San Onofre PWR Data for Code Validation of MOX Fuel Depletion Analyses

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The isotopic composition of mixed-oxide fuel (fabricated with both uranium and plutonium isotope) discharged from reactors is of interest to the Fissile Material Disposition Program. The validation of depletion codes used to predict isotopic compositions of MOX fuel, similar to studies concerning uranium-only fueled reactors, thus, is very important. The EEI-Westinghouse Plutonium Recycle Demonstration Program was conducted to examine the use of MOX fuel in the San Onofre PWR, Unit I, during cycles 2 and 3. The data usually required as input to depletion codes, either one-dimensional or lattice codes, were taken from various sources and compiled into this report. ... continued below

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Hermann, O.W. September 1, 1999.

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The isotopic composition of mixed-oxide fuel (fabricated with both uranium and plutonium isotope) discharged from reactors is of interest to the Fissile Material Disposition Program. The validation of depletion codes used to predict isotopic compositions of MOX fuel, similar to studies concerning uranium-only fueled reactors, thus, is very important. The EEI-Westinghouse Plutonium Recycle Demonstration Program was conducted to examine the use of MOX fuel in the San Onofre PWR, Unit I, during cycles 2 and 3. The data usually required as input to depletion codes, either one-dimensional or lattice codes, were taken from various sources and compiled into this report. Where data were either lacking or determined inadequate, the appropriate data were supplied from other references. The scope of the reactor operations and design data, in addition to the isotopic analyses, were considered to be of sufficient quality for depletion code validation.

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INIS; OSTI as DE00012456

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  • Other Information: PBD: 1 Sep 1999

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  • Report No.: ORNL/TM-1999/108
  • Grant Number: AC05-96OR22464
  • DOI: 10.2172/12456 | External Link
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 12456
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc620519

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Hermann, O.W. San Onofre PWR Data for Code Validation of MOX Fuel Depletion Analyses, report, September 1, 1999; Tennessee. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc620519/: accessed October 17, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.