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Agenda 2013

19th International QUENCH Workshop*
Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Campus North, H.-von-Helmholtz-Platz 1, 76344 Egg.-Leopoldshafen
November 19-21, 2013
Meeting Location:  Fortbildungszentrum für Technik und Umwelt (FTU), Auditorium (Aula)

 

Tuesday, 19 Nov 2013
 

8:10/8:20 Pick-up at the hotels (Acora/Kübler)  
8:45 Registration  
  INTRODUCTION (Chair: M. Steinbrück)  
9:00 Welcome M. Steinbrück, KIT
W. Tromm, KIT
9:30 IAEA projects on fuel modelling: invitation for collaboration V. Inozemtsev, IAEA
9:50 Research Programs for the Accident Progression Analysis of Fukushima-Daiichi NPP at JAEA S. Miwa, JAEA
10:20 Technologies supporting development of safe nuclear power engineering - the strategic research project in Poland B. Sartowska, INCT
10:40 Coffee break (Group Photo)  
  QUENCH PROGRAM (Chair: C. Allison)  
11:10 Update of the QUENCH program M. Steinbrück, KIT
11:30 Results of the QUENCH-DEBRIS bundle test J. Stuckert, KIT
12:00 Analytical support to experiment QUENCH-17 and first post-test calculations with ATHLET-CD C. Bals, GRS
12:20 Neutron and X-ray imaging investigations concerning the QUENCH program M. Große, KIT
12:50 Lunch  
  QUENCH-LOCA (Chair: L. Fernandez-Moguel)  
13:40 Overview of LOCA tests performed at KIT during last 30 years J. Stuckert, KIT
14:10 First results of the QUENCH-LOCA-2 bundle test performed with M5® claddings J. Stuckert, KIT
14:30 Relation between the newly derived ECR criterion and the QUENCH LOCA test results H.G. Sonnenburg, GRS
  LOCA MODELLING (Chair: H.G. Sonnenburg)  
14:50 A critical analysis of the large strain analysis in the TRANSURANUS fuel performance code for LOCA simulations P. van Uffelen, ITU
15:10 Coffee break  
15:40 Modelling of the hydrogen distribution in cladding tubes after LOCA M. Große, KIT
16:10 Further development of the SVECHA model for Zry cladding secondary hydriding and verification against KIT and ANL tests under LOCA conditions M.S. Veshchunov, IBRAE
16:40 Development of generalizing correlation on the quench front velocity for model fuel assemblies under LOCA accident simulation S. Bazyuk, LUCH
ca. 17:10 Bus transfer to the hotels  

Wednesday, 20 Nov 2013

8:20/8:30 Pick-up at the hotels (Acora/Kübler)
 
  MODELLING AND CODE APPLICATION I (Chair: J. Birchley)  
 9:00 SCDAP model improvement with QUENCH-06 analysis H. Madokoro, Uni Tokyo 
 9:20 Sensitive study with Quench-16 test P. Vryashkova, INRNE
 9:40 ATHLET-CD post-test calculation of QUENCH-17 C. Bratfisch, RUB
 10:00 Analysis of the CORA-17 bundle experiment with the ATHLET-CD code V. Di Marcello, KIT
 10:30 Assessment of the VVER440 core quenching on enhanced Mochovce 1&2 design J. Balaz, VUJE
 10:50 Coffee break
 
  MODELLING AND CODE APPLICATION II (Chair: M.S. Veshchunov)  
 11:20 A new B4C control rod model in RELAP/SCDAPSIM/MOD3.5 K. Kawahara, ISS
 11:40 Evaluation of reflooding main characteristics for model fuel assemblies of different large-scale test facilities N. Parshin, LUCH 
 12:00 Presentation of a tool developed at IRSN to quickly estimate hydrogen production during quenching O. Coindreau, IRSN
 12:20 Description of the TMI-2 Accident: OECD-Benchmark final results with ASTEC (SBO, LOCA) H. Muscher, KIT
 12:40  Lunch  
  MODELLING AND CODE APPLICATION III (Chair: O. Coindreau)  
 13:40 Comparison and assumption of fuel debris properties between TMI-2 and 1F for future defueling work T. Kitagaki, JAEA
 14:00 Status of PSI Air Oxidation Modelling J. Birchley, PSI 
 14:20 OECD/NEA SFP Phase II Benchmark Exercise T. Hollands, GRS
 15:00 Excursion   
 ca. 21:00 Departure to KIT and hotels  

Thursday, 21 Nov 2013

8:20/8:30   Pick-up at the hotels (Acora/Kübler)
 
  ZIRCONIUM OXIDATION AND HYDROGEN UPTAKE BEHAVIOR I (Chair: J.-C. Brachet)   
9:00   Role of nitrogen during air oxidation S. Park, PSI  
9:20   High temperature and pressure oxidation and hydrogen pick-up behavior of Zr alloys – Effect of material and environmental factors K.K. Mandapaka, BARC  
9:50   Zry-4 oxidation in mixed oxygen-nitrogen atmospheres M. Steinbrück, KIT  
10:10   Thermomechanical and Corrosion Behavior of Pre-Hydrided E110 Sponge Based Fuel Rod Claddings. Methodology and Test Program   D. Ignatyev, LUCH
 
10:30 Coffee break    
  ZIRCONIUM OXIDATION AND HYDROGEN UPTAKE BEHAVIOR II (Chair: S. Abolhassani)
 
 
11:00   Single Rod with Cladding of E110 Alloy Behavior in Non-LOCA Condition A. Mokrushin, LUCH  
11:20   Microstructure and mechanical properties of Zircaloy-4 claddings hydrogenated at temperatures typical for LOCA conditions A. Pshenichnikov, KIT  
11:40   Secondary hydridization of fuel rod samples A. Vimi, MTA  
12:00   Pool Boiling Critical Heat Flux and Quenching Experiments using Oxidized Zircaloy Surface W.-K. In, KAEARI  
12:30    Lunch   
  ACCIDENT TOLERANT FUELS (Chair: M. Große)   
13:30   Enhanced Accident Tolerant Coated Cladding J.-C. Brachet, CEA  
14:00   Modification of the zirconium alloys surface layer with yttrium by ion implantation and plasma pulse techniques   W. Starosta, INCT  
14:20   Polycrystalline diamond films as protection of zircaloy fuel cladding J. Skarohlid, TU Prague 
  CORIUM (Chair: D. Bottomley)   
14:40   Study of the processes of corium-melt retention in the reactor pressure vessel V. Baklanov, IAE NNC  
15:00   Influence of oxygen potential of corium melt on corrosion of LWR vessel steel V. Almiashev, NITI  
15:30   Closure of the Workshop M. Steinbrück, KIT  
16:00   Bus for train station and Hotels