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NEA-0374 SPES.

SPES, Fuel Cycle Optimization for LWR

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1. NAME OR DESIGNATION OF PROGRAM:  SPES.
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2. COMPUTERS
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Program name Package id Status Status date
SPES NEA-0374/01 Tested 01-JUL-1973

Machines used:

Package ID Orig. computer Test computer
NEA-0374/01 IBM 370 series IBM 370 series
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3. NATURE OF PHYSICAL PROBLEM SOLVED

Determination of optimal fuel cycle at equilibrium for a light water reactor taking into account batch size, fuel enrichment, derating, shutdown time, cost of replacement energy.
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4. METHOD OF SOLUTION:  Iterative method.
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5. RESTRICTIONS ON THE COMPLEXITY OF THE PROBLEM
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6. TYPICAL RUNNING TIME:  Three minutes, including plotting.
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7. UNUSUAL FEATURES: UNUSUAL FEATURES OF THE PROGRAM
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8. RELATED OR AUXILIARY PROGRAMS: RELATED AND AUXILIARY PROGRAMS
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9. STATUS
Package ID Status date Status
NEA-0374/01 01-JUL-1973 Tested at NEADB
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10. REFERENCES

- P. Civita, P.Fornaciari, T.Mazzanti:
  'Optimal Operational Strategy in Nuclear Fuel Management'
  Nuclear Technology, Vol.14 (May 1972).
- Report on Code SPES - ENEL-CPN.
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11. MACHINE REQUIREMENTS

64k main storage
card reader
line printer
card punch
plotter BENSON
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12. PROGRAMMING LANGUAGE(S) USED
Package ID Computer language
NEA-0374/01 FORTRAN-IV
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13. OPERATING SYSTEM OR MONITOR UNDER WHICH PROGRAM IS EXECUTED:  EXEC VIII, ENEL software for plotter BENSON.
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14. OTHER PROGRAMMING OR OPERATING INFORMATION OR RESTRICTIONS

ANY OTHER PROGRAMMING OR OPERATING INFORMATION OR RESTRICTIONS
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15. NAME AND ESTABLISHMENT OF AUTHOR: ENEL CPN
Viale Regina Margherita 137
00198 Rome
Italy.
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16. MATERIAL AVAILABLE
NEA-0374/01
File name File description Records
NEA0374_01.001 SOURCE PROGRAM (FORTRAN) 1207
NEA0374_01.002 OVERLAY CARDS+SAMPLE INPUT 15
NEA0374_01.003 SAMPLE OUTPUT 121
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17. CATEGORIES
  • D. Depletion, Fuel Management, Cost Analysis, and Power Plant Economics

Keywords: LWR reactors, cost, fuel cycle, fuel management, iterative methods.