Monte Carlo perturbation methods using “virtual density” theory for calculating reactivity due to geometry change

Monte Carlo perturbation methods using “virtual density” theory for calculating reactivity... •Monte Carlo methods for the virtual density theory are presented for keff changes.•Monte Carlo perturbation methods are applied to uniform isotropic geometry change.•New perturbation methods are developed for uniform anisotropic geometry change.•Differential operator method and correlated sampling method are used.•The perturbation methods can accurately predict reactivity for small geometry change. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Annals of Nuclear Energy Elsevier

Monte Carlo perturbation methods using “virtual density” theory for calculating reactivity due to geometry change

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Publisher
Elsevier
Copyright
Copyright © 2018 Elsevier Ltd
ISSN
0306-4549
eISSN
1873-2100
D.O.I.
10.1016/j.anucene.2018.05.006
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Abstract

•Monte Carlo methods for the virtual density theory are presented for keff changes.•Monte Carlo perturbation methods are applied to uniform isotropic geometry change.•New perturbation methods are developed for uniform anisotropic geometry change.•Differential operator method and correlated sampling method are used.•The perturbation methods can accurately predict reactivity for small geometry change.

Journal

Annals of Nuclear EnergyElsevier

Published: Sep 1, 2018

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