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Title: Independent validation testing of the FLAME computer code, Version 1.0

Abstract

Independent testing of the FLAME computer code, Version 1.0, was conducted to determine if the code is ready for use in hydrological and environmental studies at Department of Energy sites. This report describes the technical basis, approach, and results of this testing. Validation tests, (i.e., tests which compare field data to the computer generated solutions) were used to determine the operational status of the FLAME computer code and were done on a qualitative basis through graphical comparisons of the experimental and numerical data. These tests were specifically designed to check: (1) correctness of the FORTRAN coding, (2) computational accuracy, and (3) suitability to simulating actual hydrologic conditions. This testing was performed using a structured evaluation protocol which consisted of: (1) independent applications, and (2) graduated difficulty of test cases. Three tests ranging in complexity from simple one-dimensional steady-state flow field problems under near-saturated conditions to two-dimensional transient flow problems with very dry initial conditions.

Authors:
;  [1]
  1. Washington State Univ., Pullman, WA (United States). Dept. of Mechanical and Materials Engineering
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
EG and G Idaho, Inc., Idaho Falls, ID (United States); Washington State Univ., Pullman, WA (United States). Dept. of Mechanical and Materials Engineering
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE, Washington, DC (United States)
OSTI Identifier:
10175287
Report Number(s):
EGG-GEO-10368
ON: DE92019691
DOE Contract Number:  
AC07-76ID01570
Resource Type:
Technical Report
Resource Relation:
Other Information: PBD: Jul 1992
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
12 MANAGEMENT OF RADIOACTIVE AND NON-RADIOACTIVE WASTES FROM NUCLEAR FACILITIES; 54 ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES; 99 GENERAL AND MISCELLANEOUS//MATHEMATICS, COMPUTING, AND INFORMATION SCIENCE; RADIONUCLIDE MIGRATION; F CODES; GROUND WATER; VALIDATION; AQUIFERS; IDAHO NATIONAL ENGINEERING LABORATORY; REMEDIAL ACTION; MASS TRANSFER; TESTING; HYDROLOGY; RADIOACTIVE WASTE MANAGEMENT; 052002; 540230; 990200; WASTE DISPOSAL AND STORAGE; RADIOACTIVE MATERIALS MONITORING AND TRANSPORT; MATHEMATICS AND COMPUTERS

Citation Formats

Martian, P, and Chung, J N. Independent validation testing of the FLAME computer code, Version 1.0. United States: N. p., 1992. Web. doi:10.2172/10175287.
Martian, P, & Chung, J N. Independent validation testing of the FLAME computer code, Version 1.0. United States. doi:10.2172/10175287.
Martian, P, and Chung, J N. Wed . "Independent validation testing of the FLAME computer code, Version 1.0". United States. doi:10.2172/10175287. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/10175287.
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abstractNote = {Independent testing of the FLAME computer code, Version 1.0, was conducted to determine if the code is ready for use in hydrological and environmental studies at Department of Energy sites. This report describes the technical basis, approach, and results of this testing. Validation tests, (i.e., tests which compare field data to the computer generated solutions) were used to determine the operational status of the FLAME computer code and were done on a qualitative basis through graphical comparisons of the experimental and numerical data. These tests were specifically designed to check: (1) correctness of the FORTRAN coding, (2) computational accuracy, and (3) suitability to simulating actual hydrologic conditions. This testing was performed using a structured evaluation protocol which consisted of: (1) independent applications, and (2) graduated difficulty of test cases. Three tests ranging in complexity from simple one-dimensional steady-state flow field problems under near-saturated conditions to two-dimensional transient flow problems with very dry initial conditions.},
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