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2017

8 days (41 hours et 50 minutes)
Cadarache
  • 5-8 September 2017 + 11-14 September 2017

Sodium technology and sodium loop operation practical instruction

Reference: 35B
OBJECTIVES
• Announce sodium characteristics
• Define the precautions to be taken when working with sodium as well as the collective and individual means of prevention
• Describe and use specific sodium instrumentation
• Know the step of a sodium purification campaign
• Describe the particularities of sodium loop components and list the main commissioning and operating phases of a sodium loop
• Identify the main operating incidents, their consequences and the associated detection and protection systems
• Use sodium loop intervention procedures
AUDIENCE
Beginner English speaking engineer who is lead to work on the operation of sodium loops or installations.
PREREQUISITES
No prerequisites required.
CONTENT
• Sodium physical and chemical properties; sodium hazards
• Sodium facilities: functional analysis approach; design rules for main loop and utilities
• Sodium facilities operation: start-up procedure, transients, shut-down
• Sodium Instrumentation: measuring sensors & calibration
• Sodium facilities: technology
• Rules and guidelines for sodium facilities interventions
• In sodium corrosion and corrosion products transfer
• Sodium pollution sources and potential consequences
• Sodium quality control including purification
• Heat transfer correlations and thermal-hydraulics modelling
• Sodium cleaning
• Practical exercises on: start-up operations, filling operations, facilities operations, facilities interventions, sodium fire
• Visits of sodium cleaning facilities, sodium test loops and Phénix reactor when the facilities are available
TEACHING METHOD
The training includes lectures, contributions focusing on participatory methods, practical exercises and visits (when the facilities are available)

Maximum number of trainees: 12.
 
COLLABORATION
Sodium School (CEA/DEN/DTN/STCP)

Session 2017

PUBLIC PRICE

Public price: please contact us

Duration

8 days (41 hours et 50 minutes)

VENUE AND DATE
Cadarache
  • 5-8 September 2017 + 11-14 September 2017
COORDINATION

Programme manager

Cadarache
  • Mme Leïla GICQUEL
    leila.gicquel@cea.fr
    Phone number: +33 4 42 25 46 96
CONTACT

Course organiser

Cadarache
  • Mme Catherine CATALDI
    catherine.cataldi@cea.fr
    Phone number: +33 4 42 25 79 65

Ref. 35B - Sodium technology and sodium loop operation practical instruction

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Session 2018

No training session is currently scheduled for 2018. Contact us.

Ref. 35B - Sodium technology and sodium loop operation practical instruction

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