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Science and Technology of Nuclear Installations
Volume 2009, Article ID 291453, 10 pages
Research Article

The Influence of the Packing Factor on the Fuel Temperature Hot Spots in a Particle-Bed GCFR

1DIMNP, University of Pisa, CIRTEN, Largo L. Lazzarino No. 2, 56126 Pisa, Italy
2Department of Energetics, University of Pisa, Largo L. Lazzarino No. 1, 56126 Pisa, Italy
3DIPTEM, University of Genova, Via all'Opera Pia No. 15/a, I-16145 Genova, Italy

Received 17 April 2009; Revised 14 July 2009; Accepted 24 October 2009

Academic Editor: Colin Mitchell

Copyright © 2009 Guglielmo Lomonaco et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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