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Agenda 2001

7th International QUENCH Workshop

Forschungszentrum Karlsruhe
October 29-31, 2001

 

 

Meeting Location:

Fortbildungszentrum für Technik und Umwelt (FTU)

 

QUENCH Workshop: AULA (Ground floor)

 

Wednesday, December 12, 2001

8.30

REGISTRATION

 

9.00

Welcome and introduction

J. Hausselt, FZK

 

INVITED LECTURE

 

9.15

Recent developments on cladding materials for LWRs

A. Seibold, Framatome ANP, Erlangen

 

QUENCH FACILITY
(Chairman: M. Steinbrück)

 

9.45

Status of the QUENCH Program at FZK

A. Miassoedov, FZK

10.05

QUENCH-05 and QUENCH-06. Experimental results

L. Sepold, FZK

10.35

Break

 

10.55

Metallographic post-test examination of the QUENCH-04 and QUENCH-05 test bundle

G. Schanz, FZK

11.25

Post-test Calculations of the bundle experiments QUENCH-05 and QUENCH-06 with SCDAP/RELAP5

Ch. Homann, FZK

11.50

Experimental results of the B4C bundle test QUENCH-07

A. Miassoedov, FZK

12.20

An estimation of steam flow rates after quench water injection

L. Sepold, FZK

12.50

Lunch

 

14.00

Time for discussion

 

15.00

EXCURSION TO BRUCHSAL, GUIDED TOUR THROUGH THE CASTLE AND EXHIBITION OF HISTORICAL MECHANICAL MUSIC INSTRUMENTS, RECEPTION BY FZK

 

Thursday, December 13, 2001

 

MODELING AND CODE APPLICATION
(Chairman: T. Haste)

 

9.00

Application of the SVECHA/QUENCH code for the analysis of possible temperature escalation situations in QUENCH bundle experiments

A. Palagin, IBRAE

9.30

New calculation of QUENCH-01 with a fissuration model

S. Marguet, EdF

9.50

Post-test analyses of QUENCH-03 with ATHLET-CD

K. Trambauer, GRS

10.20

Quench Analysis Using RELAP/SCDAPSIM/MOD3.2

C. Allison, ISS

10.40

Break

 

11.00

FZKs test analyses by IMPACT/SAMPSON

T. Ikeda, NUPEC

11.20

Summary of the ISP-45 on QUENCH

W. Hering, FZK

11.50

Analysis of post-test melt appearance in QUENCH-02 and 03 tests and modelling of Zr-O and U-Zr-O melts oxidation

M. Veshchunov, IBRAE

12.20

SVECHA models for competitive growth and dissolution of cladding oxide scale and impact on fuel cladding failure

A. Boldyrev, IBRAE

12.50

Lunch

 

 

 

 

 

B4C CONTROL ROD DEGRADATION AND OTHER TOPICS
(Chairman: A. Miassoedov)

 

13.45

The CODEX-B4C experiment

Z. Hozer, AEKI

14.05

Escape of uranium oxides in the CODEX tests

L. Matus, AEKI

14.25

Basic B4C oxidation tests in the thermal balance

W. Krauss, FZK

14.50

B4C oxidation and B4C control rod degradation at high temperatures

M. Steinbrück, FZK

15.20

Break

 

15.40

Simultaneous dissolution of ZrO2 and UO2 by molten Zr

P. Windberg, AEKI

16.00

Cool-down tests of Zircaloy cladding in various atmospheres

J. Stuckert, FZK

16.20

Measurement of optical properties in a fast elliptical furnace

L. Steinbock, FZK

16.40

Construction of a furnace for installation in a hot cell

D. Bottomley, ITU

17.00

Closure

 

Friday, December 14, 2001

 

TIME FOR BI- AND MULTILATERAL DISCUSSIONS