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718 - Reactor Heat Transport System Simulation and Analysis |

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Two-fluid two-phase modelling of thermalhydrailic phenomena in reactor heat
transport systems including modeling and simulation of postulated accidents.
Topics include: two-fluid conservation equations and constitutive correlations,
nodalization schemes and numerical methods applied in thermalhydraulic network
simulation, equation of state and the rate method, computer code development,
CATHENA computer code specific theory, numerical algorithms, and flow regime
modelling. This is a simulation-based course; it includes CATHENA simulation
assignments.

One lecture per week

Prerequisite: registraton in a graduate program in Engineering Physics or equivalent

Instructors: Dr Nik Popov, popovn@aecl.ca,
905-823-9060, extension 3623

On campus contact: Dr W.G. Garland, garlandw@mcmaster.ca,
NRB 117, ext. 24925

- Chapter 0 - Forward and Table of Contents (pdf 131kb) reprinted 2003.05.22 to fix a font problem
- Chapter 1 - Introduction (pdf 64kb)
- Chapter 2 - Basic Equations (pdf 204kb) reprinted 2003.05.22 to fix a font problem
- Chapter 3 - Nodalization (pdf 224kb) reprinted 2003.05.22 to fix a font problem
- Chapter 4 - Equation of State (pdf 219kb) reprinted 2003.05.22 to fix a font problem
- Chapter 5 - Rate Form of the Equation of State (pdf 242kb) reprinted 2003.05.22 to fix a font problem
- Chapter 6 - Thermalhydraulic Network Simulation (pdf 177kb) reprinted 2003.05.22 to fix a font problem
- Chapter 7 - Empirical Correlations (pdf 587kb) reprinted 2003.05.22 to fix a font problem
- Chapter 8 - Design Tools (pdf 111kb) reprinted 2003.05.22 to fix a font problem
- References (pdf 48kb)
- Appendix 1 (pdf 54kb) new as of 2003.09.26
- Appendix 2 (pdf 241kb) new as of 2003.09.26
- Appendix 3 (pdf 91kb) new as of 2003.09.26

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