Advances of Computational Fluid Dynamics in Nuclear Reactor Design and Safety Assessment - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780081023372

Advances of Computational Fluid Dynamics in Nuclear Reactor Design and Safety Assessment

1st Edition

Editors: Jyeshtharaj Joshi Arun Nayak
Paperback ISBN: 9780081023372
Imprint: Woodhead Publishing
Published Date: 1st June 2019
Page Count: 880
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Table of Contents

1. Introduction: Nuclear Reactor Safety Issues

  Jyeshtharaj Joshi and Arun Nayak

2. CFD – Present State of the Art

  Jyeshtharaj Joshi and Arun Nayak

3. Evaluation of Safety of Water Cooled Reactors using CFD

  Jyeshtharaj Joshi, Arun Nayak and Simon Walker

4. Design of Passive Safety Systems for Advanced Reactors Using CFD

  Jyeshtharaj Joshi, Arun Nayak and Thomas Höhne

5. Modelling of Severe Accident Phenomena Using CFD

  Jyeshtharaj Joshi and Arun Nayak

6. CFD Model Development for Two-phase Flows

  Jyeshtharaj Joshi, Arun Nayak and P P. Kulkarni

7. CFD Simulation for Containment Safety Assessment

  Jyeshtharaj Joshi, Arun Nayak and Sunil Ganju

8. MODELLING OF FIRE WITH CFD FOR NUCLEAR POWER PLANTS (NPPs)

  Jyeshtharaj Joshi, Arun Nayak and P. K. Sharma

9. CFD Application for Sodium, Molten Salt and High Temperature Reactor Designs

  K. Velusami, Jyeshtharaj Joshi and Arun Nayak

10. CFD and Systems Thermal hydraulic Analysis in the Design and Safety Assessment of High Temperature Reactors

  P. G. Rousseau, Jyeshtharaj Joshi and Arun Nayak

11. Heat Transfer and Computational Fluid Dynamics for Molten Salt Reactor Technologies

  Piyush Sabharwall, Jyeshtharaj Joshi and Arun Nayak

12. CFD Development – Future Development and Strategies

  Arun Nayak and Jyeshtharaj Joshi


Description

Advances of Computational Fluid Dynamics in Nuclear Reactor Design and Safety Assessment presents the latest computational fluid dynamic technologies. It includes an evaluation of safety systems for reactors using CFD and their design, the modeling of Severe Accident Phenomena Using CFD, Model Development for Two-phase Flows, and Applications for Sodium and Molten Salt Reactor Designs. Editors Joshi and Nayak have an invaluable wealth of experience that enables them to comment on the development of CFD models, the technologies currently in practice, and the future of CFD in nuclear reactors.

Readers will find a thematic discussion on each aspect of CFD applications for the design and safety assessment of Gen II to Gen IV reactor concepts that will help them develop cost reduction strategies for nuclear power plants.

Key Features

  • Presents a thematic and comprehensive discussion on each aspect of CFD applications for the design and safety assessment of nuclear reactors
  • Provides an historical review of the development of CFD models, discusses state-of-the-art concepts, and takes an applied and analytic look toward the future
  • Includes CFD tools and simulations to advise and guide the reader through enhancing cost effectiveness, safety and performance optimization

Readership

Engineers, scientists, researchers and academics working in all aspects of nuclear reactors, especially their design and analysis of their safety; nuclear plant designers and managers; nuclear reactor designers, safety specialists, regulators and all professionals working in CFD


Details

No. of pages:
880
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Woodhead Publishing 2019
Published:
Imprint:
Woodhead Publishing
Paperback ISBN:
9780081023372

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About the Editors

Jyeshtharaj Joshi Editor

Jyeshtharaj Bhalchandra Joshi is an Indian chemical engineer, nuclear scientist, consultant and teacher, widely known for his innovations in nuclear reactor designs and generally regarded as a respected teacher. He is the DAE-Homi Bhabha Chair Professor, Homi Bhabha National Institute, Mumbai, J. C. Bose Fellow of the Institute of Chemical Technology, Mumbai and is the recipient of Shantiswarup Bhatnagar Prize for Engineering Sciences and many other awards and recognitions. He received the third highest civilian honour, the Padma Bhushan, in 2014, from the President of India, for his services to the field of chemical engineering and nuclear science. He is widely published in many journals including the International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, Progress in Nuclear Energy, Chemical Engineering Science and Nuclear Engineering and Design

Affiliations and Expertise

Emeritus Professor, Department of Atomic Energy, Mumbai, India

Arun Nayak Editor

Dr. Nayak received his PhD from TITech, Japan in 2000 in Nuclear Engineering, and his field of Specialization is Nuclear Reactor Thermalhydraulics and Safety. He has received multiple awards, prizes and honorary degrees throughout his career and is a life member of the Indian Nuclear Society and Indian Society of Heat and Mass Transfer. He has published over 73 peer reviewed articles and 140 conference proceedings.

Affiliations and Expertise

Scientific Officer and Head, Thermal Hydraulics Section of Bhabha Atomic Research Centre and Professor, Hombi Bhabha National Institute, Mumbai, India