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Contribution to the validation of the VVER-1000 Temelin NPP computing model for the ATHLET/DYN3D coupled codes

Beitrag zur Validierung des WWER-1000-Rechenmodells des KKW Temelin für das gekoppelte Programmsystem ATHLET/DYN3D
J. Hádek and R. Meca
From the journal Kerntechnik


This paper contains a description and evaluation of the thermal-hydraulic calculation of VVER-1000 transient connected with steam dump to atmosphere (SDA) opening during decreased reactor power to 20% of nominal power (Nnom). The calculation was performed with the thermal-hydraulic system program ATHLET coupled with the 3-D reactor dynamic code DYN3D. A comparison with the experiment was performed on the base of measured values during SDA project function test on the VVER-1000 Temelín NPP Unit 2. Results obtained from calculated vs. experimental values contribute to the validation of the ATHLET/DYN3D coupling.


Dieser Beitrag enthält eine Beschreibung und Bewertung der thermohydraulischen Berechnung einer WWER-1000-Transienten verbunden mit dem Start des Dampfablasses in die Atmosphäre (SDA) während der Reduzierung der Reaktorleistung auf 20% der Nennleistung (Nnom). Die Berechnung erfolgte mit der Kopplung des thermohydraulischen Programmsystems ATHLET mit dem 3-D-Reaktor-Dynamikcode DYN3D. Ein Vergleich mit dem Experiment wurde auf der Basis von Messwerten während des Funktionstests des SDA-Projekts beim WWER-1000 KKW Temelín Block 2 durchgeführt. Der Vergleich der berechneten Werte mit den experimentellen Daten trägt zur Validierung von ATHLET/DYN3D bei.

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Received: 2018-01-29
Published Online: 2018-08-31
Published in Print: 2018-08-27

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