Dr.-Ing.

Rainer Mertz

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

Contact

0049 711 685-62126
0049 711 685-52126

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

Subject

  • Flaig, W., Mertz, R., Starflinger, J., Design, Control Procedure and Start-Up of the sCO2 test facility SCARLETT” 2nd European supercritical CO2 Conference, August 30 -31, 2018, Essen, Germany

  • Strätz, M., Mertz, R., Starflinger, J., Experimental investigation on the heat transfer between condensing steam and sCO2 in a compact heat exchanger. 2nd European supercritical CO2 Conference, August 30-31, 2018, Essen, Germany

  • Strätz, M., Mertz, R., Starflinger, J., Design of a compact heat exchanger and heat transfer investigations of a scaled down sco2-hero system. ICAPP 2018, Charlotte, USA, April 08 -11, 2018

  • Strätz, M., Starflinger, J., Mertz, R., Seewald, M. Schuster, S., Brillert, D., Cycle calculations of a small –scale heat removal system with supercritical CO 2 as working fluid. Proceedings of the 14th International Conference on Nuclear Engineering, ICONE25, July 02-06, 2017, Shanghai, China

  • Flaig, W., Mertz, R., Starflinger, J., Basic experimental investigation of a compact heat exchanger using supercritical CO2 as working fluid for Integration into a decay heat removal system” , International Conference on Nuclear Engineering, ICONE25, July 02-06, 2017, Shanghai, China

  • W. Flaig, R. Mertz, J. Starflinger, ” Design, Construction and Start-Up of a Test Facility for Experimental Investigations of Flow and Heat Transfer with Supercritical CO2”, 1st European Seminar on Supercritical CO2 (sCO2) Power Systems, September 29-30, 2016, Vienna, Austria
  • M. Strätz, R. Mertz, J. Starflinger, "Power cycle calculations and preliminary design of a compact heat exchanger of a scaled down sCO2-HeRo-system for a PWR glass model at KSG/GfS", 1st European Seminar on Supercritical CO2 (sCO2) Power Systems, 29-30 September 2016, Vienna, Austria
  • Mertz, R., Starflinger, J., Qualifizierung von Analysewerkzeugen zur Bewertung nachwärmegetriebener,autarker Systeme – Machbarkeitsstudie -. BMWi Abschlußbericht Reaktorsicherheitsforschung Vorhaben Nr. 1501494, Februar 2016

  • Weihe, S., Hobt, A., (MPA), Vogt, D., Grübel, M., (ITSM), Starflinger, J., Mertz, R., (IKE). Untersuchung zur Evaluierung von Forschungspotentialen hinsichtlich Prozessen, Komponenten und Werkstoffen von trans- und superkritischen CO 2-Anwendungen. ZfES Bericht Projekt 33, Juli 2016

  • R. 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-17), Kanpur, India, October 13-17, 2013

  • P. H. D. Santos, E. Bazzo, S. Becker, R. Kulenovic, R. Mertz, "Development and tests of two loop heat pipes with ceramic porous wick using water and acetone as working fluids", Journal Applied Thermal Engineering, Vol. 30 No.13, pp. 1784-1789, 2010
  • M. Linder, R. Mertz, E. Laurien, "Experimental analysis of fast metal hydride reaction bed dynamics", International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, 35, 8755-8761 (2010)

  • M. Linder, R. Mertz, E. Laurien,"Experimental results of a compact thermally driven cooling system based on metal hydrides", International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, 35, 7623-7632 (2010)

  • P. H. D. Santos, E. Bazzo, S. Becker, R. Kulenovic, R. Mertz, Development and tests of two loop heat pipes with ceramic porous wick using water and acetone as working fluids, Journal Applied Thermal Engineering, Vol. 30 No.13, pp. 1784-1789, 2010
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