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##### On the Numerical Approach for Simulating Thermal Hydraulics under Seismic Condition

**Authors:**
Tadashi Watanabe

**Abstract:**

**Keywords:**
Simulation,
two-phase flow,
Interfacial area,
moving grid,
seismic condition,
oscillating acceleration

**Digital Object Identifier (DOI):**
doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.1071069

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