Table 2: Key safety parameters, their limits, and the calculated values for the Th-MOX and the reference UOX core. No limit is specified for moderator temperature coefficient in Ringhals 3.

Parameter Limit UOX-ref Th-MOX

Max MDC
( / )/(g/cm3)
0.50 0.41 0.34
Max MTC [pcm/K] −1.3 −4.0
Max ITC [pcm/K] 0.0 −4.4 −7.9
Min DTC [pcm/K] −4.00 −3.72 −4.53
Max DTC [pcm/K] −1.70 −2.10 −2.36
Min DPC [pcm/% power] −21.0 −15.5 −21.5
Max DPC [pcm/% power] −6.5 −9.8 −14.6
Min EOC [pcm] 430 502 350
Max BOC [pcm] 720 647 370