Izvestiya vuzov. Yadernaya Energetika

The peer-reviewed scientific and technology journal. ISSN: 0204-3327

Facts from the BN-600 Development History

5/29/2012 2011 - #01 Nuclear power plants

Kochetkov L.A. Poplavsky V.M. Troyanov M.F.

DOI: https://doi.org/10.26583/npe.2011.1.04

UDC: 621.039.5

The concise historical review of the design, construction and operation of the BN-600 power unit, BN-350 power unit successor but designed on a different technological platform, is presented. The problems encountered at the initial stage of the BN-600 operation are shown. The perspectives of the development of the fast sodium-cooled reactors are shown.