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Calculation of “full core” VVER-1000 benchmark

Berechnung des „full core“ WWER-1000-Benchmarks
S. S. Aleshin, A. S. Bikeev, D. S. Oleynik and A. I. Shcherenko
From the journal Kerntechnik


The 2-D benchmark related to the “full-core” of VVER-1000 was proposed at the AER working group A&B meeting in 2015. Such type of benchmarks requires the adequate specification of the volume surrounding the core where geometry is complex enough. The proposed benchmarks have been solved using the codes included into the software package KASKAD. The data calculated by the engineering codes have been compared with the calculation results of the Monte-Carlo code MCU.


Der 2-D-Benchmark zum „Full-Core“ des VVER-1000 wurde auf der AER-Arbeitsgruppe A&B im Jahr 2015 vorgeschlagen. Diese Art von Benchmarks erfordert die adäquate Spezifikation des komplexen Volumens, das den Kern umgibt. Die Benchmarks wurden mit den im Softwarepaket KASKAD enthaltenen Codes berechnet. Die Ergebnisse dieser sog. Engineering-Codes wurden dann mit den Ergebnissen des Monte-Carlo-Codes MCU verglichen.

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Received: 2018-01-29
Published Online: 2018-08-31
Published in Print: 2018-08-27

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