Review Article

Overview and Discussion of the OECD/NRC Benchmark Based on NUPEC PWR Subchannel and Bundle Tests

Table 3

Geometry and power shape for subchannel test assemblies for void distribution benchmark.


Assembly (subjected subchannel)946173.table.003a946173.table.003b946173.table.003c946173.table.003d
Subchannel type Center (typical)Center (thimble)SideCorner
Number of heaters4 × 1/43 × 1/42 × 1/41 × 1/4
Axial heated length (mm)1555155515551555
Axial power shapeUniformUniformUniformUniform

Black part: subjected subchannel, white circles: heated rod, and circles with dots: thimble rod.