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ANS Officers

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Meeting Officials, National Program Committee

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Table of Contents

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Author Index

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Opening Plenary: The Status of Global Nuclear Deployment

Richard Lester, Phil Sharp, John Hamre, Michael Wallace, Steny H. Hoyer, Richard A. Meserve

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Accelerator Applications: General

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Design of a Proton/Deuteron Microprobe Using a PETtrace Cyclotron

M. S. Beumer, P. J. Pinhero

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800 MeV >10 MW Proton Driver for ADS Fission

Saeed Assadi, Peter McIntyre, Akhdiyor Sattarov, Ilan Ben-Zvi, Wu-Tsung Weng

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Feasibility Study of Natural Uranium Neutron Spallation Target Using FLiBe as a Coolant

Andrew J. Boulanger, Mark A. Pierson

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Particle in Cell Simulation of the Electron Source for a Distributed Flat-Panel X-Ray Source

Chrystian M. Posada, Edwin J. Grant, Hyoung K. Lee, Carlos H. Castaño

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Neutronics and Heat Transfer for an ADS Molten Salt Core

Peter McIntyre, Akhdiyor Sattarov, Pavel Tsvetkov, William Horak

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Thermal Investigations for Solid Target Copper-64 Production

K. K. Turner, W. H. Miller

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Aerospace Nuclear Science and Technology: General

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Pulsed Fusion Rocket - An Ultra High Isp Variable Thrust Deep Space Vehicle Powered by Inertial Electrostatic Confinement Fusion

George H. Miley, John Orcutt, Paul Keutelian, Ben Ulmen, Joshi Shresthra, Akshata Krishnamurthy

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Reactor Irradiation Issues for Restarting Plutonium-238 Production

Robert Wham, Randy Hobbs, Alice Caponiti, Stephen Johnson, Bruce Schnitzler

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Single and Multichannel Analysis of Mars Hopper Concept

Christopher Koll, Andrew Klein

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Finite Difference Analysis of a Heat Pipe Cooled Fuel Pin

Wesley R. Deason, Richard C. Kurwitz

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Parametric Multiphysics Design Study of a Tungsten-Cermet NTR Core

Brad Appel, Jonathan A. Webb

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Engineering of Nuclear Thermal Propulsion System for Space Application

B. Halimi, Seung H. Nam, Kune Y. Suh

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Non-Nuclear Testing of Compact Reactor Technologies at NASA MSFC

Michael G. Houts, J. Boise Pearson, Thomas J. Godfroy

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Tutorial on Nuclear Space Propulsion Technologies

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Neutron Activation Analysis - Frontiers and Sustained Performance-Tutorial

R. Zeisler, R. M. Lindstrom, W. D. James

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Therapeutic Beams - The Wider I/O Chain

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Photonuclear Dose from High Energy Medical Linear Accelerators

Omar Chibani, Charlie C-M. Ma

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Monte Carlo Applications for Treatment Planning Calculations in Hadron Therapy

Andrea Mairani, Mario Ciocca, Katia Parodi

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Fully Analog Monte Carlo: Will It Ever Be Possible?

Alberto Fassò, Mary Chin

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A Dedicated Small Animal Proton Beam Delivery System for AMD Research

Bryan Bednarz, Thomas R. Mackie, Daniel M. Albert, Arthur S. Polans, Nader Sheibani

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New Methods for Electron Beam Radiotherapy

Robert O'Brien, Francis Tsang

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Sample Histories from Carbon Therapy of a Human Brain

M. P. W. Chin, F. Cerutti, A. Ferrari, A. Mairani, P. R. Sala

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Monte Carlo Simulations Demonstrated Using FLUKA-Tutorial

Mary Pik-Wai Chin, Andrea Mairani, Alberto Fassò

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Fukushima Daiichi - Event Sequence, Dose to Public, Current Status, and Proposed Decommissioning Path-Panel

Larry Ott, Randall Gauntt, D. E. Williams Jr., Thomas Hafera

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Best of DD&R 2010 Topical Meeting-Panel

K. Schruder, Stuart Andrew Walker, Larry Otis Waggoner, Julie Braun Williams, Klaus Hendrich, Michael Brasel

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Radium Girls and the D&D of Their Legacy-Panel

Glenn Case, Steve Howard, Steve Workman, Hans Honerlah

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ARRA Program Success-Panel

Jack Surash, Vince Adams, Reinhard Knerr, Rodrigo Rimando

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Focus on Communications: Meet the Media-Panel

Matt Wald, Bill Loveless, Jeff Beattie

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Student Design Competition

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Modular Boiling Water Concept

Robert Steinbock, Yi Liao, Matthew Frantz

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RINSC Thermal Column Cooling System Upgrade

Marc Tetreault, Rick Hogan, Francis Stanton, Eric Rom

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Design and Analysis of a 1-MWe Transportable Heat Pipe-Cooled Fast Reactor

William J. Sames, Daniel R. Eichel, Wesley R. Deason, Joshua E. Hansel

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Device for Detection of Defects in Steam Generator Tubes Using Acoustic Analysis

J. Beard, P. Howard, L. Mackie, S. Morris, T. Ramis, D. Rowekamp, M. Urffer

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Focus on Communications: Communicating with Policy Makers-Panel

Matt Bennett, Annie Caputo, Jonathan Epstein

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The Innovations in Fuel Cycle Research Awards Program - A Student Competition

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Relationship Between Localized Strain and Irradiation Assisted Stress Corrosion Cracking in an Austenitic Alloy

M. D. McMurtrey, G. S. Was, L. Patrick, D. Farkas

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Facile Reduction of a Uranyl(VI) -Ketoiminate Complex to U(IV) upon Oxo Silylation

Jessie L. Brown, Charles C. Mokhtarzadeh, Jeremie M. Lever, Guang Wu, Trevor W. Hayton

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Non-Destructive Assay of 235U and 239Pu Using a Lead Slowing-Down Spectrometer

