A state-of-the-art review of past programs devoted to fuel behaviour under LOCA conditions - part3 Cladding Oxidation. Resistance to Quench and Post-Quench Loads.
DPAM/SEMCA 2008-093 - Juin 2008
This report makes a detailed literature review of the knowledge gained from the experimental results relative to oxidation, resistance to quench and post quench loads of Zircaloy cladding under LOCA conditions.
This document is mainly based on a previous French document (NT IRSN DPAM/SEMCA 2003/02) translated into English by Caroline Purcell (TST) and updated by Claude Grandjean (IRSN).