You are here: Homepage NKS Reports View document
|NKS Programme Area:||NKS-R|
|Research Area:||Reactor Safety|
|Report Title:||Description of the Prototype Fast Reactor at Dounreay|
|Authors:||S.E. Jensen, P.L. Ølgaard|
|Abstract:||The Prototype Fast Reactor (PFR) at Dounreay, UK, started operation in 1975 and was closed
down in 1994. The present report contains a description of the PFR nuclear power plant, based
on information available in literature and on information supplied during a visit to the plant.
The report covers a description of the site and plant arrangement, the buildings and structures,
the reactor core and other vessel internals, the Control system, the main cooling system, the
decay heat removal system, the emergency core cooling system, the containment system, the
stem and power conversion system, the fuel handling system, plant safety features, the Control
and instrumentation systems and the sodium purification systems.
The report was prepared as part of the NKS RAK-2 programme.|
|Publication date:||01 Dec 1995|
|Number of downloads:||8319|