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Title: Comparison of Integral Parameter Estimated Uncertainties in Fast Neutron Systems with COMMARA-2.1 and COMMARA-2.0 Covariance Data

Abstract

This paper shows the main differences between the COMMARA-2.0 and COMMARA-2.1 evaluated covariance data in the uncertainty estimation of integral parameters of interest for a large number of typical innovative fast neutron systems. The study provides some guidelines to the nuclear data evaluators on which materials and which reaction types need to be evaluated most accurately to achieve reliable results in computational analyses of similar systems. The assessment of the quality and reliability of the covariance data is outside the scope of the study.

Authors:
 [1];  [1]
  1. Idaho National Lab. (INL), Idaho Falls, ID (United States)
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Idaho National Lab. (INL), Idaho Falls, ID (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE Office of Nuclear Energy (NE)
OSTI Identifier:
1177607
Report Number(s):
INL/JOU-14-32044
Journal ID: ISSN 0090-3752; TRN: US1500048
DOE Contract Number:  
AC07-05ID14517
Resource Type:
Journal Article
Resource Relation:
Journal Name: Nuclear Data Sheets; Journal Volume: 123; Conference: International Workshop on Nuclear Data Covariances, Santa Fe, NM (United States), 28 Apr - 1 May 2014
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
97 MATHEMATICS AND COMPUTING; FAST REACTORS; COMPARATIVE EVALUATIONS; Multiplication Factors; Peaks; Reactivity Worths; Cross-Section Library; Data Covariances; COMMARA-2.0; COMMARA-2.1; COVARIANCE; UNCERTAINTY CALCULATIONS

Citation Formats

Palmiotti, Giuseppe, and Salvatores, Massimo. Comparison of Integral Parameter Estimated Uncertainties in Fast Neutron Systems with COMMARA-2.1 and COMMARA-2.0 Covariance Data. United States: N. p., 2015. Web. doi:10.1016/j.nds.2014.12.013.
Palmiotti, Giuseppe, & Salvatores, Massimo. Comparison of Integral Parameter Estimated Uncertainties in Fast Neutron Systems with COMMARA-2.1 and COMMARA-2.0 Covariance Data. United States. doi:10.1016/j.nds.2014.12.013.
Palmiotti, Giuseppe, and Salvatores, Massimo. Thu . "Comparison of Integral Parameter Estimated Uncertainties in Fast Neutron Systems with COMMARA-2.1 and COMMARA-2.0 Covariance Data". United States. doi:10.1016/j.nds.2014.12.013.
@article{osti_1177607,
title = {Comparison of Integral Parameter Estimated Uncertainties in Fast Neutron Systems with COMMARA-2.1 and COMMARA-2.0 Covariance Data},
author = {Palmiotti, Giuseppe and Salvatores, Massimo},
abstractNote = {This paper shows the main differences between the COMMARA-2.0 and COMMARA-2.1 evaluated covariance data in the uncertainty estimation of integral parameters of interest for a large number of typical innovative fast neutron systems. The study provides some guidelines to the nuclear data evaluators on which materials and which reaction types need to be evaluated most accurately to achieve reliable results in computational analyses of similar systems. The assessment of the quality and reliability of the covariance data is outside the scope of the study.},
doi = {10.1016/j.nds.2014.12.013},
journal = {Nuclear Data Sheets},
number = ,
volume = 123,
place = {United States},
year = {Thu Jan 01 00:00:00 EST 2015},
month = {Thu Jan 01 00:00:00 EST 2015}
}