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NKS Programme Area:NKS-R
Research Area:Thermal hydraulics
Report Number:NKS-282
Report Title:Prediction and validation of pool fire development in enclosures by means of CFD Models for risk assessment of nuclear power plants (Poolfire) - Report Year 2
Activity Acronym:POOLFIRE
Authors:Patrick van Hees, Jonathan Wahlqvist, Depeng Kong, Simo Hostikka, Topi Sikanen, Bjarne Husted, Tommy Magnusson, Fredrik Jörud,
Abstract:Fires in nuclear power plants can be an important hazard for the overall safety of the facility. One of the typical fire sources is a pool fire. It is therefore important to have good knowledge on the fire behaviour of pool fire and be able to predict the heat release rate by prediction of the mass loss rate. This project envisages developing a pyrolysis model to be used in CFD models. In this report the activities for second year are reported, which is an overview of the experiments conducted, further development and validation of models and cases study to be selected in year 3
Keywords:Fire, nuclear power plants, pool fires, modelling
Publication date:29 May 2013
ISBN:ISBN 978-87-7893-357-7
Number of downloads:2659
Download:pdf NKS-282.pdf
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