at the Institute of Nuclear Technology and Energy Systems

Research activities at IKE


Reactor safety

  • Improvement of the modelling approaches in German severe accident codes for the simulation of severe accidents in nuclear reactors with core melting
  • Evaluation of the models in the European severe accident code ASTEC
  • Improvement of the decay heat removal through self-sufficient (active) and passive systems


Heat transfer

  • Heat Pipes, Thermo siphons
  • Technologiy for supercritical CO2 applications


Thermo-Fluid Dynamics

  • Turbulence modelling for applications with supercritical CO2
  • Thermohydraulics at fluid-structure interactions
  • OpenFOAM simulations
  • CFX simulations using the software ANSYS

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