Dr.-Ing.

Rudi Kulenovic

Head of department EW
Institute of Nuclear Technology and Energy Systems (IKE)

Contact

0049 711 685-62120
0049 711 685-62010

Pfaffenwaldring 31
70569 Stuttgart
Germany
Room: 3.339 (Zugang über 3.340)

Subject

2010

 
  • P. Kulkarni, M. Rashid, R. Kulenovic, A. K. Nayak, Experimental Investigation of Coolability Behaviour of Irregularly Shaped Particulate Debris Bed, J. Nuclear Engineering and Design (NED) 240 (2010), pp. 3067 - 3077
 
  • H. D. Santos, E. Bazzo, S. Becker, R. Kulenovic, R. Mertz, Development of LHPs with ceramic wick, J. Applied Thermal Engineering 30 (2010), pp. 1784 -1789
 
  • Kutnjak, R. Kulenovic, E. Laurien, Experimental Investigation of Vapor Bubbles Nucleating in Bulk Liquid, 7 th International Conference on Heat Transfer, Fluid Mechanics and Thermodynamics, HEFAT 2010, Antalya, Turkey, 19 - 21 July, 2010
 
  • Kuschewski, R. Kulenovic, E. Laurien, Untersuchungen von Fluoreszenzfarbstoff-eigenschaften bei hohen Drücken und Temperaturen - Investigations Concerning Properties of Fluorescent Dyes under High Pressure and Temperature Conditions, Fachtagung „Lasermethoden in der Strömungsmesstechnik“, Cottbus, 7. - 9. Sept. 2010
 
  • Rashid, R. Kulenovic and E. Laurien, Experimental Results on the Coolability of a Debris Bed with Down Comer Configurations, The 8 th International Topical Meeting on Nuclear Thermal‑Hydraulics, Operation and Safety (NUTHOS‑8) N8P0271Shanghai, China, Oct. 10 ‑ 14, 2010
  

2011

 
  • Rashid, R. Kulenovic, E. Laurien and A. K. Nayak, Experimental Results on the Coolability of a Debris Bed with Multidimensional Cooling Effects, J. Nuclear Engineering and Design, Vol. 241, Issue 11, Nov. 2011, pp. 4537 ‑ 4543
 
  • Linder, R. Kulenovic, An energy‑efficient air‑conditioning system for hydrogen driven cars, Int. J. of Hydrogen Energy, 36 (4) (2011), pp. 3215 – 3221
 
  • Kutnjak, R. Kulenovic and E. Laurien, Experimental Investigation and Modelling of Bulk Boiling for CFD Application, The 14 th International Topical Meeting on Nuclear Reactor Thermohydraulics NURETH-14, Toronto, Canada, Sept. 25 - 30, 2011
 
  • Rashid, S. Rahman, R. Kulenovic, M. Bürger and E. Laurien, Quenching Experiments: Coolability of Debris Bed, The 14 th International Topical Meeting on Nuclear Reactor Thermohydraulics NURETH-14, Toronto, Canada, Sept. 25 - 30, 2011
 
  • Kuschewski, R. Kulenovic and E. Laurien, Experimental Setup for the Investigation of Fluid-Structure Interactions in a T-Junction,The 14 th International Topical Meeting on Nuclear Reactor Thermohydraulics NURETH-14, Toronto, Canada, Sept. 25 - 30, 2011
 
  • Kuschewski, R. Kulenovic and E. Laurien, Neuartige Anwendung der LED-induzierten Fluoreszenz-Thermometrie (Novel Application of LED-Induced Fluorescence Thermometry), GALA2011, Fachtagung Lasermethoden in der Strömungsmesstechnik, 6. - 8- Sept. 2011, Ilmenau
 
  • Kuschewski, R. Kulenovic and E. Laurien, Influence of Weld-Seams on the Fluid-Structure-Interactions in Pipe Flows, Fatigue Design, Cetim, Senlis, France, Nov. 23 - 24, 2011
  

