EPJ Web of Conferences
Volume 106, 2016ISRD 15 – International Symposium on Reactor Dosimetry
|Number of page(s)||8|
|Section||Reactor Surveillance and Plant Life|
|Published online||03 February 2016|
In-Vessel and Ex-Vessel Neutron Dosimetry Programs in Korea
1 Korea Atomic Energy Research Institute, 989-111 Daedeok-daero, Yuseung, Daejeon, Korea
2 Korea Reactor Integrity Surveillance Technology, 168 Gajeong-ro, Yuseung, Daejeon, Korea
3 Westinghouse Electric Company LLC, 1000 Westinghouse Drive, Cranberry Township, Pennsylvania 16066-5228, USA
a Corresponding author: firstname.lastname@example.org
Published online: 3 February 2016
In Korea, 20 PWRs are operating and 4 more PWRs are under construction. The in-vessel neutron dosimetry programs have been designed and implemented since each plant began operation. In addition to the in-vessel dosimetry program, ex-vessel neutron dosimetry systems have been installed for 16 PWRs. The objective of this paper is to describe the in-vessel and ex-vessel neutron dosimetry program of the PWRs in Korea and to compare in-vessel and ex-vessel dosimetry evaluation results. For this purpose plant and cycle specific forward neutron transport calculations and dosimetry measurement evaluations were carried out according to Regulatory Guide 1.190. Comparisons between the calculations and measurements were also performed for the reaction rates of each dosimetry sensor and the results show good agreement.
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