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Upcoming Training Courses

SCALE training class

Training is provided by developers and expert users from the ORNL team. Courses provide a review of theory, description of capabilities and limitations of the software, and hands-on experience running problems of varying levels of complexity.

All attendees for the SCALE training courses must be licensed users of SCALE 6.2, which is available from ORNL/RSICC, the OECD/NEA Data Bank in France, and the RIST/NUCIS in Japan. All currently scheduled training courses are described below.

Course Dates and Descriptions

The next training block will be held virtually from Oak Ridge National Laboratory October 5 - 28, 2020. Registration is open HERE.  Registration fee information is available here

October 5 - 9, 2020 (Mon - Thurs: 8am-1pm; Fri: 8am-12pm ET)
SCALE Criticality Safety Calculations

October 12 - 15, 2020 (Mon - Thurs: 9am-12pm and 1pm-4pm ET)
TRITON Lattice Physics and Depletion

October 19 - 22, 2020 (Mon - Thurs: 9am-12pm and 1pm-4pm ET)
ORIGEN Standalone Fuel Depletion, Activation, and Source Term Analysis

October 26 - 28, 2020 (Mon - Wed: 8am-12pm and 1pm-5pm ET)
Nuclear Data Fundamentals and AMPX Libraries Generation


Training Course Extended Descriptions

SCALE Criticality Safety Calculations Course

SCALE Criticality Safety and Radiation Shielding Course

SCALE/ORIGEN Standalone Fuel Depletion, Activation, and Source Term Analysis Course

SCALE/Polaris Lattice Physics, Depletion, and Uncertainty Analysis

SCALE/TRITON Lattice Physics and Depletion

SCALE Sensitivity and Uncertainty Analysis for Criticality Safety Assessment and Validation Course

Sensitivity/Uncertainty Analysis and Uncertainty Quantification in Reactor Physics Calculations

Source Terms and Radiation Shielding for Spent Fuel Transportation and Storage Applications

SCALE Computational Methods for Burnup Credit

Slide Rule for Nuclear Criticality Accident Response

Nuclear Data Fundamentals and AMPX Libraries Generation Course

VERA Workshop and Users' Group Training