Conference Proceedings Paper
MULTI-PHYSICS REACTOR TRANSIENT SIMULATIONS THROUGH A SALOME-BACKBONE JOINT PLATFORM
13th International Conference on CANDU Fuel - 2016 Aug. 15-18
Y. Liu (Canadian Nuclear Laborotaries)
T. Xu (Canadian Nuclear Laborotaries)
M. Seydaliev (Canadian Nuclear Laborotaries)
To ensure a realistic description of physical phenomena, transient nuclear power plant accident simulations involving multi-physics interactions require a framework to exchange dependent parameters from reactor physics, thermalhydraulics, and fuel codes. SALOME is an open source software that provides a generic platform for Pre- and Post-Processing of numerical simulations. The Backbone, developed at the Canadian Nuclear Laboratories, has the capability of synchronizing various codes through a Time Step Controller, which permits appropriate and efficient coupling at the time step level. This paper describes a SALOME-Backbone joint platform for code coupling, with comparisons made to a Large Break Loss of Coolant Accident (LB-LOCA) experiment performed in a five channel per pass configuration at the CNL Whiteshell RD-14M facility.
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