Core melt stabilization (COMESTA): COMESTA summary report

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    Abstract

    COMESTA project has investigated core melt behavior in a severe accident. Experiments have been conducted both at VTT and in international projects on the subjects of molten core - concrete interactions, melt pool coolability and steam explosions. Competence for computational modeling of severe accidents has been developed.
    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationSAFIR2010: The Finnish Research Programme on Nuclear Power Plant Safety 2007-2010
    Subtitle of host publicationInterim Report
    Place of PublicationEspoo
    PublisherVTT Technical Research Centre of Finland
    Pages287-294
    ISBN (Electronic)978-951-38-7267-0
    ISBN (Print)978-951-38-7266-3
    Publication statusPublished - 2009
    MoE publication typeNot Eligible

    Publication series

    SeriesVTT Tiedotteita - Research Notes
    Number2466
    ISSN1235-0605

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    Sevon, T., & Lindholm, I. (2009). Core melt stabilization (COMESTA): COMESTA summary report. In SAFIR2010: The Finnish Research Programme on Nuclear Power Plant Safety 2007-2010: Interim Report (pp. 287-294). VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland. VTT Tiedotteita - Research Notes, No. 2466 http://www.vtt.fi/inf/pdf/tiedotteet/2009/T2466.pdf