International Journal of Nuclear Energy / 2014 / Article / Tab 1

Research Article

Sensitivity Analysis of the TRIGA IPR-R1 Reactor Models Using the MCNP Code

Table 1

Main data of simulated models.

Modified elements descriptionDimension 1 (cm)Dimension 2 (cm)

Active coreOuter radius22.09822.060
Annular reflectorInner radius22.73023.050
Outer radius53.14053.500
Annular reflector claddingInner radius22.09822.060
Outer radius54.41054.500
Rotary rack grooveInner radius29.88329.050
Outer radius36.95738.509
Graphite element Graphite radius1.7991.789
Aluminium fuel elementFuel radius1.7901.780
Cladding inner radius1.7991.789
Stainless steel fuel elementCentral zirconium radius0.2860.318
Cladding outer radius1.8651.880
Control rodsCladding inner radius1.0600.965
Cladding outer radius1.1111.110

Information of criticality calculationDimensions 1 and 2

kcode particles number                             100,000                   
Simulated cycles number (skipped)                         515 (15)                      
Fission source                              Punctual source at origin of system         
System: OpenSUSE 12.1             
Total memory (RAM): 94.5 GB           
Machine processor                                Processor Intel (R) Xeon (R) CPU X5690 @ 3.47
Speed: 1,596 MHz                
Core number: 24                  

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