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Development of nodal Sn transport method in 3D hexagonal geometry
Author(s): Toshikazu Takeda; Toshihisa Yamamoto; Yousuke Katagi; Kei Ohya
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Paper Abstract

A new nodal Sn transport calculation code NSHEX has been developed to accurately estimate the 3D transport effect of fast reactors in hexagonal-z geometry. The intra-node distribution of source is expanded into quadratic polynomials, and the neutron angular distribution of node surface fluxes and intra-node fluxes is considered by Sn quadrature. In addition, some improvements have been made on the code in order to enhance the accuracy. The accuracy of the present method was validated through numerical analyses for a commercial scale fast reactor with the comparison of Monte Carlo method.

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Date Published: 27 February 1997
PDF: 4 pages
Proc. SPIE 2867, International Conference Neutrons in Research and Industry, (27 February 1997); doi: 10.1117/12.267959
Show Author Affiliations
Toshikazu Takeda, Osaka Univ. (Japan)
Toshihisa Yamamoto, Osaka Univ. (Japan)
Yousuke Katagi, Osaka Univ. (Japan)
Kei Ohya, Osaka Univ. (Japan)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2867:
International Conference Neutrons in Research and Industry
George Vourvopoulos, Editor(s)

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