The ultra-fine-group panel method for neutron slowing down

Robert A. Joseph, Barry Ganapol, Ivan Maldonado

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Abstract

The CENTRM1 algorithm has been developed as a part of the SCALE2 code package to process pointwise and groupwise cross section data. While the CENTRM code is the state of the art for cross section generation, there is always a need for further verification and improvement. The theme of this presentation therefore is verification through an independent computational strategy. An entirely independent method of treating a large number of energy groups, on the order of 70,000, called the method of panels, is proposed and tested. Here, we report on the numerical method used to implement the panel procedure and the progress made to date with CENTRM verification.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publication2012 20th International Conference on Nuclear Engineering and the ASME 2012 Power Conference, ICONE 2012-POWER 2012
PublisherAmerican Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME)
Pages725-731
Number of pages7
ISBN (Print)9780791844953
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 2012

Publication series

NameInternational Conference on Nuclear Engineering, Proceedings, ICONE
Volume1

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Nuclear Energy and Engineering

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    Joseph, R. A., Ganapol, B., & Maldonado, I. (2012). The ultra-fine-group panel method for neutron slowing down. In 2012 20th International Conference on Nuclear Engineering and the ASME 2012 Power Conference, ICONE 2012-POWER 2012 (pp. 725-731). (International Conference on Nuclear Engineering, Proceedings, ICONE; Vol. 1). American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME). https://doi.org/10.1115/ICONE20-POWER2012-54383