Reactor and Nuclear Systems Division

Reactor and Nuclear Systems Division
2009 Publications

Author(s) / Report Title / Publication Number / Date

H. Akkurt, K. Bekar, and K. F. Eckerman, "Assessment of Organ Doses for a Glovebox Worker Using Realistic Postures with PIMAL and VOXMAT," Trans. Am. Nucl. Soc. 101, 671-673 (2009).

K. B. Bekar and T. M. Evans, "MCNP-BRL: A Linkage Between MCNP and CAD Geometry," Trans. Am. Nucl. Soc. 101, 623-526 (2009).

J. J. Carbajo and A. L. Qualls, "Effect of Control Systems on Space Reactor Transients," Trans. Am. Nucl. Soc. 101, 320-321 (2009).

M. D. DeHart and A. P. Ulses, "A Proposed Code-to-Code Benchmark for the Depletion of HTGR Fuel," Trans. Am. Nucl. Soc. 101, 773-775 (2009).

M. D. DeHart, S. Goluoglu, and J. Leppanen, "A Comparison of Deterministic and Monte Carlo Depletion Methods for HTGR Fuel Elements," Trans. Am. Nucl. Soc. 101, 778-781 (2009).

G. Ilas and I. C. Gauld, "SCALE 6 Analysis of Isotopic Assay Benchmarks for PWR Spent Fuel," Trans. Am. Nucl. Soc. 101, 691-693 (2009).

I. C. Gauld and Y. Rugama, "Experiment Isotopic Data Compiled by the OECD/NEA EGADSNF," Trans. Am. Nucl. Soc. 101, 685-687 (2009).

J. Leppanen and M. DeHart, "HTGR Reactor Physics and Burnup Calculations Using the Serpent Monte Carlo Code," Trans. Am. Nucl. Soc. 101, 782-784 (2009).

G. T. Mays et al., "Identifying and Characterizing Candidate Areas for Siting New Nuclear Capacity in the United States," Trans. Am. Nucl. Soc. 101, 505-507 (2009).

D. E. Mueller and B. T. Rearden, "SCALE TSUNAMI Analysis of Critical Experiments for Validation of 233U Systems," Trans. Am. Nucl. Soc. 101, 455-459 (2009).

J. J. Carbajo, G. L. Yoder, Jr., and S. H. Kim, "RELAP5 Model of the ITER Vacuum Vessel Cooling System," Trans. Am. Nucl. Soc. 101, 276-278 (2009).

J. J. Carbajo, "Effect of the Flow Model in the Containment Pressure After a Feedwater Line Break," Trans. Am. Nucl. Soc. 100, 455-456 (2009).

M. Bobrek et al., Review Guidelines for Field-Programmable Gate Arrays in Nuclear Power Plant Safety Systems, ORNL/TM-2009/020, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, Tenn., April 2009.

B. L. Kirk, "The Radiation Safety Information Computational Center (RSICC): A Resource for Nuclear Science Applications," Proc. IEEE Nuclear Science Symposium/Medical Imaging Conference, 875-877 (2009).

A. D. Carlson et al., "International Evaluation of Neutron Cross Section Standards," Nuclear Data Sheets 110(12), 3215-3324, December 2009.

R. M. Ronningen, G. Bollen, and I. Remec, "Estimated Limits on Uncontrolled Beam Losses of Heavy Ions for Allowing Hands-On Maintenance at an Exotic Beam Facility Linac," Nucl. Technol. 168(3), 670-675, December 2009.

D. E. Holcomb et al., An Analysis of Testing Requirements for Fluoride Salt-Cooled High Temperature Reactor Components, ORNL/TM-2009/297, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, Tenn., November 2009.

S. Pannala, E. L. Popov, R. Deiterding, and B. Neykov, Test Problem 4: 2009 Three-Dimensional Assembly Simulations Report, ORNL/TM-2009/246, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, Tenn., November 2009.

W. R. Hix et al., "Understanding Core-Collapse Supernovae," Proc. 76th Annual Meeting of the Southeastern Section of the American Physical Society, Atlanta, Ga., November 11, 2009.

D. Ilas, K. F. Eckerman, and H. Karagiannis, "Monte Carlo Assessments of Absorbed Doses to the Hands of Radiopharmaceutical Workers Due to Photon Emitters," Nucl. Technol. 168(1), 164-168, October 2009.

I. C. Gauld and Y. Rugama, "Activities of the OECD/NEA Expert Group on Assay Data for Spent Nuclear Fuel," Proc. of the International Workshop on Advances in Applications of Burnup Credit for Spent Fuel Storage, Transport, Reprocessing, and Disposition, Cordoba, Spain, October 27-29, 2009.

I. C. Gauld, G. Radulescu, and G. Ilas, "SCALE Validation Experience Using an Expanded Isotopic Assay Database for Spent Nuclear Fuel," Proc. of the International Workshop on Advances in Applications of Burnup Credit for Spent Fuel Storage, Transport, Reprocessing, and Disposition, Cordoba, Spain, October 27-29, 2009.

