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The Advanced Boiling Water Reactor

ABWR Seminar presented by Hitachi-GE Nuclear Energy Limited
When Mar 22, 2017 09:30 AM to
Mar 23, 2017 05:00 PM
Where Dept of Engineering, University of Cambridge
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Boiling water reactor technology is new to the UK.  This seminar is an opportunity to learn about it.

Boiling water reactor technology is new to the UK. This seminar is an opportunity to learn about it.
The ABWR design is currently under review by the Office of Nuclear Regulation and Horizon Nuclear Power is planning to build the first UK ABWR at Wylfa site in Anglesey. ABWR is an advanced Generation III+ reactor already built, with four units in Japan having excellent operating record.
This two-day seminar is a unique opportunity to gain understanding of ABWR technology and safety features, meet key people in the Hitachi-GE team and network with other key players in the UK nuclear industry.
Some of the topics to be covered at the seminar are:

  • Status of Wylfa project
  • Pu Utilization in BWRs
  • PRA and Severe Accidents
  • Design and Operation of ABWR
  • Thermal-hydraulics of ABWR
  • Lessons learned from Fukushima

Further details, please contact nuclear-mphil-enquiries@eng.cam.ac.uk

 

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