Volume 9, Issue 4 (April 2012)

    Uncertainty-Accounted Calculational–Experimental Approach for Improved Conservative Evaluations of VVER RPV Radiation Loading Parameters

    (Received 20 May 2011; accepted 14 December 2011)

    Published Online: 2012

    CODEN: JAIOAD

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    Abstract

    The approach of improved uncertainty-accounted conservative evaluation of vodo-vodyanoi energetichesky reactor (VVER) (reactor-) pressure-vessel (RPV) radiation loading parameters has been proposed. This approach is based on the calculational–experimental procedure, which takes into account C/E ratio, depending on over- or underestimation, and uncertainties of measured and calculated results. An application of elaborated approach to the full-scale ex-vessel neutron dosimetry experiments on Russian VVERs combined with neutron-transport calculations has been demonstrated in the paper.


    Author Information:

    Borodkin, P. G.
    Scientific and Engineering Centre for Nuclear and Radiation Safety (SEC NRS), Moscow,

    Borodkin, G. I.
    Scientific and Engineering Centre for Nuclear and Radiation Safety (SEC NRS), Moscow,

    Khrennikov, N. N.
    Scientific and Engineering Centre for Nuclear and Radiation Safety (SEC NRS), Moscow,


    Stock #: JAI104019

    ISSN: 1546-962X

    DOI: 10.1520/JAI104019

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    Title Uncertainty-Accounted Calculational–Experimental Approach for Improved Conservative Evaluations of VVER RPV Radiation Loading Parameters
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