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Robustness of nuclear core activity reconstruction by data assimilation

Bouriquet, Bertrand and Argaud, Jean-Philippe and Erhard, Patrick and Massart, Sébastien and Ponçot, Angélique and Ricci, Sophie and Thual, Olivier Robustness of nuclear core activity reconstruction by data assimilation. (2010) Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research Section A: Accelerators, Spectrometers, Detectors and Associated Equipment, 629 (1). 282-287. ISSN 0168-9002

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Official URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.nima.2010.09.180

Abstract

We apply a data assimilation technique, inspired from meteorological applications, to perform an optimal reconstruction of the neutronic activity field in a nuclear core. Both measurements and information coming from a numerical model are used. We first study the robustness of the method when the amount of measured information decreases. We then study the influence of the nature of the instruments and their spatial repartition on the efficiency of the field reconstruction.

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Additional Information:Thanks to Elsevier editor. The definitive version is available at http://www.sciencedirect.com The original PDF of the article can be found at Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics website :http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0168900210026392
Audience (journal):International peer-reviewed journal
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Institution:French research institutions > Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique - CNRS (FRANCE)
Other partners > EDF (FRANCE)
Université de Toulouse > Institut National Polytechnique de Toulouse - INPT (FRANCE)
Université de Toulouse > Université Toulouse III - Paul Sabatier - UPS (FRANCE)
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Deposited By: Olivier THUAL
Deposited On:25 Mar 2013 11:11

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