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Title: Large eddy simulation of wire-wrapped fuel pins I: Hydrodynamics in a periodic array.

Abstract

We present large-eddy simulations of flow in a wire-wrapped fuel assembly at subchannel Reynolds numbers of Re{sub h} = 4684-29184. The domain consists of a single pin in a hexagonally periodic array, corresponding to two interior subchannels. Periodic boundary conditions are also used in the axial direction over a single wire-wrap period.

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Research Org.:
Argonne National Lab. (ANL), Argonne, IL (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE Office of Science (SC)
OSTI Identifier:
977353
Report Number(s):
ANL/MCS/CP-58942
TRN: US1002901
DOE Contract Number:
DE-AC02-06CH11357
Resource Type:
Conference
Resource Relation:
Conference: Joint International Topical Meeting on Mathematics & Computations and Supercomputing in Nuclear Applications.; Apr. 15, 2007 - Apr. 19, 2007; Monterey, CA
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
ENGLISH
Subject:
22 GENERAL STUDIES OF NUCLEAR REACTORS; BOUNDARY CONDITIONS; FUEL PINS; HYDRODYNAMICS; REYNOLDS NUMBER; SIMULATION

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Fischer, P., Lottes, J., Siegel, A., and Palmiotti, G.. Large eddy simulation of wire-wrapped fuel pins I: Hydrodynamics in a periodic array.. United States: N. p., 2007. Web.
Fischer, P., Lottes, J., Siegel, A., & Palmiotti, G.. Large eddy simulation of wire-wrapped fuel pins I: Hydrodynamics in a periodic array.. United States.
Fischer, P., Lottes, J., Siegel, A., and Palmiotti, G.. Mon . "Large eddy simulation of wire-wrapped fuel pins I: Hydrodynamics in a periodic array.". United States. doi:.
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