Paawan Sharma, Murali Nagarajan, Prabhakaran Mohanakrishnan, and Pichai Iyer Swaminathan


  1. [1] D.G. Roychowdhury, S. Govindrajan, S.C. Chetal, and S.B.Bhoje, Design approach to local blockage, IAEA-TECDOC-1157 9, 1998, 284–295.
  2. [2] T. Tsunoda, Application of temperature fluctuation to anomalydetection in fuel assemblies, Journal of Nuclear Science andTechnology, 13(3), 1976, 103–110.
  3. [3] K. Miyazaki, J. Kimura, M. Ogawa, and T. Okada, Temper-ature fluctuations of sodium in annular flow channel heated176by single-pin with blockage, Journal of Nuclear Science andTechnology, 15(1), 1978, 10–23.
  4. [4] C.P. Greef, Temperature fluctuations: An assessment of theiruse in the detection of Fast Reactor Coolant Blockages, NuclearEngineering and Design, 52, 1979, 35–55.
  5. [5] G. Weinkotz and H. Martin, Detection of different CoolantBlockage sizes in an LMFBR subassembly by measurementof the RMS-value of temperature fluctuations, Fast ReactorSafety Technology, International Meeting, 4, 1979.
  6. [6] H. Inujima, T. Ogino, K. Haga, and Y. Kikuchi, Detection oflocal sodium boiling in a simulated LMFBR fuel subassembly,Progress in Nuclear Energy, 9, 1982, 107–121.
  7. [7] B.O. Wey, G. Hughes, and R.S. Overton, Prediction of tem-perature fluctuations at the outlet of a blocked subassembly,Proceedings of the LMFBR Safety Topical Meeting, EuropeanNuclear Society, 4, Lyon, France, July 19–23, 1982, 207–216.
  8. [8] L. Krebs and G. Weinkotz, Survey on the German researchprogramme for blockage detection within LMFBR fuel elementsby measurements and analysis of temperature fluctuations atthe coolant outlet, Spec. Meeting on Methods and Tools toDetect Thermal Noise in Fast Reactors IAEA, Bologna, Italy,1984.
  9. [9] T. Ogino and H. Inujima, Feasibility study of LMFBR localcore anomaly detection by use of temperature and flow fluc-tuations, Journal of Nuclear Science and Technology, 21(3),1984, 172–186.
  10. [10] S. Tamura, H. Otani, H. Taniyama, T. Sanda, K. Sano, andT. Ikegami, Reactor noise analysis of the experimental fastreactor JOYO, Progress in Nuclear Energy, 9, 1982, 399–410.
  11. [11] G. Srinivasan, K.V. Suresh Kumar, B. Rajendran, andP.V. Ramalingam, The fast breeder test reactor – designand operating experiences, Nuclear Engineering and Design,236(7–8), 2006, 796–811.
  12. [12] SCILAB Home Page –
  13. [13] Altera FPGA Home Page –
  14. [14] Developed SCILAB code link –

Important Links:

Go Back