TITLE

Modification of Neutron Kinetic Code for Plate Type Fuel Nuclear Reactor

AUTHOR(S)
Khan, Salah Ud-Din; Khan, Shahab Ud-Din; Yang Zhifei
PUB. DATE
January 2013
SOURCE
Science & Technology of Nuclear Installations;2013, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The research is conducted on the modification of neutron kinetic code for the plate type fuel nuclear reactor. REMARK is a neutron kinetic code that works only for the cylindrical type fuel nuclear reactor. In this research, our main emphasis is on the modification of this code in order to be applicable for the plate type fuel nuclear reactor. For this purpose, detailed mathematical studies have been performed and are subjected to write the program in Fortran language. Since REMARK code is written in Fortran language, sowe have developed the program in Fortran and then inserted it into the source library of the code. The main emphasis is on the modification of subroutine in the source library of the code for hexagonal fuel assemblies with plate type fuel elements in it. The number of steps involved in themodification of the code has been included in the paper. The verification studies were performed by considering the small modular reactor with hexagonal assemblies and plate type fuel in it to find out the power distribution of the reactor core. The purpose of the research is to make the code work for the hexagonal fuel assemblies with plate type fuel element.
ACCESSION #
95294689

 

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