Design of Cooling Water System (CWS) for CRAFT Lower Hybrid ‎Current Driven (LHCD) System‎

Document Type : Research Paper


1 Institute of Plasma Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, No. 350 Shushanhu Road, Hefei, 230031, Anhui, China

2 University of Science and Technology of China, No. 96 Jinzhai Road, Hefei, 230026, Anhui, China

3 Anhui Jianzhu University, No. 856 Jinzhai South Road, Hefei, 230022, Anhui, China‎


Lower hybrid current driven (LHCD) system, as the most efficient non-inductive current drive method in the tokamak, is an integral part of the Comprehensive Research Facility for Fusion Technology (CRAFT). The cooling water system (CWS) is necessary to be designed to remove the thermal power generated by the clients of the LHCD system so that system could operate safely. Therefore, a thermal hydraulic model is developed by AFT Fathom aimed at investigating thermal hydraulic behavior of the system under the normal operation. According to the calculation results, the CWS can provide required pressure, temperature and flow rate to address the client requirements of LHCD system. The study could provide a design reference for the construction of cooling water system for LHCD system and other CRAFT subsystems.


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