2012

 
  • Rashid, R. Kulenovic and E. Laurien, Experimental Results on the Coolability of a Debris Bed with Down Comer Configurations, J. Nuclear Engineering and Design, Vol. 249, Special Issue, Aug. 2012, pp. 104‑110, Special Issue of NED on The 8 th International Topical Meeting on Nuclear Thermal‑Hydraulics, Operation and Safety (NUTHOS‑8), Shanghai, China, Oct. 10 ‑ 14, 2010
 
  • Repetto, T. Garcin, M. Rashid, R. Kulenovic, Weimin Ma, Liangxing Li, Investigation of Multidimensional Effects during Debris Cooling, 5 th European Review Meeting on Severe Accident Research (ERMSAR-2012), Cologne (Germany), March 21 - 23, 2012

 

  • Kuschewski, R. Kulenovic, E. Laurien, Entwicklung und Anwendung der Wandnah LED-Induzierten Fluoreszenz-Methode - Development and Application of the Near Wall LED-Induced Fluorescence Method, GALA2012, Fachtagung „Lasermethoden in der Strömungsmesstechnik“, Rostock, 4. - 6. Sept., 2012
 
  • Schuler, K.-H. Herter, S. Moogk, E. Laurien, D. Klören R. Kulenovic, M. Kuschewski, Thermal Fatigue: Fluid-structure interaction at thermal mixing events, 38 th MPA-Seminar, Stuttgart, Oct. 1 - 2, 2012
  

2013

 
  • Rashid, S. Rahman, R. Kulenovic, M. Bürger and E. Laurien, Quenching Experiments: Coolability of a DEBRIS Bed, J. Nuclear Technology ‑ Special Issue on the 14 th Int. Topical Meeting on Nuclear Reactor Thermal Hydraulics (NURETH-14), Vol. 181, No. 1, Jan. 2013, pp. 208 - 215
 
  • K. Selvam, P. Muthukumar, M. Linder, R. Mertz, R. Kulenovic, Measurement of thermochemical properties of some metal hydrides ‑Titanium (Ti), misch metal (Mm) and lanthanum (La) based alloys, Int. Journal of Hydrogen Energy 38 (2013), pp. 5288 - 5301

 

  • Chen, S. Liu, Rudi Kulenovic, Rainer Mertz, Macroscopic Contact Line Behaviors during Bubble Formation on Submerged Orifice - Experiments and Numerical simulations, J. Physics of Fluids (Vol.25, Issue 9), 2013
 
  • Chikhi, O. Coindreau, W. Ma, E. Takasuo, S. Leininger, R. Kulenovic, E. Laurien, Evaluation of an Equivalent Diameter to study Quenching and Dry‑Out of Complex Debris Beds, 6 th European Review Meeting on Severe Accident Research (ERMSAR 2013), Avignon (France), Oct. 02 ‑ 04, 2013
 
  • Leininger, R. Kulenovic, S. Rahman, G. Repetto and E. Laurien, Experimental Investigation on Reflooding of Debris Beds, 6 th European Review Meeting on Severe Accident Research (ERMSAR 2013), Avignon (France), Oct. 02 ‑ 04, 2013
 
  • Kulenovic, R. Mertz and S. Hartmann, Feasibility Study on the Thermal Management of Inductive Distance Sensors by a Heat Pipe Cooling System, 17 th International Heat Pipe Conference (IHPC), Kanpur, India, Oct. 13 ‑ 17, 2013
 
  • Kuschewski, R. Kulenovic, E. Laurien, Experimental setup for the investigation of fluid–s tructure interactions in a T‑junction, J. Nuclear Engineering and Design, Vol. 264 (2013), pp. 223 - 230
  

2014

 
  • Selvam, R. Kulenovic and E. Laurien, Large Eddy Simulation of Fluid Mixing at High Temperature Differences in a T- Junction Piping System, Proceedings of ICAPP 2014, Charlotte, USA, April 6 ‑ 9, 2014
 
  • Starflinger, M. Buck, R. Kulenovic, S. Rahman, A. Hartmann, M. Rashid and S. Leininger, Recent Experminets and Numerical Simulations on Coolability of Degraded Cores in The Late Phase of Severe Accidents of Light Water Reactors, The 19 th Pacific Basin Nuclear Conference (PBNC 2014), Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, Aug. 24 ‑ 28, 2014
 
