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Title: In-core and ex-core calculations of the VENUS simulated PWR benchmark experiment

Abstract

The VENUS PWR engineering mockup experiment was established to simulate a beginning-of-life, generic PWR configuration at the zero-power VENUS critical facility located at CEN/SCK, Mol, Belgium. The experimental measurement program consists of (1) gamma scans to determine the core power distribution, (2) in-core and ex-core foil activations, (3) neutron spectrometer measurements, and (4) gamma heating measurements with TLD's. Analysis of the VENUS benchmark has been performed with two-dimensional discrete ordinates transport theory, using the DOT-IV code.

Authors:
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Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Louisiana State Univ., Baton Rouge (USA); Oak Ridge National Lab., TN (USA)
OSTI Identifier:
6411984
Report Number(s):
CONF-851115-8
ON: TI85014660
DOE Contract Number:  
AC05-84OR21400
Resource Type:
Conference
Resource Relation:
Conference: American Nuclear Society winter meeting, San Francisco, CA, USA, 10 Nov 1985
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
21 SPECIFIC NUCLEAR REACTORS AND ASSOCIATED PLANTS; PWR TYPE REACTORS; MOCKUP; VENUS REACTOR; SPECIFICATIONS; CLADDING; FUEL PINS; NEUTRON REFLECTORS; NUCLEAR FUELS; REACTOR MATERIALS; SLIGHTLY ENRICHED URANIUM; URANIUM DIOXIDE; ZIRCALOY; ACTINIDE COMPOUNDS; ACTINIDES; ALLOYS; CHALCOGENIDES; DEPOSITION; ELEMENTS; ENERGY SOURCES; ENRICHED URANIUM; ENRICHED URANIUM REACTORS; EXPERIMENTAL REACTORS; FUEL ELEMENTS; FUELS; HEAVY WATER COOLED REACTORS; HEAVY WATER MODERATED REACTORS; ISOTOPE ENRICHED MATERIALS; MATERIALS; METALS; OXIDES; OXYGEN COMPOUNDS; REACTOR COMPONENTS; REACTORS; RESEARCH AND TEST REACTORS; STRUCTURAL MODELS; SURFACE COATING; TANK TYPE REACTORS; THERMAL REACTORS; TIN ALLOYS; URANIUM; URANIUM COMPOUNDS; URANIUM OXIDES; WATER COOLED REACTORS; WATER MODERATED REACTORS; ZIRCONIUM ALLOYS; ZIRCONIUM BASE ALLOYS; 220600* - Nuclear Reactor Technology- Research, Test & Experimental Reactors; 210200 - Power Reactors, Nonbreeding, Light-Water Moderated, Nonboiling Water Cooled

Citation Formats

Williams, M L, Chowdhury, P, Landesman, M, and Kam, F B.K. In-core and ex-core calculations of the VENUS simulated PWR benchmark experiment. United States: N. p., 1985. Web.
Williams, M L, Chowdhury, P, Landesman, M, & Kam, F B.K. In-core and ex-core calculations of the VENUS simulated PWR benchmark experiment. United States.
Williams, M L, Chowdhury, P, Landesman, M, and Kam, F B.K. Tue . "In-core and ex-core calculations of the VENUS simulated PWR benchmark experiment". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/6411984.
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title = {In-core and ex-core calculations of the VENUS simulated PWR benchmark experiment},
author = {Williams, M L and Chowdhury, P and Landesman, M and Kam, F B.K.},
abstractNote = {The VENUS PWR engineering mockup experiment was established to simulate a beginning-of-life, generic PWR configuration at the zero-power VENUS critical facility located at CEN/SCK, Mol, Belgium. The experimental measurement program consists of (1) gamma scans to determine the core power distribution, (2) in-core and ex-core foil activations, (3) neutron spectrometer measurements, and (4) gamma heating measurements with TLD's. Analysis of the VENUS benchmark has been performed with two-dimensional discrete ordinates transport theory, using the DOT-IV code.},
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url = {https://www.osti.gov/biblio/6411984}, journal = {},
number = ,
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place = {United States},
year = {1985},
month = {1}
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