N. Thompson, B. Becker, J. Thompson, D. Beller, S. Bowyer, A. Gavron, G. Imel, Y. Danon

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Computation of the Resonant Neutron Scattering to Higher Angular Moments

Shadi Z. Ghrayeb, Mohamed Ouisloumen, Abderrafi M. Ougouag, Kostadin N. Ivanov

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Incorporating Actinide Sorption in Models of TRISO Repository Performance

Gregory H. Schmidt, Gary S. Cerefice

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Comparison of the Redox Chemistry of Primary and Secondary Amides of U(IV): Isolation of a U(VI) Bis(imido) Complex or a Homoleptic U(VI) Amido Complex

Lani A. Seaman, Skye Fortier, Guang Wu, Trevor W. Hayton

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Hydride Formation Process Development for the Powder Metallurgical Recycle of Zircaloy

Adam J. Parkison, Sean M. McDeavitt

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Kent W. Hamlin Memorial Session - Best of CONTE 2011

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Computer-Based Simulator Critique and Evaluation Database

Timothy Borgen

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Operations Training Program: Quad Cities and UW Nuclear Reactor Lab

Robert Agasie, Michelle Blanchard, Jeremy Bries

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Standardized Task Evaluation Process and Progress

Don Cullers, Mike Desilets, Burl McCosh

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Implementing a Two-State Nuclear Workforce Development Strategy

Mindy Mets

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Process and Management Improvement Using SharePoint

Gregory Maisel, Gerald Hollingsworth

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Nuclear Simulator Development and Use at Virginia Commonwealth University

Ross Anderson, A. Vennie Filippas, Sama Bilbao y Leon, Gary Tepper

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Successful Educational Partnership Expands to Bridge Associate Degree Programs with Engineering Degree Programs

James H. Auld, Jose L. Farinos, Gilbert J. Brown

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The Integration of the Nuclear Excellence Model and the NextEra Energy Leadership Academy

Daniel G. Roy

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Online Education and Prior Learning Assessment - Powerful Combination to Develop Degreed Workers

Scott A. Bates, Jane LeClair

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International Workforce Development Needs-Panel

Andy Clarke, Jennifer Reichert, Henry W. Brandhorst, Jr., Youssef Shatilla, Francois Perchet, Sekee Oh, Gilbert J. Brown

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Education, Training and Workforce Development: General

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Advanced Test Reactor National Scientific User Facility Partnerships

Frances M. Marshall, Todd R. Allen, Jeff B. Benson, Mary Catherine Thelen

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Utilizing an Intensive Rotational Program for Early-Career Nuclear Engineers

Ryan Boscow, Andrew Prichard, Marisela Linares-Mendoza

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Virginia Commonwealth University's Visible Nuclear Reactor

Ross Anderson, A. Vennie Filippas, Sama Bilbao y Leon, Gary Tepper

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Experience Teaching an Energy Storage Class as a Nuclear Engineering Course

George H. Miley, Magdi Ragheb, Nie Luo

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A Revolutionary Masters Degree Curriculum in Nuclear Environmental Engineering

Steven L. Krahn, David S. Kosson, James H. Clarke

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Pay Attention to the One Behind the Curtain: Engaged and Thinking Organizations

Jane LeClair, James R. (Randy) Fromm, Randall Braddock

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Training and Public Information Activities of Nuclear Training Center ICJT

Igor Jencic

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Is There a Need to Reestablish Radioecology Education and Training in the United States?-Panel

Tim Jannik, Wendy Kuhne, Kathy Higley, Tom Hinton

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Partnerships with Minority Serving Institutions and Nuclear Engineering Education-Panel

Sheldon Landsberger, Lisa Marshall, J'Tia Taylor

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Environmental Sciences: General

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Energy and Position of a Large Explosion in an Urban Environment

William Culbreth, Trevor Wilcox

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Emergency Response for Radionuclides in Food

William Cunningham, Patricia Hansen

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Background Radiation Variation Correlation with Tidal Fluctuation

John E. Gunning, Alexander L. Enders

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The Cost of Clean Energy

Gustavo Alonso, Edmundo del Valle

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Planning and Preparedness for Long-Term Recovery Operations Following Radiological and Nuclear Events - I: Policy Issues-Panel

John MacKinney, Gerilee Bennett, Jonathan Edwards, Patricia Milligan

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Planning and Preparedness for Long-Term Recovery Operations Following Radiological and Nuclear Events - II: Topical Issues-Panel

Andrew Wallo, John Kelly, Rick Jones, Lake Barrett, S. Y. Chen

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Transportation Options for the Future-Panel

Linda Gaines, Jacob Ward, Ted Bohn, Charles Forsberg

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Environment Impacts of Disposal

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Development of a Risk Informed Approach to D&D Priority Setting for Department of Energy Surplus Facilities

James H. Clarke, Charles W. Powers, David S. Kosson

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D&D Plan: Objectives, Methodology and Results for APM

Daniel Seisson, Jean-Luc Gerber

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Impact of Anthropogenic Climate Change on Near Surface Disposal Facilities

Roneisha Worthy, Mark D. Abkowitz, Craig H. Benson, James H. Clarke

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Understanding Subsurface Radionuclide Contamination at Commercial Nuclear Power Plants-Panel

Sean Bushart, Jim Noggle, Thomas Nicholson, Tom Wolff, David Scott

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Subsurface Radionuclide Contamination: What Are the Long-Term Concerns?-Panel

Richard Raione, Michael Rinker, Pat Mulligan, Richard Conatser, Matthew Charsky, Ronald Wilhelm, Jim Shephard

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Modeling and Simulation in Fuel Cycle Separations and Waste Form Development

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Spectroscopic pH Monitoring for Various Nuclear Fuel Reprocessing Schemes

Amanda Casella, Tatiana Levitskaia, James Peterson, Emily Valerio, Omed Muzaffery, Mikael Nilsson, Sam Bryan

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Digital Mathematics Module for Spent Fuel Dry Storage System Design

Wei-Keng Lin, Chun-Khan Shih, Jong-Rong Wang, Yung-Shin Tseng, Jui-En Chang

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The Development of a 1-Dimensional Electrorefiner Model

