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NEA-1002 KINE.
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NEA-1002 KINE.

KINE, 1-D PWR Dynamic with Partial Core Boiling

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1. NAME OR DESIGNATION OF PROGRAM:  KINE.
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2. COMPUTERS
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Program name Package id Status Status date
KINE NEA-1002/01 Tested 05-JUL-1985

Machines used:

Package ID Orig. computer Test computer
NEA-1002/01 SIEMENS 7875 IBM 3081
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3. DESCRIPTION OF PROGRAM OR FUNCTION

1-D dynamics program for PWR's  with partial boiling in the core. Solves time dependent diffusion equation for 2 prompt and 6 delayed neutron groups.
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4. METHOD OF SOLUTION:  Backward extrapolation technique.
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5. RESTRICTIONS ON THE COMPLEXITY OF THE PROBLEM

   2 prompt and 6 delayed neutron groups,
   200 local meshes.
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6. TYPICAL RUNNING TIME

17 sec for 142 local meshes and 250 time steps on SIEMENS 7875.
NEA-1002/01
NEA-DB executed the test case included in the package on IBM 3081D in 19.42 seconds of CPU time.
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7. UNUSUAL FEATURES OF THE PROGRAM

Treatment of partial boiling in the core / approximation formulas for the coolant density dependent  group constants (must be) built in / especially suitable for small PWR's.
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8. RELATED AND AUXILIARY PROGRAMS:
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9. STATUS
Package ID Status date Status
NEA-1002/01 05-JUL-1985 Tested at NEADB
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10. REFERENCES

- Monterosso, R. and Vincenti, E.,
Finite Difference Method for Solving the Spatio-Temporal Diffusion    Equation in the Two-Group Approximation,
  EUR 596.E (1964).
NEA-1002/01, included references:
- R. Fiebig and A. Krueger:
  KINE - A One-Dimensional Dynamic Program for Pressurized Water
  Reactors with Partial Boiling in the Core.
  GKSS 79/E/30   (July 26, 1979) (in German)
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11. MACHINE REQUIREMENTS:  70K bytes fast memory on SIEMENS 7875.
NEA-1002/01
220K bytes of main storage on IBM 3081K.
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12. PROGRAMMING LANGUAGE(S) USED
Package ID Computer language
NEA-1002/01 FORTRAN-IV
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13. OPERATING SYSTEM UNDER WHICH PROGRAM IS EXECUTED:  BS 3000 (SIEMENS  7875).
NEA-1002/01
MVS-SP (IBM 3081).
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14. OTHER PROGRAMMING OR OPERATING INFORMATION OR RESTRICTIONS:
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15. NAME AND ESTABLISHMENT OF AUTHORS

     R. Fiebig and A. Krueger
     Institut fuer Physik
     GKSS Forschungszentrum Geesthacht GmbH
     Max Planck-Strasse
     D-2054 Geesthacht
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16. MATERIAL AVAILABLE
NEA-1002/01
File name File description Records
NEA1002_01.003 INFORMATION FILE 58
NEA1002_01.004 KINE SOURCE PROGRAM 1330
NEA1002_01.005 ORIGINAL JCL 12
NEA1002_01.006 JCL TO EXECUTE TEST CASE 54
NEA1002_01.007 KINE TEST CASE INPUT DATA 16
NEA1002_01.008 KINE TEST CASE ORIGINAL PRINTOUT 4169
NEA1002_01.009 KINE TEST CASE PRINTOUT OF TEST RUN 4154
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17. CATEGORIES
  • G. Radiological Safety, Hazard and Accident Analysis
  • H. Heat Transfer and Fluid Flow

Keywords: diffusion equations, dynamics, one-dimensional, pwr reactors, time-dependent.