Table 1

Main characteristics of the simulated assembly.

Parameter Unit Value
Fuel pin radius cm 0.409
Cladding thickness cm 0.057
Pin to pin distance cm 1.26
Inner tube guide radius cm 0.561
Mean fuel temperature K 900
Mean moderator temperature K 570
Mean boron concentration ppm 450
Inter-assembly gap cm 0.25
Water density g cm−3 0.736
Fuel density g cm−3 10.04
Mean specific power W cm−3 330

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