Publications

Output of Indo-UK collaborative research projects, as of April 2017 (in alphabetical order):

  • Al Harbi, A., Jolley and R. Smith A new potential for radiation studies of borosilicate glass Nucl. Instrum. and Meth. B 393 Pages: 73-76 (2017)
  • Ashley, S.F., B.A. Lindley, G.T. Parks, W.J. Nuttall, R. Gregg, K.W. Hesketh, U. Kannan, P.D. Krishnani, B. Singh, A. Thakur, M. Cowper and A. Talamo “Fuel Cycle Modelling of Open Cycle Thorium-Fuelled Nuclear Energy Systems”, Annals of Nuclear Energy, 69, 314–330 (2014) doi: 10.1016/j.anucene.2014.01.042
  • Ashley, S.F., R.A. Fenner, W.J. Nuttall and G.T. Parks “Life-Cycle Impacts from Novel Thorium-Uranium-Fuelled Nuclear Energy Systems”, Energy Conversion and Management, 101, 136–150 (2015) doi: 10.1016/j.enconman.2015.04.041
  • Ashley, S.F., R.A. Fenner, W.J. Nuttall and G.T. Parks “Open Cycle Thorium–Uranium-Fuelled Nuclear Energy Systems”, Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers – Energy, 166, 74–81 (2013) doi: 10.1680/ener.13.00003
  • Ashley, S.F., R.A. Fenner, W.J. Nuttall and G.T. Parks “Sustainability Indicators for Open-cycle Thorium-fuelled Nuclear Energy”, University of Cambridge Electricity Policy Research Group Working Paper EPRG1217 (2012) URL: http://www.eprg.group.cam.ac.uk/category/publications/working-paper-series/
  • Ashley, S.F., W.J. Nuttall, G.T. Parks and A. Worrall “On the Proliferation Resistance of Thorium-Uranium Nuclear Fuel”, in Proc. UK Project on Nuclear Issues Annual Conference, London, UK (2012)
  • Ashley, S.F., W.J. Nuttall, R.A. Fenner and G.T. Parks “Aspects of Life-Cycle Analysis and Sustainability Metrics for Thorium-Fuelled Open-Cycle Nuclear Power”, in Proc. IAEA Technical Meeting on World Thorium Resources, Thiruvananthapuram, India (2011)
  • Bird, R., and M. Read Derivation of enhanced potentials for cerium brannerite, Instrum. and Meth. B 393 Pages: 63-67 (2017)
  • Chandraker, D., et al., Validation of the Dryout Modelling Code, FIDOM, in 16th International Topical Meeting on Nuclear Reactor Thermal Hydraulics. 2015: Chicago.
  • Chandraker, D., et al., Validation of the Dryout Modelling Code, FIDOM, in Nuclear Engineering and Design (to appear). 2016.
  • Colombo, M., M. Fairweather, 2014. A mechanistic model of vapour bubble departure in forced convection boiling. 10th International ERCOFTAC Symposium on Engineering Turbulence Modelling and Measurements (ETMM 10), Marbella, Spain, September 17-19, 2014.
  • Colombo, M., M. Fairweather, 2015. Modelling of bubbly two-phase flows using a population balance approach. Proceedings of the 8th International Symposium on Turbulence, Heat and Mass Transfer (THMT-15), Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina, September 15-18, 2015.
  • Colombo, M., M. Fairweather, 2015. Multiphase turbulence in bubbly flows: RANS simulations. International Journal of Multiphase Flow 77, 222-243.
  • Colombo, M., M. Fairweather, 2015. Prediction of bubble departure in forced convection boiling: A mechanistic model. International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer 85, 135-146.
  • Colombo, M., M. Fairweather, 2016. Accuracy of Eulerian-Eulerian, two-fluid CFD boiling models of subcooled boiling flows. International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer 103, 28-44.
  • Colombo, M., M. Fairweather, 2016. CFD simulation of boiling flows for nuclear reactor thermal hydraulic applications. Proceedings of the 26th European Symposium on Computer Aided Process Engineering (ESCAPE 26), Portorož, Slovenia, June 12 – 15, 2016.
  • Colombo, M., M. Fairweather, 2016. Predicting two-phase and subcooled boiling flows with a two-fluid CFD boiling mode combined with a population balance approach. 11th International ERCOFTAC Symposium on Engineering Turbulence Modelling and Measurements (ETMM 11), Palermo, Italy, September 21-23, 2016.
  • Colombo, M., M. Fairweather, 2016. RANS simulation of bubble coalescence and break-up in bubbly two-phase flows. Chemical Engineering Science 146, 207-225.
  • Colombo, M., M. Fairweather, S. Lo, A. Splawski, 2015. Multiphase RANS simulation of turbulent bubbly flows. 16th International Topical Meeting on Nuclear Reactor Thermal Hydraulics (NURETH-16), Chicago, Illinois, USA, August 30 – September 4, 2015.
