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NEA-0159 BWCAL.

BWCAL, Void Distribution and Flow Velocity in BWR

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1. NAME OR DESIGNATION OF PROGRAM:  BWCAL.
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2. COMPUTERS
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Program name Package id Status Status date
BWCAL NEA-0159/01 Tested 01-MAR-1967

Machines used:

Package ID Orig. computer Test computer
NEA-0159/01 IBM 7090 IBM 7090
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3. NATURE OF PHYSICAL PROBLEM SOLVED

A simulator programme for the BWR type reactor. Calculates the distribution of voids and flow velocities in the r-z geometry configuration of a BWR reactor at steady state.
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4. METHOD OF SOLUTION

Solves combined 2D(r-z) diff. eq. (STDE-3) with JP-HYDRO programme.
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5. RESTRICTIONS ON THE COMPLEXITY OF THE PROBLEM

3 groups
42 x 58 r-z meshes
6 x 13 r-z regions
10 compositions for 2d-diff. eq.
15 channels for hydrodynamics.
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6. TYPICAL RUNNING TIME:  15 - 20 minutes (IBM 7044).
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7. UNUSUAL FEATURES OF THE PROGRAM

There is an option specifying the natural or forced circulation. Having the simple calculation routines for Xe and Sm poisoning effects and the Doppler effect.
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8. RELATED OR AUXILIARY PROGRAMS: RELATED AND AUXILIARY PROGRAMS
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9. STATUS
Package ID Status date Status
NEA-0159/01 01-MAR-1967 Tested at NEADB
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10. REFERENCES: - JAERI Report (to be published).
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11. HARDWARE REQUIREMENTS: MACHINE REQUIREMENTS
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12. PROGRAMMING LANGUAGE(S) USED
Package ID Computer language
NEA-0159/01 FORTRAN-IV
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13. OPERATING SYSTEM OR MONITOR UNDER WHICH PROGRAM IS EXECUTED:  IBM 7044 IBSYS.
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14. OTHER PROGRAMMING OR OPERATING INFORMATION OR RESTRICTIONS

ANY OTHER PROGRAMMING OR OPERATING INFORMATION OR RESTRICTIONS
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15. NAME AND ESTABLISHMENT OF AUTHOR

       K. Moriguch, A. Kohsaka, Y. Naitoh                                          Tokai Research Establishment
       JAERI
       Tokai-Mura, Naka-Gun
       Ibaraki-Ken, Japan

       Y. Kuge
       Japan Atomic Power Co. Ltd.
       4, 1-Chome, Ohtemachi
       Chiyoda-Ku, Tokyo, Japan
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16. MATERIAL AVAILABLE
NEA-0159/01
File name File description Records
NEA0159_01.001 SOURCE&DATA 3114
NEA0159_01.002 OUTPUT 2668
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17. CATEGORIES
  • H. Heat Transfer and Fluid Flow

Keywords: BWR reactors, Doppler coefficient, flow rate, hydrodynamics, poisoning, r-z, steady-state conditions, two-dimensional.