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NEA-1166 MCVIEW.

MCVIEW, 3-D Radiation View Factor by Monte-Carlo Method

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1. NAME OR DESIGNATION OF PROGRAM:  MCVIEW2.
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2. COMPUTERS
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Program name Package id Status Status date
MCVIEW2 NEA-1166/02 Tested 18-JAN-2002

Machines used:

Package ID Orig. computer Test computer
NEA-1166/02 FUJITSU-GS8400,PC Windows PC Pentium III 500,IBM RISC6000 WS
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3. DESCRIPTION OF PROGRAM OR FUNCTION

MCVIEW analyzes the geometrical view factor between surfaces in three dimensional geometries with or without obstacles for thermal radiation calculation using Monte Carlo method.
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4. METHOD OF SOLUTION:  Monte Carlo method.
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5. RESTRICTIONS ON THE COMPLEXITY OF THE PROBLEM:  None.
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6. TYPICAL RUNNING TIME:  10 seconds on a FUJITSU-GS8400.
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7. UNUSUAL FEATURES OF THE PROGRAM:  None.
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8. RELATED AND AUXILIARY PROGRAMS:  None.
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9. STATUS
Package ID Status date Status
NEA-1166/02 18-JAN-2002 Tested at NEADB
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10. REFERENCES

- T. Ikushima:
MCVIEW: A Radiation View Factor Computer Program or Three-
Dimensional Geometries Using Monte Carlo Method
JAERI-M 86-177 (1986)
- T. Ikushima:
CASKET: A Computer Code System for Thermal and Structural
Analyses of Radioactive Material Transport and/or Storage
Cask
JAERI-Data/Code 98-018 (1998)
NEA-1166/02, included references:
- T. Ikushima:
  MCVIEW2: A Radiation View Factor Computer Program for Three
  Dimensional Geometries using Monte Carlo Method
  JAERI-Data/Code 95-001 (March 1995)
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11. MACHINE REQUIREMENTS

FUJITSU-GS8400: 2000 Kbytes of core memory required.
PC: Windows 95/98, a VGA monitor, an Intel 486 or a Pentium or later processor, at least 16 Megabytes RAM and 1 Megabyte of free disk space is recommended.
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12. PROGRAMMING LANGUAGE(S) USED
Package ID Computer language
NEA-1166/02 FORTRAN-77
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13. OPERATING SYSTEM UNDER WHICH PROGRAM IS EXECUTED:  
FUJITSU-GS8400: MSP.
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14. OTHER PROGRAMMING OR OPERATING INFORMATION OR RESTRICTIONS

FUJISTU-GS8400: The program is approximately 6000 source steps (including data libraries).
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15. NAME AND ESTABLISHMENT OF AUTHORS

           Takeshi IKUSHIMA
           Department of Fuel Cycle Safety Research
           Tokai Research Establishment
           Japan Atomic Energy Research Institute
           Tokai-mura, Naka-gun, Ibaraki-ken 319-1195
           Japan
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16. MATERIAL AVAILABLE
NEA-1166/02
MCVIEW2.EXE Executable file
MCVIEW2.FOR Source code
MCVIEW2.DAT Example data
MCVIEW2.LST Example output data
NEA_1166_2.PDF JAERI-Data/Code 95-001 reference in PDF format
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17. CATEGORIES
  • J. Gamma Heating and Shield Design

Keywords: Monte Carlo method, radiation heat, shielding, thermal radiation.