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Science and Technology of Nuclear Installations
Volume 2017, Article ID 3106278, 9 pages
https://doi.org/10.1155/2017/3106278
Research Article

CFD Analysis of a Decay Tank and a Siphon Breaker for an Innovative Integrated Passive Safety System for a Research Reactor

1Handong Global University, 558 Handong-ro, Buk-gu, Pohang, Gyeongbuk 37554, Republic of Korea
2Korea Atomic Energy Research Institute, 111 Daedeok-daero, Yuseong-gu, Daejeon 34057, Republic of Korea
3Korea University of Technology and Education, 1600 Chungjeol-ro, Byeongcheon-myeon, Dongnam-gu, Cheonan City, Chungnam 31253, Republic of Korea

Correspondence should be addressed to Dong Kyou Park; rk.ca.hcetaerok@uoykgnodp

Received 25 March 2017; Accepted 4 July 2017; Published 10 August 2017

Academic Editor: Domenico Paladino

Copyright © 2017 Kwon-Yeong Lee 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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