B. L. Kirk, "Overview of Monte Carlo Neutron Transport Codes," 11th Neutron and Ion Dosimetry Symposium (NEUDOS-11), Cape Town, South Africa, October 12-16, 2009.

G. F. Flanagan et al., "Safety Issues and Approach to Meet the Safety Requirements in Tokamak Cooling Water System of ITER," Proc. of The Ninth International Symposium on Fusion Nuclear Technology (ISFNT-9), 07-017, Dalian, China, October 11-16, 2009.

J. A. Turner, K. T. Clarno, G. Hansen, Roadmap to an Engineering-SCALE Nuclear Fuel Performance and Safety Code, ORNL/TM-2009/233, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, Tenn., September 2009.

T. M. Evans and K. T. Clarno, C++ Coding Standards for the AMP Project, ORNL/TM-2009/240, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, Tenn., September 2009.

L. C. Leal et al., "Covariance Generation Using CONRAD and SAMMY Computer Codes," Proc. of Wonder 2009 – 2nd International Workshop on Nuclear Data Evaluation for Reactor Applications, Cadarache, France, September 29 – October 2, 2009.

H. Derrien et al., "Reevaluation of 58Ni and 60Ni Resonance Parameters in the Energy Range Thermal to 800 kev," Proc. of Wonder 2009 – 2nd International Workshop on Nuclear Data Evaluation for Reactor Applications, Cadarache, France, September 29 – October 2, 2009.

L. C. Leal et al., "Covariance Generation Using CONRAD and SAMMY Computer Codes," Proc. of Wonder 2009 – 2nd International Workshop on Nuclear Data Evaluation for Reactor Applications, Cadarache, France, September 29 – October 2, 2009.

K. H. Guber, "High-Resolution Neutron Cross-Section Measurements at ORELA," Proc. Nuclear Data Measurements, Theory and Applications, Budapest, Hungary, September 23-25, 2009.

G. Radulescu and I. C. Gauld, "Enhancements to the Burnup Credit Criticality Safety Analysis Sequence in SCALE," Proc. 2009 Nuclear Criticality Safety Division Topical Meeting on Realism, Robustness and the Nuclear Renaissance, NCSD 2009, Richland, Wash., September 13-17, 2009.

B. T. Rearden et al., "The VIBE Tool of SCALE - Validation, Interpretation, and Bias Estimation," Proc. 2009 Nuclear Criticality Safety Division Topical Meeting on Realism, Robustness and the Nuclear Renaissance, NCSD 2009, Richland, Wash., September 13-17, 2009.

R. M. Westfall and R. Q. Wright, "Critical Masses for Unreflected Metal Spheres," Proc. 2009 Nuclear Criticality Safety Division Topical Meeting on Realism, Robustness and the Nuclear Renaissance, NCSD 2009, Richland, Wash., September 13-17, 2009.

R. M. Westfall and R. Q. Wright, "Systematics of Fission Cross Sections in the MeV Range," Proc. 2009 Nuclear Criticality Safety Division Topical Meeting on Realism, Robustness and the Nuclear Renaissance, NCSD 2009, Richland, Wash., September 13-17, 2009.

R. M. Westfall, S. Goluoglu, and R. Q. Wright, "Critical Masses for Unreflected Metal Spheres," Proc. 2009 Nuclear Criticality Safety Division Topical Meeting on Realism, Robustness and the Nuclear Renaissance, NCSD 2009, Richland, Wash., September 13-17, 2009.

B. T. Rearden, I. Duhamel, and E. Letang, "New SCALE Sensitivity/Uncertainty Capabilities Applied to Bias Estimation and to Design of MIRTE Reference Experiments," Proc. 2009 Nuclear Criticality Safety Division Topical Meeting on Realism, Robustness and the Nuclear Renaissance, NCSD 2009, Richland, Wash., September 13-17, 2009.

D. J. Spellman et al., "Development of Commercial-Length Nuclear fuel Post-Irradiation Examination Capabilities at the Oak Ridge National Laboratory," presented at GLOBAL 2009, The Nuclear Fuel Cycle, Paris, France, September 6-11, 2009.

L. J. Ott et al., "Advanced Fuel/Cladding Testing Capabilities in the ORNL High Flux Isotope Reactor," GLOBAL 2009, The Nuclear Fuel Cycle, Paris, France, September 6-11, 2009.

B. B. Bevard et al., "An Expanding Plug Test Method for Determining Hoop Stress-Strain Curves of Irradiated Nuclear Fuel Cladding," GLOBAL 2009, The Nuclear Fuel Cycle, Paris, France, September 6-11, 2009.

K. Williams, "Top-Down' Life-Cycle Costing for Nuclear Processes and Facilities," GLOBAL 2009, The Nuclear Fuel Cycle, Paris, France, September 6-11, 2009.

