Analysis of EBR-II Low-Power Dosimetry Run 78C

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This report compares calculated reaction rates based on neutron-transport calculations in RZ and XY geometries with measured values from a low-power dosimetry test in EBR-II. Axial distributions of Uranium-235 and uranium-238 fission rates and uranium-238 capture rate are given for various radial locations along the length of the core and the axial reflectors, and along the length of the radial steel reflectors. Reaction rates, primarily at the reactor midplane, are given for a number of fission and capture reactions. The analytical RZ- and XY-geometry models used for the neutronics calculations are described.

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47 p. : charts, tables

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Franklin, F. C.; Ebersole, E. R. & Heinrich, R. R. December 1977.

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  • Main Title: Analysis of EBR-II Low-Power Dosimetry Run 78C
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  • Added Title: Argonne National Laboratory Report ANL-77-76
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This report compares calculated reaction rates based on neutron-transport calculations in RZ and XY geometries with measured values from a low-power dosimetry test in EBR-II. Axial distributions of Uranium-235 and uranium-238 fission rates and uranium-238 capture rate are given for various radial locations along the length of the core and the axial reflectors, and along the length of the radial steel reflectors. Reaction rates, primarily at the reactor midplane, are given for a number of fission and capture reactions. The analytical RZ- and XY-geometry models used for the neutronics calculations are described.

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47 p. : charts, tables

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Franklin, F. C.; Ebersole, E. R. & Heinrich, R. R. Analysis of EBR-II Low-Power Dosimetry Run 78C, report, December 1977; Argonne, Illinois. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc283254/: accessed December 16, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.