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Detonation Calculations Using a Modified Version of CSQII: Examples for Hydrogen-Air Mixtures (NUREG/CR-3719, SAND83-2624)

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Manuscript Completed: March 1984
Date Published: August 1984

Prepared by:
R.K. Byers
Division 6444
Sandia National Laboratories
Albuquerque. New Mexico 87185
Operated by Sandia Corporation
for the U.S. Department of Energy
Under Contract No. DE-AC04-76DP00789

Prepared for:
Severe Accident Assessment Branch
Division of Accident Evaluation
Office of Nuclear Regulatory Research
U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission
Washington, DC 20555-0001

Under Memorandum of Understanding DOE 40-550-75

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Abstract

CSQ is a well-tested and versatile wave propagation computer program, a modified version of which has been used to perform a number of USNRC-supported analyses of detonations of hydrogen-air mixtures in nuclear reactor containment buildings. The modifications, from a user's viewpoint, are fairly minor, and this version of CSQ is being prepared for release to interested organizations. This report documents the use of CSQ in this form. as well as certain codes which aid in performing the detonation calculations.

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