Nuclear Science

Volume 8, Issue 1, March 2023

  • Reunderstand and Discuss the Hardness Limits of RCC-M M5110 Part Materials

    Shen Yu-sheng, Li Fang-zhong, Ma Wen-sheng, Zhou Jie, Zhao Xing-ying, Yan Li-jun

    Issue: Volume 8, Issue 1, March 2023
    Pages: 1-7
    Received: 23 February 2023
    Accepted: 16 March 2023
    Published: 24 March 2023
    Abstract: RCC-M M5110 is the procurement code for rolling or forging bars for bolts and drive rods of class 1, 2 and 3 equipment of nuclear power plants. The individual high strength steels involved in this specification specify only the minimum hardness of the material and have no limit on the maximum hardness. The material selection of major components of ... Show More
  • Evaluation of the Basic Neutronics and Thermal-Hydraulics for the Safety Evaluation of the Advanced Micro Reactor (AMR)

    Wayne Arthur Boyes, Johan Slabber, Charl du Toit, Francois van Heerden

    Issue: Volume 8, Issue 1, March 2023
    Pages: 8-29
    Received: 28 March 2023
    Accepted: 27 April 2023
    Published: 10 May 2023
    Abstract: South Africa requires safe affordable distributed base load energy, one way to achieve this is to use nuclear power integrated with renewable energy sources on a decentralized basis. This suggests the development of its own micro modular nuclear reactor, to supply energy to towns, small communities, mines and processing plants. Large Light Water Re... Show More