In this study, a transient performance simulation model of AP1000 using SCDAP/RELAP5 4.0 is developed. The reactor coolant system (RCS) and passive core cooling system (PXS) are modeled respectively. Various kinds of hydrodynamic component including Volume, Junction, Separator, Accumulator, Branch, Pipe, Valve and Pump are adopted to simulate the fluid system of AP1000. The DECLG (double-end rupture of cold leg) accident is simulated and analyzed. To study the effect of axial heat conduction, two kinds of heat structure with and without reflooding model are employed to simulate the fuel rod respectively. The comparison shows that the 2D heat conduction play important role in the reflooding process.
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The AP1000 LBLOCA Analysis Using SCDAP/RELAP5
Xie, H. "The AP1000 LBLOCA Analysis Using SCDAP/RELAP5." Proceedings of the 2014 22nd International Conference on Nuclear Engineering. Volume 3: Next Generation Reactors and Advanced Reactors; Nuclear Safety and Security. Prague, Czech Republic. July 7–11, 2014. V003T06A001. ASME. https://doi.org/10.1115/ICONE22-30017
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