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Title: Shielding analysis methods available in the scale computational system

Abstract

Computational tools have been included in the SCALE system to allow shielding analysis to be performed using both discrete-ordinates and Monte Carlo techniques. One-dimensional discrete ordinates analyses are performed with the XSDRNPM-S module, and point dose rates outside the shield are calculated with the XSDOSE module. Multidimensional analyses are performed with the MORSE-SGC/S Monte Carlo module. This paper will review the above modules and the four Shielding Analysis Sequences (SAS) developed for the SCALE system. 7 refs., 8 figs.

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Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Oak Ridge National Lab., TN (USA)
OSTI Identifier:
5078772
Report Number(s):
CONF-8606146-4
ON: TI86015926
DOE Contract Number:
AC05-84OR21400
Resource Type:
Conference
Resource Relation:
Conference: SCALE workshop, Paris, France, 24 Jun 1986
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
73 NUCLEAR PHYSICS AND RADIATION PHYSICS; SHIELDING; CROSS SECTIONS; MONTE CARLO METHOD; NUMERICAL SOLUTION; ONE-DIMENSIONAL CALCULATIONS; 654000* - Radiation & Shielding Physics

Citation Formats

Parks, C.V., Tang, J.S., Hermann, O.W., Bucholz, J.A., and Emmett, M.B. Shielding analysis methods available in the scale computational system. United States: N. p., 1986. Web.
Parks, C.V., Tang, J.S., Hermann, O.W., Bucholz, J.A., & Emmett, M.B. Shielding analysis methods available in the scale computational system. United States.
Parks, C.V., Tang, J.S., Hermann, O.W., Bucholz, J.A., and Emmett, M.B. 1986. "Shielding analysis methods available in the scale computational system". United States. doi:. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/5078772.
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abstractNote = {Computational tools have been included in the SCALE system to allow shielding analysis to be performed using both discrete-ordinates and Monte Carlo techniques. One-dimensional discrete ordinates analyses are performed with the XSDRNPM-S module, and point dose rates outside the shield are calculated with the XSDOSE module. Multidimensional analyses are performed with the MORSE-SGC/S Monte Carlo module. This paper will review the above modules and the four Shielding Analysis Sequences (SAS) developed for the SCALE system. 7 refs., 8 figs.},
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