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RELAP5-Advanced
  • Next Event:  NINE Headquarters, LUCCA (Italy), 22-26 March 2021
  • The courses will be held on-line, distributing the 30-35 hours in 7-8 working days with 4-5 hours per day
  • Each course will be run with a limited number (5-7) of participants to keep high quality standards
  • Registration Deadline: March 12, 2021

NRSHOT - RELAP5-Advanced

Day 1
•    System Thermal-Hydraulics Codes: Capabilities and Limitations
•    Assessment of System Codes
      o    The OECD/NEA Computer Code Validation Matrix of Integral Test Facility (ITF)
      o    The OECD/NEA Computer Code Validation Matrix of Separate Effect Test Facility (SETF)
•    Exercise: working with an Integral Effect Facility, e.g. LOFT, BETHY, LOBY (1/4)
      o    Description of the ITF
      o    Completing the ITF Input Nodalization
          -    Developing a Valve Component
          -    Developing a Pump Component
          -    Developing the Pressurizer

Day 2
•    Exercise: working with an Integral Effect Facility, e.g. LOFT, BETHY, LOBY (2/4)
      o    Completing the ITF Input Nodalization
           -    Developing the Steam Generator
           -    Developing the Control System for the Pressurizer and the Steam Generator
•    Qualification of a System Code Calculation of a ITF (1/2)
      o    Demonstration of Geometrical Fidelity
      o    Demonstration of Steady State Achievement
•    Exercise: working with an Integral Effect Facility, e.g. LOFT, BETHY, LOBY (3/4)
      o    Running the Steady State Calculation
      o    Demonstration of the Geometrical Fidelity
      o    Demonstration of Steady State Achievement

Day 3
•    Qualification of a System Code Calculation of a ITF (2/2)
      o    Qualification at On-Transient Level
      o    Application of the FFTBM
•    Exercise: working with an Integral Effect Facility, e.g. LOFT, BETHY, LOBY (4/4)
      o    Description of the selected Test in ITF
      o    Running the Transient Test
      o    Qualification of the Transient Calculation
            -    Qualitative Analysis
            -    Quantitative Analysis by FFTBM
•    Origin of Uncertainties in System Thermal-Hydraulics Calculations
•    Approaches to perform Uncertainty Analysis

Day 4
•    Description of a Generic Input Nodalization of a NPP
      o    Description of the NPP Nodalization
      o    Description of the relevant I&C System
      o    Description of the Steady State
      o    Description of the Selected Transient
•    Exercise: working with a Generic NPP input Nodalization (1/2)
      o    Identifying Simple Input Error – Type 1
      o    Identifying Simple Input Error – Type 2
      o    Identifying Simple Input Error – Type 3
      o    Identifying Complex Input Error

Day 5
•    Qualification of a System Code Calculation of a NPP
      o    The Kv Scaled Calculation
•    Exercise: working with a Generic NPP input Nodalization (2/2)
      o    Developing the Kv NPP Scaled Input Nodalization respect to the selected ITF and selected Transient
      o    Qualitative Analysis of the Results
•    Evaluation of the Training Course