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Westinghouse CFD Modeling and Results for EPRI

Sep 04,2015 experimental benchmark data for pwr rod bundle with#0183;NESTOR test data from the EPRI round robin exercise provides excellent benchmark data at PWR conditions that was used to establish the domain,mesh,solver,and turbulence model to be used in STAR-CCM+ for PWR analyses.2.TEST DATA The NESTOR test program utilized two different test bundle geometries and two different test facilities.WESTINGHOUSE CFD MODELING AND RESULTS FOR EPRIThis paper presents the CFD modeling and results of Westinghouse Electric Company obtained as part of the EPRI NESTOR CFD Round Robin Exercise.NESTOR,which stands for New Experimental Studies of Thermal Hydraulics of Rod Bundles,was a joint CEA-EDF-EPRI project in which high fidelity thermal hydraulic data was obtained in PWR test bundles at test conditions including actual PWR conditions.Review Article Overview and Discussion of thebundle benchmark is based on data collected for four antic-ipated transient scenarios power increase,ow reduction,depressurization,and temperature increase.e experimental data for the steady-state DNB bench-mark include the power at which departure from nucleate boiling occurs and the corresponding location in the bun-dle.

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In the test,the behaviour of the PWR type fuel bundle,composed of 23 fuel rods and 2 absorber rods,was investigated under severe accident conditions.An important feature of the experiment in difference to all other CORA bundle tests was the pressurization of fuel rods to 6 MPa.As a result,the fuel rods underwent ballooning and burst.Overview of CFD Round Robin Benchmark of the HighOverview of CFD Round Robin Benchmark of the High Fidelity Fuel Rod Bundle NESTOR Experimental Data D.M.Wells Electric Power Research Institute 1300 West W.T.Harris Blvd.,Charlotte,NC 28262,USA [email protected] P.Peturaud Independent Consultant 18,rue Danton,Rueil Malmaison,92500,France [email protected] S.K.YagnikOverview and Discussion of the OECD/NRC BenchmarkThe transient bundle benchmark is based on data collected for four anticipated transient scenarios power increase,flow reduction,depressurization,and temperature increase.The experimental data for the steady-state DNB benchmark include the power at which departure from nucleate boiling occurs and the corresponding location in the bundle.

OECD/NRC BENCHMARK BASED ON NUPEC PWR

OECD/NRC BENCHMARK BASED ON NUPEC PWR SUBCHANNEL AND BUNDLE TESTS (PSBT) Volume I Experimental Database and Final Problem Specifications .A.Rubin,A.Schoedel,M.Avramova Nuclear Engineering Program The Pennsylvania State University University Park,PA 16802,USA .H.Utsuno Japan Nuclear Energy Safety OrganizationOECD/NEA Multi-Physics Benchmarks for TraditionalJul 06,2017 experimental benchmark data for pwr rod bundle with#0183; Rod Ejection (PWR) Uncontrolled Withdrawal of Control Rods (PWR) MSLB - Main Steam-line Breaks (PWR) TMI (plant data) Cold water injection and core pressurisation (BWR) PWR MOX/UO2Core Transient Benchmark PBMR-400 PBMR Coupled Neutronics/Thermal Hydraulics Transient Benchmark Benchmarks on Physics of Plutonium RecyclingOECD iLibrary NUPEC BWR Full-size Fine-mesh Bundle Test This benchmark specification is being designed so that it can systematically assess and compare the participants numerical models for the prediction of detailed sub-channel void distributions and critical powers to full-scale experimental data on a prototypical BWR rod bundle.

Numerical Computation of Heat Transfer Enhancement of a

A series of computational fluid dynamics (CFD) simulations has been conducted to analyze the heat transfer enhancement in a fully heated rod bundle with mixing-vane spacers.The predicted Nusselt numbers downstream of the split-vane spacer are compared with the available experimental measurements and with correlation.Numerical Computation of Heat Transfer Enhancement of a A series of computational fluid dynamics (CFD) simulations has been conducted to analyze the heat transfer enhancement in a fully heated rod bundle with mixing-vane spacers.The predicted Nusselt numbers downstream of the split-vane spacer are compared with the available experimental measurements and with correlation.Nuclear Energy Agency (NEA)Mar 20,2012 experimental benchmark data for pwr rod bundle with#0183;session 4 bundle flow.4.1 experimental benchmark data for pwr rod bundle with spacer-grids; 4.2 cfd analysis of the matis-h experiments on the turbulent flow structures in a 5x5 rod bundle with mixing devices; 4.3 cfd prediction of pressure drop for the inlet region of a pwr fuel assembly

