HEXANN-EVALU: A Monte Carlo program system for pressure vessel neutron irradiation calculation

Ivan Lux

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Abstract

The Monte Carlo program HEXANN and the evaluation program EVALU are intended to calculate Monte Carlo estimates of reaction rates and currents in segments of concentric angular regions around a hexagonal reactor-core region. The report describes the theoretical basis, structure and activity of the programs. Input data preparation guides and a sample problem are also included. Theoretical considerations as well as numerical experimental results suggest the user a nearly optimum way of making use of the Monte Carlo efficiency increasing options included in the program.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationEspoo
PublisherVTT Technical Research Centre of Finland
Number of pages142
ISBN (Print)951-38-1582-X
Publication statusPublished - 1983
MoE publication typeD4 Published development or research report or study

Publication series

SeriesValtion teknillinen tutkimuskeskus. Tutkimuksia - Research Reports
Number210
ISSN0358-5077

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pressure vessels
neutron irradiation
reactor cores
reaction kinetics
preparation
evaluation
estimates

Keywords

  • Monte Carlo method
  • pressure vessels
  • neutron flux

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Lux, I. (1983). HEXANN-EVALU: A Monte Carlo program system for pressure vessel neutron irradiation calculation. Espoo: VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland. Valtion teknillinen tutkimuskeskus. Tutkimuksia - Research Reports, No. 210
Lux, Ivan. / HEXANN-EVALU : A Monte Carlo program system for pressure vessel neutron irradiation calculation. Espoo : VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland, 1983. 142 p. (Valtion teknillinen tutkimuskeskus. Tutkimuksia - Research Reports; No. 210).
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Lux, I 1983, HEXANN-EVALU: A Monte Carlo program system for pressure vessel neutron irradiation calculation. Valtion teknillinen tutkimuskeskus. Tutkimuksia - Research Reports, no. 210, VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland, Espoo.

HEXANN-EVALU : A Monte Carlo program system for pressure vessel neutron irradiation calculation. / Lux, Ivan.

Espoo : VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland, 1983. 142 p. (Valtion teknillinen tutkimuskeskus. Tutkimuksia - Research Reports; No. 210).

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