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Abstract

THE COARSE MIXING STAGE OF A VAPOUR EXPLOSION HAS ATTRACTED A CONSIDERABLE AMOUNT OF INTEREST IN THE STUDY OF HYPOTHETICAL REACTOR ACCIDENTS. THIS PAPER CONTAINS A DESCRIPTION OF SOME LARGE SCALE COARSE MIXING CALCULATIONS AND THE RESULTS OBTAINED USING THE CHYMES COMPUTER CODE. THE AIM OF THIS WORK IS TO COMPARE THE RESULTS OBTAINED FROM THIS AND OTHER CODES AND TO EXAMINE THE VALIDITY OF THE DIFFERENT ASSUMPTIONS MADE IN THE DIFFERENT MODELS.

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Authors: FLETCHER D F CULHAM LABORATORY, ABINGDON, UK, CULHAM LABORATORY, ABINGDON, UK
Bibliographic Reference: REPORT CLM-R282, 1988, AVAILABILITY: THE LIBRARIAN, UKAEA, UK
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