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Title: Users manual for CAFE-3D : a computational fluid dynamics fire code.

Abstract

The Container Analysis Fire Environment (CAFE) computer code has been developed to model all relevant fire physics for predicting the thermal response of massive objects engulfed in large fires. It provides realistic fire thermal boundary conditions for use in design of radioactive material packages and in risk-based transportation studies. The CAFE code can be coupled to commercial finite-element codes such as MSC PATRAN/THERMAL and ANSYS. This coupled system of codes can be used to determine the internal thermal response of finite element models of packages to a range of fire environments. This document is a user manual describing how to use the three-dimensional version of CAFE, as well as a description of CAFE input and output parameters. Since this is a user manual, only a brief theoretical description of the equations and physical models is included.

Authors:
; ;  [1]
  1. Alion Science and Technology, Albuquerque, NM
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Sandia National Laboratories
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
922767
Report Number(s):
SAND2005-1469
TRN: US0802183
DOE Contract Number:  
AC04-94AL85000
Resource Type:
Technical Report
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
99 GENERAL AND MISCELLANEOUS//MATHEMATICS, COMPUTING, AND INFORMATION SCIENCE; C CODES; BOUNDARY CONDITIONS; COMPUTERIZED SIMULATION; CONTAINERS; DESIGN; FLUID MECHANICS; RADIOACTIVE MATERIALS; FIRES; SAFETY ENGINEERING; MANUALS; Fire.; Thermal analysis.; Materials-Thermal properties-Testing.

Citation Formats

Khalil, Imane, Lopez, Carlos, and Suo-Anttila, Ahti Jorma. Users manual for CAFE-3D : a computational fluid dynamics fire code.. United States: N. p., 2005. Web. doi:10.2172/922767.
Khalil, Imane, Lopez, Carlos, & Suo-Anttila, Ahti Jorma. Users manual for CAFE-3D : a computational fluid dynamics fire code.. United States. doi:10.2172/922767.
Khalil, Imane, Lopez, Carlos, and Suo-Anttila, Ahti Jorma. Tue . "Users manual for CAFE-3D : a computational fluid dynamics fire code.". United States. doi:10.2172/922767. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/922767.
@article{osti_922767,
title = {Users manual for CAFE-3D : a computational fluid dynamics fire code.},
author = {Khalil, Imane and Lopez, Carlos and Suo-Anttila, Ahti Jorma},
abstractNote = {The Container Analysis Fire Environment (CAFE) computer code has been developed to model all relevant fire physics for predicting the thermal response of massive objects engulfed in large fires. It provides realistic fire thermal boundary conditions for use in design of radioactive material packages and in risk-based transportation studies. The CAFE code can be coupled to commercial finite-element codes such as MSC PATRAN/THERMAL and ANSYS. This coupled system of codes can be used to determine the internal thermal response of finite element models of packages to a range of fire environments. This document is a user manual describing how to use the three-dimensional version of CAFE, as well as a description of CAFE input and output parameters. Since this is a user manual, only a brief theoretical description of the equations and physical models is included.},
doi = {10.2172/922767},
journal = {},
number = ,
volume = ,
place = {United States},
year = {2005},
month = {3}
}

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