Spent fuel behaviour under severe accident conditions
The severe accident code MELCOR was used to investigate the spent fuel in spent fuel pools under different
severe accident conditions. The international Sandia Fuel Project delivered data for the code validation
under spent fuel pool conditions and these knowledge was used to calculate and interpret the response of
spent fuel elements under loss-of-cooling and loss-of-coolant conditions. The results of this work were
presented at different international meetings and conferences.
Spent Fuel Pool Under Severe Accident Conditions
Jäckel B.S., Birchley J.C., Fernandez-Moguel L. 22nd ICONE Conference (2014).
Severe Accidents and Source Term Mitigation
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