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Reference Number EP/E503535/1
Title Integrating Design and Uncertainty Within a Common Modelling Framework: Applications to Nuclear Engineering
Status Completed
Energy Categories NUCLEAR FISSION and FUSION(Nuclear Fission, Fuel cycle) 20%;
NUCLEAR FISSION and FUSION(Nuclear Fission, Nuclear supporting technologies) 55%;
NOT ENERGY RELATED 25%;
Research Types Basic and strategic applied research 100%
Science and Technology Fields PHYSICAL SCIENCES AND MATHEMATICS (Computer Science and Informatics) 50%;
ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY (Mechanical, Aeronautical and Manufacturing Engineering) 50%;
UKERC Cross Cutting Characterisation Not Cross-cutting 100%
Principal Investigator Dr MD Eaton
No email address given
Department of Earth Sciences
Imperial College London
Award Type Standard
Funding Source EPSRC
Start Date 01 April 2007
End Date 31 March 2012
Duration 60 months
Total Grant Value £1
Industrial Sectors No relevance to Underpinning Sectors
Region London
Programme Process Environment and Sustainability
 
Investigators Principal Investigator Dr MD Eaton , Department of Earth Sciences, Imperial College London (100.000%)
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Abstract The purpose of the research work is to develop a computational framework to analyse the effects of multiple uncertainties arising in geometrical complex engineering problems which involve the interaction of several physical phenomena. These uncertainties can be associated with material properties, geometrical specifications, boundary and initial conditions. The effects of these uncertainties on important output parameters will be determined using this new numerical framework. The main application of the computational framework will be in the area of spatially coupled nuclear/CFD applications such as future (Generation IV) nuclear fission reactors fuel processing and nuclear waste repositories
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