Institute for Thermal Energy Technology and Safety (ITES)

Past Projects

  • Steam Explosion / Premixing (QUEOS)
  • Sloshing
  • Gas Jet Expansion in a Pool (SGI)
  • Transient Flow of Fuel in the SNR Upper Core Structure
  • Turbulence in Rod Bundles and Coherent Structures
  • Heat Augmentation by Rough Surfaces

Steam Explosion / Premixing (QUEOS)

MEYER, L.
QUEOS, an experimental investigation of the premixing phase with hot spheres
Nuclear Engineering and Design, 189, 191-204, 1999

MEYER, L., SCHUMACHER, G., JACOBS, H., THURNAY, K.
Investigation of the premixing phase of a steam explosion with hot spheres
Nuclear Technology, 123, 142-55, 1998

MEYER, L., SCHUMACHER, G.,
QUEOS, a simulation-experiment of the premixing phase of a steam explosion with hot spheres in water base case experiments
Report FZKA-5612, Forschungszentrum Karlsruhe (April 1996)

Sloshing

MASCHEK, W., MUNZ, K.D., MEYER, L.
Investigations of sloshing fluid motions in pools related to recriticalities in liquid-metal fast breeder reactor core meltdown accidents
Nuclear Technology, 98, 27-43, 1992

MASCHEK, W., ROTH, A., KIRSTAHLER, M., MEYER, L.
Simulation experiments for centralized liquid sloshing motions
Report KfK-5090, Forschungszentrum Karlsruhe (December 1992)

Gas Jet Expansion in a Pool (SGI)

MEYER, L.; WILHELM, D.
Investigation of the fluid dynamics of a gas jet expansion in a liquid pool
KfK-5307, Forschungszentrum Karlsruhe (March 1994)

MEYER, L.; KIRSTAHLER, M.
Experimental investigation of the fluid dynamics of a gas jet expansion in a liquid pool
Shah, R.K. (Ed.), Experimental Heat Transfer, Fluid Mechanics, and Thermodynamics 1988: Proc.of the 1st World Conf., Dubrovnik, YU, September 4-9, 1988, New York, Elsevier 1988, pp.864-871

Transient Flow of Fuel in the SNR Upper Core Structure

WILHELM, D., MEYER, L.
An experimental investigation of fuel expansion during core disruptive accidents in liquid-metal fast breeder reactors using simulant materials
Nuclear Technology, 71, 162-172, 1985

MEYER, L.
Experimental investigation of flow dynamics in the SNR-upper-core structure
KfK-3709, Forschungszentrum Karlsruhe, March 1985

MEYER, L., WILHELM, D.
Extrapolation of data from simulant-material experiments to the work potential, of fuel penetrating through upper core structures in core disruptive accidents
KfK-3845 Forschungszentrum Karlsruhe, March 1985

Turbulence in Rod Bundles and Coherent Structures

BIEMÜLLER, M., MEYER, L., REHME, K.
Large Eddy simulation and measurement of the structure of turbulence in two rectangular channels connected by a gap
Rodi, W. (Ed.) Engineering Turbulence Modelling and Experiments: 3 ; Proc.of the 3rd Internat.Symp., Heraklion, GR, May 27-29, 1996 Amsterdam, Elsevier, pp.249-58, 1996, Biem-1996.pdf (592kB)

KRAUSS, T., MEYER, L.
Experimental investigation of turbulent transport of momentum and energy in a heated rod bundle
Nucl. Eng. Design, 180, 185-206, 1998, NED-1998.pdf (713 kB)

KRAUSS, T., MEYER, L.
Characteristics of turbulent velocity and temperature in a wall channel of a heated rod bundle
Exp. Thermal Fluid Science, 12, 75-86, 1996, ETFS-1996.pdf (908 kB)

KRAUSS, T., MEYER, L.
Measurements of turbulent velocity and temperature in a wall channel of a heated rod bundle
FZKA-5582, Forschungszentrum Karlsruhe, May 1995

MEYER, L., REHME, K.
Periodic vortices in flow through channels with longitudinal slots or fins
10th Symp.on Turbulent Shear Flows, University Park, Pa., August 14-16, 1995, VortexPennState.pdf (254kB)

MEYER, L., REHME, K.
Large-scale turbulence phenomena in compound rectangular channels
Exp. Thermal Fluid Science, 8, 286-304, 1994

MEYER, L.
Calibration of a three-wire probe for measurements in non-isothermal flow
Exp. Thermal Fluid Science, 5, 260-67, 1992

Heat Augmentation by Rough Surfaces

R.J. FIRTH, L. MEYER
A comparison of the heat transfer and friction factor performance of four different types of artificially roughened surface
Int. J. Heat Mass Transfer, 26, 2, 175-183, 1982

MEYER, L.
Thermohydraulic characteristics of single rods with three-dimensional roughness
Int. J. Heat and Mass Transfer, 25, 1043-1058, 1982

MEYER, L.
Turbulent flow in a plane channel having one or two rough walls
Int. J. Heat and Mass Transfer, 23, 591-608, 1980

DALLE DONNE, M., MEYER, L.
Turbulent convective heat transfer from rough surfaces with two-dimensional rectangular ribs
Int. J. Heat and Mass Transfer, 20, 583-620, 1977