Riley Cumberland, Man-Sung Yim

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Reactive Gas Recycle of Used Nuclear Fuel - Theoretical Analysis

J. Gray, S. Sherman, M. Martinez-Rodriguez, R. Torres, B. Garcia-Diaz, A. Visser, P. Korinko, T. Adams

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Nonproliferation and Radwaste Management Education at University

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ORNL Engagement with University Safeguards Education

Steven Skutnik, Dawn Eipeldauer, Bernadette Kirk, Michael Whitaker

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Nonproliferation Education at North Carolina State University

Steven Skutnik, Man-Sung Yim

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Nonproliferation-Focused Laboratory Internships as a Catalyst for University Safeguards Education

Bernadette Kirk, Steven Skutnik, Dawn Eipeldauer, Michael Whitaker

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A Systems Approach to Teaching Radioactive Waste Management

Steven L. Krahn, David S. Kosson, James H. Clarke

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Radioactive Waste Management Education at Nuclear Engineering Department, UC Berkeley

Joonhong Ahn

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Adapting Waste Management Education at UNLV for an Evolving Fuel Cycle

Gary Cerefice

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What Radwaste Professionals Want Students to Know

M. L. Dunzik-Gougar

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Helium-3 Alternative Shortage-Panel

Dave Beach, Joseph Glaser, Greg Slovick, Christine Martin

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Nuclear Graphite Developments for the Beginning and End of the Fuel Cycle

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The Next Generation Nuclear Plant Graphite R&D Program

W. E. Windes, T. D. Burchell, W. D. Swank, M. C. Carroll

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A Study to Characterize the Chemical Form of 14C in Irradiated Graphite

Shilo M. McCrory, Mary Lou Dunzik-Gougar

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Removal of 14C from Irradiated Graphite for Waste Volume Reduction and Bulk Graphite Recycle: Thermal Treatment

Tara E. Smith, Mary Lou Dunzik-Gougar

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Utilization of Irradiated Graphite as Embedding Material for Radioactive Waste

J. Fachinger, K. H. Grosse, M. Hrovat, R. Seemann

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Irradiated Graphite as Tritium Source for Nuclear Fusion

J. Fachinger, K. H. Grosse, R. Seemann

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Treaty Verification and Arms Control Policy-Panel

Greg Dwyer, Mike Whitaker

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Future of the Nuclear Fuel Cycle and Waste Management-Panel

Bill Halsey, Matt Fig, Dave Hurley, Joe Ryan, Kent Wardle, Sheng Dai

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Path Forward for Spent Fuel Management Blue Ribbon Commission and the Next Step-Panel

Per Peterson, Dave Jones, Everett Redmond, Brian O'Connell, Charles Forsberg

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Nuclear Fuel Resources and Sustainability

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Uranium Recovery from Fossil-Fuel Carbon-Dioxide Sequestration Operations

Charles Forsberg

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Assurance of Nuclear Fuel Fabrication Services

Thomas Wood, Amy Seward, Chris Toomey, Casey Perkins

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Eliminating Uranium Mill Tailing Cells by Radium Removal

Adam Ryan, Mark A. Pierson

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System Analysis of Ultra-High Burnup Fast Reactor Systems

G. Blanchard, A. M. Yacout, T. K. Kim, T. A. Taiwo

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Used Fuel Component Recycle to Minimize Wastes and Recover Valuable Materials

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Use of NF3 as the Fluorinating and Oxidizing Agent for a Fluoride Volatility Based Separations Process for Used Nuclear Fuel

Randall D. Scheele, Bruce K. McNamara, Andrew M. Casella

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Comparison of NF3 and F2 Reactivity on Uranium Metal

Bruce K. McNamara, Andrew M. Casella, Anne Kozelisky, Randall D. Scheele

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Kinetics of Separations of Volatile Fluorides from Used Fuel Using NF3

Andrew M. Casella, Randall D. Scheele, Bruce K. McNamara

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Reactive Gas Recycle of Used Nuclear Fuel - Sulfur Hexafluoride

Ricardo D. Torres, Joshua R. Gray, Michael J. Martínez-Rodríguez, Paul S. Korinko, Brenda L. García-Díaz, Ann E. Visser, Thad M. Adams

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Pages 217-218

Diffusion Coefficient of Zr4+ in the Molten LiCl-KCl Eutectic System

Robert O. Hoover, Supathorn Phongikaroon, Michael F. Simpson, Tae-Sic Yoo

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Pages 219-220

Separation of CsCl from a Ternary CsCl-LiCl-KCl Salt Via a Zone Freezing Method

Ammon N. Williams, Supathorn Phongikaroon, Michael F. Simpson

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Study of Highly Concentrated Fission Product Sorption into Zeolite-A

James R. Allensworth, Man-Sung Yim, Michael F. Simpson

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Nuclear Nonproliferation International Safeguards (NNIS) Graduate Fellowship Program: NNIS Fellows Perspective on Specializing in Nuclear Nonproliferation Technology and Policy in a Doctoral Program-Panel

Perry Chodash, Jessica Feener, Brenden Mervin, Mark Norsworthy, Eric Forrest, Braden Goddard, Christie Egnatuk

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Fuel Cycle and Waste Management: General

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Page 227

Host Rock Temperature Around a Borehole Containing HLW

F. E. Dozier, M. J. Driscoll, J. Buongiorno

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Innovative Civilian Applications of Depleted Uranium

Charles W. Forsberg, Massimo Zucchetti

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Pages 232-233

Determination of TRISO Nuclear Fuel Density Using Multiple Projection X-Ray Radiography

Hyoung K. Lee, Frank A. Strantz

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Pages 234-235

Cost Analysis of Spent Fuel Storage and Disposal

Robert T. Bell, Andrew G. Osborne, Mark R. Deinert

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Pages 236-238

Fluorescence Spectroscopic Study of Dy(III) in LiCl-KCl at High Temperature

Bong Young Kim, Jong-Il Yun

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Page 239

Assessment of Time Dependence Isotopic Characteristics of Spent Wg-MOX

Adrián E. Méndez Torres, Dennis Vinson, Travis Knight

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Pages 240-241

Iraq Nuclear Facility Dismantlement and Disposal Program: Liquid Radioactive Waste Tanks

