Development of coupled SCALE4.2/GTRAN2 computational capability for advanced MOX fueled assembly designs

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An advanced assembly code system that can efficiently and accurately analyze various designs (current and advanced) proposed for plutonium disposition is being developed by {open_quotes}marrying{close_quotes} two existing state-of-the-art methodologies-GTRAN2 and SCALE 4.2. The resulting code system, GT-SCALE, posses several unique characteristics: exact 2D representation of a complete fuel assembly, while preserving the heterogeniety of each of its pin cells; flexibility in the energy group structure, the present upper limit being 218 groups; a comprehensive cross-section library and material data base; and accurate burnup calculations. The resulting GT-SCALE is expected to be very useful for a wide variety of applications, including ... continued below

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Vujic, J.; Greenspan, E.; Slater, Postma, T.; Casher, G.; Soares, I. & Leal, L. May 1, 1995.

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An advanced assembly code system that can efficiently and accurately analyze various designs (current and advanced) proposed for plutonium disposition is being developed by {open_quotes}marrying{close_quotes} two existing state-of-the-art methodologies-GTRAN2 and SCALE 4.2. The resulting code system, GT-SCALE, posses several unique characteristics: exact 2D representation of a complete fuel assembly, while preserving the heterogeniety of each of its pin cells; flexibility in the energy group structure, the present upper limit being 218 groups; a comprehensive cross-section library and material data base; and accurate burnup calculations. The resulting GT-SCALE is expected to be very useful for a wide variety of applications, including the analysis of very heterogeneous UO{sub 2} fueled LWR fuel assemblies; of hexagonal shaped fuel assemblies as of the Russian LWRs; of fuel assemblies for HTGRs; as well as for the analysis of criticality safety and for calculation of the source term of spent fuel.

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  • International conference on mathematics and computations, reactor physics, and environmental analyses, Portland, OR (United States), 30 Apr - 4 May 1995

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  • Other: DE95010522
  • Report No.: CONF-950420--23
  • Grant Number: W-7405-ENG-48
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 64142
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc691545

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Vujic, J.; Greenspan, E.; Slater, Postma, T.; Casher, G.; Soares, I. & Leal, L. Development of coupled SCALE4.2/GTRAN2 computational capability for advanced MOX fueled assembly designs, article, May 1, 1995; United States. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc691545/: accessed October 19, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.