Fuel Material Technology Report (FMTR) – Volume IV

The primary objective of this volume of the Fuel Material Technology Report, FMTR Vol. IV, is to provide guidance in improving fuel reliability. To reach this objective, various Poolside and Hot Cell Examinations techniques may be used. A good knowledge of the pros- and cons- of the different techniques can guide the utility or fuel vendor to select the most cost efficient techniques for their specific goals. A second objective of this Report is to document this knowledge in a form which can be updated as new information, and methods become available.