Matthew L. Dennis, John R. Cochran, Emad Sol Shamsaldin

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Pages 242-243

Methodology for Integrated Waste Management for Advanced Fuel Cycles

Boonchawee Srimok, Man-Sung Yim

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Pages 244-245

Nuclear Nonproliferation and International Safeguards Graduate Fellowship Program: University Program Realign to Meet the Needs for a New Workforce in Nuclear Nonproliferation-Panel

Sara Pozzi, Howard Hall, William Charlton, Sheldon Landsberger, Richard Lanza, Man-Sung Yim, Eric Norman

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Page 246

Treaty Verification and Arms Control Technologies-Panel

David Lagraffe, Howard Hall

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Page 247

Study of Response Time for Proliferation Time Evaluation

Yoko Kawakubo, Naoko Inoue, Masaru Watahiki, Mitsutoshi Suzuki, Yusuke Kuno, Toshiro Mochiji

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Page 251

Development of Methodology for Plutonium Categorization (IV) - Effect of Compression on Rossi-alpha

Yoshiki Kimura, Masaki Saito, Hiroshi Sagara

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Pages 252-253

An Examination of Simplification and Uncertainty Effects on Material Attractiveness Assessment

Steven E. Skutnik, Man-Sung Yim

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Pages 254-255

The Comprehensive Nuclear-Test Ban Treaty and Recommendations for U.S. Ratification

Shikha Prasad

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Pages 256-257

Using the Uranyl Nitrate Calibration Loop Equipment (UNCLE) at ORNL for Safeguards Instrumentation

D. L. Lee, J. L. Ladd-Lively, E. B. Rauch, J. A. Chapman, S. A. Dewji

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Pages 258-259

Advance in Molecular Gas Sensing Studies Using Epitaxial Graphene

B. K. Daas, W. K. Nomani, K. M. Daniels, T. S. Sudarshan, Goutam Koley, A. Méndez Torres, M. V. S. Chandrashekhar

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Pages 260-261

Thermal Camera Imaging for Security Monitoring of GCEP Systems

Charles Morrow, Belle R. Upadhyaya, José March-Leuba

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Pages 262-263

Status on Cyber Security Implementation-Panel

Steve Arndt, Bill Gross, Rob Austin, Glen Kaegi, Edward L. Quinn

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On-Line Monitoring to Prognostics for Light Water Reactors

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Page 269

On-Line Monitoring to Prognostics: What Are the Major Research Needs for LWRS?

Wes Hines, Belle Upadhyaya

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Pages 271-272

Recent Demonstrations of On-line Condition Monitoring Techniques for Research Reactors

H. M. Hashemian, Edwin Riggsbee, Ryan D. O'Hagan

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Adaptive Health Monitoring System for New Plant Designs

Jamie Coble, Matt Humberstone, Wes Hines

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Pages 275-276

Prognosis of Remaining Useful Life for Large, Oil-Filled Transformers

Jamie Coble, Eric Strong, Siobhan O'Reilly, J. Wesley Hines

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Pages 277-278

Advanced Surveillance Scheme for the US-APWR Digital I&C Safety Systems

Windell Cox, Richard P. Samples, Hiroshi Shirasawa

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Pages 279-280

Tandem Acoustic Emission and Guided Ultrasonic Waves for Online Monitoring of Material Degradation

Ryan M. Meyer, Pradeep Ramuhalli, Stephen E. Cumblidge, Steven R. Doctor, Leonard J. Bond

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An Assessment of Prognostics Architectures for Nuclear Applications

Nancy J. Lybeck, Magdy S. Tawfik, Leonard J. Bond, Pradeep Ramuhalli

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Pages 283-284

Nuclear Structural Materials Degradation and Remaining Life Assessment Using Integrated Diagnostics and Prognostics

Pradeep Ramuhalli, Jeffrey W. Griffin, Mukul Dixit, Jacob Fricke, Charles Henager Jr., Leonard J. Bond

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Pages 285-286

Digital Instrumentation and Control in Research Reactors

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Page 287

A FPGA Based Neutron Monitoring System for Tsing Hua Open-Pool Reactor

Feng-ming Zhu, H. P. Chou

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Pages 289-290

Research Reactor Control and Safety System Upgrade

Kevin L. Shaw

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Page 291

Research Reactor Software Development Program

Kevin L. Shaw

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Page 292

NCNR Control Room Modernization Phase I

Gerald J. Reyenga Jr.

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Pages 293-294

Twenty Years of Experience with a Digital Control System at The Pennsylvania State University Research Reactor

Brenden J. Heidrich, M. E. Bryan

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Pages 295-296

Things to Consider When Upgrading a Non-Power Reactor to a Digital I&C System

M. D. Muhlheim, L. A. Hardin, Jr., D. A. Hardesty, T. L. Wilson, Jr.

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Pages 297-298

Implementation of Digital Upgrades to the UFTR Protection and Control Systems

Geoffrey Bickford, Gabriel Ghita, Jason Lewis

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Pages 299-300

Human Factors, Instrumentation, and Controls: General - I

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Page 301

Hitachi's Design and Results in Development of AC-Drive for NPPs

Daisuke Tan, Hirohisa Satomi, Shunya Morita

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Pages 303-304

Lessons Learned from Accidents: An Intelligent Systems Perspective on Nuclear Power Plant Safety

