Evaluation of the HDR Fire Test Data and Accompanying Computational Activities With Conclusion From Present Code Capabilities. Volume 2. CFAST Validation for T51 Gas Fire Test Series.
Evaluation of the HDR Fire Test Data and Accompanying
Computational Activities With Conclusion From Present
Code Capabilities. Volume 2. CFAST Validation for T51
Gas Fire Test Series.
Floyd, J. E.; Wolf, L.; Krawiec, J.
NIST GCR 97-731; 79 p. November 1997.
Sponsor:National Institute of Standards and Technology,
Available from: National Technical Information Service
(NTIS), Technology Administration, U.S. Department of
Commerce, Springfield, VA 22161.
1-800-553-6847 or 703-605-6000;
Order number: PB98-124175
nuclear reactors; fire tests; computer models;
combustion products; compartment fires; doors; fire
models; large scale fire tests; predictive models;
temperature; validation; vents
Between 1984 and 1992 four major test series were
performed in the HDR containment encompassing various
fuels and three different axial positions in the
high-rise, multi-level, multi-compartment facility. At
that time, each HDR fire test series was accompanied by
extensive efforts to evaluate the predictive
capabilities of a variety of fire models and codes
developed in different countries by both blind pre-test
and open post-test computations. A quite large number
of open issues remained in the area of fire computer
code predictive qualities upon completion of the HDR
program. In the meantime, large progress has been made
in improving and consolidating fire models and computer
codes of all levels of simulations. This progress
merits revisiting both experimental results and fire
computer code validations. The results of the research
efforts for this grant during FY 1996/97 are documented
in two separate volumes.
Volume 1: Test Series Description Report for T51 Gas
Fire Test Series. [NIST GCR 97-727]
Volume 2: CFAST Validation for T51 Gas Fire Test
Series. [NIST GCR 97-731]
Volume 3: Test Series Description and CFAST Validation
for HDR T51 Wood Crib Fire Test Series. [NIST GCR
Volume 4: Test Series Description and CFAST Validation
for HDR T52 Oil Pool Fire Test Series. [IST GCR 01-809]