  • Colombo, M., M. Fairweather. CFD simulation of boiling flows with an Eulerian-Eulerian two-fluid model. 17th International Topical Meeting on Nuclear Reactor Thermal Hydraulics (NURETH 17), Xi’an, Shaanxi, China, September 3-8, 2017 (Accepted).
  • Colombo, M., R. Thakrar, M. Fairweather, S.P. Walker. Assessment of semi-mechanistic bubble departure diameter modelling for the CFD simulation of boiling flows. 17th International Topical Meeting on Nuclear Reactor Thermal Hydraulics (NURETH 17), Xi’an, Shaanxi, China, September 3-8, 2017 (Accepted).
  • Cooper, M. W. D., David Andersson, Patrick A Burr, Navaratnarajah Kuganathan, Michael Rushton, Robin W Grimes, James A Turnbull, Christopher Stanek “Radiation Induced Fission Gas Diffusion in UO2MRS Spring Meeting & Exhibit March 28-April 1, 2016, Phoenix, Arizona, USA
  • Cooper, W. D., N. Kuganathan, P. A. Burr, M. J. D. Rushton, R. W. Grimes, C. R. Stanek, D. A. Andersson “Development of Xe and Kr empirical potentials for CeO2, ThO2, UO2 and PuO2”, Journal of Physics: Condensed Matter, 28 (2016) 405401. DOI: 10.1088/0953-8984/28/40/405401
  • Cooper, W. D., N. Kuganathan, P.A. Burr, M.J.D. Rushton, R.W. Grimes, J. A. Turnbull, C. R. Stanek, A. D. Andersson, “Milestone report: The simulation of radiation driven gas diffusion in UO2at low temperature”, Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL), LA-UR–16–23474 (2016). DOI:10.2172/1330173
  • Cooper, M. W. D., S. T. Murphy, M. J. D. Rushton, R. W. Grimes, Thermophysical properties and oxygen transport in the (Ux,Pu1-x)O2 Journal of Nuclear Materials 461, 206 (2015). DOI: 10.1016/j.jnucmat.2015.03.024
  • Cooper, W. D., S. T. Murphy, P. C. M. Fossati, M. J. D. Rushton, R. W. Grimes, Thermophysical and anion diffusion properties of (Ux,Th1−x)O2. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London A: Mathematical, Physical and Engineering Sciences 470, (2014). DOI: 10.1098/rspa.2014.0427
  • Dasgupta, A., et al., An Assessment of the Correlations for Entrainment and Deposition Rates in Annular Flow for Dryout Prediction, in Multiphase Science and Technology (submitted). 2016.
  • Dasgupta, A., et al., Development and validation of a model for predicting direct heat transfer from the fuel to droplets in the post dryout regime, in Advances in Thermal Hydraulics 2016 (ATH 16). 2016, American Nuclear Society: New Orleans.
  • Dasgupta, A., et al., Experimental investigation on dominant waves in upward air-water two-phase flow in churn and annular regimes, in Experimental Thermal and Fluid Science (Submitted). 2016.
  • Dasgupta, A., et al., Measurement of Film Flow Rate and Estimation of Dryout Power in Annular Flow, in 6th International and 43rd National Conference on Fluid Mechanics and Fluid Power. 2016: Allahabad, U.P., India.
  • Dasgupta, A., et al., Quenching of a heated rod: Physical phenomena and heat transfer, in 16th International Topical Meeting on Nuclear Reactor Thermal Hydraulics. 2015: Chicago.
  • Dasgupta, A., et al., Visualization of large waves in churn and annular two-phase flow, in Proceedings of the 23rd National Heat and Mass Transfer Conference and 1st International ISHMT-ASTFE Heat and Mass Transfer Conference IHMTC2015. 2015: Thiruvananthapuram, India.
