Modeling of Flow at the Core Inlet of VVER-type Reactors

Authors: Krapivtsev V.G. , Kudryavtsev O.V. , Solonin V.I. Published: 11.09.2013
Published in issue: #2(87)/2012  


Category: Simulation of Processes  
Keywords: computational fluid dynamics, supporting tubes, turbulence model, model of VVER-1000 reactor inlet part, pressurized water reactors

A CFD-model of VVER-1000 experimental rig is developed. The coolant flow at the reactor inlet part from inlet nozzles to the core inlet is studied. A validation of calculation results is performed using experimental data.