Problem Statement: Application of NEAMS tools to solve PBR equilibrium core and transient analysis

Outcome: Stakeholders learn the basics of how to use Griffin and Pronghorn for PBR transient analysis

Javier Ortensi (INL)
Paolo Balestra (INL)
Sebastian Schunert (INL)
TBD ()

Sunday May 15th

  • 08:00 Opening Comments and Introduction to PBRs - J. Ortensi
  • 08:30 MOOSE Overview - TDB
  • 09:00 Introduction to Griffin - TDB
  • 09:45 Break
  • 10:00 Griffin PBR Capabilities - S. Schunert
  • 10:45 Example 1: Simple Neutronics Equilibrium Core - J. Ortensi
  • 12:00 Lunch
  • 13:00 Introduction to Pronghorn Porous Media & Pebble Thermal Solutions - P. Balestra
  • 14:00 Example 2: Fully Coupled Equilibrium Core - S. Schunert
  • 15:00 Break
  • 15:15 Example 3: Short Transient - P. Balestra
  • 17:00 Adjourn

Preparation for training 

  1. Participants can apply for access to the INL HPC and licenses for Griffin, Pronghorn, and BlueCRAB at (allow 4 weeks to obtain access – cutoff for foreign nationals is April 13th, 2022).
  2. A limited time license option is available and will expedite the process. To obtain a limited access:
    1. in the INL Collaborator/Sponsor field and provide the following sentence in the HPC Account Justification field to obtain a limited time license.
      Justification: Attend the PHYSOR 2022 workshop titled NEAMS Tools for Pebble Bed Reactor Analysis to gain practical experience with Griffin, Pronghorn, and BlueCRAB.
    2. Select Level-1 licenses for Griffin, Pronghorn, and BlueCRAB.

  3. Become familiar with on demand to move files from and to the INL HPC and to access the command line interface:

  4. Install ParaView:

    ParaView is an open-source, multi-platform data analysis and visualization application. It works seamlessly with MOOSE exodus output files. It allows you to inspect your MOOSE results.

    Download here

  5. (Optional) Install Atom: