Lecture:  Topic: 
9/6  Introduction to the Class 
9/6  First Exercise of our Modeling Tools 
9/8  More Experience with SNAP 
9/11  The Basics of TwoPhase Flow 

Acronyms 
Nomenclature  
Void Fraction Estimates  
9/11  The Basic Model Equations 
9/13  Intro. to Finite Volume and Finite Difference Methods 
Some Standard Difference Equations  
9/15  Conservative Finite Volume Equations 
9/18 
Error Analysis for Difference
Equations 
Mathematica Command Summary  
Sample Mathematica Commands  
Mathematica Commands for Implicit Mass Equation Error  
Mathematica Commands for Numerical Diffusion Analysis  
9/2022  Heated Flow Exercise 
9/2527  Verification and Validation 
9/2729 
Work on Richardson Error Analysis 
10/2  Solving the Difference Equations 
Simple Newton's Method  
Newton's Method for More than One Equation  
10/4  Modeling Pumps 
10/6 
Study Day  No Class 
10/9  The TEE and its Relatives, Momentum Conservation 
10/11  Review for Exam 
10/13  Exam 
10/16  Control Theory in One Hour 
10/18  Building Control Systems 
10/2023  Active Control of Pumped Flow 
10/25  Water Levels, and Level Tracking 
10/27  Heat Transfer 
10/30  Core Heat Conduction Calculation 
11/1 
A Simple Heat Transfer Experiment 
11/3  Heat Conduction Limited Boiling Model 
11/3  A Simple Core Model with TRACE 
11/6  Subcooled Boiling and More on Heat Conduction 
11/8 
Steam Generators 
11/10  Modeling a Turbine 
11/13  Parameter Selection with the Secant Method 
11/15 
Introduction to Requirements for the Final Project 
11/1517 
Work Period to start project 
11/20  Reveiw for Exam 
11/22  Exam 2 
11/24 
Return Exams, Project Discussions 
11/27  Laboratory Help on Project 
11/29  Laboratory Help on Project 
12/1  Laboratory Help on Project 
12/4 
Laboratory Help on Project 
12/6  Laboratory Help on Project 
12/8  Laboratory Help on Project 
12/11  Laboratory Help on Project 
12/13  Laboratory Help on Project 
12/15  Semester Summary and Laboratory Help on Project 
Authored and Maintained by John Mahaffy : jhm@psu.edu