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, Volume 24, Issue 1–2, pp 165–177 | Cite as

Development of thermal reactor lattice physics methods

  • B P Rastogi
  • H C Huria
Nuclear Physics
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Abstract

This paper describes the reactor physics methods developed for thermal reactor lattices in India. The formulation of the models introduced is based on energy-dependent integral neutron transport theory. More emphasis was put on the development of lattice cell calculational methods which indeed form the basis of physics design of nuclear reactors. The physical formulation and the cross-sections used were subjected to comprehensive validation tests through analyses of experimental information. The comparison of computed and measured parameters have amply brought out the soundness of the physical formalism and the cross-sections used in our calculational procedures.

Keywords

Neutron transport equation collision probability methods lattice cells multi-group cross-sections light water lattices heavy water lattices rod-clustered lattices 

PACS No.

28.40 

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© Indian Academy of Sciences 1985

Authors and Affiliations

  • B P Rastogi
    • 1
  • H C Huria
    • 1
  1. 1.Theoretical Physics DivisionBhabha Atomic Research CentreTrombay

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