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  1. Baird, B. Collins, W. Cramer, A. Godfrey, B. Kochunas, R. Lee, L. Moore, T. Pandya, B. Salko, S. Stimpson, E. Walker, VERA 4.1 Release Notes, CASL-U-2020-1945-000, April 2020.
  2. MPACT Theory Manual, Version 2.2.0, CASL-U-2016-1107-000, June 2016.
  3. Pandya, S. Johnson, G. Davidson, T. Evans, S. Hamilton, SHIFT: A Massively Parallel Monte Carlo Radiation Transport Package, ANS MC2015, Nashville, April 19-23, 2015.
  4. C. Gauld, G. Radulescu, G. Ilas, B.D. Murphy, M.L. Williams, and D. Wiarda. Isotopic depletion and decay methods and analysis capabilities in scale. Nuclear Technology, 174:169, 2011. 38
  5. CTF Theory Manual, Version 2.2.0, CASL-U-2016-1110-000, May 2016.
  6. Hales, S. Novascone, G. Pastore, D. Perez, B. Spencer, R. Williamson, BISON Theory Manual, The Equations Behind Nuclear Fuel Analysis, INL/EXT-13-29930, October 2013.
  7. Kendrick, MAMBA Theory Manual, Los Alamos National Laboratory, December 2016.
  8. Collins, B. Okhuysen, R. Salko, D. Andersson, S. Stimpson, T. Lange, A. Elliott, A. Wysocki, L. Gilkey, K. Epperson, R. Smith, CASL-U-2018-1703-000, September 2018.
  9. Salko, S. Slattery, T. Lange, M. Delchini, W. Gurecky, E. Tatli, B. Collins, Development of Preliminary VERA-CS Crud-Induced Localized Corrosion Modeling Capability, CASL-U-2018-1617-000, June 2018.
  10. Collins, W. Gurecky, A. Elliott, L. Gilkey, K. Coleman, R. Smith, and D. Andersson, Inference of Crud Model Parameters from Plant Data, CASL-U-2019-1861-000, May 2019.
  11. Baglietto, M. Bucci, E. Demarly, R. Kommajosyula, D. Pointer, Complete Additional Validation of GEN-II Thermal-Hydraulics Models for the DNB Challenge Problem, CASL-U-2018-1668-000, August 2018.
  12. Pressurized Water Reactor Control Rod Ejection and Boiling Water Reactor Control Rod Drop Accidents, DG-1327, USNRC, November 2016.
  13. Swindlehurst, Development, Validation, and Demonstration of CASL Codes for the Reactivity Initiated Accident, CASL‑U‑2018-1646-000, August 2018.
  14. Liu, W., Mai, A., Alvis, J., Rashid, J., Folsom, C., Bison Fuel Performance Modeling on RIA in a PWR, CASL-U-2018-1656-000, July 2018.
  15. Rashid, W. Liu, N. Capps, J. Hales, R. Williamson, B. Spencer, G. Pastore, Progress of CASL Research and Development Activities and Results for the Pellet- Cladding Interaction (PCI) Challenge Problem, CASL-P-2018-1704-000, September 2018.
  16. Williamson, R., Pastore, G., Gardner, R., Gamble, K., Novascone, S., Tompkins, J., Liu, W., LOCA Challenge Problem Final Report, CASL-U-2019-1856-000, May 2019.
  17. Gamble, ATF material model development and validation for priority cladding concepts, CASL-U-2019-1892-000, August 2019.
  18. Gamble, G. Pastore, M. Cooper, D. Andersson, ATF material model development and validation for priority fuel concepts, CASL-U-2019-1870-000, July 2019.
  19. Gardner, C. Permann, M. Bernard, and R. Williamson, Demonstration of TRACE/Bison LOCA Capability for LWR and ATF Fuel, March 2019.
  20. Wirth, P. Blau, K. Kamrin, S. Lazarevic, R. Lu, W. LU, D. Parks, A. Patra, M. Thouless, C. Tome, J. Qu, Summary report describing CASL accomplishments in support of the GTRF Challenge Problem, CASL-U-2017-1429-000, September 2017.
  21. DOE-NE ModSimX Program Plan, Revision 3.1, June 14, 2019.
  22. VERA Quality Assurance Program Plan, VERA-QA-001, Rev. 2, October 2019.
  23. Ray, V. Kucukboyaci, Y. Sung, P. Kersting, R. Brewster, Industry Use of CASL Tools, CASL-U-2019-1739-000, September 2018.