  • Kuschewski, R. Kulenovic, E. Laurien, Experimental Investigation of Stratified Pipe Flow Mixing in a Horizontal T-Junction, CFD4NRS‑5, Application of CFD/CMFD Codes to Nuclear Reactor Safety and Design and their Experimental Validation, OECD/NEA & IAEA Workshop, Zurich, Switzerland, Sept. 9 ‑ 11, 2014
 
  • ‑H. Herter, H. Huber, S. Moogk, X. Schuler, M. Kuschewski, D. Kloeren, R. Kulenovic, E. Laurien, Experimental and Numerical Investigations on the Interaction between Fluid and Structure in High Temperature Pressurized Piping, Proceedings of the 2014 ASME Pressure Vessel and Piping Conference PVP2014, Hyatt Regency Orange County, Anaheim, California, July 20 ‑ 24, 2014
 
  • Leininger, R. Kulenovic, E. Laurien, Experimental Investigations on the Coolability of Stratified Debris Beds Consisting of Prototypical Particles, 10 th International Topical Meeting on Nuclear Thermal Hydraulics, Operation and Safety (NUTHOS‑10), Okinawa, Japan, Dec. 14 ‑ 18, 2014
 
  • Leininger, R. Kulenovic, E. Laurien, Reflooding of Debris Beds with Variation of Inflow Conditions, 45th Annual Meeting on Nuclear Technology / 45. Jahrestagung Kerntechnik, Frankfurt a. M., Germany, May 05 ‑ 08, 2014
 
  • Leininger, R. Kulenovic, S. Rahman, G. Repetto and E. Laurien, Experimental Investigation on Reflooding of Debris Beds, Annals of Nuclear Energy (2014)
 
  • Chikhi, O. Coindreau, W. Ma, E. Takasuo, S. Leininger, R. Kulenovic, E. Laurien, Evaluation of an Equivalent Diameter to study Quenching and Dry‑Out of Complex Debris Beds, Annals of Nuclear Energy (2014)
 
  • K. Selvam, R. Kulenovic, E. Laurien, Large Eddy Simulation on Thermal Fluid Mixing in a T-Junction Piping System, ATW 11 International Journal for Nuclear Power, November 2014, pp. 644 - 645, ISSN 1431-5254
  

2015

 
  • Selvam, R. Kulenovic, E. Laurien, Large eddy simulation on thermal mixing of fluids in a T‑j unction with conjugate heat transfer, J. Nuclear Engineering and Design, Vol. 284 (2015), pp. 238 ‑ 246
 
  • Leininger, R. Kulenovic, E. Laurien, Experimental Investigations on the Coolability of Stratified Debris Beds, 7 th European Review Meeting on Severe Accident Research (ERMSAR 2015), Marseille (France), March 24 ‑ 26, 2015
 
  • Leininger, R. Kulenovic, E. Laurien, Experimental Investigations on the Coolability of Debris Beds under Variation of Inflow Conditions, The 16 th Int. Topical Meeting on Nuclear Thermal Hydraulics (NURETH-16) Hyatt Regency Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA, Aug. 30 – Sept. 4, 2015
 
  • Selvam, R. Kulenovic, E. Laurien, Numerical Analysis of Influence of Branch Flow on Thermal Mixing in a T-Junction Piping System, The 16 th Int. Topical Meeting on Nuclear Thermal Hydraulics (NURETH-16) Hyatt Regency Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA, Aug. 30 – Sept. 4, 2015
 
  • Leininger, R. Kulenovic, E. Laurien, Experiments on the Dryout Behaviour of Stratified Debris Beds, 46 th Annual Meeting on Nuclear Technology (AMNT), Berlin, Germany, May 5 ‑ 7, 2015
 
  • Selvam, R. Kulenovic, E. Laurien, Experimental Investigation of High Cycle Thermal Fatigue in a T-Junction Piping System, 46 th Annual Meeting on Nuclear Technology (AMNT), Berlin, Germany, May 5 ‑ 7, 2015
 
  • Selvam, R. Kulenovic, E. Laurien, Large eddy simulation analysis on effect of increasing inflow temperatures on mixing behaviour of coolant streams in a T-junction, Int. Journal of Heat and Fluid Flow, 2015