Miltiadis Alamaniotis, Andreas Ikonomopoulos, Rong Gao, Lefteri H. Tsoukalas

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Page 305

EDG Engine-Generator Controls Evolution

Steve Greuel

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Page 306

Load-Following Control for APR+ Using Fuzzy Model Predictive Control

Sim Won Lee, Jae Hwan Kim, Man Gyun Na, Keuk Jong Yu, Han Gon Kim

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Pages 307-308

Diagnostics of Severe Accidents for NPPs Using Artificial Intelligence

Young Gyu No, Ju Hyun Kim, Man Gyun Na, Kwang-Il Ahn

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Pages 309-310

Lessons Learned Supporting First Major Safety Digital I&C Upgrade

Ryan P. Nash

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Pages 311-312

Two Issues in Reliability Quantification of Safety-Critical Software

Man Cheol Kim, Seung Cheol Jang

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Page 313

Human Factors, Instrumentation, and Controls: General - II

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Page 315

Dynamic Behavior of NPP Operating Crew: An Object-Based Modeling Approach to Simulation

Mandana Azarkhil

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Pages 317-318

Understanding Team Communication Characteristics Using Social Network Analysis

Ar Ryum Kim, Jin Kyun Park, Seung Woo Lee, Hyun Gook Kang, Poong Hyun Seong

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Pages 319-320

Innovative Use of Modern Technologies for Nuclear Plant Productivity Improvements

Joseph A. Naser

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Pages 321-322

Architecting a Nuclear Power Plant with SysML and a Model Driven Engineering Environment

D. W. Orellana, J. A. Turso, C. McClure

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Pages 323-324

Continuous Monitoring for Gas Voids Using Ultrasonic Technology

David L. Crandall

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Page 325

Sensor Fault Detection in Reactors via a Sliding Mode Output Estimator

Günyaz Ablay, Tunc Aldemir

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Pages 326-328

Neutron Detection for Nonproliferation Applications

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Page 331

Time Projection Chamber for Directional Fast Neutron Detection

I. Jovanovic, N. S. Bowden, G. P. Carosi, M. Heffner, C. Roecker

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Pages 333-334

A Neutron Detector with Gamma Discrimination

Praneeth Kandlakunta, Lei Cao

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Pages 335-336

A Li-6 Diode Based, Moderating Detector for Neutron Detection

Tom M. Oakes, William H. Miller, Sudarshan Karki, Paul R. Scott, Anthony N. Caruso, Steve L. Bellinger, Douglas S. McGregor, J. Kenneth Shultis, Tim J. Sobering

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Pages 337-338

Uranium Enrichment Measurements Using Neutron Spectrometry

Scott D. Kiff, Peter Marleau, Michael Streicher

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Pages 339-340

Advances in Nuclear Forensics: Research, Applications, and New Educational Programs

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Page 341

Short-Pulse Laser Spectroscopy for Nuclear Forensics

P. Ko, I. Jovanovic

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Pages 343-344

Monte Carlo Modeling of Compton Suppression for Spent Fuel Material Accountancy

Sarah Bender, Kenan Ünlü, Christopher Orton

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Pages 345-346

Real-Time Alpha Detection for the Monitoring of Actinides in an Airflow

William Culbreth, Daniel Lowe, Robert O'Brien

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Pages 347-348

A Second-Generation Low-Background Gamma Spectrometer

Richard M. Lindstrom

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Pages 349-350

Provenance of Plutonium and Cesium-137 in Soil Samples Collected in New Mexico and Colorado

Stephen P. LaMont, Robert E. Steiner, Fred R. Roensch, Russ Gritzo

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Pages 351-352

Isotopes and Radiation: General

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Page 353

Monte Carlo Simulation Study of a Flat-Panel X-Ray Source

Hyoung K. Lee, Edwin J. Grant, Chrystian M. Posada, Carlos H. Castaño

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Pages 355-356

Thermal Initiation of Explosive Materials Using Photon-Based Active Interrogation Methods

Keith E. Holbert, William J. Bowman, Madeline McCaughey, A. Sharif Heger

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Pages 357-358

42Ar Production in The University of Texas Mark II TRIGA Reactor Facility

Christine M. Egnatuk, Steven R. Biegalski

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Pages 359-360

Comparison of Uniform and Non-Uniform Heating in the Plate Type LEU Foil Based Molybdenum-99 Production Target

K. K. Turner, G. L. Solbrekken

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Pages 361-362

Production Rates and Cost Estimates of 99mTc from Rhodium Targets Using Electron Accelerators

Daniel R. Lowe, Ken Czerwinski, Ralf Sudowe

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Page 363

Robust Design of Assembly Process of Targets Carrying LEU Foils for Production of Mo-99

Brian Graybill, James Berlin, A. Sherif El-Gizawy

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Pages 364-366

Characterization and Crystallization of Re, 99Tc-Complexes for Radiopharmaceuticals

Vanessa Sanders, Frederic Poinaeu, Lynn Francesconi, Ken Czerwinski

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Pages 367-368

Nuclear Security Education Program

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Page 369

Global Nuclear Security Issues and Challenges: An Overview of the NNSA-GTRI Nuclear Security Education Project

Ioanna Iliopulos, Abigail Cuthbertson

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Pages 371-372

Designing a Nuclear Security Education Program for the Global Threat Reduction Initiative

C. M. Marianno, W. S. Charlton, R. MacNamee, K. Ünlü, R. C. Lanza

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Pages 373-374

Nuclear Security Education Program at the Pennsylvania State University

Kenan Ünlü

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Pages 375-376

Nuclear Security Education Program Development at MIT

Gordon Kohse, Michael V. Hynes, Richard C. Lanza, Jacquelyn C. Yanch

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Pages 377-378

A Course on the Design of Nuclear Security Systems

W. S. Charlton, D. G. Ford

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Pages 379-380

Nuclear Fuels and Materials: LWR and Fast Reactors

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Page 383

Hot Cell Examination of MOX Fuel from Nonproliferation Programs

Kevin McCoy, Robert Morris, Bruce Bevard, Patrick Blanpain

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Pages 385-386

Verification of Thermal Conductivity of an Attrition-Milled MOX Fuel

B. H. Lee, Y. H. Koo, J. Y. Oh, H. S. Kim, Y. W. Tahk

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Pages 387-388

Control of Inner Diameter Precision of Sintered Annular Pellet for Dual Cooled Fuel

