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Calculated Ratios for Determining the Lithium Coolant Thermodynamic and Transport Properties

12/14/2022 2022 - #04 Thermal physics and thermal hydraulics

Chusov I.A. Babaeva Yu.A. Novikov G.E.

DOI: https://doi.org/10.26583/npe.2022.4.03

UDC: 621.039.5

The paper presents the results of analyzing the experimental data found in open publications for the period from 1950 to 2020. Calculated ratios are proposed to evaluate the key properties of lithium coolant, including density, dynamic viscosity coefficient, specific heat capacity, thermal conductivity coefficient, surface tension coefficient, electrical resistivity and sound velocity.

Values of errors in the proposed ratios and temperature ranges of their applicability are presented. The analysis uses experimental data published in 81 works.


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