Non-Intrusive Experimental Investigation of Flow Behavior

In particular,this work aims to develop an experimental data base with high spatial and temporal resolution of flow measurements inside a 5 experimental benchmark data for pwr rod bundle with#215;5 rod bundles with spacer grids.The full-field detailed data base is intended to validate CFD codes at various temporal-spatial scales.New Westinghouse correlation WRB-1 for predicting critical Data are presented for four 12.5 ft.,5 x 5 array rod bundles with different nonuniform axial power shapes.Those data and other data available in the literature for nonuniform axial power rod bundles with simple grids are compared to CHF predictions made using the TORC subchannel analysis code and the CE-1 uniform axial power CHF correlation NUREG/CR-7218,Volume 2,'Rod Bundle Heat Transfer The bundle is a 7 by 7 rod array with four unheated corner rods and 45 heated electrical rod which simulate a 17 by 17 PWR fuel assembly.The rod Bundle Heat Transfer Facility is full length,3.66 m (12 ft),with typical PWR rod diameters of 9.49 mm (0.374in) and a rod pitch of 12.6 m (0.496 in).The heater rods have a top skewed power shape

IAEA FUMAC BENCHMARK ON THE HALDEN,

comprehensive code-to-code benchmark of selected results from the institutions involved,including the comparison with experimental data (when available).This benchmark result represents an overview of the current state-of-the-art of nuclear fuel simulation capabilities for LOCAs and paves the way to further analyses and future developments.Hydraulic benchmark data for PWR mixing vane grid Nov 01,2013 experimental benchmark data for pwr rod bundle with#0183;The data collected during that collaboration was used to benchmark a CFD modeling methodology for PWR rod bundles.Particle image velocimetry (PIV) was used to study the lateral velocity vectors downstream of the grids with mixing vanes ( McClusky etFluid-structure interaction of a 7-rods bundle benchmark study.2.Experimental setup 2.1.Test loop The SEEDS1(SEven rods bundle Experiment in Delft for Sesame) experimental loop consisted of a water loop with a 7-rods hexagonal bundle,where the central rod had a section made of exible silicone rubber.The bundle was enclosed inside an outer casing of transparent polymethyl

Experimental benchmark data for PWR rod bundle with

not suitable for acting as a detailed benchmark dataset for rod bundle with spacer grids flow computations.This paper describes an experimental database obtained using two-dimensional Time Resolved Particle Image Velocimetry (TR-PIV) measurements within a 5 x 5 PWR rod bundle with spacer-grids that have flow mixing vanes.Experimental benchmark data for PWR rod bundle withExperimental benchmark data for PWR rod bundle with spacer-grids By Elvis E.Dominguez-Ontiveros,Yassin A.Hassan,Michael E.Conner and Zeses Karoutas CiteExperimental benchmark data for PWR rod bundle withDec 01,2012 experimental benchmark data for pwr rod bundle with#0183;The experimental technique Particle Image Velocimetry (PIV) is capable of providing such benchmark data.This paper describes an experimental database obtained using two-dimensional Time Resolved Particle Image Velocimetry (TR-PIV) measurements within a 5 experimental benchmark data for pwr rod bundle with#215; 5 PWR rod bundle with spacer-grids that have flow mixing vanes.

Elvis DOMINGUEZ-ONTIVEROS Research Associate PhD

The purpose of the present study is to present new hydraulic benchmark data obtained for PWR rod bundles for the purpose of benchmarking computational fluid dynamics (CFD) models of the rod bundle.Distribution of liquid velocity in the experimental model Distribution of liquid velocity and its pulsations were measured in the space between fuel elements of the 7-rod experimental model of the fuel assembly of nuclear power plants at Reynolds numbers of 8000,16000,and 24000.The influence of the spacer grid on distribution of the axial component of liquid velocity was determined.Computational Fluid Dynamics Simulation of Flow-MixingIAEA Benchmark Specification and Experimental Data Flow Mixing in a 4 experimental benchmark data for pwr rod bundle with#215; 4 Rod Bundle With a Mixing-Vane Spacer Grid , Korea Atomic Energy Research Institute,Daejeon,Korea,p.55

