TRAC-PF1/MOD1 computer code

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The TRAC-P1 program was designed primarily for the analysis of large-break loss-of-coolant accidents (LOCAs) in pressurized water reactors (PWRs). Because of its versatility, however, it can be applied directly to many analyses ranging from blowdowns in simple pipes to integral LOCA tests in multiloop facilities. A refined version, called TRAC-P1A, was released to the National Energy Software Center (NESC) in March 1979. Although it still treats the same class of problems, TRAC-P1A is more efficient than TRAC-P1 and incorporates improved hydrodynamic and heat-transfer models. It also is easier to implement on various computers. TRAC-PD2 contains improved reflood and heat-transfer models ... continued below

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Liles, D.R. & Mahaffy, J.H. January 1, 1984.

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The TRAC-P1 program was designed primarily for the analysis of large-break loss-of-coolant accidents (LOCAs) in pressurized water reactors (PWRs). Because of its versatility, however, it can be applied directly to many analyses ranging from blowdowns in simple pipes to integral LOCA tests in multiloop facilities. A refined version, called TRAC-P1A, was released to the National Energy Software Center (NESC) in March 1979. Although it still treats the same class of problems, TRAC-P1A is more efficient than TRAC-P1 and incorporates improved hydrodynamic and heat-transfer models. It also is easier to implement on various computers. TRAC-PD2 contains improved reflood and heat-transfer models and improvements in the numerical solution methods. Although a large LOCA code, it has been applied successfully to small-break problems and to the Three Mile Island incident. Distinguishing characteristics of the TRAC-PF1/MOD1 are summarized.

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NTIS, PC A 02/MF A01.

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  • 12. water reactor safety research information meeting, Gaithersburg, MD, USA, 23 Oct 1984

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  • Other: DE85002381
  • Report No.: LA-UR-84-3315
  • Report No.: CONF-8410142-24
  • Grant Number: W-7405-ENG-36
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 6278572
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc1112355

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Liles, D.R. & Mahaffy, J.H. TRAC-PF1/MOD1 computer code, article, January 1, 1984; New Mexico. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc1112355/: accessed September 19, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.