Irradiation start in WP5

Yesterday (June 1, 2021) we started irradiation of sixty aggregate samples. This is a very important phase in work package 5 Assessing the performance of irradiation of concrete.

All samples were inserted into two capsules and put into active zone of light water research reactor LVR-15 being operated by Research centre Rez in Husinec-Rez near Prague (Czechia).

Target neutron fluence of irradiated samples is 4.43×1019 n/cm2 (> 0.1 MeV). End of irradiation is planned for 2021 October 14.

Process of post-irradiation examination will follow in Research Centre Rez as well.

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WP 1

State-of-the-art of quantitative assessment of ageing of concrete SSC

diederik.jacques(at)sckcen.be

WP 2

Corrosion assessment of embedded liners in concrete

andraz.legat(at)zag.si

nina.gartner(at)zag.si

WP 3

Characterization, prediction, and monitoring of internal swelling reactions in concrete

jacques.jabbour(at)irsn.fr

WP 4

Delayed strains of containment buildings in operational and accidental conditions

jean-luc.adia(at)edf.fr

WP 5

Assessing the performance of irradiated concrete

stemberk(at)fsv.cvut.cz

WP 6

Dissemination, communication and training

tereza.smekalova(at)cvrez.cz

jan.trejbal(at)cvrez.cz


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