An Update on Improvements to NiCE Support for PROTEUS
The Department of Energy Office of Nuclear Energy's Nuclear Energy Advanced Modeling and Simulation (NEAMS) program has supported the development of the NEAMS Integrated Computational Environment (NiCE), a modeling and simulation workflow environment that provides services and plugins to facilitate tasks such as code execution, model input construction, visualization, and data analysis. This report details the development of workflows for the reactor core neutronics application, PROTEUS. This advanced neutronics application (primarily developed at Argonne National Laboratory) aims to improve nuclear reactor design and analysis by providing an extensible and massively parallel, finite-element solver for current and advanced reactor fuel neutronics modeling. The integration of PROTEUS-specific tools into NiCE is intended to make the advanced capabilities that PROTEUS provides more accessible to the nuclear energy research and development community. This report will detail the work done to improve existing PROTEUS workflow support in NiCE. We will demonstrate and discuss these improvements, including the development of flexible IO services, an improved interface for input generation, and the addition of advanced Fortran development tools natively in the platform.
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NT0510000; NENT026; TRN: US1700202
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- Technical Report
- Research Org:
- Oak Ridge National Lab. (ORNL), Oak Ridge, TN (United States)
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- Country of Publication:
- United States
- 97 MATHEMATICS AND COMPUTING; 22 GENERAL STUDIES OF NUCLEAR REACTORS; COMPUTERIZED SIMULATION; FINITE ELEMENT METHOD; DATA ANALYSIS; NUCLEAR FUELS; REACTOR CORES; FORTRAN; DESIGN; NEUTRON TRANSPORT; nice; proteus
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