Nuclear heating reactor is integrated designed without main pump and safety injection system. The loss of coolant accidents are mainly in the form of small break LOCA. As no safety injection system is designed for coolant makeup, the water volume in the reactor vessel is critical since it determines whether the reactor will be submerged during the whole scenario. Therefore, the study on coolant loss in this pool system is indispensable. The RELAP5 code has been developed for best-estimate transient simulation of light water reactor coolant systems during postulated accidents. The long term effect in nuclear heating reactor is important. In this paper we investigated the influential factors on SBLOCA scenario and found the long term residual heat removal capacity is decisive in determining the loss of coolant. The residual heat removal capacity should be greater than 2% of reactor thermal power if ensuring the core submerged in the long run.

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