Conference Proceedings Paper
CANADIAN PARTICIPATION IN OECD/NEA-KAERI ROD BUNDLE BENCHMARK FOR CFD CODES
CNS 24th Nuclear Simulation Symposium - 2012 October 15-16
Jacek Szymanski (CNSC)
Dongil Chang (University of Ottawa)
David Novog (McMaster University)
Krishna Podila (Atomic Energy of Canada Limited)
Joanne Bailey (Atomic Energy of Canada Limited)
Yanfei Rao (Atomic Energy of Canada Limited)
Alex Rashkovan (McMaster University)
Stavros Tavoularis (University of Ottawa)
Three submissions to the latest international benchmark exercise for computational fluid dynamics (CFD) codes used in nuclear safety applications were produced in Canada by three independently working research teams. The teams used different commercial CFD codes or code versions, different meshing tools and techniques, different turbulence modeling options and different computer resources. The paper describes the three modeling strategies and presents sample comparisons between the three solutions submitted to the blind benchmark.
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