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Agenda 2005

 

11th International QUENCH Workshop

Forschungszentrum Karlsruhe, October 25-27, 2005

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

Tuesday, 25.10.

8:10/20

Pick-up at the hotels (Acora/Kübler)

8:40

Registration

9:00

Welcome

W. Scholtyssek, FZK

 

QUENCH PROGRAM AT FZK (Chairman: L. Sepold)

9:20

Status of the QUENCH Program

M. Steinbrück, FZK

9:40

Post-test Evaluation of QUENCH-08; Reference to QUENCH-07

G. Schanz, FZK

10:10

Analysis and Comparison of Experimental Data of QUENCH-07 to QUENCH-09 - Review and Progress

C. Homann, FZK

10:40

Coffee break

 

11:10

Post-test Evaluation of QUENCH-10; Effects of Air Exposure

G. Schanz, FZK

11:50

Pre-test calculations of QUENCH-11 (Q-L2) using S/R5 and ASTEC

W. Hering, FZK

12:20

Status of the QUENCH-11 test preparation: first results of the integral pre-tests

J. Stuckert, FZK

12:40

Lunch

 

 

CODE APPLICATION (Chairman: M. Veshchunov))

13:40

Calculational support for the QUENCH-10 and QUENCH-11 experiments

J. Birchley, PSI

14:10

MELCOR Pre -Test Calculation of Boil-off test at Quench facility

P. Groudev, BAS

14:30

Conclusions from Quench-03 Test Analyses with ICARE2 and MELCOR Codes

J. Duspiva, NRI Rez

15:00

Coffee break

15:30

Application of the SVECHA/QUENCH code to the simulation of the QUENCH bundle tests Q-07 and Q-08

A. Palagin, IBRAE

16:20

Analysis of the TMI-2 Accident Using ATHLET-CD

T. Drath, RUB

17:00

Bus transfer to the hotels

Wednesday, 26.10.

8:20/30

Pick-up at the hotels (Acora/Kübler)

 

MODELLING (Chairman: T. Haste)

9:00

Interpretation of Melt Oxidation Observations in QUENCH-09 test

M. Veshchunov, IBRAE

9:40

Zr/Air oxidation model in ATHLET-CD and first verification against QUENCH 10

C. Bals, GRS

10:00

Evaluation of the Oxygen-Induced Zircaloy Embrittlement in ICARE/CATHARE

L. Belovsky, ALIAS CZ

10:30

Coffee break

11:00

Top flooding experiments and modelling

E. Brunet-Thibault, EdF

11:20

Radiative heat exchange modelling of QUENCH experiments

A. Vasiliev, IBRAE

12:00

Lunch

 

EXPERIMENTS 1 (Chairman: G. Schanz)

13:00

Structure-phase investigation and mechanical properties of Zr-1%Nb alloy claddings after LOCA tests on PARAMETER  facility under 1700 K

M. Gukov, LUCH

13:20

Oxidation and nitridization of Zr1%Nb

L. Matus, AEKI

13:40

Effects of oxidation and hydrogen uptake of E110 cladding oxidized in hydrogen rich steam atmosphere

E. Perez-Feró, AEKI

14:00

Comparison of Steam Oxidation Kinetics of Different Cladding Materials and Quantification of Hydrogen Absorption by Means of Neutron Radiography

M. Große, FZK

14:30

Oxidation of Zircaloy in prototypic air-steam mixtures

M. Steinbrück, FZK

15:00

Bus to Karlsruhe, Guided Tour through the Majolica Porcelain Manufacture and Reception by FZK

ca. 20:30

Bus transport to the hotels

 

Thursday, 27.10.

8:20/30

Pick-up at the hotels (Acora/Kübler)

 

EXPERIMENTS 2 (Chairman: L. Belovsky)

9:00

Test Rig and Techniques for Quench Tests with Irradiated VVER Rod Simulators

A. Leshchenko, RIAR

9:20

Results of First Stage of VVER Rod Simulator Quench Tests

I. Kuzmin, RIAR

9:40

Melting Point  Measurements of the suboxidised U-Zr-O system by Laser Flash Pyrometry for application to reactor accidents

D. Bottomley, ITU

10:10

Coffee break

10:40

Prior investigation of absorber rod Dy2O3×TiO2  behavior  after severe accident test

D. Ignatiev, LUCH

11:00

CODEX  Cleaning Tank Integral Experiment

P. Windberg, AEKI

11:30

Closure of the Workshop

11:40

Time for discussions

 

12:00

Lunch

13:00

Bus transfer to the hotels and Karlsruhe train station       

 

 

Following the Workshop:

 

13:30

Kick-off Meetings of the ISTC Projects #1648.2 (QUENCH-VVER), #3194 (PARAMETER) and #2936 (Core Melting)

 

(Invitations and agendas will be distributed separately to the participants)