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Title: COXPRO-II: a computer program for calculating radiation and conduction heat transfer in irradiated fuel assemblies

Abstract

This report describes the computer program COXPRO-II, which was written for performing thermal analyses of irradiated fuel assemblies in a gaseous environment with no forced cooling. The heat transfer modes within the fuel pin bundle are radiation exchange among fuel pin surfaces and conduction by the stagnant gas. The array of parallel cylindrical fuel pins may be enclosed by a metal wrapper or shroud. Heat is dissipated from the outer surface of the fuel pin assembly by radiation and convection. Both equilateral triangle and square fuel pin arrays can be analyzed. Steady-state and unsteady-state conditions are included. Temperatures predicted by the COXPRO-II code have been validated by comparing them with experimental

Authors:
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Oak Ridge National Lab., TN (USA)
OSTI Identifier:
6035359
Report Number(s):
ORNL/TM-9000
ON: DE85005665
DOE Contract Number:
AC05-84OR21400
Resource Type:
Technical Report
Resource Relation:
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Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
11 NUCLEAR FUEL CYCLE AND FUEL MATERIALS; 99 GENERAL AND MISCELLANEOUS//MATHEMATICS, COMPUTING, AND INFORMATION SCIENCE; 050800* - Nuclear Fuels- Spent Fuels Reprocessing; 990200 - Mathematics & Computers

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Rhodes, C.A. COXPRO-II: a computer program for calculating radiation and conduction heat transfer in irradiated fuel assemblies. United States: N. p., 1984. Web. doi:10.2172/6035359.
Rhodes, C.A. COXPRO-II: a computer program for calculating radiation and conduction heat transfer in irradiated fuel assemblies. United States. doi:10.2172/6035359.
Rhodes, C.A. Sat . "COXPRO-II: a computer program for calculating radiation and conduction heat transfer in irradiated fuel assemblies". United States. doi:10.2172/6035359. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/6035359.
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abstractNote = {This report describes the computer program COXPRO-II, which was written for performing thermal analyses of irradiated fuel assemblies in a gaseous environment with no forced cooling. The heat transfer modes within the fuel pin bundle are radiation exchange among fuel pin surfaces and conduction by the stagnant gas. The array of parallel cylindrical fuel pins may be enclosed by a metal wrapper or shroud. Heat is dissipated from the outer surface of the fuel pin assembly by radiation and convection. Both equilateral triangle and square fuel pin arrays can be analyzed. Steady-state and unsteady-state conditions are included. Temperatures predicted by the COXPRO-II code have been validated by comparing them with experimental},
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