Young Woo Rhee, Dong Joo Kim, Jong Hun Kim, Jae Ho Yang, Keon Sik Kim

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Page 389

Fabrication of UO2 Annular Pellet with High Thermal Stability for Dual Cooled Fuel

Dong-Joo Kim, Young Woo Rhee, Jae Ho Yang, Jong Hun Kim, Ik-Hui Nam, Keon Sik Kim

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Page 390

Immobilization of Fission Product Lanthanides in Metallic Fast Reactor Fuel

Yeon Soo Kim, T. Wiencek, E. O'Hare, G. Hofman, J. Fortner

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Pages 391-392

Microstructural Characteristics of U-Zr Ingot Slug and Atomized Powder for SFR Metal Fuel

S. J. Oh, K. H. Kim, C. T. Lee, C. B. Lee

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Pages 393-394

Nuclear Fuels and Materials: VHTR and Other Advanced Reactors

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Page 395

Thermal Simulation of TRISO Fuel Irradiation Using a Graphite Fuel Surrogate

Moon Sung Cho, Young Shin Lee

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Pages 397-398

Oxidation Studies on NBG-18 Grade Nuclear Graphite

J. Kane, C. Karthik, D. P. Butt, W. E. Windes, R. Ubic

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Pages 399-400

Oxidation Behavior of Pyrolytic Carbon Coatings in TRISO Fuel Particles

Eddie López-Honorato, Herwin Hein, Michael Holzhäuser, Joseph Somers

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Pages 401-402

LIBS Depth Profiling of Oxide Layers on Alloy 617 and Haynes 230

Tae-Hyeong Kim, Jong-Il Yun

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Page 403

Fabrication of Uranium Nitride Microsphere

Jae Ho Yang, Jae Soon Park, Jang Soo Oh, Jong Hun Kim, Dong-Joo Kim, Young Woo Rhee, Keon Sik Kim, Jong Man Park, Yang Hyun Koo

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Page 404

Candidate Heavy Salt Systems for Accelerator-Driven Sub-Critical Molten Salt Fission

Peter McIntyre, Elizabeth Sooby, Prabhat Tripathy, Michael Simpson, Supathorn Phongikaroon

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Pages 405-406

Finite Element Modeling of Irradiation Induced Swelling and Creep in Metallic Mini-plate Fuel - A Preliminary Study

D. Yun, G. L. Hofman, Y. S. Kim, A. M. Yacout, M. Stan

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Pages 407-408

Materials Science and Technology: General

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Page 409

A Methodology Supporting the Risk-Informed Management of Materials Degradation

Stephen D. Unwin, Peter P. Lowry, Michael Y. Toyooka

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Pages 411-412

The Stochastic Character of CA Corrosion Model on its Predictions

Kuan-Che Lan, Yitung Chen, Ge-Ping Yu, Tzu-Chen Hung

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Pages 413-414

An Experimental Study on Corrosion Behavior of SS 316L in Liquid Gallium and Gallium Alloys

Sang Hun Shin, Jong Jin Kim, In Cheol Bang, Ji Hyun Kim

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Pages 415-416

Ab-initio Calculation of Diffusion of Atomic Oxygen in Ni and Ni-Cr

Jong Jin Kim, Ji Hyun Kim

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Pages 417-418

A New Joining Technology for Closure of Radioactive Materials Containers

Gary R. Cannell, Glenn J. Grant, Thad Adams

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Pages 419-420

In Situ TEM Study of Xe Implantation in Pure Mo Single Crystal

D. Yun, M. A. Kirk, J. Rest, A. M. Yacout, Z. Insepov

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Pages 421-422

Current Issues in Computational Methods-Roundtable: Mathematics and Computation in the Real World

Joseph Schumer, Andrew Cook, Steven A. Arndt, John Weidner

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Page 425

Transport Methods: General

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Page 427

Solution of the Within-Group Multidimensional Discrete Ordinates Transport Equations on Massively Parallel Architectures, Mark Mills Award Winner

R. Joseph Zerr, Yousry Y. Azmy

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Pages 429-431

A Davidson Method for the k-Eigenvalue Problem

Steven Hamilton, Michele Benzi

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Pages 432-434

A Cut-Cell Approach for 2D Cartesian Meshes that Preserves Orthogonal Grid Sweep Ordering

Joshua J. Jarrell, Robert E. Grove, Thomas M. Evans

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Pages 435-437

On the Matter of Time-Dependent Ray Effects

R. Joseph Zerr, Randal S. Baker

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Pages 438-439

Domain Decomposition Method for the Simple Corner Balance Scheme in Problems with Diffusive Regions

Nicholas D. Stehle, Dmitriy Y. Anistratov, Marvin L. Adams

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Pages 440-442

Boundary Conditions for the Anisotropic Diffusion Approximation

Seth R. Johnson, Edward W. Larsen

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Pages 443-445

Diffusion Boundary Conditions in Flatland Geometry

Seth R. Johnson, Edward W. Larsen

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Pages 446-448

Uncertainty Quantification and Sensitivity Analysis

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Page 449

Verification Tests for Uncertainty Quantification and Sensitivity Analysis Studies

Youngsuk Bang, Hany S. Abdel-Khalik

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Pages 451-453

Gradient Enhanced Bayesian MARS for Regression and Uncertainty Quantification

Hayes F. Stripling, Ryan G. McClarren

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Pages 454-457

Response Surface Modeling with Subspace-Enhanced Regression Analysis

Youngsuk Bang, Hany S. Abdel-Khalik

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Pages 458-460

On Rank Determination for Subspace Methods

Chris Kennedy, Cristian Rabiti, Hany S. Abdel-Khalik

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Pages 461-463

Nuclear Data Error Propagation in Fusion Benchmark Calculations

Edward A. Read, Luiz C. Leal, Keith C. Bledsoe, Bernadette L. Kirk, Cassiano R. E. de Oliveira

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Pages 464-465

Uncertainty Quantification of Few Group Diffusion Theory Constants from the B1 Theory-Augmented Monte Carlo Method

