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WRFPM 2017

Today: 2018.09.26

Call for Papers

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WRFPM 2017 invites all interested individuals to submit oral and/or poster abstracts to share the most up-to-date research finding and review challenging and interesting cases from around the world.

Important Dates

Abstract Deadline February 20, 2017
Notification to Authors March 31, 2017
Full Draft Papers Due May 28, 2017
Acceptance Notification June 26, 2017
Final Paper Due July 14, 2017
Early Registration Deadline August 11, 2017

Technical Tracks

Track 1 : Fuel Performance and Operational Experience
  • a. Fuel operating experience and performance
    • - reliability
    • - fuel assembly degradation and failures
    • - handling incidents
    • - water side corrosion and hydriding
    • - stress corrosion cracking
    • - post-irradiation examinations
    • - pool side examinations
    • - radiation effects
    • - CANDU fuel experiences
  • b. High burn-up fuels
  • c. Water chemistry and corrosion counter-measures
  • d. Fuel assembly distortion
  • e. Mixed-core operation
  • f. Power maneuver flexibility
Track 3 : Fuel Behaviors in Transient and Accident
  • a. Fuel Safety Related Issues
  • b. Fuel Safety Criteria for Transient and Accident
    Conditions (RIA, LOCA, Power Ramp/Step, etc.)
  • c. Fission Gas Release
  • d. Pellet Cladding Interaction(PCI/PCMI)
  • e. Cladding Oxidation/Ballooning/Bursting, Pellet
  • f. Fuel Behavior under Extended Loss of Cooling,
  • g. Loss of Spent Fuel Cooling
Track 2 : Advances and Innovation in Fuel Technologies
(e.g. Enhanced Accident Tolerant Fuel)
  • a. International development roadmaps and status
  • b. Advances in fuel design, processing and manufacturing
  • c. Fuel pellet and cladding materials development
  • d. Innovative fuel concepts and designs for next generation (III+) and small modular reactors
  • e. Fuel rod, fuel cladding and component materials behaviors
  • f. Fuel design improvement and optimization for back-end fuel cycle
  • g. Qualification, licensing and deployment scenarios
Track 4 : Spent Fuel Transportation, Storage and
  • a. Fuel characterization and performance for transportation
    and storage
  • b. Spent fuel behavior in dry containers, wet storage
    ponds and during transportation
  • c. Fuel design optimization for recycle and disposal
  • d. Aging issues in interim and long-term storage
  • e. R&D activities
Track 5 : Fuel Modeling, Analysis and Methods
  • a. Development, verification and validation of fuel
    modeling codes at steady state and in transient conditions
  • b. Physical and thermo-mechanical properties
  • c. Fuel behavior modeling under normal operation,
    transient, accident and back-end conditions
  • d. Multi-scale modeling
  • e. Multi-physics coupling
  • f. Statistical uncertainty analysis
  • g. Design and analysis methods

Abstract Submission Guidelines

All abstract must be submitted via the official website of the WRFPM 2017 (

  • Length: Text min. 300 words ~ max. 500words
  • Figures and Tables: One figure and/or table maximum (if required)
  • Language: English

If you might have any inquiries on the paper submission, please contact the secretariat at

WRFPM 2017 Secretariat (c/o The Plan)
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T. +82-2-538-2042~3 F. +82-538-1540 E.
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