Pebble Bed Micro Model system identification
Venter, Willem Christiaan
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Linear system identiﬁcation techniques will be applied to obtain mathematical models of a simulation of the Pebble Bed Micro Model (PBMM). The PBMM is a conceptual model of the Pebble Bed Modular Reactor (PBMR), a new high temperature gas nuclear reactor. The basis of the PBMR and PBMM is a three-phase Brayton Power Generation Cycle. The Brayton cycle will in this paper be simulated by the use of Flownex, a general thermal-ﬂuid network analysis code solver. A description of the Brayton Power Generation Cycle, as well as description of the Flownex modelling program, will also be given.
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