College of Engineering
University of Wisconsin - Madison

EP Wisconsin Institute of Nuclear Systems Bassam I. Shamoun

Research Associate


Departments
Nuclear Engineering and Engineering Physics

Education
BS 1986, Electrical Engineering, University of Technology, Iraq
BS 1988, Nuclear Engineering, University of Baghdad, Iraq
MS 1993, Nuclear Engineering, University of Wisconsin-Madison
PhD 1995, Nuclear Engineering, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Research Interests
instrumentation and associated diagnostics, computer simulation and modeling, safety and risk assessment of fuel-coolant interactions.

Centers and Consortia
Center for X-ray Lithography
Wisconsin Institute of Nuclear Systems

Articles and Publications
  • Shamoun B., "Parametric Study Of Recriticality In A Boiling Water Reactor Severe Accident," Nuclear Technology, Vol. 107, 227-235, August 1994.
  • Shamoun B., "TEXAS-V: Fuel-Coolant Interaction Model," Invited Paper: International Seminar of Heat and Mass Transfer in Severe Reactor Accidents, Cesme, Turkey, May 1995.
  • Shamoun B., "Analysis Of Supercritical Vapor Explosions Using Thermal Detonation Wave Theory," Proceeding of NURETH-7, New York, September 1995.
  • Shamoun B., "Measurements of Void Fraction in a Vapor Explosion by Light Extinction Technique," Proceeding of the 20th International Symposium on Shock Waves, July 1995.
  • Shamoun B., "Analytical Study Of Subcritical Vapor Explosions," Nuclear Technology, Vol. 115, 35-45, July 1996.
  • Shamoun B., "Supercritical Vapor Explosions: Comparisons Between Thermodynamic And Mechanistic Models," Nuclear Technology.
  • Shamoun B., "Freon12-Water FCI In A Stratified Geometry With Gas Injection," National Heat Transfer Conference, Houston, Texas, August 1996.
  • Shamoun B., "Test Results and Analysis of Recent KROTOS FCI Experiments," National Heat Transfer Conference, Houston, Texas, August 1996.
  • Shamoun B., "Measurements of Void Fraction in Transparent Two-Phase Flows by Light Extinction," OECD/CSNI Specialist Meeting on Advanced Instrumentation and Measurement Techniques, Dec. 31, 1996.
  • Shamoun B., "An experimental study of fuel-coolant interactions in freon-water and water-molten tin systems in stratified and injection geometries", NURETH 8 Conference to be held in Kyoto, Japan, Sep. 30 - Oct. 4, 1997
  • Michael Meeks, Bassam Shamoun, Riccardo Bonazza, Michael Corradini, "Suppression of Stratified Explosive Interactions", OECD/CSNI Specialist Meeting on Fuel-Coolant Interactions (FCI), JAERI-Tokai, Japan, 19th-21st May, 1997.
  • B. Shamoun, M. El.Beshbeeshy, R. Bonazza, "Light Extinction Technique for void fraction measurements in bubbly flow", submitted for publication to Experiments in Fluids.
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