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PSR-0563 FEAST-METAL.
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PSR-0563 FEAST-METAL.

FEAST-METAL-V.1.0, Fuel Engineering and Structural analysis Tool

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1. NAME OR DESIGNATION OF PROGRAM:  FEAST-METAL-V.1.0
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2. COMPUTERS
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Program name Package id Status Status date
FEAST-METAL PSR-0563/01 Arrived 15-APR-2011

Machines used:

Package ID Orig. computer Test computer
PSR-0563/01 Linux-based PC,Macintosh,PC Windows
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3. DESCRIPTION OF PROGRAM OR FUNCTION

FEAST-METAL is a fuel performance code developed for predicting steady state and transient behavior of U-Pu-Zr metallic fuel alloys with stainless steel clad in sodium fast reactor environments.
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4. METHODS

The code currently adopts HT9 cladding properties. The code includes several physics based semi-empirical continuum level models to predict various important phenomena occurring under normal and off-normal scenarios. Details of the physical models can be found in references.
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5. RESTRICTIONS ON THE COMPLEXITY OF THE PROBLEM:  None noted.
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6. TYPICAL RUNNING TIME

Running times are extremely problem dependent. Sample problems required several hours.
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9. STATUS
Package ID Status date Status
PSR-0563/01 15-APR-2011 Masterfiled Arrived
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10. REFERENCES

- A. Karahan, "Modeling of Thermo-mechanical and Irradiation Behavior of Metallic and Oxide Fuels for Sodium Fast Reactors," Ph. D. Thesis, Nuclear Science and Engineering Department, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA, (2009).
PSR-0563/01, included references:
- Aydin Karahan:
"FEAST-METAL VERSION-1 USER'S MANUAL" Center for Advanced Nuclear Energy
Systems, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge MA (December, 2010).
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11. HARDWARE REQUIREMENTS:  PC, Mac or Workstation.
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12. PROGRAMMING LANGUAGE(S) USED
Package ID Computer language
PSR-0563/01 FORTRAN-90
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13. SOFTWARE REQUIREMENTS

Package includes precompiled executables for Windows operating systems. OS X and Linux users will require a Fortran90 equivalent compiler.
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15. NAME AND ESTABLISHMENT OF AUTHORS

Contributed by:
                Radiation Safety Information Computational Center
                Oak Ridge National Laboratory
                Oak Ridge, Tennessee, USA

Developed by:   U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Washington, DC, USA
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16. MATERIAL AVAILABLE
PSR-0563/01
source code
precompiled executable for Windows systems
two test cases
documentation
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17. CATEGORIES
  • C. Static Design Studies
  • E. Space-Independent Kinetics
  • I. Deformation and Stress Distributions, Structural Analysis and Engineering Design Studies

Keywords: fuel management, spent fuel characterisation, structural safety analysis.