Training by Visual Editor Consultants
Small Class Size, A Computer for Every Student, Taught by MCNP Experts, Excellent Training Materials for Future Reference
Introduction to MCNP Using the MCNP/MCNPX Visual Editor
Outline of Course Content
United States classes are typically held from 8:30 AM to 4:00 PM with an hour for lunch. European classes run from 9:00 AM to 4:30 PM. Below is a detailed description of the class.
The first day introduces the user to MCNP and the Visual Editor.
MCNP Topics Covered in Day 1:
Introduction to MCNP
Visualizing MCNP Input Files
Simple Geometries in MCNP
Visual Editor Topics Covered in Day 1:
|Basic Plotting||Advanced Plotting||Displaying Surfaces||Displaying Cells|
|Creating a Simple Geometry|
The second day adds more advanced geometries with materials.
MCNP Topics Covered in Day 2:
Creating Macrobody Geometries
MCNP Cross sections and materials
Visual Editor Topics Covered in Day 2:
|Error Recovery||The Surface Wizard||Review||A more advanced Geometry|
|Using Macrobodies||Using Materials||Cross Section Plots|
The third day teaches universes and lattices and criticality applications
MCNP Topics Covered in Day 3:
MCNP transformations and universes
Visual Editor Topics Covered in Day 3:
|Creating Lattices||Running a Lattice KCODE||KCODE|
The fourth day teaches the creation and display of sources and tallies.
MCNP Topics Covered in Day 4:
General Source (SDEF)
Visual Editor Topics Covered in Day 4:
|Displaying a Source||Creating a Source||Running MCNP Visual Editor Input files||Making Tally Plots|
|Output Visualization||More Output Visualization||More Output Visualization|
The fifth day teaches importances, cell splitting, and visualization.
3-D Ray Tracing
|Importances||Cell Splitting||Particle Track Plotting||Making 3D Plots|