Loading Events
All Events
  • This event has passed.

Advanced Numerical Methods in Nuclear Thermal-hydraulics Two-phase Flow Simulations

October 12 @ 4:00 am - 5:00 pm

Event Navigation

Dr. Ling Zou
Idaho National Laboratory

 

Abstract

The presentation will focus on numerical methods development in nuclear thermal-hydraulics two-phase flow simulations. It will cover introduction to numerical methods in existing computer codes, their advantages and disadvantages, and current development in advanced numerical methods, their potentials and challenges. The presentation will also cover the topic on numerical uncertainties in two-phase flow simulations, and their roles in a bigger picture of BEPU (best-estimate plus uncertainty) and RISMC (risk informed safety margin characterization).

Biography

Dr. Ling Zou is currently a senior staff scientist at Idaho National Laboratory. He obtained his bachelor degree from Department of Engineering Physics at Tsinghua University in 2000 and PhD degree from Department of Nuclear, Plasma, and Radiological Engineering at University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in 2010.  Currently, Dr. Ling Zou’s main research interests include numerical methods development in two-phase flow simulations, numerical and model uncertainty quantification in two-phase flow simulations, nuclear reactor safety analysis, and system analysis code development.

Details

Date:
October 12
Time:
4:00 am - 5:00 pm
Event Categories:
,

Venue

1202 Burlington Labs
2500 Stinson Drive
Raleigh, NC 27695-7909 United States
+ Google Map
Phone:
919.515.2301