# Approaches and Software for Multi-Objective Optimization of Nuclear Power Structures

## Abstract

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## Nomenclature

## 1. Introduction

## 2. State-of-the-Art MCDM Techniques and Their Application for Multicriteria Optimization of Nuclear Power Systems

## 3. Nuclear Power Systems Multi-Objective Optimization Modules for Energy Planning Software—MESSAGE

#### 3.1. Criteria Constraints Method

#### 3.2. The Goal Programming Method

#### 3.3. Module Implementing the Reasonable Goals Method

**Figure 1.**Flow-chart of module implementing the criteria constraints and the goal programming methods.

#### 3.4. Nuclear Power Systems Modeling Module

## 4. Integrated Approach Based on the System Dynamics and Parameter Space Investigation Methods

#### 4.1. System Dynamics Approach for Nuclear Power Systems Development

#### 4.2. The Parameter Space Investigation Method

#### 4.3. MEDNES Software

## 5. General Architecture of Software for Multi-Objective Optimization of Nuclear Power Structures

## 6. Results of Multicriteria Optimization Studies of Nuclear Power Structures

#### 6.1. Multi-Objective Comparative Analysis of the Structures of the Developing Global Nuclear Power System

#### 6.2. Multi-Objective Analysis of Comparative Structures of Russian Nuclear Power with Fast Reactors with Different Breeding Ratios

The structure of nuclear power | Levelized cost, cents (kW·h) |
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Uranium resources are not limited, two-component structure of nuclear power | 1.66 ± 0.185 |

Uranium resources are limited (1.2 million tons), two-component structure of nuclear power | 1.76 ± 0.143 |

## 7. Conclusions

## Acknowledgements

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