Ho Jin Park, Hyung Jin Shim, Han Gyu Joo, Chang Hyo Kim

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Pages 466-467

On the Propagation of Uncertainties in High Dimensional Models

Youngsuk Bang, Christopher Kennedy, Hany S. Abdel-Khalik

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Pages 468-472

Computational Methods, Uncertainty Quantification, and Sensitivity Analysis

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Page 473

Heuristic Approach for ESM-Based Reduced Order Modeling

Jason Hite, Youngsuk Bang, Congjian Wang, Hany Abdel-Khalik

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Pages 475-477

Dimensionality Reduction in Global Nonlinear Optimization

Jason M. Hite, Hany S. Abdel-Khalik

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Pages 478-481

Order Reduction Approach for Generalized Perturbation Theory

Congjian Wang, Hany S. Abdel-Khalik

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Pages 482-485

Evaluation of Correlations Among Uncertainties of Core Neutronic Parameters in Infinite Slab Geometry

Yoshihiro Yasue, Tomohiro Endo, Akio Yamamoto, Yasuhiro Kodama, Yasunori Ohoka, Masahiro Tatsumi

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Pages 486-488

Transport and Computational Methods

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Page 489

Deterministic Cost Optimization of Monte Carlo Weight-Window Variance-Reduction Parameters

C. J. Solomon, A. Sood, T. E. Booth, J. K. Shultis

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Pages 491-494

Parameter Sensitivity Study on the Accuracy of Chord Length Sampling Method

Chao Liang, Wei Ji

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Pages 495-497

A Levermore-Pomraning Algorithm for Implicit Monte Carlo Radiative Transfer in Binary Stochastic Media

Patrick S. Brantley, Nicholas A. Gentile, George B. Zimmerman

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Pages 498-501

The Method of Moments Applied to Spatially Continuous Transport Problems Involving Grids

Jeffery D. Densmore

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Pages 502-505

Hp-FEM Automatic-Mesh Adaptivity Applied to Two Dimensional Neutron Diffusion

Kevin Dugan, Jean C. Ragusa, Damien Lebrun-Grandié

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Pages 506-507

A p Preconditioned GMRES Algorithm for Multigroup Variational Nodal Eigenvalue Problems

Yunzhao Li, E. E. Lewis, Micheal A. Smith

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Pages 508-509

Solution of the First-Order Form of the Multi-Dimensional Discrete Ordinates Equations on a Two-Level Heterogeneous Processing System

R. S. Baker, C. R. Ferenbaugh, B. R. Lally, J. A. Dahl

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Pages 510-511

Computational Methods and Mathematical Modeling

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Page 513

Mathematical Framework for Coupling the AMP and Denovo Codes

Steven Hamilton, Kevin Clarno

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Pages 515-517

Data Assimilation Applied to a Simple Inverse Radiation Transport Problem

Joshua M. Hykes, Dan G. Cacuci, John Mattingly

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Pages 518-520

Clustering on Manifolds: An Application to Scenario Analysis Using Principal Component Analysis

D. Mandelli, A. Yilmaz, T. Aldemir

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Pages 521-523

Study on Pebble-Fluid Interaction Effect in Pebble Bed Reactors

Yanheng Li, Wei Ji

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Pages 524-525

Simulation of Thermo-Mechanical Contact Between Fuel Pellet and Cladding in UO2 Nuclear Fuel Rods

Damien Lebrun-Grandié, Jean C. Ragusa

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Pages 526-528

Data Analysis in Nuclear Criticality Safety - I

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Page 531

A Digital Criticality Safety Document Collection Available Through the U.S. Department of Energy's NCSP Web Site

Brian L. Koponen, David P. Heinrichs, Chuck K. Lee

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Pages 533-534

Study on Particle and Absorber Effects on Multiplication Factors of Debris Beds with MVP

Tsugio Yokoyama, Taiki Fujishiro, Hisashi Ninokata

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Pages 535-536

Supercritical Transient Analysis in Weakly Coupling Systems

Haruka Kikuchi, Toru Obara

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Pages 537-538

Acceleration of Monte Carlo Criticality Calculations Using Deterministic-Based Starting Sources

Ahmad M. Ibrahim, Douglas E. Peplow, John C. Wagner, Scott W. Mosher, Thomas M. Evans

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Pages 539-541

First Critical Experiment at Critical Experiment Facility

Rene Sanchez, David Hayes, Joetta Goda, William Myers

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Pages 542-543

Verification of Burnable Absorber Rod Worth Evaluation for Criticality Safety Analysis of a RAJ-II BWR Shipping Package

Tanya Sloma, Peter Vescovi

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Pages 544-545

CritView: An Electronic Handbook for Criticality Safety

Scott H. Finfrock, Mark B. Murphy

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Pages 546-547

The Analysis of the Radial Thermal Expansion of Clear Polyvinyl Chloride and Polyvinylidene Fluoride (Kynar®) Columns

Katherine A. Nagley, Larry L. Wetzel

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Pages 548-550

The Language of the Process Analysis Requirement and the Double Contingency Principle

Shean P. Monahan, Thomas P. McLaughlin, Adolf Garcia, Calvin Hopper, G. Elliott Whitesides

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Pages 551-552

Data Analysis in Nuclear Criticality Safety - II

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Page 553

US MOX IROFS Risk Ranking for Enhanced Criticality Safety

Michael J. Shea, Leslie E. Duncan, Robert G. Eble, Jeffrey R. Brault

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Pages 555-556

Thermal Total Cross Section Measurement for 63Cu and 65Cu at the MIT Reactor

Vladimir Sobes, Ruaridh Macdonald, Luiz Leal, Benoit Forget, Klaus Guber, Gordon Kohse

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Pages 557-558

MCNP6 Shielding Validation Suite: Past, Present, and Future

Brian C. Kiedrowski, Forrest B. Brown, Nathan A. Gibson, Alexander S. Bennett, Matthew A. Gonzales