  • Dube, C.L., M. Stennett, A. Gandy and N. Hyatt Simulation of alpha decay of actinides in iron phosphate glasses by ion irradiation Nucl. Instrum. and Meth. B 371 Pages: 424-428 (2016)
  • Ghosh, P. S., A. Arya, G. Dey, N. Kuganathan, R W. Grimes, “A Computational study on superionic behaviour of ThO2”, Chem.Chem.Phys.,18, 31494-31504 (2016).DOI: 10.1039/C6CP05794B
  • Ghosh, P. S., A. Arya, G.K. Dey, N. Kuganathan, C.O.T. Galvin; R.W.  Grimes, B.K. Dutta “Determination of thermal expansion, thermal conductivity and melting temperature of ThO2using classical molecular dynamics simulations”. Proceedings of the international thorium energy conference: gateway to thorium energy, Volume 47, Issue 25 (2015)
  • Ghosh, S., Karamvir Kaur, K. Ali, A. Arya and G.K. Dey “Determination of thermal   properties pure ThO2 using classical molecular dynamics simulations” AIP Conf. Proc. 1731, 140029 (2016); http://dx.doi.org/10.1063/1.4948195
  • Ghosh, S., N. Kuganathan, C.O.T. Galvin; A. Arya; G.K. Dey; B.K. Dutta; R.W.  Grimes, “Melting behaviour of (Th,U)O2 and (Th,Pu)O2 mixed oxides”, Journal of Nuclear Materials, 479 (2016) 112-122 DOI: 10.1016/j.jnucmat.2016.06.037
  • Ghosh, P. S., S. K. Gupta, K. Ali, A. Arya and G. K. Dey “Ab-initio study of oxygen defects in pure ThO2AIP Conf Proc. 1731, 140031 (2016) http://dx.doi.org/10.1063/1.4948197
  • Jolley, K., and R. Smith iron phosphate glasses: Structure determination and radiation tolerance Nucl. Instrum. and Meth. B 374 Pages: 8-13 (2016)
  • Jolley, K., and R. Smith radiation tolerance of iron phosphate: A study of amorphous and crystalline structures J. Nucl. Mater. 479 347-356 (2016)
  • Jolley, K., R. Smith and K. Joseph, Borosilicate glass potentials for radiation damage simulations Nucl. Instrum. and Meth. B 352 140-144 (2015)
  • Jolley, R., R. Asuvathrahman and R. Smith Inter-atomic potentials for radiation damage studies in monazite Instrum. and Meth. B 393 Pages: 93-96 (2017)
  • Joseph, K., K. Jolley, R. Smith, Iron phosphate glasses: Structure determination and displacement energy thresholds, using a fixed charge potential model J. non-Crystalline Solids b 137-144 (2015)
  • Joseph, K., M. Stennett, R. Asuvathrahman, N. Hyatt, K. Jolley and R. Smith Iron phosphate glasses: Bulk properties and atomic scale structure J. Nucl. Mater. (2017) in press
  • Kuganathan, N. and Robin W Grimes “Defects and Xe incorporation in ThO2Indo-UK Workshop on Modelling and Simulation of Safety and Materials for Nuclear Applications (MSMNA-2015), December 16-17 2015, Anupuram, India
  • Kuganathan, N., P. S. Ghosh, R. W Grimes, C.O. T. Galvin, A. Arya, B.K. Dutta and G. K. Dey, “Density Functional Theory Calculations of defect formation energies in ThO2, CeO2 and (Th,Ce)O2 mixed oxides” Transactions, SMiRT-23, 23rd Conference on Structural Mechanics in Reactor Technology, Manchester, United Kingdom, (2015)
  • Murallidharan, J., et al., Computational Fluid Dynamic Simulation of Single Bubble Growth under High-Pressure Pool Boiling Conditions. Nuclear Engineering and Technology, 2016.
  • Murphy, S. T., M. W. D. Cooper, R. W. Grimes, Point defects and non-stoichiometry in thoria. Solid State Ionics 267, 80 (2014). DOI:10.1016/j.ssi.2014.09.017
  • Nandi, K., A. Date, and S.P. Walker, High Resolution TVD Schemes for Interface Tracking, in INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE OF NUMERICAL ANALYSIS AND APPLIED MATHEMATICS 2015 (ICNAAM 2015). 2015: Rhodes.
  • Navaratnarajah Kuganathan, Partha S. Ghosh, Conor OT. Galvin, Ashok K. Arya, Bijon K. Dutta, Gautam K. Dey, Robin W. Grimes, “Fission gas in thoria”, Nucl. Mater, 485, (2017) 47-55. doi:10.1016/j.jnucmat.2016.12.011
  • Nuttall, W.J., S.F. Ashley, R.A. Fenner, P.D. Krishnani and G.T. Parks “Technology Assessment of Near-Term Open-Cycle Thorium-Fuelled Nuclear Energy Systems”, in Proc. Thorium Energy Conference 2015 (ThEC 2015), Mumbai, India (2015)
  • Sanmiguel Gimeno, L., et al., Validation and cross-verification of three mechanistic codes for annular two-phase flow simulation and dryout prediction, in NURETH 16. 2015: Chicago.
  • Sebilleau, F., et al., CFD Analysis of Single Phase Counter-Current Buoyancy Driven Flows and its Applications to Passive Reactor Design, in ICONE22. 2014, ASME: Prague.
  • Sebilleau, F., et al., CFD and experimental analysis of single phase buoyancy driven counter-current flow in a pipe, in NURETH16. 2015: Chicago.
  • Thakrar, R., J. Murallidharan, and S.P. Walker, An assessment of wall boiling modeling for the prediction of a low pressure subcooled boiling flow, in Nuclear Engineering and Radiation Science. 2014.
  • Thakrar, R., J. Murallidharan, and S.P. Walker, An evaluation of the RPI model for the prediction of the wall heat flux partitioning in subcooled boiling flows, in ICONE 2014. 2014: Prague, Czech Republic.
  • Thakrar, R., J. Murallidharan, and S.P. Walker, CFD investigation of nucleate boiling in non-circular geometries at high pressure, in Nuclear Engineering and Design. 2016.
  • Thakrar, R., J. Murallidharan, and S.P. Walker, Simulations of high-pressure subcooled boiling flows in rectangular channels, in NURETH 16. 2015: Chicago, USA.