Dr.-Ing.

Rainer Mertz

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

Contact

+49 711 685-62126
+49 711 685-52126

Pfaffenwaldring 31
70569 Stuttgart
Deutschland
Room: 2.239

Subject

  • Wahl; R. Mertz; J. Starflinger, Experimental investigation of heat transfer and pressure drop in tubes to cool CO2 near the critical point, AMNT 2019: 50th Annual Meeting on Nuclear Technology, Berlin (07-08. Mai 2019)
  • Wahl; R. Mertz; J. Starflinger, Experimental investigation of heat transfer in tubes to cool CO2 near the critical point in horizontal flow orientation, NURETH-18, Portland, OR, USA (18- 22. August 2019)
  • Wahl, R. Mertz, E. Laurien, J. Starflinger, Experimental investigation of heat transfer and pressure drop in tubes to cool CO2 near the critical point, 3rd European Conference on Supercritical CO2 (sCO2) Power System, Paris (19.-20. September 2019)
  • Wahl, R. Mertz, J. Starflinger, Wärmeübertragung von überkritischem CO2 in einer vertikalen Rohrströmung, Deutsche Kälte‐ und Klimatagung 2019, Ulm (20.-22. November 2019)
  • Theologou, R. Mertz, J. Starflinger: First experiments with a new test stand for investigations on the heat transfer characteristics of supercritical CO2 in single circular tubes with direct electrical heating, 50 th Annual Meeting on Nuclear Technology (ANMT 2019), Berlin, Germany, May 07-08, 2019
  • Theologou, R. Mertz, J. Starflinger: Experimental investigations on the heat transfer characteristics of supercritical CO2 in single circular tube with direct electrical heating, 18th International Topical Meeting on Nuclear Reactor Thermal Hydraulics (NURETH-18), Portland, Oregon, August 18-22, 2019
  • Theologou, R. Mertz, E. Laurien, J. Starflinger: An assessment of the criteria for the onset of heat transfer deterioration with supercritical CO2 in vertical heated single circular tubes, 3rd European supercritical CO2 Conference, Paris, France, September 19-20, 2019, (10.17185/duepublico/48875)
  • Theologou, R. Mertz, E. Laurien, J. Starflinger: Thermisches Einlaufverhalten von sCO2 im beheizten Einzelrohr, DKV-Tagung 2019, Ulm, Germany, November 20-22, 2019
  • I. C. Castro, K. Theologou, R. Mertz, E. Laurien, J. Starflinger: Ölgehaltsbestimmung im sCO2 der Forschungsanlage SCARLETT, DKV-Tagung 2019, Ulm, Germany, November 20-22, 2019
  • 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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