Methods and Codes for Cross Section Generations
(Deterministic Methods) and 3D NK

                                                         Minimum number of Participants: 7

Lecturers and Code Instructors: S. Bznuni (NRCS), G. Baiocco (NINE)

 

                                                      Day 1

  • Opening, Introduction, Scope and Content of the training
  • Features and Limitations of nodal core simulator codes
  • Procedures and codes for cross-section generation
  • Nodal cross-section requirements for static, transient and depletion analysis

 

                                                      Day 2

  • HELIOS code introduction – overview of the typical structure, models; input and output
  • Exercise: HELIOS single assembly modeling
  • Exercise: HELIOS nodal cross-section generation for steady-state, transient and depletion calculation
  • Exercise: HELIOS cross-section preparation for PARCS analysis (native format)

 

                                                      Day 3

  • Serpent code introduction – overview of the typical structure, models; input and output
  • Exercise: Serpent single assembly modeling
  • Exercise: Serpent nodal cross-section generation for steady-state, transient and depletion calculation
  • Exercise: Serpent cross-section preparation for PARCS analysis (native format)

 

                                                      Day 4

  • PMAXS cross-section format
  • Exercise: HELIOS cross-section preparation for PARCS analysis (PMAXS format)
  • Exercise: Serpent cross-section preparation for PARCS analysis (PMAXS format)

 

                                                      Day 5

  • Exercise: PARCS modeling of PWR with native cross-sections (steady-state and transient)
  • Exercise: PARCS modeling of PWR with PMAXS cross-sections (steady-state and transient
  • Exercise: PARCS modeling of PWR with PMAXS cross-sections (depletion)
  • Questions, Open Issues and Individual Consultations
  • Closing of the training and release of the Certificate of Attendance

 

 

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