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HOW TO RUN MCNP

FILES (default names)

INP problem input specification (provided by user)


OUTP MC output file (created by MCNP)
RUNTPE binary start-restart data (created by MCNP)

default_file_name=newname

Command to change default name of files (up to 8 characters)

eg.
mcnp6 inp=mcin outp=mcout runtpe=mcruntpe
mcnp6 i=mcin o=mcout ru=mcruntpe

OPTIONS

Mnemonic
i
p
x
r
z

EXECUTION OPTIONS
Module
Operation
IMCN
Process problem input file
PLOT
Plot geometry
XACT
Process XS
MCRUN
Particle transport
MCPLOT
Plot tally results or XS data

when omitted, default is ixr


if more than one operation is desired, combine the single characters(in any order) to form
a string
i = look for input errors
ip = debug geometry by plotting
ixz = plot cross-section data
z = plot tally results from RUNTPE or MCTAL files