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Abstracts and Available Papers Presented at the
1995 International RERTR Meeting

DART Model for Thermal Conductivity
of U3Si2 Aluminum Dispersion Fuel*

J. Rest, J. L. Snelgrove, and G. L. Hofman
Argonne National Laboratory
Argonne, IL USA

 

 

Presented at the1995 International Meeting on
Reduced Enrichment for Research and Test Reactors
September 18-21, 1995
Paris, France

*Work supported by the US Department of Energy
Office of Nonproliferation and National Security
under Contract No. W-31-109-38-ENG.

ABSTRACT

This paper describes the primary physical models that form the basis of the DART model for calculating irradiation-induced changes in the thermal conductivity of aluminum dispersion fuel. DART calculations of fuel swelling, pore closure, and thermal conductivity are compared with measured values.


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