Development and test of a novel neutronic verification scheme for Molten Salt Reactors
Paper i proceeding, 2021

This paper presents the extension of a verification method of transient neutron transport solvers earlier developed to the case of Molten Salt Reactor (MSR). This method is based on the extraction of the point-kinetic response of a nuclear reactor excited by a mono-chromatic perturbation and on its subsequent comparison with a closed analytical form. Whereas a closed analytical form exists for systems with fixed fuel, no closed analytical form exists in the case of MSR, as highlighted by many authors. A workaround is nevertheless proposed in this work, thus giving the possibility to use a similar verification method to the case of MSR.

verification and validation

Molten Salt Reactor

neutron noise

nuclear reactor modelling

point-kinetics

modelling and simulation

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Christophe Demaziere

Chalmers, Fysik, Subatomär, högenergi- och plasmafysik

Antonios Mylonakis

Chalmers, Fysik, Subatomär, högenergi- och plasmafysik

Paolo Vinai

Chalmers, Fysik, Subatomär, högenergi- och plasmafysik

Transactions of the American Nuclear Society

0003-018X (ISSN)

Vol. 124 504-507

ANS Virtual Annual Meeting
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2021-07-21