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Substantiation of Data Files of JEFF-3.1.2 for Safety Analysis of TRIGA Mark-II Reactor through the Scrutiny of Integral Parameter of Benchmark Lattices TRX and BAPL
American Journal of Modern Physics
Volume 5, Issue 5, September 2016, Pages: 135-141
Received: Aug. 4, 2016; Accepted: Aug. 22, 2016; Published: Sep. 10, 2016
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Md. Mominul Islam, Department of Physics, Hajee Mohammad Danesh Science & Technology University, Dinajpur, Bangladesh
Md. Mahbubul Haque, Materials Science Division, Atomic Energy Centre Dhaka, Bangladesh Atomic Energy Commission, Dhaka, Bangladesh
S. M. Azharul Islam, Department of Physics, Jahangirnagar University, Savar, Dhaka, Bangladesh
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The aim of this analysis is to bear out the nuclear data files of JEFF-3.1.2 for theoretical safety analysis of a 3 MW TRIGA MARK-II research reactor is custom-made at AERE, Dhaka, Bangladesh through the study of integral parameters of benchmark lattice TRX and BAPL of thermal reactor. The basic evaluated nuclear data files of JEFF-3.1.2 are selected for TRIGA reactor and processed by using nuclear data processing code NJOY99.0. Different cross-sections of U-235 and U-238 are computed from the NJOY output of the evaluated nuclear data library. The 69 group cross-section library is engendered from the processed file for reactor code WIMSD-5B. From the generated 69 group cross-section library, the integral parameters of yardstick lattices TRX and BAPL are premeditated by using cell code WIMSD-5B. The calculated integral parameters are compared to the deliberated values as well as the consequences of Monte Carlo Code MCNP. From the assessment it is found that all the integral parameters are in good concurrence with some suspicions. Through benchmarking the integral parameters of TRX and BAPL lattices this analysis reflects the support to the evaluated nuclear data files of JEFF-3.1.2 for safety analysis of TRIGA Mark-II research reactor at AERE, Dhaka, Bangladesh.
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Md. Mominul Islam, Md. Mahbubul Haque, S. M. Azharul Islam, Substantiation of Data Files of JEFF-3.1.2 for Safety Analysis of TRIGA Mark-II Reactor through the Scrutiny of Integral Parameter of Benchmark Lattices TRX and BAPL, American Journal of Modern Physics. Vol. 5, No. 5, 2016, pp. 135-141. doi: 10.11648/j.ajmp.20160505.13
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