Abstract

In this paper first we briefly define the different scaling schemes and scaling logic in which we use these schemes to simulate the Small-Break Loss Of Coolant Accident (SB-LOCA) in test facilities. The simple loop of the test facility is considered and the mass, momentum and energy conservation equations are used for the derivation of the scaling model. The variations of mass flow rate, pressure drop and the void fraction in the loop as functions of the time scale or the inventories are obtained. Finally, the calculated results from the simulating schemes are compared with the experimental data previously obtained in an integral test facility.

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