Mass Flux and Enthalpy Distribution in a Rod Bundle for Single- and Two-Phase Flow Conditions

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R. T. Lahey, B. S. Shiralkar, D. W. Radcliffe

Core Development, General Electric Company, Atomic Power Equipment Department, San Jose, Calif.

J. Heat Transfer 93(2), 197-206 (May 01, 1971) (10 pages) doi:10.1115/1.3449786 History: Received February 23, 1970; Revised July 10, 1970; Online August 11, 2010


Diabatic multirod subchannel data have been obtained in a 9-rod bundle for operating conditions typical of a boiling water reactor. These data have been used to obtain both the natural flow and enthalpy distribution in a rod bundle and information on the flow diversion enthalpy and the effective flow diversion length.

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