  24. Jones, P. Mattie, N. Dinh, P. Athe, L. Moore, Updated Verification and Validation Assessment for VERA, CASL-U-2019-1864-000, June 2019.
  25. Mangham, C. Briggs, F. Franceschini, D. Hake, V. Kucukboyaci, J. Ralston, D. Salazar, Benchmark of VERA Predictions at Steady State Conditions vs. Measurements at Westinghouse Nuclear Power Plants, CASL-U-2019-1904-000, September 2019.
  26. Godfrey, B. Collins, C. Gentry, S. Stimpson, J. Ritchie, Watts Bar Unit 2 Startup Results with VERA, CASL-U-2017-1306-000, March 2017.
  27. Lange, A. Godfrey, R. Ratnayake, K. Epperson, J. Eller, R. Salko, Preliminary CRUD Analysis and Sensitivity Studies for NuScale SMR, CASL-U-2018-1504-000, January 2018.
  28. Godfrey, B. Collins, Core Design Optimization with CIPS Risk Analysis, CASL-U-2019-1906-000, September 2019.
  29. Davidson, A. Godfrey, T. Pandya, K. Royston, Demonstration of Comprehensive Ex-Vessel Fluence Capability, CASL-U-2019-1926-000, September 2019.
  30. Smith, G. Hobson, Davis-Besse Dosimetry Benchmark using VERA and SHIFT, CASL Symposium, ANS Winter Meeting, November 15-19, 2020.
  31. Godfrey, E. Davidson, G. Wolfram, B. Collins, C. Gentry, G. Ilas, S. Palmtag, T. Pandya, K. Royston, Watts Bar Unit 1 Source Range Detector Response Validation During Refueling, CASL-U-2018-1561-000, December 2018.
  32. Godfrey, E. Davidson, T. Pandya, C. Gentry, VERA Excore Radiation Transport Applications, CASL-U-2018-1647-000, June 2018.
  33. Mervin, T. Massey, G. Stevens, M. Burke, E. Davidson, D. Jones, Industry Application Testing of VERA Ex-Core Fluence Methods, CASL-U-2019-1894-000, August 2019.
  34. Sung, V. Kucukboyaci, Y. Xu, L. Cao, and R. Salko. VERA-CS Modeling and Simulation of PWR MSLB Core Response to DNB—Low Flow Case and Comparison with High Flow Case. CASL-E-2015-0303-000, 2015b.
  35. Asgari, B. Collins, R. Salko, K. Kim, K. Gamble, A. Toptan, S. Palmtag, C. Lawing, T. Downar, B. Kochunas, T. Kozlowski, Status Update Report for Modeling and Analysis of Exelon BWRs for Eigenvalue & Thermal Limits Predictability, ORNL/TM-2020, September 2020.
  36. DOE and NRC Collaboration on the Use of CASL Tools in a Regulatory Environment, CASL-U-2020-1958-000,July 2020.
  37. Agostinelli, E. Baglietto, BWR Closure Modeling for Annular Flow, CASL-U-2018-1841-000, August 2018.
  38. Lange, A. Godfrey, R. Ratnayake, K. Epperson, J. Eller, R. Salko, Preliminary CRUD Analysis and Sensitivity Studies for NuScale SMR, CASL-U-2018-1504-000, January 2018.
  39. Lefebvre, M. Sieger, M. Baird, R. Lee, K. Clarno, VERA 3.8 Release, CASL‑U‑20189-1579‑000, April 2018.
  40. Spencer, R. Williamson, A. Lindsay, F. Kong, R. Gardner, J. Hales, A. Casagrande, D. Schwen, H. Chen, N. Prakash, C. Matthews, C. Unal, Bison Improvements for Robustness and Speed, CASL-U-2018-1625-000, June 2018.
  41. Salko, S. Slattery, T. Lange, M. Delchini, W. Gurecky, E. Tatli, B. Collins, Development of Preliminary VERA-CS Crud-Induced Localized Corrosion Modeling Capability, CASL-U-2018-1617-000, June 2018.
  42. Permann, M. Bernard, D. Andrs, S. Novascone, D. Gaston, R. Martineau, Preliminary Two-Way Coupling of BISON/TRACE using MOOSE-Wrapped Apps (BlueCrab), CASL-U-2018-1638-000, June 2018.
  43. Jones, A. Hetzler, N. Dinh, P. Athe, M. Sieger, Updated Verification and Validation Assessment for VERA, CASL-U-2018-1645-000, June 2018.
