THM Coupling Analysis for Decovalex-2015 Task B2

Decovalex-2015 Task B2를 위한 THM 해석기법 개발 및 적용

Kwon, Sangki;Lee, Changsoo;Park, Seung-Hun

  • Received : 2015.12.11
  • Accepted : 2015.12.24
  • Published : 2015.12.31


The evaluation of THM coupling behavior in deep underground repository condition is essential for the long term safety and stability assessment of high-level radioactive waste repository. In order to develop reliable THM analysis techniques effectively, an international cooperation project, DECOVALEX, is carried out. In DECOVALEX-2015 Task B2, the in situ THM experiment planned to be conducted by JAEA was modeled by the research teams from the participating countries. In this study, a THM coupling technique combining TOUGH2 and FLAC was developed and applied to 1 dimensional THM modeling, in which rock, buffer, and heater are considered. The results were compared with those from other research teams.




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