Objective Flow Regime Identification for Inclined Two-Phase Flows

Experiments and machine learning applications for flow regime identification

Wire-Wrapped Rod Bundle Experiments and Pressure Drop Modeling

Wire-wrapped rod bundles are often proposed for advanced nuclear reactors operating in a fast neutron spectrum, as designers seek to minimize neutron scattering by tightly packing the fuel pins into a hexagonal lattice.

Separate effects of inclination on two-phase flow

Experiments and analysis of changing body force direction on two-phase flows

Experiments for the Development of TRACE with Interfacial Area Transport Models

Developing a database of local two-phase flow parameters for development of interfacial area transport models.

Horizontal Bubbly Two-Phase Flow with Flow Restrictions

Analysis of pressure drop and interfacial area transport for horizontal two-phase flow through different elbows.

Large Diameter Horizontal Two-Phase Flow

Experiments and analysis on the scalability of horizontal two-phase closure relations

Objective Flow Regime Identification via Ultrasound

Analysis using ultrasonic signal and Symbolic Dynamic Filtering (SDF) to determine the flow structure.

Two-Phase Flow in Combinatorial Flow Channels

Experimental studies to understand the effect of flow restrictions on two-phase flow and associated dynamic models.

Spacer Grid Separate Effects

Fundamental experiments on the separate effects of rob bundle geometry on two-phase thermal-hydraulics.

Spacer Grid Thermal Hydraulics Program

Fundamental experiments of rob bundle thermal-hydraulics for system codes in the Nuclear Industry.