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Title: PROTEUS-MOC User Manual

Abstract

The PROTEUS-MOC code is a three-dimensional (3D) neutron transport code based on the finite element mesh and the method of characteristics (MOC) which combines a 2D MOC with the discontinuous Galerkin finite element method for the axial direction. Thus, for PROTEUS-MOC, a 3D geometry is represented with by the implicit extrusion of a single 2D planar geometry with different material assignments allowable on each plane. The code requires four input files for a steady-state calculation without the thermal feedback: a driver input, a mesh input, a cross section input, and a material assignment input. With thermal feedback, a T/H input file is needed. For kinetics, a kinetics driver input file is required. The PROTEUS-MOC software produces a text output file as well as a data file which includes integral and average quantities such on fluxes, powers, temperatures, densities, etc. The detailed output file can be converted to the VTK format using the post processing code so that the outputs can be visualized using a visualization software such as VisIt.

Authors:
 [1];  [1];  [1]
  1. Argonne National Lab. (ANL), Argonne, IL (United States)
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Argonne National Lab. (ANL), Argonne, IL (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE Office of Nuclear Energy (NE), Nuclear Energy Advanced Modeling and Simulation (NEAMS)
OSTI Identifier:
1483947
Report Number(s):
ANL/NSE-18/10
147540
DOE Contract Number:  
AC02-06CH11357
Resource Type:
Technical Report
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
97 MATHEMATICS AND COMPUTING

Citation Formats

Jung, Yeon Sang, Lee, Changho, and Smith, Micheal A. PROTEUS-MOC User Manual. United States: N. p., 2018. Web. doi:10.2172/1483947.
Jung, Yeon Sang, Lee, Changho, & Smith, Micheal A. PROTEUS-MOC User Manual. United States. doi:10.2172/1483947.
Jung, Yeon Sang, Lee, Changho, and Smith, Micheal A. Sun . "PROTEUS-MOC User Manual". United States. doi:10.2172/1483947. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1483947.
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title = {PROTEUS-MOC User Manual},
author = {Jung, Yeon Sang and Lee, Changho and Smith, Micheal A.},
abstractNote = {The PROTEUS-MOC code is a three-dimensional (3D) neutron transport code based on the finite element mesh and the method of characteristics (MOC) which combines a 2D MOC with the discontinuous Galerkin finite element method for the axial direction. Thus, for PROTEUS-MOC, a 3D geometry is represented with by the implicit extrusion of a single 2D planar geometry with different material assignments allowable on each plane. The code requires four input files for a steady-state calculation without the thermal feedback: a driver input, a mesh input, a cross section input, and a material assignment input. With thermal feedback, a T/H input file is needed. For kinetics, a kinetics driver input file is required. The PROTEUS-MOC software produces a text output file as well as a data file which includes integral and average quantities such on fluxes, powers, temperatures, densities, etc. The detailed output file can be converted to the VTK format using the post processing code so that the outputs can be visualized using a visualization software such as VisIt.},
doi = {10.2172/1483947},
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place = {United States},
year = {2018},
month = {9}
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