A COMPUTER CODE FOR FIRE PROTECTION AND RISK ANALYSIS OF NUCLEAR PLANTS.

Award Information
Agency:
Nuclear Regulatory Commission
Amount:
$50,000.00
Program:
SBIR
Contract:
N/A
Solitcitation Year:
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Solicitation Number:
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Branch:
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Award Year:
1987
Phase:
Phase I
Agency Tracking Number:
6910
Solicitation Topic Code:
N/A
Small Business Information
Cfd Research Corp
3313 Bob Wallace Ave #205, Huntsville, AL, 35805
Hubzone Owned:
N
Woman Owned:
N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged:
N
Duns:
N/A
Principal Investigator
 DR ASHOK K SINGHAL
 PRESIDENT
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Abstract
THE PROPOSED RESEARCH IS TO ADVANCE THE STATE-OF-THE-ART OF DETERMINISTIC RISK ANALYSIS AND FIRE PROTECTION METHODOLOGY OF NUCLEAR POWER PLANTS. A COMPUTER CODE, BASED ON THE USE OF A FIELD (DISCRETIZATION) MODELING TECHNIQUE, WILL BE DEVELOPED THAT HAS SUFFICIENT FLEXIBILITY FOR ACCURATE/REALISTIC REPRESENTATIONS OF GEOMETRY, VENTILATION AND OTHER CONDITIONS PRESENT IN CABLE ROOMS AND CONTROL ROOMS, AND OTHER ENCLOSURES IN NUCLEAR POWER PLANTS. THE COMPUTER CODE WILL BE CAPABLE OF THREE-DIMENSIONAL, TRANSIENT, TURBULENT FLOW AND HEAT TRANSFER CALCULATIONS WITH CHEMICAL REACTION AND RADIATION. THE CODE WILL HAVE A MODULAR STRUCTURE, SPECIFICALLY DESIGNED FOR THIS CLASS OF PROBLEMS. SIGNIFICANT EMPHASIS WILL BE PLACED ON CODE PORTABILITY AND EASE-OF-USE. THE CODE WILL HAVE LIMITED VERIFICATION AND DOCUMENTATION IN PHASE I, AND IT WILL BE ENHANCED IN PHASE II.

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