K. Williams and D. Shropshire, "Economic Analysis of Symbiotic Light-Water-Reactor/Fast-Burner-Reactor Fuel Cycles Proposed as Part of the U.S.," GLOBAL 2009, The Nuclear Fuel Cycle, Paris, France, September 6-11, 2009.

J. T. Busby et al., Improved Cast Stainless Steel for ITER Shield Modules:  2008 Annual Report, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, Tenn., August 2009.

M. W. Wendel, D. K. Felde, B. Riemer, A. A. Abdou, B. R. D'Urso, and D. L. West, "Progress in Creating Stabilized Gas Layers in Flowing Liquid Mercury," Proc. of the ASME Fluids Engineering Division Summer Conference, Jacksonville, Fla., August 10-14, 2008 (August 2009).

A. A. Abdou, M. W. Wendel, D. K. Felde, and B. Riemer, "CFD Validation of Gas Injection in Flowing Mercury over Vertical Smooth and Grooved Wall," Proc. of the ASME Fluids Engineering Division Summer Meeting, Vail, Colo., August 2-5, 2009.

L. R. Baylor et al., "Pellet Fueling, ELM Pacing, and Disruption Mitigation Technology Development for ITER," Nucl. Fusion 49, 085013 doi: 10.1088/0029-5515/49/8/085013, July 2009.

S. M. Bowman, SCALE Newsletter, Vol. 40, July 2009.

S. J. Meitner et al., "Development of a Twin-Screw D-2 Extruder for the ITER Pellet Injection System," Fusion Science and Technology 56 (1), 52-56, July 2009.

B. L. Kirk, "The Radiation Safety Information Computational Center (RSICC) - A Resource for Computational Tools for Nuclear Applications," Proc. Institute of Nuclear Materials Management 50th Annual Meeting, Tucson, Ariz., July 12-16, 2009.

A. M. Ibrahim et al., "Improving the Mesh Generation Capabilities in the SCALE Hybrid Shielding Analysis Sequence," Trans. American Nuclear Society 100, 302-304, June 2009.

A. L. Qualls and A. Weitzman, "Liquid-Metal Technology Options for a Lunar-Based Fission Surface Power System," Proc. American Nuclear Society, Atlanta, Ga., June 14-18, 2009.

Y. Zhang, I. Remec, and Z. Liu, "ISOL Target-Vapor Transport System Simulations," Proc. of the Particle Accelerator Conference, Vancouver, Canada, May 4-8, 2009.

M. A. Jessee, M. L. Williams, and M. D. DeHart, "Development of Generalized Perturbation Theory Capability within the SCALE Code Package," Proc. International Conference on Mathematics, Computational Methods & Reactor Physics, Saratoga Springs, N.Y., May 3-7, 2009.

M. L. Williams and G. Ilas, "ENDF/B-VII Nuclear Data Libraries for SCALE-6.0," Proc. ANS Advances in Fuel Management Conference, Hilton Head, S.C., April 12-15, 2009.

M. Bobrek, R. T. Wood, D. Bouldin, and M. E. Waterman, "FPGA Design Practices for I&C in Nuclear Power Plants," 6th American Nuclear Society International Topical Meeting, NPIC&HMIT 2009, Knoxville, Tenn., April 5-9, 2009.

J. Hutchinson and T. E. Valentine, "Subcritical Measurements of a Plutonium Sphere Reflected by Polyethylene and Acrylic," Nuclear Science 161(3), 357-362, March 2009.

J. J. Ferrada et al., "Carbonate Thermochemical Cycle for the Production of Hydrogen," National Hydrogen Association (NHA) Annual Conference and Hydrogen Expo, Columbia, S.C., March 30-April 3, 2009.

SCALE:  A Modular Code System for Performing Standardized Computer Analyses for Licensing Evaluations, ORNL/TM-2005/39, Version 6 , Vols. I–III, January 2009.  Available from Radiation Safety Information Computational Center at Oak Ridge National Laboratory as CCC-750.

L. R. Baylor et al., "Pellet Fueling, ELM Pacing, and Disruption Mitigation Technology Development for ITER," Proc. 22nd IAEA Fusion Energy Conference, Geneva, Switzerland, October 13-18, 2008 (published January 2009).

D. E. Mueller, B. T. Rearden, and D. F. Hollenbach, Application of the SCALE TSUNAMI Tools for the Validation of Criticality Safety Calculations Involving 233U, ORNL/TM-2008/196, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, Tenn., January 2009.

B. T. Rearden, D. Mueller, S. M. Bowman, R. D. Busch, and S. Emerson, TSUNAMI Primer:  A Primer for Sensitivity/Uncertainty Calculations with SCALE, ORNL/TM-2009/027, UT-Battelle, LLC, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, January 2009.

S. M. Bowman, SCALE Newsletter, Vol. 39, January 2009.