJH, that is due to operate inwill be used to study the aging process of irradiated materials in any type of reactors, the behaviour of new nuclear fuels irradiated in different configurations and scenarios, and to produce radionuclides for nuclear medicine and high-quality doped silicon for valcul electronics industry.
The work of Jules Horowitz. The great Cea actors. Jules Horowitz contributed to the heart calculation of the first french reactor Zoe. He developed the first experimental reactors, invested himself in the reactors physics and helped with EDF to the realisation of the French electronuclear programme. His work is marked out the bbatiment of great research devices: Speech by Prime Minister Francois Fillon.
Visit of the Jules Horowitz experimental reactor works on the Commissariat a l’Energie et aux Energies Alternatives site. In this speech, the French Prime Minister evokes the present context, the importance of strategic technologies, and the challenge of investing in these technologies within a context of reduction of public expenses. He comments the decision of his government to finance research and education activities in different domains, and more dr in the energy sector with this fourth generation Jules Horowitz experimental reactor.
He recalls that the nuclear sector has always been very important to the eyes of the successive French governments, and outlines how this reactor will contribute to reactor operational optimization, lifetime extension and safety, nuclear fuel development, etc. UMo for the Jules Horowitz reactor. Within some years, the Jules Horowitz Reactor will be the only working experimental reactor material and fuel testing reactor in Valcul. It will have to provide facilities for a wide range of needs from activation analysis to power reactor fuel qualification.
In this paper the main characteristics of the Jules Horowitz Reactor are presented. Safety criteria are explained. Finally, merits and disadvantages of UMo compared to the standard U 3 Si 2 batimet are discussed.
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It will have to provide facilities for a wide range of needs: In this paper will be presented the main characteristics of the Jules Horowitz Reactor: Safety criteria will be explained. This irradiation reactor will be placed at industrialists disposal, for research concerning the competitiveness and the safety french electro-nuclear park. Principles and innovations are detailed. The nuclear heating calculation scheme for material testing in the future Jules Horowitz Reactor.
An innovative nuclear heating cakcul scheme batinent materials testing carried out in in the future Jules Horowitz reactor JHR is described. The calculated gamma sources at the assembly level are applied in the whole core simulation using a calcuul based on power distribution obtained from the neutronic core calculation.
Progress report of the French program, and basic design of ,tr Jules Horowitz reactor. Since the SILOE reactor was shutdown on December 23,France has been entirely depending on the OSIRIS reactor to conduct the material and fuel irradiation programmes necessary to the evolution of its nuclear power plants and to prepare the future by analysing further reactor designs which might originate in other strategies, namely in the fuel cycle field.
RJH reactor studies therefore focus on the increase of flux levels and the search for the limit performance of U 3 Si 2 based MTR fuels.
It will be a major research facility in support to the development and the qualification of materials and fuels under irradiation with sizes and environment conditions relevant for nuclear power plants in order to optimise and demonstrate safe operations of existing power reactors as well as to support future reactors design. It will represent also an important research infrastructure for scientific studies dealing with material and fuel behaviour under irradiation.
The JHR will contribute also to secure the production of radioisotope for medical application. This is a key public health stake. The construction of JHR which started in is going-on with target of commissioning by the end of The design of the reactor provides modern experimental capacity in support to R and D programs for the nuclear energy for the next 60 years.
In parallel to the facility construction, the preparation of the future staff and of the organisation to operate the reactor safely, reliably and efficiently is an important issue. In this framework, many actions are in progress to elaborate: These commissioning tests will also be helpful for transferring the knowledge on the installed systems to the operating group.
This paper gives the. Study of the aqueous corrosion mechanisms and kinetics of the AlFeNi aluminium based alloy used for the fuel cladding in the Jules Horowitz research reactor; Etude des mecanismes et des cinetiques de corrosion aqueuse de l’alliage d’aluminium AlFeNi utilise comme gainage du combustible nucleaire de reacteurs experimentaux.
However, few studies dealing with the alteration process in water and the relationships with irradiation effects have been performed on this alloy. The conception of the JHR fuel requires a better knowledge of the corrosion mechanisms.