Article thumbnail

Verification of the MCNP (TM) Perturbation Correction Feature for Cross-Section Dependent Tallies

By A. K. Hess, G. W. McKinney, J. S. Hendricks and L. L. Carter

Abstract

The Monte Carlo N-Particle Transport Code MCNP version 4B perturbation capability has been extended to cross-section dependent tallies and to the track-length estimate of Iqff in criticality problems. We present the complete theory of the MCNP perturbation capability including the correction to MCNP4B which enables cross-section dependent perturbation tallies. We also present the MCNP interface as an upgrade to the MCNP4B manual. Finally, we present test results demonstrating the validity of the perturbation capability in MCNP, particularly cross-section dependent problems

Topics: Iterative Methods, Monte Carlo Method, 66 Physics, Neutrons
Publisher: Los Alamos National Laboratory
Year: 1998
DOI identifier: 10.2172/1197
OAI identifier:
Provided by: UNT Digital Library
Download PDF:
Sorry, we are unable to provide the full text but you may find it at the following location(s):
  • http://digital.library.unt.edu... (external link)
  • Suggested articles


    To submit an update or takedown request for this paper, please submit an Update/Correction/Removal Request.