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DLC-0090 ZZ-DOSCOV.

ZZ DOSCOV, 24-Group Covariance Data Library from ENDF/B-V for Dosimetry Calculation

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1. NAME OR DESIGNATION OF PROGRAM:  ZZ-DOSCOV.
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2. COMPUTERS
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Program name Package id Status Status date
ZZ-DOSCOV DLC-0090/01 Tested 08-AUG-1986

Machines used:

Package ID Orig. computer Test computer
DLC-0090/01 IBM 360 series DEC VAX 11/780
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3. DESCRIPTION OF PROBLEM OR FUNCTION


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  FORMAT: COVERX format

  NUMBER OF GROUPS: 24 group covariance matrices

NUCLIDES: U-238, Ti-47, Pu-239, Ti-48, Np-237, Fe-56, U-235,Ni-58,  Al-27, Cu-63, Mn-55, Cu-65, Co-59, In-115, Ti-46, I-127.

ORIGIN: ENDF/B-V and Special Purpose Dosimetry File (SAND-II-620 group)

  WEIGHTING SPECTRUM: VITAMIN E2 weight function

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DOSCOV is a library of covariance data for the following dosimetry materials (Table I) processed into 24 group covariance matrices.

                       TABLE I

Material  Reaction(s)  processed  Material  Reaction(s)  processed
--------  ----------------------  --------  ----------------------

U-238     (n,f)                   Ti-47      (n,p) (n,n'p)
Pu-239    (n,f)                   Ti-48      (n,p) (n,n'p)
Np-237    (n,f)                   Fe-56      (n,p)
U-235     (n,f)                   Ni-58      (n,2n) (n,p)
Al-27     (n,p) (n,alpha)         Cu-63      (n,gamma) (n,alpha)
Mn-55     (n,2n)                  Cu-65      (n,2n)
Co-59     (n,2n) (n,p) (n,alpha)  In-115     (n,n') (n,alpha)
Ti-46     (n,p)                   I-127      (n,2n)
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4. METHOD OF SOLUTION

The program PUFF-2 was used to generate the library from the ENDF/B-V General Purpose tapes or the Special Purpose Dosimetry File.
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5. RESTRICTIONS ON THE COMPLEXITY OF THE PROBLEM:
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6. TYPICAL RUNNING TIME:
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7. UNUSUAL FEATURES OF THE PROGRAM:
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8. RELATED AND AUXILIARY PROGRAMS

The COVERX Service Module includes  seven execution paths to aid in understanding and using multigroup cross-section covariance matrices contained in the standard interface file COVERX.
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9. STATUS
Package ID Status date Status
DLC-0090/01 08-AUG-1986 Tested at NEADB
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10. REFERENCES

- J.D. Smith III, B.L. Broadhead:
  Multigroup Covariance Matrices for Fast Reactor Studies
  ORNL/TM-7389
- C.R. Weisbin et al.:
  VITAMIN-E: An ENDF/B-V Multigroup Cross Section Library for CMFBR
  Core and Shield, LWR Shield, Dosimetry and Fusion Blanket
  Technology
  ORNL-5505 (ENDF-274), February 1979
DLC-0090/01, included references:
- J.D. Drischler:
  The COVERX Service Module of the FORSS System.
  ORNL/TM-7181  (April 1980)
- R.E. Maerker, J.J. Wagschal and B.L. Broadhead:
  Development and Demonstration of an Advanced Methodology for LWR
  Dosimetry Applications. (Section 7)
  EPRI NP-2188  (December 1981)
- B.L. Broadhead:
  Cross Section Covariance Data.
  Rsic Internal Memo  (January 1981) (Included in the Report)
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11. MACHINE REQUIREMENTS:
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12. PROGRAMMING LANGUAGE(S) USED
Package ID Computer language
DLC-0090/01 FORTRAN-IV
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13. OPERATING SYSTEM UNDER WHICH PROGRAM IS EXECUTED:
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14. OTHER PROGRAMMING OR OPERATING INFORMATION OR RESTRICTIONS:
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15. NAME AND ESTABLISHMENT OF AUTHOR

Contributors:
- Oak Ridge National Laboratory
  Oak Ridge, Tennessee, U.S.A.

- Electric Power Research Institute
  Palo Alto, California, U.S.A.
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16. MATERIAL AVAILABLE
DLC-0090/01
File name File description Records
DLC0090_01.001 information file 45
DLC0090_01.002 24-group covariance matrix library 2909
DLC0090_01.003 COVERX service module(FORTRAN) 2866
DLC0090_01.004 COVERX test case input data 2
DLC0090_01.005 COVERX test case printed output 49
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17. CATEGORIES
  • G. Radiological Safety, Hazard and Accident Analysis
  • O. Experimental Data Processing
  • Z. Data.

Keywords: covariance matrices, data, dose rates.