Analysis of Dosimetry from the H. B. Robinson Unit 2 Pressure Vessel Benchmark Using -3 and ALPAN

    Published: Aug 2012

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    The dosimetry from the H. B. Robinson Unit 2 Pressure Vessel Benchmark is analyzed with a suite of Westinghouse-developed codes and data libraries. The radiation transport from the reactor core to the surveil-lance capsule and ex-vessel locations is performed by -3, a parallel deterministic radiation transport code that calculates high-resolution neutron flux information in three dimensions. The cross-section library used in this analysis is the ALPAN library, an Evaluated Nuclear Data File (ENDF)/B-VII.0-based library designed for reactor dosimetry and fluence analysis applications. Dosimetry is evaluated with the industry-standard SNLRML reactor dosimetry cross-section data library.


    RAPTOR, -, M, 3, G, benchmark, neutron dosimetry, parallel methods, S, N, transport

    Author Information:

    Fischer, Greg A.
    Westinghouse Electric Company, Cranberry Township, PA

    Committee/Subcommittee: E10.07

    DOI: 10.1520/STP155020120046

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