Document Type

Presentation

Publication Date

1-24-2003

Abstract

• Background

– Casting Volatile Actinides

– Need to Contain Americium

– Overview of Project

• Fuel Rod Model

– Physical System

– Governing Equations

• Preliminary Modeling Results

– Mold Materials

– Injection Casting Velocity

Keywords

Actinide alloys; Americium; Metal castings; Metallurgical furnaces; Nuclear fuel rods

Disciplines

Nuclear | Nuclear Engineering

Language

English

Comments

Presented at: DOE's Quarterly Review meeting in Albuquerque, NM January 22-24, 2003


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