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Title: The 2018 Edition of the IRPhEP Handbook

Abstract

The International Reactor Physics Experiment Evaluation Project (IRPhEP) was established to preserve and evaluate integral reactor physics experiment data, including separate or special effects measurements for nuclear energy and technology applications. Numerous international experiments have been performed over the past several decades to support reactor operations, safety, measurements, and design. Those experiments represent a significant investment of infrastructure, cost, and expertise that, in many instances, cannot be as easily reproduced. They represent valuable resources of data for present and future research, and provide the basis for recording, development, and validation of methods. Contributors worldwide collaborate to evaluate and review selected benchmark experiments for inclusion in the International Handbook of Evaluated Reactor Physics Benchmark Experiments (IRPhEP Handbook). Several new evaluations, and revisions to existing benchmarks have been prepared for inclusion in the 2018 edition of the IRPhEP Handbook. Additionally, an IRPhEP Uncertainty Guide was discussed to provide further guidance regarding the evaluation of reactor physics measurements besides criticality. Recent changes to the IRPhEP Handbook include five minor revisions, the revision of a previous benchmark evaluation to include new data, publication of a new draft benchmark evaluation, final approval for the formal publication of two formerly draft benchmark evaluations, and the inclusionmore » of ten new benchmark evaluations. The IRPhEP Handbook now contains a total of 159 experimental measurement series from 54 unique reactor facilities. International participants are actively engaged in ongoing evaluation activities to prepare content for future editions of the IRPhEP Handbook. There are numerous experiment and reactor facilities worldwide from which benchmark data can be evaluated. Those interested in serving as evaluators and/or reviewers for the IRPhEP are encouraged to participate.« less

Authors:
ORCiD logo [1];  [2];  [2]; ORCiD logo [1]
  1. Idaho National Laboratory
  2. OECD NEA
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Idaho National Lab. (INL), Idaho Falls, ID (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE Office of Nuclear Energy (NE)
OSTI Identifier:
1478327
Report Number(s):
INL/CON-17-43940-Rev000
DOE Contract Number:  
AC07-05ID14517
Resource Type:
Conference
Resource Relation:
Conference: PHYSOR 2018 (http://www.physor2018.mx/), Cancun, Mexico, 04/22/2018 - 04/26/2018
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
11 - NUCLEAR FUEL CYCLE AND FUEL MATERIALS; 21 - SPECIFIC NUCLEAR REACTORS AND ASSOCIATED PLANTS; 22 - GENERAL STUDIES OF NUCLEAR REACTORS; 97 - MATHEMATICS AND COMPUTING; 73 - NUCLEAR PHYSICS AND RADIATION PHYSICS; IRPhEP; Benchmark; Reactor Physics; Handbook; OECD NEA

Citation Formats

Bess, John D., Ivanova, Tatiana, Hill, Ian, and Marshall, Margaret A. The 2018 Edition of the IRPhEP Handbook. United States: N. p., 2018. Web.
Bess, John D., Ivanova, Tatiana, Hill, Ian, & Marshall, Margaret A. The 2018 Edition of the IRPhEP Handbook. United States.
Bess, John D., Ivanova, Tatiana, Hill, Ian, and Marshall, Margaret A. Sun . "The 2018 Edition of the IRPhEP Handbook". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1478327.
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title = {The 2018 Edition of the IRPhEP Handbook},
author = {Bess, John D. and Ivanova, Tatiana and Hill, Ian and Marshall, Margaret A.},
abstractNote = {The International Reactor Physics Experiment Evaluation Project (IRPhEP) was established to preserve and evaluate integral reactor physics experiment data, including separate or special effects measurements for nuclear energy and technology applications. Numerous international experiments have been performed over the past several decades to support reactor operations, safety, measurements, and design. Those experiments represent a significant investment of infrastructure, cost, and expertise that, in many instances, cannot be as easily reproduced. They represent valuable resources of data for present and future research, and provide the basis for recording, development, and validation of methods. Contributors worldwide collaborate to evaluate and review selected benchmark experiments for inclusion in the International Handbook of Evaluated Reactor Physics Benchmark Experiments (IRPhEP Handbook). Several new evaluations, and revisions to existing benchmarks have been prepared for inclusion in the 2018 edition of the IRPhEP Handbook. Additionally, an IRPhEP Uncertainty Guide was discussed to provide further guidance regarding the evaluation of reactor physics measurements besides criticality. Recent changes to the IRPhEP Handbook include five minor revisions, the revision of a previous benchmark evaluation to include new data, publication of a new draft benchmark evaluation, final approval for the formal publication of two formerly draft benchmark evaluations, and the inclusion of ten new benchmark evaluations. The IRPhEP Handbook now contains a total of 159 experimental measurement series from 54 unique reactor facilities. International participants are actively engaged in ongoing evaluation activities to prepare content for future editions of the IRPhEP Handbook. There are numerous experiment and reactor facilities worldwide from which benchmark data can be evaluated. Those interested in serving as evaluators and/or reviewers for the IRPhEP are encouraged to participate.},
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