    

  • Leininger, R. Kulenovic, E. Laurien, Experiments on the Dryout Behavior of Stratified Debris Beds, International Journal for Nuclear Power (2015), Vol. 60, Issue 10, pp. 602-606, ISSN 1431-5254
 
  • Karthick Selvam, R. Kulenovic, E. Laurien, Experimental and numerical analyses of turbulent mixing of coolant streams in a mixing tee, Proceedings of the 4 th International Conference on Fatigue of Nuclear Reactor Components, Seville, Spain, Sept. 28 - Oct. 1, 2015
  • Selvam, R. Kulenovic, E. Laurien, Experimental Investigation of High Cycle Thermal Fatigue in a T-Junction Piping System, International Journal for Nuclear Power (2015), Vol. 60, Issue 10, pp. 606 - 608, ISSN 1431-5254
 
  • Starflinger, M. Buck, A. Hartmann, R. Kulenovic, S. Leininger, S. Rahman, M. Rashid, Recent numerical simulations and experiments on coolability of debris beds during severe accidents of light water reactors, J. Nuclear Engineering and Design, 294 (2015), pp. 153 - 160
  

2016

 
  • Kickhofel, H.‑M. Prasser, K. Selvam, E. Laurien, R. Kulenovic, T‑junction cross‑flow mixing with thermally driven density stratification, J. Nuclear Engineering and Design, Vol. 309 (2016), pp. 23 - 39
 
  • Leininger, R. Kulenovic, E. Laurien, Outline of Experimental Investigations on the Coolability of Debris Beds at the DEBRIS Test Facility, University of Stuttgart, 47 th Annual Meeting on Nuclear Technology (AMNT), Hamburg, Germany, May 10 ‑ 12, 2016
 
  • Leininger, T. Knobelspies, R. Kulenovic, E. Laurien, Experimental Investigations on Reflooding of Debris Beds at Elevated Pressures NUTHOS-11: The 11 th International Topical Meeting on Nuclear Reactor, Thermal Hydraulics, Operation and Safety, Gyeongju, Korea, Oct. 9 - 13, 2016
 
  • Zhou, R. Kulenovic, E. Laurien, M. Kammerer, X. Schuler, Investigation on Temperature Fluctuations in Thermal Mixing Pipe Flows by Micro-Thermocouple Measurements, NUTHOS-11: The 11 th International Topical Meeting on Nuclear Reactor Thermal Hydraulics, Operation and Safety, Gyeongju, Korea, Oct. 9 - 13, 2016
 
  • Isaev, R. Kulenovic, and E. Laurien, Experimental Investigation on Isothermal Stratified Flow Mixing in a Horizontal T-Junction, NUTHOS-11: The 11 th International Topical Meeting on Nuclear Reactor Thermal Hydraulics, Operation and Safety, Gyeongju, Korea, Oct. 9 - 13, 2016
 
  • Gauder, P. K. Selvam, R. Kulenovic, E. Laurien, Large eddy simulation studies on the influence of turbulent inlet conditions on the flow behavior in a mixing tee, J. Nuclear Engineering and Design (2016), 298, pp. 51 - 63
 
  • Zhou, R. Kulenovic, E. Laurien, Experimental Investigation on Different Static Mixers for the IKE/MPA Fluid-Structure- Interaction Facility, 47 th Annual Meeting on Nuclear Technology (AMNT), Hamburg, Germany, May 10 ‑ 12, 2016
 
  • Isaev, R. Kulenovic, E. Laurien, Experimental Investigation on Isothermal Stratified Flow Mixing in a Horizontal T-Junction, 47 th Annual Meeting on Nuclear Technology (AMNT), Hamburg, Germany, May 10 ‑ 12, 2016
 
  • Schmid, R. Kulenovic, E. Laurien, Development of an Experimental Set-up for Investigations of Pipe Leakage Flow, 47 th Annual Meeting on Nuclear Technology (AMNT), Hamburg, Germany, May 10 ‑ 12, 2016
 
