SOVIET RESEARCH REACTORS VVR-M (LENINGRAD) AND VVR-M (KIYEV) SUMMARY OF DATA
LIBRARY OF CONGRESS WASHINGTON DC AEROSPACE INFORMATION DIV
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A description of two Soviet water-moderated-water cooled reactors VVR-M is presented, one of which is located in Leningrad and the other in Kiyev. These VVR-M reactors were developed from the prototype VVR-M reactor. Background information, general construction details, features of the control and safety systems, heat transfer characteristics, reactor physics, and the experimental facilities afforded by the reactor are presented. The report is illustrated with cross-section views, photographs, and diagrams of the reactor and auxiliary equipment. The report is based on Soviet open literature available at the Aerospace Information Division and the Library of Congress. Any further information concerning these reactors will be published in the form of supplements to this report, as soon as it becomes available.
- Nuclear Fission Reactors (Non-Power)