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Publication Citation: Comparison of CFAST and FDS for Fire Simulation With the HDR T51 and T52 Tests

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Author(s): J E. Floyd;
Title: Comparison of CFAST and FDS for Fire Simulation With the HDR T51 and T52 Tests
Published: March 01, 2002
Abstract: This work uses three methods: hand calculations, a zone model (CFAST), and a computational fluid dynamics code (FDS), to examine two fire tests from the HDR facility, a decommissioned reactor containment building in Germany. The two tests, T51.23 and T52.14, used different fuels, propane gas and a hydrocarbon solvent, and occurred in two quite differeny locations, low in the containment and just below the containment operating deck, respectively.
Citation: NIST Interagency/Internal Report (NISTIR) - 6866
Keywords: compartment fire;computational fluid dynamics;fire simulation;nuclear reactors;zone model
Research Areas: Building and Fire Research
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