Annular Flow Distribution test

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This report documents the Babcock and Wilcox (B W) Annular Flow Distribution testing for the Savannah River Laboratory (SRL). The objective of the Annular Flow Distribution Test Program is to characterize the flow distribution between annular coolant channels for the Mark-22 fuel assembly with the bottom fitting insert (BFI) in place. Flow rate measurements for each annular channel were obtained by establishing hydraulic similarity'' between an instrumented fuel assembly with the BFI removed and a reference'' fuel assembly with the BFI installed. Empirical correlations of annular flow rates were generated for a range of boundary conditions.

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Kielpinski, A.L. (ed.) (Westinghouse Savannah River Co., Aiken, SC (United States)); Childerson, M.T.; Knoll, K.E.; Manolescu, M.I. & Reed, M.J. (Babcock and Wilcox Co., Alliance, OH (United States). Research Center) December 1, 1990.

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This report documents the Babcock and Wilcox (B W) Annular Flow Distribution testing for the Savannah River Laboratory (SRL). The objective of the Annular Flow Distribution Test Program is to characterize the flow distribution between annular coolant channels for the Mark-22 fuel assembly with the bottom fitting insert (BFI) in place. Flow rate measurements for each annular channel were obtained by establishing hydraulic similarity'' between an instrumented fuel assembly with the BFI removed and a reference'' fuel assembly with the BFI installed. Empirical correlations of annular flow rates were generated for a range of boundary conditions.

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Pages: (121 p)

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  • Other: DE92018135
  • Report No.: WSRC-TR-90-551
  • Grant Number: AC09-89SR18035
  • DOI: 10.2172/5084390 | External Link
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 5084390
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc1056994

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Kielpinski, A.L. (ed.) (Westinghouse Savannah River Co., Aiken, SC (United States)); Childerson, M.T.; Knoll, K.E.; Manolescu, M.I. & Reed, M.J. (Babcock and Wilcox Co., Alliance, OH (United States). Research Center). Annular Flow Distribution test, report, December 1, 1990; Aiken, South Carolina. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc1056994/: accessed October 16, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.