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AREVA NP has facilities unique in the world for operating full-scale or scaled models for performing qualification tests of systems and components or for validating codes and calculations.

  • Qualifications
    - Pumps
    - Valves
    - Instrumentation and control (I&C) for loss-of-coolant accident (LOCA) conditions
    - Steam generator components
    - Auxiliary system components
  • Systems tests
    - Pressurized water reactor (PWR) / boiling water reactor (BWR) integral systems tests
    - Integral testing of sump strainer and downstream systems
  • Heat transfer and its limitations
    - For severe accident conditions
    - For core flow with focus on fuel assemblies
    - Heat exchangers
  • Fluid dynamics and flow-induced vibrations
    - Core flow and core components
    - Fuel assemblies
    - Singularities (T-junctions, etc.)
  • On-site activities
    - Measurements of nuclear power plant (NPP) components
    - Generation of databases
    - Component inspections


Your benefits

  • Highly qualified, experienced scientists, engineers and technicians
  • Knowledge base acquired over more than 40 years
  • Technical and economical solutions
  • Accredited test and inspection body
  • Accepted by ILAC

Interested in AREVA NP's Thermal-hydraulic Platform?

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AREVA’s Thermo-hydraulic Platform qualified as test and inspection body

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