  44. Godfrey, E. Davidson, T. Pandya, C. Gentry, VERA Excore Radiation Transport Applications, CASL-U-2018-1647-000, June 2018.
  45. Swindlehurst, Development, Validation, and Demonstration of CASL Codes for the Reactivity Initiated Accident, CASL‑U‑2018-1646-000, August 2018.
  46. Baglietto, M. Bucci, E. Demarly, R. Kommajosyula, D. Pointer, Complete Additional Validation of GEN-II Thermal-Hydraulics Models for the DNB Challenge Problem, CASL-U-2018-1668-000, August 2018.
  47. Rashid, W. Liu, N. Capps, J. Hales, R. Williamson, B. Spencer, G. Pastore, Progress of CASL Research and Development Activities and Results for the Pellet- Cladding Interaction (PCI) Challenge Problem, CASL-P-2018-1704-000, September 2018.
  48. Collins, B. Okhuysen, R. Salko, D. Andersson, S. Stimpson, T. Lange, A. Elliott, A. Wysocki, L. Gilkey, K. Epperson, R. Smith, CASL Research and Development Activities and Results for the CRUD Induced Power Shift (CIPS) Challenge Problem, CASL-U-2018-1703-000, September 2018.
  49. Pastore, R. Williamson, C. Folsom, Transient fission gas behavior modeling developments for Bison, CASL-U-2018-1610-000, May 2018.
  50. Jiang, B. Spencer, BISON X-FEM Development in Support of Moving Interface Problem Modeling, CASL-U-2018-1611-000, May 2018.
  51. Ray, V. Kucukboyaci, Y. Sung, P. Kersting, R. Brewster, Industry Use of CASL Tools, CASL-U-2019-1739-000, September 2018.
  52. Godfrey, R. Lee, VERAView User’s Guide, CASL-U-2016-1058-001, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, August 2017.
  53. Agostinelli, E. Baglietto, BWR Closure Modeling for Annular Flow, CASL-U-2018-1841-000, August 2018
  54. Lange, A. Godfrey, and F. Franceschini, VERA Analysis of CRUD Induced Power Shift for Catawba Unit 2 Cycle 22 Core Designs, CASL-I-2017-1301-000, March 2017.
  55. Baglietto, E. Demarly, R. Kommajosyula, S. J. Kim, and R. A. Brewster, Develop, demonstrate, and assess advanced Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) based capability for prediction of Departure from Nucleate Boiling (DNB), CASL‑U‑2017‑1448‑000, September 2017.
  56. S. Collins, et al., Development of a Comprehensive CRUD-Induced Power Shift (CIPS) Capability with VERA, CASL-U-2017-1406-000, August 2017.
  57. Wirth, et al., Summary report describing CASL accomplishments in support of the GTRF Challenge Problem, CASL-U-2017-1429-000, September 2017.
  58. Spencer, J. W. Peterson, W. Jiang, Y. Liu, and A. Casagranda, BISON Contact Algorithm Improvement Support of Pellet Cladding Mechanical Interaction Modeling, CASL-U-2017-1430-000, INL/EXT-17-43399, September 2017.
  59. Pandya, T. Evans, K. Clarno, and B. Collins, Excore Radiation Transport Modeling with VERA, CASL-U-2017-1311-000, April 2017.
  60. Kochunas, T. Downar, Y. Liu, Q. Shen, Z. Dodson, A. Gerlach, D. Jabaay, A. Wysocki, and V. Kucukboyaci, Development of Transient MPACT-CTF Capability for RIA with DNB, CASL-U-2017-1424, September 2017.
  61. Agostinelli, E. Baglietto, and S. Yoon, BWR Modeling Assessment, CASL‑U‑2017‑1472-000, September 2017.
  62. Folsom, L. Williamson, G. Pastore, and W. Liu, Development of a RIA Experimental Benchmark for BISON, CASL-U-2017-1403-000, August 2017.
  63. CASL VERAIn, July 2017, https://github.com/CASL/VERAin
  64. CASL VERAView, September 2017, https://github.com/CASL/VERAview
  65. Walsh, M. Sieger, M. Baird, B. Mervin, R. Bartlett, R. Lee, and K. T. Clarno, VERA-3.6 Release, CASL-U-2017-1276-000, February 2017.
  66. Jones, A. Hetzler, N. Dinh, P. Athe, and M. Sieger, Verification and Validation Assessment for VERA, CASL-U-2017-1310-000, April 2017.
