Modelling and simulant experiments of severe accident phenomena (MOSES): MOSES summary report

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    Abstract

    MOSES project has systematically investigated phases of severe reactor accidents relevant to Finnish nuclear power plants. The specific areas of research have been pressure vessel failure mode, core debris coolability, fission product behavior, including chemistry, containment thermal hydraulic loading, especially hydrogen detonations and phenomena relevant for long-term severe accident management. The outcome of the project has been novel analysis tools, procedures and tools to perform multi-diciplinary analyses and new experimental results reducing noticeably uncertainties that existed in the field of severe accidents.
    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationFINNUS: The Finnish Research Programme on Nuclear Power Plant Safety 1999-2002
    Subtitle of host publicationFinal Report
    Place of PublicationEspoo
    PublisherVTT Technical Research Centre of Finland
    Pages165-178
    ISBN (Electronic)951-38-6086-8
    ISBN (Print)951-38-6085-X
    Publication statusPublished - 2002
    MoE publication typeNot Eligible

    Publication series

    SeriesVTT Tiedotteita - Research Notes
    Number2164
    ISSN1235-0605

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