Table 1. Reactor operating conditions of PWRs in South Korea

1 January 2000

*Maintain lithium concentration at 2.2ppm. When boron concentration is above 1200ppm maintain pH of 6.9; below lithium concentration of 2.2ppm maintain pH of between 7.2 and 7.4 .
Design parameters 14x14 NPP 16x16 NPP 17x17 NPP OPR1000 APR1400
Electric power (MWe) 587 650 950 1000 1400
No. of steam generators 2 2 3 2 2
No. of Reactor coolant pumps (RCPs) 2 2 3 4 4
Reload cycle length (days) 360 380 480 480 480
Initial U-235 enrichment (%) 3.8 3.8 4.5 4.5 4.5
Maximum FA discharge burnup (MWd/MTU) 52,000 45,000 55,000 50,000 50,000
Water chemistry Modified chemistry*



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