The Chinese Spallation Neutron Source (CSNS) is the national major scientific equipment, which will be completed around 2018. The moderator is the core of the CSNS parts, and CSNS uses three types of moderator to meet the requirements of different neutron wavelength and pulse shapes, and the structure and flow field of Decoupled Poisoned Hydrogen Moderator (DPHM) is the most complicated. Currently, Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) is the primary tool for thermal design of DPHM to ensure the reliability of calculation result and precision of the engineering requirements. In the current work, three-dimensional simulation of fluid-solid conjugate heat transfer and flow for container pipe, poisoned plate and moderator material were carried out, by compiling corresponding UDF program for ANSYS FLUENT to describe the non-uniform heat source distribution accurately. Thermal-Hydraulic behaviors such as pressure disturbance, pressure rise and temperature distribution cooling capacity are investigated.
Three Dimensional Numerical Simulation of Thermal-Hydraulic Behaviors of CSNS Decoupled Poisoned Hydrogen Moderator With Non-Uniform Heat Source
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Tong, J, Wang, J, Zhang, H, Ji, Y, & Tan, H. "Three Dimensional Numerical Simulation of Thermal-Hydraulic Behaviors of CSNS Decoupled Poisoned Hydrogen Moderator With Non-Uniform Heat Source." Proceedings of the 2016 24th International Conference on Nuclear Engineering. Volume 3: Thermal-Hydraulics. Charlotte, North Carolina, USA. June 26–30, 2016. V003T09A048. ASME. https://doi.org/10.1115/ICONE24-60639
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