Investigation of Variants of Optimizing the Temperature Regimes of Nuclear Power Plant Cooling Ponds by Numerical Methods
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The results of numerical hydrothermal modeling of the temperature regimes pf the cooling ponds of the Rostov NPP and fifth unit of the Novovoronezh NPP are presented. The STREAM-3D software package is used in the study to calculate the three-dimensional fields of stratified flows and temperatures in a hydrostatic approximation. Variants of optimizing the thermal regimes that reduce the temperature at the NPP external cooling water intake system are proposed.
Keywordscooling pond hydrothermal regime temperature stratification numerical modeling
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