Computational Fluid Dynamics Simulation of Flow-Mixing

IAEA Benchmark Specification and Experimental Data Flow Mixing in a 4 experimental benchmark data for pwr rod bundle with#215; 4 Rod Bundle With a Mixing-Vane Spacer Grid , Korea Atomic Energy Research Institute,Daejeon,Korea,p.55Cited by 66Publish Year 2012Author Elvis E.Dominguez-Ontiveros,Yassin A.Hassan,Michael E.Conner,Zeses KaroutasExperimental benchmark data for PWR rod bundle withOct 08,2020 experimental benchmark data for pwr rod bundle with#0183;The experimental technique Particle Image Velocimetry (PIV) is capable of providing such benchmark data.This paper describes an experimental database obtained using two-dimensional Time ResolvedCited by 66Publish Year 2012Author Elvis E.Dominguez-Ontiveros,Yassin A.Hassan,Michael E.Conner,Zeses KaroutasExperimental benchmark data for PWR rod bundle withIn numerical simulations of fuel rod bundle flow fields,the unsteady Navier-Stokes equations have to be solved in order to determine the time (phase) dependent characteristics of the flow.In order to validate the simulations results,detailed comparison with expe

Cited by 66Publish Year 2012Author Elvis E.Dominguez-Ontiveros,Yassin A.Hassan,Michael E.Conner,Zeses KaroutasCiteSeerX Experimental benchmark data for PWR rod

BibTeX @MISC{Dominguez-ontiveros_experimentalbenchmark,author = {Elvis E.Dominguez-ontiveros and Yassin A.Hassan and Michael E.Conner and Zeses Karoutas},title = {Experimental benchmark data for PWR rod bundle with spacer-grids},year = {}}COBRA-TF Evaluation and Application for PWRSep 04,2015 experimental benchmark data for pwr rod bundle with#0183;for such application in comparison to experimental data from the rod bundle tests simulating the PWR fuel and SLB conditions,including turbulent mixing test,DNB test,and buoyancy flow distribution test.Moreover,The CTF modeling capability was evaluated using a full reactor core subchannel model toCFD Turbulence Study of PWR Spacer-Grids in a Rod BundleY.A.Hassan,M.E.Conner,and Z.Karoutas,Experimental benchmark data for PWR rod bundle with spacer-grids, Nuclear Engineering and Design,vol.253,pp.396405,2012.View at Publisher Site Google Scholar

CFD Turbulence Study of PWR Spacer-Grids in a Rod Bundle

Nuclear fuel bundles include spacers essentially for mechanical stability and to influence the flow dynamics and heat transfer phenomena along the fuel rods.This work presents the analysis of the turbulence effects of a split-type and swirl-type spacer-grid geometries on single phase in a PWR (pressurized water reactor) rod bundle.Various computational fluid dynamics (CFD) calculationsBenchmark Experiments for Steady-State NaturalThe purpose of this work is to provide experimental benchmark validation data of steady-state,single-phase,natural convection flow through a vertical nuclear fuel rod bundle for three-dimensional computational fluid dynamics (CFD) simulations.AnalysisofSubchannelandRodBundlePSBTExperimentsThis paper presents the assessment of CATHARE 3 against PWR subchannel and rod bundle tests of the PSBT benchmark.Noticeable measurements were the following void fraction in single subchannel and rod bundle,multiple liquid temperatures at subchannel exit in rod bundle,and DNB power and location in rod bundle.

Analysis of the iaea-benchmark on flow mixingin a 4x4

reactor design.Within this CRP,an open benchmark is organized on fluid mixing in PWR rod bundles.KAERI has offered precise experimental data of the velocity field and turbulent statistics downstream of a mixed twist/split type mixing grid,measured in a 4x4 rod bundle placed in the Omni flow experimentalAN EXPERIMENTAL STUDY OF TRANSIENT BOILINGThe objective of the program was to investigate heat transfer phenomena believed to occur in PWR's during accidents,including small and large break loss-of-coolant accidents.Test 3.06.6B was conducted to obtain transient film boiling data in rod bundle geometry under reactor accident-type conditions.5X5 Rod Bundle Flow Field Measurements Downstream a PWR 5X5 Rod Bundle Flow Field Measurements Downstream a PWR Spacer Grid The spacer grids are structures present in nuclear fuel assembly of Pressurized Water Reactors (PWR).They play an important structural role and also assist in heat removal through the assembly by promoting increased turbulence of the flow.

5X5 Rod Bundle Flow Field Measurements Downstream a PWR

5X5 Rod Bundle Flow Field Measurements Downstream a PWR Spacer Grid The spacer grids are structures present in nuclear fuel assembly of Pressurized Water Reactors (PWR).They play an important structural role and also assist in heat removal through the assembly by promoting increased turbulence of the flow.12345NextExperimental Studies of PWR 5 experimental benchmark data for pwr rod bundle with#215;5 Fuel Bundles Thermal Experimental Studies of PWR 5 experimental benchmark data for pwr rod bundle with#215;5 Fuel Bundles Fuel assemblies of pressurized water reactors (PWRs) are constructed from fuel rods and supports to create rod bundles.To support and maintain the lateral spatial gaps of the rods,support grids are positioned at regular intervals in the direction of axial flow.

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