Modeling and optimization of existing beam port facility of PSBR

Fatih Alim, Kursat Bekar, Kostadin Ivanov, Kenan Unlu, Jack Brenizer, Yousry Azmy

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Abstract

Due to inherited design issues with the current arrangement of beam ports (BPs) and reactor core-moderator assembly in The Perm State Breazeale Reactor (PSBR), the development of innovative experimental facilities utilizing neutron beams is extremely limited. Therefore, a study has started to examine the existing BPs for neutron and gamma outputs and develop a new core-moderator location and BP geometry in PSBR. Although 7 BPs are placed in PSBR, 2 of them are using currently. In this study BP 4, one of the currently being used BP, is examined. With changing the location of the BP 4 and structure of the core assembly, some artificial models are developed and compared with the original model.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1391-1395
Number of pages5
JournalAnnals of Nuclear Energy
Volume33
Issue number17-18
DOIs
StatePublished - Nov 2006

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Nuclear Energy and Engineering

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