Calculations & Software development

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Ærgon carries out computer calculations applied to facility and equipment safety, environmental impacts and safety in the transport of radioactive material.

Ærgon also develops and maintains calculation codes, nuclear physics software and web apps.

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aergonpuce Our Skills

  • Calculations:
    • Radiation Protection:
      • Radiological zone analysis
      • Predictive dose calculations
      • Environmental impact calculations
    • Criticality
    • Specification, follow-up, interpretation (calculations by our subcontractors)
      • Thermal
      • Mechanics (solid and fluid)
  • Software & Calculation codes development:
    • Development of calculation codes dedicated to nuclear industries
    • Modification of existing software and codes
    • Development of software for repetitive tasks automatization

Ærgon occasionally subcontracts some calculations. In this case, projects are completely specified, followed and approved by Ærgon.

 

aergonpuce Our tools

Regarding its calculations resources, Ærgon manages a team of experienced engineers skilled in the use of the following codes :

  • Radiation protection : MERCURAD, TRIPOLI 4, MCNP 5, MCNP 6.1...
  • Environment : C3X, ERICA...
  • Fire : FDS, CFAST...

Ærgon's programming languages are the following:

  • Python, Java, C++, C, VBA...
  • PHP
  • SQL, HDF5, NOSQL (JSON)...

The tools frequently used by our subcontractors are :

  • ANSYS
  • ANSYS LS-DINA
  • CFX
  • ANSA


aergonpuce Our references

Field

Dates

Client

Topic

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Tools

Safety in the transport of radioactive material

2014

AREVA La Hague

Heat calculations of radioactive waste packages exposed to the heat generated by their burning means of transport

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ANSYS

Safety of nuclear facilities & Environmental impacts

2014

IRSN

Development of evaluation calculation code of post-accident consequences and GIS exploitation

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Python

QGis

Safety in the transport of radioactive material

2014

AREVA La Hague

Control calculations of the preservation of dynamic containment within a package exposed to strong wind

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CFX

ANSYS

Safety in the transport of radioactive material

2014

AREVA La Hague

Calculations of the roll-over of a radioactive waste package and its means of transport exposed to strong winds

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Safety in the transport of radioactive material

2013 – 2014

AREVA La Hague

Calculations of dose rates generated by the radioactive waste contained in a burning transport package

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MERCURAD

Safety in the transport of radioactive material

2013

AREVA La Hague

Drop calculations on an on-site radioactive waste package

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ANSA

LS-DYNA

Safety of nuclear facilities & Environmental impacts

2010 / 2013

CEA

Dose rate calculations in and around a Basic Nuclear Facility (INB)

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MERCURAD

Safety of nuclear facilities & Environmental impacts

2010 / 2013

IRSN

Adjustment and development of a calculation code of radioactive release consequences

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CONDOR3.0


aergonpuce Our clients


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