Users manual for CAFE-3D : a computational fluid dynamics fire code.

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The Container Analysis Fire Environment (CAFE) computer code has been developed to model all relevant fire physics for predicting the thermal response of massive objects engulfed in large fires. It provides realistic fire thermal boundary conditions for use in design of radioactive material packages and in risk-based transportation studies. The CAFE code can be coupled to commercial finite-element codes such as MSC PATRAN/THERMAL and ANSYS. This coupled system of codes can be used to determine the internal thermal response of finite element models of packages to a range of fire environments. This document is a user manual describing how to ... continued below

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Khalil, Imane; Lopez, Carlos & Suo-Anttila, Ahti Jorma (Alion Science and Technology, Albuquerque, NM) March 1, 2005.

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The Container Analysis Fire Environment (CAFE) computer code has been developed to model all relevant fire physics for predicting the thermal response of massive objects engulfed in large fires. It provides realistic fire thermal boundary conditions for use in design of radioactive material packages and in risk-based transportation studies. The CAFE code can be coupled to commercial finite-element codes such as MSC PATRAN/THERMAL and ANSYS. This coupled system of codes can be used to determine the internal thermal response of finite element models of packages to a range of fire environments. This document is a user manual describing how to use the three-dimensional version of CAFE, as well as a description of CAFE input and output parameters. Since this is a user manual, only a brief theoretical description of the equations and physical models is included.

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  • Report No.: SAND2005-1469
  • Grant Number: AC04-94AL85000
  • DOI: 10.2172/922767 | External Link
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 922767
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc893829

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Khalil, Imane; Lopez, Carlos & Suo-Anttila, Ahti Jorma (Alion Science and Technology, Albuquerque, NM). Users manual for CAFE-3D : a computational fluid dynamics fire code., report, March 1, 2005; United States. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc893829/: accessed October 20, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.