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The international thermonuclear experimental reactor (ITER) project aims to build a tokamak fusion test reactor to verify the feasibility of fusion reactors. The test blanket module (TBM) is the key component of the international thermonuclear experimental reactor. The fusion design study team proposed the concept of the dual-functional lithium-lead test blanket module (DFLL-TBM). The integral severe accident analysis (ISAA) is a self-developed ISAA code that models the progression of severe accidents in nuclear power plants. A broad spectrum of severe accident phenomena including fission product release and transport behavior is modeled in ISAA. In this paper, a new version of ISAA, referred to as ISAA-DFLL is introduced for the application of DFLL-TBM test blanket module into the treatment of multi fluids and the modules of the new physical property and heat transfer. The modification is verified by comparing the steady-state temperature distribution of the DFLL-TBM first wall with the design parameters. Then accident analysis of In-vessel loss of helium coolant in first wall and TBM pipe is conducted by using the ISAA-DFLL code. By comparing the calculation results with the general safety requirements for TBM, it is concluded that the design of the DFLL-TBM system and the modifications of the current version are reasonable and accurate.
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THERMAL SCIENCE YEAR 2022, VOLUME 26, ISSUE Issue 5, PAGES [4079 - 4093]
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