Generated paths of an autocatalytic set of a secondary system of a pressurized water reactor


  • Zainab Mahamud Department of Mathematics, Faculty of Science, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia
  • Tahir Ahmad Department of Mathematics, Faculty of Science, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia and Centre of Sustainable Nanomaterials, Ibnu Sina Institute for Research and Industrial Research, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia



Pressurized Water Reactor, autocatalytic set, omega algebra,


A graph is used to model pairwise relation between objects. In this paper, it is used to model secondary system of pressurized water reactor. The process is presented as a dynamic graph by integrating the concept of Autocatalytic Set (ACS). The graph is then transformed into an omega algebra whereby all the possible paths of the process are determined. Seven variables are identified to represent the nodes with twenty one links to indicate catalytic relations among these nodes. A programming code of C++ is developed for the identification of these 317 links.


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