S. S. Aleshin, A. S. Bikeev, S. N. Bolshagin, M. A. Kalugin, E. K. Kosourov, A. M. Pavlovichev, A. V. Pryanichnikov, E. A. Sukhino-Khomenko, Anna I. Shcherenko, Anastasia I. Shcherenko, D. A. Shkarovskiy
August 24, 2015
Two types of calculations were made to compare BIPR-7A and MCU results for 3D full-scale models. First EPS (emergency protection system) efficiency and in-core power distributions were analyzed for an equilibrium fuel load of VVER-1000 assuming its operation within an 18-month cycle. Computations were performed without feedbacks and with fuel burnup distributed over the core. After 3D infinite lattices of full-scale VVER-1000 fuel assemblies (FA's) with uranium fuel 4.4 % enrichment and uranium-erbium fuel 4.4 % enrichment and Er 2 O 3 1 % wt were considered. Computations were performed with feedbacks and fuel burnup at the constant power level. For different time moments effective multiplication factor and power distribution were obtained. EPS efficiency and reactivity effects at chosen time moments were analyzed.