• The thermal-hydraulics Simulations and Experiments for the Safety Assessment of MEtal cooled reactors (SESAME) project supports the development of European liquid metal-cooled reactors. It will provide new experimental results and improved numerical approaches, allowing system designers to improve the safety of equipment, which will lead to enhanced safety standards and culture.

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SESAME-PARTNERSThe European Sustainable Nuclear Energy Technology Platform (SNETP) and the European Sustainable Nuclear Industrial Initiative (ESNII) give an important role to the future application of fast reactors for the production of sustainable nuclear energy....
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ACTIVITIES
The technical topics to be addressed in SESAME were defined following a thorough identification and prioritisation process...
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EXPECTED RESULTS
SESAME will serve as a coordinated R&D programme for nuclear thermal-hydraulics reactor safety, supporting both future reactors and the continued safe operation of existing nuclear plants...
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IMPACT
The European Union is a leader in the nuclear field. SESAME will contribute to the reinforcement of this leadership through two main aspects...
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FEATURED: THINS

The FP7 THINS project focused on crosscutting issues of thermal-hydraulics encountered in innovative nuclear systems. It gathered 24 institutions (23 from European Union) and pooled together the infrastructure available in Europe. The overall objectives of the THINS project are the development...

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The SESAME Final International Workshop will be held from 19-21 March at the NRG site in Petten, the Netherlands.
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FJOH School 2017

Lecture series: Thermohydraulics and Chemistry of Liquid Metal Cooled Reactors

Announcement: Heavy metal summer school 2016

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