Atomic Energy

, Volume 125, Issue 2, pp 139–141 | Cite as

Development of a Consistent Model in High-Precision Neutronics and Thermohydraulics Calculations Using CFD Codes

  • D. A. Koltashev
  • E. F. Mitenkova


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Authors and Affiliations

  • D. A. Koltashev
    • 1
  • E. F. Mitenkova
    • 1
  1. 1.Nuclear Safety InstituteRussian Academy of Sciences (IBRAE RAN)MoscowRussia

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