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13th International QUENCH Workshop*

Forschungszentrum Karlsruhe, November 20-22, 2007

Meeting Location: Fortbildungszentrum für Technik und Umwelt (FTU), Auditorium (Aula)

 

 

Tuesday, 20.11.

 

8:10/20

Pick-up at the hotels (Acora/Kübler)

 

 

8:40

Registration

 

 

9:00

Welcome

W. Tromm, FZK

 

9:20

Reflooding of a severely damaged core: modelling and experimental needs

F. Fichot, IRSN

 

 

 

 

 

QUENCH PROGRAM AT FZK (Chairmen: L. Sepold, M. Steinbrück)

 

9:50

Status of the QUENCH Program

M. Steinbrück, FZK

 

10:10

The QUENCH-ACM Test Series

L. Sepold, FZK

 

10:30

Coffee break

 

 

11:00

Post-test examination of the WWER bundle QU-12

G. Schanz, FZK

 

11:30

Results of the QUENCH-12 bundle post-test examinations

A. Leshchenko, RIAR

 

11:50

Analysis of hydrogen distribution in QU-12 Corner Rods

M. Große, FZK

 

12:20

Lunch

 

 

13:20

PSI Pre-test Analytical Support for QUENCH-13

J. Birchley, PSI

 

14:00

First Results of the QUENCH-13 Bundle Experiment with a Silver-Indium-Cadmium Control Rod

J. Stuckert, FZK

 

 

 

 

 

PARAMETER PROGRAM AT LUCH (Chairman: A. Kisselev)

 

14:30

Computational assessment of the PARAMETER-SF tests

T. Yudina, IBRAE

 

15:00

Coffee break

 

 

15:30

Pre- and post-test calculations with the PARAM-TG code for justification of a bundle tests under DBA and BDBA conditions at the PARAMETER facility

N. Parshin, LUCH

 

16:00

Post-test examination of the PARAMETER-SF2 fuel assembly

D. Ignatiev, LUCH

 

16:30

Related thermal-mechanical processes in WWER core during LOCA

E. Frizen, Gidropress

 

17:00

Bus transfer to the hotels

 

 

 

 

 

 

Wednesday, 21.11.

 

8:20/8:30

Pick-up at the hotels (Acora/Kübler)

 

 

MODELLING AND CODE APPLICATION (Chairman: M. Koch)

 

9:00

Preliminary Results of QUENCH-10 Calculations Using ATHLET-CD

T. Hollands, RUB

 

9:20

Results of the SARNET Benchmark on QUENCH-11

A. Stefanova, INRNE

 

9:50

Impact of MELCOR Validation on Quench Tests to Code Development

J. Duspiva, NRI

 

10:15

Coffee break

 

 

10:45

Application of the SVECHA/QUENCH code to the simulation of the QUENCH bundle tests Q-06 and Q-12

A. Palagin, FZK

 

11:10

QUENCH-12 versus QUENCH-06 Comparative Calculation Analysis Using SOCRAT 1.1 Code

A. Vasiliev, IBRAE

 

11:30

Analysis and Modelling of the Results of RIAR Quenching Tests with Irradiated VVER Fuel Rod Simulators

A. Boldyrev, IBRAE

 

12:00

Lunch

 

 

13:00

Recent improvements in RELAP/SCDAPSIM

C. Allison, ISS

 

13:20

Main Results of the ISTC Project #2936 "Reactor Core Melting"

M. Veshchunov, IBRAE

 

14:00

Time for discussions

 

 

15:00

Bus to Karlsruhe, Guided Tour in ZKM (Center for Art and Media Karlsruhe) and Reception by FZK

 

 

ca. 21:00

Departure from Guest House

 

 

Thursday, 22.11.

 

8:20/8:30

Pick-up at the hotels (Acora/Kübler)

 

 

EXPERIMENTS (Chairman: L. Belovsky)

 

9:00

 Comparison of oxidation kinetics of Zry-4, Duplex-D4, M5 and E100 in oxygen at temperatures 600-1600 °C

M. Steinbrück, FZK

 

9:30

Tin Redistribution during Steam Oxidation of Zry-4

 M. Große, FZK

 

10:00

 Results of VVER-1000 Fuel Rod Simulator Tests under Core Reflood Conditions

I. Kuzmin, RIAR

 

10:20

Coffee break

 

 

10:50

Results of the CODEX-CT2 Experiment

I. Nagy, AEKI

 

11:10

Single rod experiments on failure of SIC control rods

M. Steinbrück, FZK

 

11:30

A New Furnace for Prototypic Fuel Pellet Experiments at 3000 K in the PLINIUS Platform

P. Piluso, CEA

 

11:50

Update on the Phébus FP project: Post Irradiation Examination (PIE) of the Lower Degraded Bundle of the FPT2 Test

D. Bottomley, ITU

 

12:10

Closure of the Workshop

 

 

12:15

Lunch

 

 

13:00

Bus transfer to the hotels and Karlsruhe train station

 

 

 

 

 

 

Subsequent to the QUENCH Workshop the following OECD meeting takes place:

 

OECD benchmark exercise on an accident sequence in TMI-2 reactor

 

Time:

13:00 – 17:00 h

 

Place:

Room 160 in the same building (FZK-FTU)

 

Contact persons:

F. Fichot (florian fichotNlw7∂irsn fr), Han-Chul Kim (Han-Chul KIMNfg4∂oecd org)