Calculation codes

IRSN has developed numerous calculation codes for nuclear safety and radiation protection. You will find below a list describing some of them.

Nuclear safety

Below you will find a list of tools used by Cacul in the field of nuclear safety.


The ASTEC software system

The ASTEC (Accident Source Term Evaluation Code) software system simulates all the phenomena involved in a core meltdown accident in a water-cooled reactor, from the initiating event to the release of radioactive products (known as the "source term") outside the containment