volume 235, issue 24, P2570-2580 2005
DOI: 10.1016/j.nucengdes.2005.06.003
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Abstract: Non-dimensional parameters governing supercritical flow instability boundary, derived in an earlier study, are now examined through a numerical experiment comprising 94 simulated cases. Part I of this study reports on the stability of supercritical light water in a natural-convection loop and confirms the validity of these non-dimensional parameters for stability predictions. Part II reports on supercritical CO 2 and H 2 .