R & D of the next generation safety analysis methods for fast reactors with new computational science and technology (6) study of eutectic reaction between metals: FPMD approach

Masashi Himi, Hiroshi Kozakai, Yuichi Yamamoto, Seigo Hosoda, Noriyuki Shirakawa, Tatsumi Arima

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

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Abstract

A five-year research project started in FY2005 to develop a code based on the MPS (Moving Particle Semi-implicit) method for detailed analysis of core disruptive accidents (CDAs) in sodium-cooled fast reactors (SFR5). The code named COMPASS (Computer Code with MPS for Reactor Safety Analysis) [1]. In this project, both mixed-oxide (MOX) and metal fuels are considered as a fuel material component. One of the main features of the project is to investigate eutectic reactions between the metal fuel and the cladding/structure materials with phase diagram calculation, classical and first principle molecular dynamics (CMD and FPMD) methods. This paper presents outcomes from study with FPMD.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publication2008 Proceedings of the 16th International Conference on Nuclear Engineering, ICONE16
PublisherAmerican Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME)
Pages351-358
Number of pages8
ISBN (Print)0791848159, 9780791848159
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2008
Event16th International Conference on Nuclear Engineering, ICONE16 2008 - Orlando, FL, United States
Duration: May 11 2008May 15 2008

Publication series

NameInternational Conference on Nuclear Engineering, Proceedings, ICONE
Volume2

Other

Other16th International Conference on Nuclear Engineering, ICONE16 2008
CountryUnited States
CityOrlando, FL
Period5/11/085/15/08

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Nuclear Energy and Engineering

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