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Research Article

Physical Analysis of the Initial Core and Running-In Phase for Pebble-Bed Reactor HTR-PM

Table 2

The key physical parameters of typical volume fractions of fuel spheres in the initial core.

Volume fraction of fuel spheresFuel enrichment needed (%)Maximum power per fuel sphere (kW/FS)Maximum fuel temperature (°C)

1/1521.3016.393401
5/155.103.301093
10/153.451.66978
14/153.101.18951