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Evaluation of important phenomena through the PIRT process for a sodium fire event

Aoyagi, Mitsuhiro ; Uchibori, Akihiro ; Kikuchi, Shin ; Takata, Takashi ; Ohno, Shuji ; Ohshima, Hiroyuki

Sodium fire is one of key issues in sodium-cooled fast reactor plant. JAEA has developed sodium fire analysis codes, such as AQUA-SF and SPHINCS, to evaluate the consequence of sodium fire events. This paper describes the PIRT (Phenomena Identification and Ranking Table) process for sodium fire events. Ranking table for important phenomena and an assessment matrix are completed. As a part of comprehensive validation based on the assessment matrix, experimental analyses using the AQUA-SF and SPHINCS codes for a sodium spray fire experiment Run-E1 show good agreement with the experimental result.



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