Validation of the 3D code SARUMAN in a stability and quench experiment with the superconducting magnet SAFFO

E.P. Balsamo, L. Bottura, O. Cicchelli, P. Gislon, M.V. Ricci, M. Spadoni

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Experiments on stability and quench propagation were performed on a NbTi hollow conductor test module allowing heat conduction only between adjacent layers, while the turns in a layer are thermally insulated (2-D winding). The measurements performed over a wide range of operating conditions were used as the experimental data-base for the comparison with the results of the simulations done using the quench analysis code SARUMAN. In the paper the experimental results are compared with the predictions of a 2-D version of SARUMAN, which show that the simulation is able to reproduce the general features of the quench propagation experiments. © 1995 Plenum Publishing Corporation.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)113 - 128
Number of pages16
JournalJournal of Fusion Energy
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - Mar 1995


All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Nuclear and High Energy Physics
  • Nuclear Energy and Engineering

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