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Structural and Mechanical Design of Tokamaks

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W. C. Young

University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisc.

I. N. Sviatoslavsky

Fusion Technology Program, Nuclear Engineering Department, Madison, Wisc.

J. Eng. Power 100(3), 404-411 (Jul 01, 1978) (8 pages) doi:10.1115/1.3446371 History: Received July 27, 1977; Online July 14, 2010

Abstract

The UWMAK series of reactor studies have assessed the technological problems associated with the design and construction of a working power reactor. A procedure has been developed to evaluate the quality of magnet design by a comparison to a minimum mass system established by the virial theorem. Failure and fault analyses and material selection for the many diverse environments are critical for long term reliability. Overall structural compatibility and multipurpose use of structural components are also emphasized.

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