Passive cooling systems for spent fuel pools

Figure 1: Schematic of a single-phase heat- removal system



  • Figure 1: Schematic of a single-phase heat- removal system
  • Figure 2: Temperature differences in passive heat-removal systems
  • Table 1
  • Wet spent-fuel storage with two dry-air cooling towers at Goesgen
  • AREVA test lab air heat exchanger
  • Improved heat transfer unit
  • Figure 4: Heat removal as a function of available temperature difference