  67. Slattery, W. Gurecky, and N. Adamowicz, Cicada – A Package for CILC Analysis, CASL-2017-1400-000, August 2017.
  68. Stimpson, Demonstration of Load Follow Simulation with VERA-CS and Standalone BISON, CASL-U-1257-000, December 2016.
  69. Capps, W. Liu, and J. Alvis, Evaluation of Ramp Tests for LOCA, CASL‑U‑2017‑1473‑000, June 2017.
  70. S. Kim, K. T. Clarno, C. Gentry, D. Wiarda, M. L. Williams, B. Kochunas, Y. Liu, and S. Palmtag, Development of the V4.2m5 and V5.0m0 Multigroup Cross Section Libraries for MPACT for PWR and BWR, CASL-U-2017-1280-000, February 2017.
  71. Godfrey, B. Collins, C. Gentry, S. Stimpson, and J. Ritchie, Watts Bar Unit 2 Startup Results with VERA, CASL-U-2017-1306-000, March 2017.
  72. R&D 100 Conference, R&D Magazine, November 2016.
  73. D. Pointer, Reference Computational Meshing Strategy for Computational Fluid Dynamics Simulation of Departure from Nucleate Boiling, CASL-U-1390, July 2017.
  74. Williamson, G. Pastore, K. Gamble, R. Gardner, and W. Liu, Development of a LOCA Experimental Benchmark for BISON – Milestone L2:FMC.P15.08, CASL‑U‑2017‑1422-000, September 2017.
  75. Stimpson, et al., Demonstration of Coupled Tiamat Quarter-Core Calculations on Watts Bar Unit 1, Cycle 1, CASL-U-2017-1408-000, August 2017.
  76. Collins, B., S. Hamilton, M. Jarrett, K. S. Kim, B. Kochunas, Y. Liu, S. Palmtag, R. Salko, S. Stimpson, A. Toth, and B. Yee. 2016. Summary of VERA-CS Performance Improvements, CASL-U-2016-1171-000 (August 2016)
  77. Salko, R., A. Wysocki, B. Collins, A. Godfrey, C. Gosdin, and M. Avramova, Development and Testing of CTF to Support Modeling of BWR Operating Conditions, CASL-U-2016-1030-000 (January 2016).
  78. Khuwaileh, B., and P. Turinsky, Data Assimilation and Uncertainty Quantificaiton Using VERA-CS for a Core-Wide LWR Problem with Depletion, CASL-U-2016-1054-000 (March 2016).
  79. Manera, A., D. Walter, V. Petrov, B. Kendrick, B. Wirth, R. Sweet, J. Rizk, V. Kucukboyaci, J. Secker, Qualification of CFD-based PWR CILC Capabilities for the Identification of High-Risk Fuel Rods, CASL-U-2016-1195-000 (September 2016).
  80. Capps, N., J. Rashid, S. Stimpson, K. Clarno, and B. Wirth, Assessment of the Analysis Capability for Core-Wide PWR Pellet-Clad Interaction (PCI) Screening, CASL-U-2016-1200-000 (September 2016).
  81. Downar, T., Y. Xu, A. Zhu, B. Kochunas, and D. Jabaay, Transient Capability in MPACT with Internal Heat Conduction Feedback for Analysis of PWR Reactivity Insertion Accidents, CASL-U-2016-1188-000 (September 2016).
  82. Baglietto, E., E. Demarly, S. J. Kim, Demonstration of DNB Analysis Methods using CFD, CASL-U-2016-1197-000 (September 2016).
  83. Williamson, R., C. Folsom, G. Pastore, S. Veearaghavan, Reactivity Insertion Accident (RIA) Capability Status in the BISON Fuel Performance Code, CASL-U-2016-1104-000 (May 2016).
  84. Sieger, M., Mervin, B., Baird, M., Bartlett, R., VERA and VERA-EDU 3.4 Release Notes, CASL-U-2015-1007-000 (November 2015).
  85. Sieger, M., Mervin, B., Baird, M., Bartlett, R., VERA and VERA-EDU 3.5 Release Notes, CASL-U-2016-1114-000 (July 2016).
  86. Godfrey, A., and R. Lee, VERAView User’s Guide, CASL-U-2016-1058-000 (March 2016).
  87. Sung, Y., V Kucukboyaci, X. Yiban, L. Cao, R. Salko, H. Zhang, C. Brown, VERA-CS Evaluation of PWR MSLB DNB Limiting Case with Respect to Coolant Flow, CASL-U-2016-1161-000 (August 2016).
  88. Burns, D. E., J. Gehin, and D. Kropaczek, Post-CASL Strategy, CASL-U-2016-1103-000 (July 2016).