Severe accident management codes

Program package AC2 of the Gesellschaft für Anlagen und Reaktorsicherheit (GRS) gGmbH for simulation of severe accident scenarios in nuclear reactors including:

    Thermohydraulic safety analysis for light water reactors (LWR) and advanced reactor designs
    Severe core damage and fission product release
    Simulation of severe accident scenarios in LWR containment

IIntegral code of the Institut de Radioprotection et de Sûreté Nucléaire (IRSN):

  • ASTEC:
    Simulation of severe accident scenarios in LWR

Integral code developed by Sandia National Laboratories fort he U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Comission:

    SSimulation oft he progression of severe accidents in nuclear power plants


Codes for detailled analysis of many fluid dynamic problems:

  • OpenFOAM:
    Open source software package containing different ‚solvers‘ for fluid dynamics, heat transfer, solid mechanics and combustion.
    Own developments for water hammer phenomena and fluid structure interaction (FSI)
    Commercial program for simulation of different fluid dynamic phenomena

Other Software

  • Matlab:
    Commercial software for solving different numeric problems as well as graphical visualization of simulation data
  • Paraview:
    Open source program for visualization and postprocessing of simulation data
  • ATLAS:
    GRS program for visualization of simulation data
  • R:
    Open source program for postprocessing and statistic analysis of big matrices