Thermal-Hydraulics Core Analysis – COBRA Genesis Codes

                                                         Minimum number of Participants: 7

Lecturers and Code Instructors: M. Avramova (NCSU), C. Frepoli (FPoliSolutions)

 

                                                      Day 1

  • Opening, Introduction, Scope and Content of the training
  • COBRA General Overview and Formulation
  • COBRA Usage
    • Subchannel analysis
    • LOCA analysis
  • Analysis examples
  • COBRA manuals/documentation
  • Building a Model – General Overview

 

                                                      Day 2

  • Building a model – Geometry Data
  • Channel, Sections and Gaps
  • Merging and splitting of subchannels
  • Advection of momentum at section boundary
  • Form losses setting
  • Exercise 1: Start modeling a bundle (RBHT) – Two-Channel with single hot channel
  • Exercise 2: Run hydro problem (single-phase adiabatic)

 

                                                      Day 3

  • Building a model – Rods and Unheated Conductors Data
  • Heat transfer package
  • Exercise 3: Upgrade bundle model by adding heat structure

 

                                                      Day 4

  • Simplified sub-channel analysis
  • Exercise 4: Run and analyze simplified sub-channel analysis

 

                                                      Day 5

  • LOCA reflood analysis
  • Quench front models
  • Exercise 5: Run and analyze reflood transient

 

 

 

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