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Table 2

Main reactor parameters [1214].

Reactor parameter Reference value
Thermal power 2300 MWt
Efficiency 43.5%
Pressure 25 MPa
Inlet core temperature 553 K
Outlet core temperature 773 K
Inlet mass flow 1179 kg/s
Fuela UO2
Cladding Stainless steal
Total number of fuel rods in the core 56,160

UO2 with U enriched to 5% U-235 for all the fuel rods in the bundle except the corner rod which is enriched to 4%

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