2019 journal article
A new fuel modeling capability, CTFFuel, with a case study on the fuel thermal conductivity degradation
NUCLEAR ENGINEERING AND DESIGN, 341, 248–258.
By: A. Toptan, R. Salko, M. Avramova, K. Clarno & D. Kropaczek
Gap conductance modeling I: Theoretical considerations for single- and multi-component gases in curvilinear coordinates
NUCLEAR ENGINEERING AND DESIGN, 353.
By: A. Toptan, D. Kropaczek & M. Avramova
Gap conductance modeling II: Optimized model for UO2-Zircaloy interfaces
NUCLEAR ENGINEERING AND DESIGN, 355.
On the validity of the dilute gas assumption for gap conductance calculations in nuclear fuel performance codes
NUCLEAR ENGINEERING AND DESIGN, 350, 1–8.
2018 journal article
Implementation and assessment of wall friction models for LWR core analysis
Annals of Nuclear Energy, 115, 565–572.
By: A. Toptan, N. Porter, R. Salko & M. Avramova