Heat transfer LES simulations in application to wire-wrapped fuel pins

Yulia Peet, Paul Fischer

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Abstract

We present a novel development of a domain decomposition method for the Navier-Stokes equations in a spectral element formulation which enables to investigate turbulent flows in complex geometries. The current paper applies domain decomposition method to simulate turbulent heat transfer in a wire-wrapped fuel pin assembly. The method is first validated on a benchmark problem of a turbulent swept flow over a single wire in a channel. Potential application of the method to simulation of a realistic wire-wrapped assemblies is the discussed.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publication10th AIAA/ASME Joint Thermophysics and Heat Transfer Conference
StatePublished - Dec 6 2010
Externally publishedYes
Event10th AIAA/ASME Joint Thermophysics and Heat Transfer Conference - Chicago, IL, United States
Duration: Jun 28 2010Jul 1 2010

Publication series

Name10th AIAA/ASME Joint Thermophysics and Heat Transfer Conference

Other

Other10th AIAA/ASME Joint Thermophysics and Heat Transfer Conference
CountryUnited States
CityChicago, IL
Period6/28/107/1/10

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Nuclear and High Energy Physics

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    Peet, Y., & Fischer, P. (2010). Heat transfer LES simulations in application to wire-wrapped fuel pins. In 10th AIAA/ASME Joint Thermophysics and Heat Transfer Conference [2010-4318] (10th AIAA/ASME Joint Thermophysics and Heat Transfer Conference).