New Reactor Physics Benchmark Data in the March 2012 Edition of the IRPhEP Handbook

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The International Reactor Physics Experiment Evaluation Project (IRPhEP) was established to preserve integral reactor physics experimental data, including separate or special effects data for nuclear energy and technology applications. Numerous experiments that have been performed worldwide, represent a large investment of infrastructure, expertise, and cost, and are valuable resources of data for present and future research. These valuable assets provide the basis for recording, development, and validation of methods. If the experimental data are lost, the high cost to repeat many of these measurements may be prohibitive. The purpose of the IRPhEP is to provide an extensively peer-reviewed set of ... continued below

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Bess, John D.; Briggs, J. Blair & Gulliford, Jim November 1, 2012.

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The International Reactor Physics Experiment Evaluation Project (IRPhEP) was established to preserve integral reactor physics experimental data, including separate or special effects data for nuclear energy and technology applications. Numerous experiments that have been performed worldwide, represent a large investment of infrastructure, expertise, and cost, and are valuable resources of data for present and future research. These valuable assets provide the basis for recording, development, and validation of methods. If the experimental data are lost, the high cost to repeat many of these measurements may be prohibitive. The purpose of the IRPhEP is to provide an extensively peer-reviewed set of reactor physics-related integral data that can be used by reactor designers and safety analysts to validate the analytical tools used to design next-generation reactors and establish the safety basis for operation of these reactors. Contributors from around the world collaborate in the evaluation and review of selected benchmark experiments for inclusion in the International Handbook of Evaluated Reactor Physics Benchmark Experiments (IRPhEP Handbook) [1]. Several new evaluations have been prepared for inclusion in the March 2012 edition of the IRPhEP Handbook.

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  • 2012 ANS Winter Meeting,San Diego, CA, USA,11/11/2012,11/15/2012

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  • Report No.: INL/CON-12-26188
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  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 1058077
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Bess, John D.; Briggs, J. Blair & Gulliford, Jim. New Reactor Physics Benchmark Data in the March 2012 Edition of the IRPhEP Handbook, article, November 1, 2012; Idaho Falls, Idaho. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc838785/: accessed September 24, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.