Conference Proceedings Paper
VERIFICATION OF THE DYADYAKIN AND POPOV HEAT TRANSFER CORRELATION USING EXPERIMENTAL DATA FOR 3-ROD BUNDLES
41th Annual CNS-CNA Student Conference - 2017 June 05
H. Maloufi (UOIT)
A. Zopf (UOIT)
H. Xie (UOIT)
W. Anderson (UOIT)
I. Pioro (UOIT)
The Dyadyakin and Popov (1977) correlation is currently the only heat transfer correlation for fuel bundles cooled using SuperCritical Water (SCW). It was obtained using a 7-element bundle with 4 helical ribs attached from outside. Although Dyadyakin and Popov did not provide the experimental data from which they produced their heat transfer correlation, there is currently experimental data available for a 3-element bundle equipped with helical ribs cooled using SCW. The Dyadyakin and Popov (1977) correlation is to be tested using the new experimental data available for the 3-element bundle to determine if it can accurately model its heat transfer.
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