  • Karthick Selvam, R. Kulenovic, E. Laurien, Experimental and numerical analyses on the effect of increasing inflow temperatures on the flow mixing behavior in a T-junction, International Journal of Heat and Fluid Flow 000 (2016) 1-20, available online 29 June 2016
 
  • Isaev, R. Kulenovic, E. Laurien, Experimental Investigation on Isothermal Stratified Flow Mixing in a Horizontal T-Junction, ATW Vol. 61 (2016), Issue 10, Oct., pp. 621 - 624, ISSN
  

2017

 
  • Zhou, R. Kulenovic, E. Laurien, Investigation on Temperature Fluctuations near a Geometric Weld-Seam Model downstream of a 90° T-Junction in a Thermal Mixing Process, The 17 th International Topical Meeting on Nuclear Reactor Thermal Hydraulics (NURETH-17), Qujiang Int’l Conference Center, Xi’an, China,Sept. 3 - 8, 2017
 
  • Schmid, R. Kulenovic, E. Laurien, Leakage Flow Investigation on a Through-Wall Crack Related to Thermal Fatigue of Nuclear Power Plant Piping, ICONE-2017: The 25 th International Conference on Nuclear Engineering, Shanghai, China, July 2 - 6, 2017
 
  • Zhou, R. Kulenovic, E. Laurien, Flow Rate Influence on temperature Fluctuation in Thermal Mixing Pipe Flow Experiments at a 90° T-Junction, ICAPP 2017, International Congress on Advances in Nuclear Power Plants, Fukui and Kyoto, Japan, April 24 - 28, 2017
 
  • C. Kammerer, X. Schuler, R. Kulenovic , M. Zhou, E. Laurien, S. Weihe, M. Seidenfuss, Thermo-mechanical loading of full-scale welded piping components in high temperature water environment, ASME 2017 PVP Pressure Vessels & Piping Conference, Hilton Waikoloa Village, Hawaii, July 16 - 20, 2017
 
  • E. Silber, X. Schuler, S. Weihe, S. Schmid, R. Kulenovic, E. Laurien, K. Heckmann, J. Sievers, Investigation of the leakage rates in pressure retaining piping, ASME 2017 PVP Pressure Vessels & Piping Conference, Hilton Waikoloa Village, Hawaii, July 16 - 20, 2017
 
  • Isaev, R. Kulenovic, E. Laurien, Numerical Investigation on Similarity of Cold and Hot T-Junction Flow Mixing Experiments, The 17 th International Topical Meeting on Nuclear Reactor Thermal Hydraulics (NURETH-17), Qujiang Int’l Conference Center, Xi’an, China, 3 - 8, 2017
 
  • Schmid, R. Kulenovic, E. Laurien, Investigations on Subcooled Leakage Flows at a Through-Wall Crack,        The 17 th International Topical Meeting on Nuclear Reactor Thermal Hydraulics (NURETH-17), Qujiang Int’l Conference Center, Xi’an, China,Sept. 3 - 8, 2017
 
  • Zhou, R. Kulenovic, E. Laurien, Thermocouple Measurements to Investigate the Thermal Fatigue of a Cyclic Thermal Mixing Process Near a Dissimilar Weld Seam, J. Nuclear Engineering and Design (2017), 320, pp. 77 - 87
 
  • Graß, R. Kulenovic, J. Starflinger, Experimental investigation on long two-phase closed thermosyphons to be applied in spent fuel pools for passive heat removal, 26 th International Conference Nuclear Energy for New Europe 2017 (NENE2017), Bled, Slovenia, Sept. 11 - 14, 2017
 
  • Graß, R. Kulenovic, J. Starflinger, Experimental Investigation on Passive Heat Transfer by Long Closed Two-Phase Thermosiphons, ATW Vol. 62 (2017), Issue 7, July, pp. 481 - 485
 
  • Selvam, R. Kulenovic, E. Laurien, J. Kickhofel, H.-M. Prasser, Thermal mixing of flows in horizontal T-junctions with low branch velocities, J. Nuclear Engineering and Design, 322 (2017), pp. 32 - 54

Lecturer of

  • Angewandte Strömungsmesstechnik und Versuchstechnik
  • Thermohydraulik der Kernreaktoren