Fusion

We bring our analytical skills to support clients in the groundbreaking area of nuclear fusion, from concept to delivery.

With more than three decades of experience in the nuclear industry, Frazer-Nash provides complete life cycle support to organisations across the sector. We bring the breadth and depth of our cross-sector experience to support the exciting area of nuclear fusion.

Capabilities for delivering fusion

Using our wide-ranging cross-sector experience and technical capabilities, we support fusion across the whole life cycle.

We support the United Kingdom Atomic Energy Authority (UKAEA) across a range of activities; and are proud to be a Tier 1 provider of specialist skills on the Engineering Design Services (EDS) framework, helping to deliver the exciting Spherical Tokamak for Energy Production (STEP) programme. We also provide our expertise to other organisations such as the ITER Organisation (IO), as well as privately funded fusion start-ups.

Whatever your challenge, we can provide you with a compelling case to draw upon our wealth of experience in designing safety-critical systems and components for use in challenging environments. We are experienced in supporting the safety and quality requirements demanded by the nuclear sector. Our highly capable resource can be used to ensure that you meet your safety and environmental needs.

At Frazer-Nash, we care: Our agile and flexible approach enables us to provide you with the capabilities you need to deliver your objectives. We care about the environment, and appreciate how the part we play in fusion will play a significant part in the UK’s target to bring all greenhouse gas emissions to net zero by 2050.

A sample of some of our skills and services:

  • Structural and thermal performance analysis
  • Computational fluid dynamics
  • Materials and structural integrity
  • Mechanical and electrical design
  • Design optimisation
  • System test programmes and rig design
  • Control and instrumentation
  • Systems engineering
  • Neutronics
  • Design Code Assessment – ASME, PD5500, RCC-M
    • High temperature creep
    • Fatigue
    • Fracture
  • Environmental assurance services
  • Safety Case management, authorship and verification
  • International regulatory requirements
  • National licensing requirements
  • Programme management and consultancy
  • Decommissioning and waste management

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