Compared performances of ENDF/B-VI and JEF-2.2 for MOX core physics.

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The US is currently evaluating the use of MOX fuel in commercial LWR's for reducing weapons grade Pu stockpiles. The design and licensing processes will require that the validity of the nuclear data libraries and codes used in the effort be demonstrated. Unfortunately, there are only a very limited number of relatively old and non representative integral experiments' freely available to the US programs. This lack of adequate experimental data can be partially remediated by comparing the results of well validated European codes with the results of candidate US codes. The demonstration can actually be divided in two components: a ... continued below

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Finck, P. J. July 8, 1998.

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The US is currently evaluating the use of MOX fuel in commercial LWR's for reducing weapons grade Pu stockpiles. The design and licensing processes will require that the validity of the nuclear data libraries and codes used in the effort be demonstrated. Unfortunately, there are only a very limited number of relatively old and non representative integral experiments' freely available to the US programs. This lack of adequate experimental data can be partially remediated by comparing the results of well validated European codes with the results of candidate US codes. The demonstration can actually be divided in two components: a code to code (Monte Carlo) comparison can easily demonstrate the validity and limits of the proposed algorithms; and the performances of nuclear data libraries should be compared, major trends should be observed, and their origins should be explained in terms of differences in evaluated nuclear data; In this paper, we have compared the performances of the JEF-2.2 and ENDF/B-VI.4 libraries for a series of benchmarks for k{sub eff}, void worth, and pin power distributions. Note that JEF-2.2 has been extensively validated for MOX applications.

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  • 1998 ANS Winter Meeting, Washington, DC (US), 11/15/1998--11/19/1998

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  • Report No.: ANL/RA/CP-96792
  • Grant Number: W-31109-ENG-38
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 10880
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc623630

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Finck, P. J. Compared performances of ENDF/B-VI and JEF-2.2 for MOX core physics., article, July 8, 1998; Illinois. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc623630/: accessed October 17, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.