Development of a Scale Model for High Flux Isotope Reactor Cycle 400

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The development of a comprehensive SCALE computational model for the High Flux Isotope Reactor (HFIR) is documented and discussed in this report. The SCALE model has equivalent features and functionality as the reference MCNP model for Cycle 400 that has been used extensively for HFIR safety analyses and for HFIR experiment design and analyses. Numerical comparisons of the SCALE and MCNP models for the multiplication constant, power density distribution in the fuel, and neutron fluxes at several locations in HFIR indicate excellent agreement between the results predicted with the two models. The SCALE HFIR model is presented in sufficient detail ... continued below

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Ilas, Dan March 1, 2012.

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The development of a comprehensive SCALE computational model for the High Flux Isotope Reactor (HFIR) is documented and discussed in this report. The SCALE model has equivalent features and functionality as the reference MCNP model for Cycle 400 that has been used extensively for HFIR safety analyses and for HFIR experiment design and analyses. Numerical comparisons of the SCALE and MCNP models for the multiplication constant, power density distribution in the fuel, and neutron fluxes at several locations in HFIR indicate excellent agreement between the results predicted with the two models. The SCALE HFIR model is presented in sufficient detail to provide the users of the model with a tool that can be easily customized for various safety analysis or experiment design requirements.

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  • Report No.: ORNL/TM-2011/367
  • Grant Number: DE-AC05-00OR22725
  • DOI: 10.2172/1036564 | External Link
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 1036564
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc831097

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Ilas, Dan. Development of a Scale Model for High Flux Isotope Reactor Cycle 400, report, March 1, 2012; United States. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc831097/: accessed November 18, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.