Tridimensional core transient analysis methods (TRICOT): TRICOT summary report

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    Abstract

    The fundamental objective of the project is to continue the development of the truly independent transient calculation system concentrating on three-dimensional reactor dynamics computer codes and thermal hydraulics models, which can be utilized by the safety authority and other end-users for safety analyses. During the first half of the SAFIR2010 programme, the main emphasis has been on the subtasks related to internal coupling of TRAB-3D neutronics and SMABRE hydraulics, and the development of the 3D thermal hydraulics model based on the porous medium approach. Participation in international work groups and benchmark activities has provided crucial support for the development work. Education of new experts has, as always, been a priority.
    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
    Pages120-130
    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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    Räty, H., Daavittila, A., & Hämäläinen, A. (2009). Tridimensional core transient analysis methods (TRICOT): TRICOT summary report. In SAFIR2010: The Finnish Research Programme on Nuclear Power Plant Safety 2007-2010: Interim Report (pp. 120-130). VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland. VTT Tiedotteita - Research Notes, No. 2466 http://www.vtt.fi/inf/pdf/tiedotteet/2009/T2466.pdf