Report on INL Activities for UncertaintyReduction Analysis of FY10

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The work scope of this project related to the Work Packages of “Uncertainty Reduction Analyses” with the goal of reducing nuclear data uncertainties is to produce a set of improved nuclear data to be used both for a wide range of validated advanced fast reactor design calculations, and for providing guidelines for further improvements of the ENDF/B files (i.e. ENDF/B-VII, and future releases). This report presents the status of activities performed at INL under the FC R&D Work Package previously mentioned. First an analysis of uncertainty evaluation is presented using the new covariance data (AFCI version 1.2) made available by ... continued below

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Palmiotti, G.; Hiruta, H. & Salvatores, M. September 1, 2010.

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The work scope of this project related to the Work Packages of “Uncertainty Reduction Analyses” with the goal of reducing nuclear data uncertainties is to produce a set of improved nuclear data to be used both for a wide range of validated advanced fast reactor design calculations, and for providing guidelines for further improvements of the ENDF/B files (i.e. ENDF/B-VII, and future releases). This report presents the status of activities performed at INL under the FC R&D Work Package previously mentioned. First an analysis of uncertainty evaluation is presented using the new covariance data (AFCI version 1.2) made available by BNL. Then, analyses of a number of experiments, among those selected in the previous fiscal year and available, are presented making use of ENDF/B-VII data. These experiments include: updating of the ZPR-6/7 assembly (improved model and spectral indices), ZPPR-9 assembly (only simplified model available), ZPPR-10 (full detailed model), and irradiation experiments. These last experiments include PROFIL-1 were a new methodology has been employed in the Monte Carlo calculations, and also a deterministic analysis has been performed. This is the first time the Monte Carlo approach and ENDF/B-VII have been used for the PROFIL experiments. The PROFIL-2 and TRAPU experiments have been for the moment only modeled and a full analysis of the irradiation results will be finalized next fiscal year.

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  • Report No.: INL/EXT-10-19969
  • Grant Number: DE-AC07-05ID14517
  • DOI: 10.2172/1004254 | External Link
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 1004254
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc836917

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Palmiotti, G.; Hiruta, H. & Salvatores, M. Report on INL Activities for UncertaintyReduction Analysis of FY10, report, September 1, 2010; Idaho Falls, Idaho. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc836917/: accessed November 12, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.