New developments in modeling sodium spray fires with ASTEC-Na

New developments in modeling sodium spray fires with ASTEC-Na Annals of Nuclear Energy 119 (2018) 23–35 Contents lists available at ScienceDirect Annals of Nuclear Energy journal homepage: www.elsevier.com/locate/anucene New developments in modeling sodium spray fires with ASTEC-Na Luke S. Lebel , Nathalie Girault Institut de Radioprotection et de Sûreté Nucléaire, BP3 13115 St Paul lez-Durance, Cedex, France article i nfo abstract Article history: One of the most significant containment-related safety issues during a severe accident at a sodium fast Received 14 December 2017 reactor is a spray fire, as the high energy ejection and combustion of sodium can cause a sudden, large Received in revised form 12 April 2018 spike in containment pressure, and can possibly cause the containment building’s early failure. This paper Accepted 13 April 2018 discusses the incorporation sodium spray fire models into ASTEC-Na, a simulation tool currently under Available online 30 April 2018 development by IRSN for sodium fast reactor severe accidents. An extensive comparison to past experi- mental results is included, and a new empirical model that describes the combustion phenomena for Keywords: large flow sodium spray fires is developed. This paper also extends ASTECNa to a hypothetical core dis- Sodium fast reactors ruptive accident, and discusses a fire confinement suppression technique. Sodium http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Annals of Nuclear Energy Elsevier

New developments in modeling sodium spray fires with ASTEC-Na

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Elsevier
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Copyright © 2018 Elsevier Ltd
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0306-4549
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1873-2100
D.O.I.
10.1016/j.anucene.2018.04.024
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Annals of Nuclear Energy 119 (2018) 23–35 Contents lists available at ScienceDirect Annals of Nuclear Energy journal homepage: www.elsevier.com/locate/anucene New developments in modeling sodium spray fires with ASTEC-Na Luke S. Lebel , Nathalie Girault Institut de Radioprotection et de Sûreté Nucléaire, BP3 13115 St Paul lez-Durance, Cedex, France article i nfo abstract Article history: One of the most significant containment-related safety issues during a severe accident at a sodium fast Received 14 December 2017 reactor is a spray fire, as the high energy ejection and combustion of sodium can cause a sudden, large Received in revised form 12 April 2018 spike in containment pressure, and can possibly cause the containment building’s early failure. This paper Accepted 13 April 2018 discusses the incorporation sodium spray fire models into ASTEC-Na, a simulation tool currently under Available online 30 April 2018 development by IRSN for sodium fast reactor severe accidents. An extensive comparison to past experi- mental results is included, and a new empirical model that describes the combustion phenomena for Keywords: large flow sodium spray fires is developed. This paper also extends ASTECNa to a hypothetical core dis- Sodium fast reactors ruptive accident, and discusses a fire confinement suppression technique. Sodium

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Annals of Nuclear EnergyElsevier

Published: Sep 1, 2018

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