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TEMPEST - A Computer Code for Three-Dimensional Analysis of Transit Fluid Dynamics

TEMPEST stands for "Transient Energy Momentum and Pressure Equations Solutions in Three Dimensions." It is a powerful tool for solving engineering problems in nuclear energy, waste processing, chemical processing and environmental restoration because it can be used to analyze and illustrate three-dimensional time-dependent fluid flow and heat transfer.

Developed by PNNL researchers, TEMPEST was first made available for government contractor use in 1983. It has since become widely used by business and industry. Researchers at PNNL have been continually upgrading the code to further extend its capabilities.

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