Science and Technology of Nuclear Installations / 2012 / Article / Tab 4

Research Article

Analysis of Subchannel and Rod Bundle PSBT Experiments with CATHARE 3

Table 4

Results of 6 series of DNB simulations in rod bundles.

BundleRodsSpacersRadial powerAxial powerCalculated testsPredicted powerStd devSmall flow rate tests

A0 5 × 5 13AUniform996.80%6.24%0
A2 5 × 5 17AUniform1187.70%17.04%2, overpredicted
A3 𝟔 × 𝟔 17DUniform879.46%3.90%0
A4 5 × 5 17ACosine2078.44%3.07%2, over 5 std dev
A4 5 × 5 17ACosine2778.50%3.72%0
A8 5 × 5 17B (thimble)Cosine2481.79%8.70%2, overpredicted

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