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Transient and LOCA


Analysis Division Experience

Zachry’s Analysis Division personnel have supported the development of both deterministic and best-estimate analytical methods for the following:

Temperature
As the developer and maintainer of RETRAN and VIPRE, Zachry’s Analysis Division has unsurpassed NSSS and subchannel code methods, modification and applications experience. This support began with the original NRC submittals and subsequent Safety Evaluation Reports and continues today. Analysis Division personnel have extensive RELAP development experience, having supported fuel and new plant vendors and Naval Reactors. Analysis Division personnel have COBRA subchannel thermal hydraulics code development experience. As examples of our Analysis Division personnel world-wide transient and LOCA experience:



In addition, Analysis Division personnel have provided application support for fuel vendor transient and LOCA analysis codes, including those of Areva, General Electric and Westinghouse. As examples, Analysis Division personnel have experience with the following computer codes:


Analysis Support

For more information on our transient and LOCA analysis experience and how to best apply our experience at your plant, please contact Mike Howard or Anita Gates. The Analysis Division contact list is here, including phone numbers.