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Pages 559-561

Criticality Safety Student Training Program at DOE-ID

Adolf Garcia, Mackenzie Gorham, Joseph A. Christensen

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Page 562

Recent Advances in Criticality Safety Activities at the Y-12 National Security Complex - I

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Page 563

Nuclear Criticality Safety Strategic Vision for Y-12 Enriched Uranium Operations

R. Scott Underwood, Jr.

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Pages 565-566

Improvements to the Interface Between Facility Safety and Criticality Safety at Y-12 NSC

Chris Haught

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Pages 567-568

The Evaluation of Infinite Thickness Reflectors for Neutron Generator Active Interrogation Measurements

Dennis A. Tollefson, Scott L. Creasey, Ralph V. DeMeglio, John T. Mihalczo

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Pages 569-572

Integration of Criticality Safety into the Uranium Processing Facility Design

Barbara Krögfuss

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Pages 573-574

Design Alternatives for Nuclear Criticality Safety Instrumented Systems

Julia W. Insalaco, Barbara I. Krögfuss, Danny A. Walker

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Pages 575-576

Method of Determining Subcritical H/D Ratios for Cylindrical Systems

Daniel F. Hollenbach, Richard G. Taylor, Cindy J. Shields

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Pages 577-579

Transformation of the Y-12 Nuclear Criticality Safety Committee

Douglas W. Croucher, John Gertsen

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Pages 580-581

Recent Advances in Criticality Safety Activities at the Y-12 National Security Complex - II

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Page 583

Productivity Techniques and Quality Aspects in the Criticality Safety Evaluation of Y-12 Type-B Fissile Material Packages

John F. DeClue

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Pages 585-587

Small-Angle Compton Scattering to Determine the Attenuation of Gamma Rays from HEU

Rick B. Oberer, Cynthia A. Gunn, Lisa G. Chiang, Michael C. Mattmann

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Pages 588-589

Improvements in Preventing Uranium Accumulations in Large Volume Machine Coolant Tanks

Bev A. Lomax, Jerry J. Lichtenwalter

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Pages 590-592

Innovations in CAAS and Emergency Planning/Response at Y-12 NSC

Peter L. Angelo

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Pages 593-595

Recent Nuclear Criticality Safety Program Technical Accomplishments

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Page 597

US DOE NCSP Training and Education Program Plan

Calvin M. Hopper

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Pages 599-600

Planning for CEF Experiments for Stockpile Stewardship and Global Security

Robert C. Little, Todd A. Bredeweg, Peter J. Jaegers, Albert C. Kahler III, William L. Myers, Morgan C. White, Charles W. Wilkerson Jr.

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Pages 601-602

MCNP Developments

Forrest B. Brown, Brian C. Kiedrowski

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Pages 603-606

Current CEF/DAF Operational Update and Schedule

William L. Myers, Steven D. Clement

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Pages 607-608

SILENE Benchmark Critical Experiments for Criticality Accident Alarm Systems

Thomas M. Miller, Kevin H. Reynolds

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Pages 609-610

Nuclear Accident Dosimetry Exercises at CEA-Valduc

Andrew R. Wysong, David P. Hickman

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Pages 611-612

ANS-8 Standards Forum

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Page 613

ANS President's Special Session: Adjudication in the Licensing Process - Fact and Fiction

Gregory Jaczko, Anthony J. Baratta, Roy E. Hawkens, Steve Burns, Richard Webster, Kathryn Sutton

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Page 617

General Safety

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Page 619

Location Dependencies of Vital Area Identification Caused by the Cables and Pipe Runs

Yoon-Hwan Lee, Woo Sik Jung, Jin-Hong Lee

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Pages 621-622

Short-Term Analysis of LOCA for Mark-III Containment

Po-Hao Peng, Zhen-Yu Hung, Yen-Shu Chen, Yuh-Ming Ferng, Chun-Kuan Shih, Bau-Shei Pei

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Pages 623-624

On RPV Depressurization Strategy and Alternate Water Systems in SBO of Nuclear Power Plants

Chunkuan Shih, Tsong-Sheng Feng, Kai-Chuen Huang, Chin-Cheh Chang, Jong-Rong Wang

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Pages 625-626

CFD Simulation of Air-Ingress Problem Following a Double-Ended Guillotine Break in GT-MHR

Hong-Chan Wei, Jessica Hartley, Yassin A. Hassan

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Pages 627-628

Applications of Probabilistic Safety Assessment

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Page 629

Uncertainty Treatment of Fire Simulation Results

JongSeuk Park, ChangJu Lee, Daeil Kang

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Pages 631-632

Seismic Susceptibility in Global Nuclear Plant Siting

Mark Reed

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Pages 633-634

A Probabilistic Physics-of-Failure Approach to Common Cause Failures in Reliability Assessment of Structures and Components

Zahra Mohaghegh, Mohammad Modarres

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Pages 635-637

Using the Throughput, Reliability, Availability, and Maintainability (TRAM) Methodology to Predict and Relieve "Gridlock" in Process Plant Material Flow

J. J. Nutaro, J. C. Schryver, M. J. Haire, D. L. Lee

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Pages 638-639

Operational Frequency Analysis Model Supporting the QRA for Risk-Informing the Design of a Waste Processing Facility

Michael G. Wentink, Kevin R. O'Kula, H. A. Ford, C. Ray Lux, H. Carl Benhardt

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Pages 640-641

Development of a SAUNA-TEXAS Coupled System for a FCI Uncertainty Analysis

S. H. Park, K. I Ahn, H. D. Kim

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Pages 642-643

The Effect of Selected Aging Topics on Nuclear Reactor Safety-Panel

Gene Carpenter, Herbert Massie, Richard Reister, Totju Totev

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Page 644

Regulatory Gaps for the Sodium Reactor, a DOE Perspective-Panel

Michael Corradini, Dana A. Powers, Leon C. Walters, Rodney C. Schmidt, John I. Sackett

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Page 645

Molten Salt Reactor Safety

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Page 647

Single Fluid Molten Salt Actinide Recycler and Transmuter: Fuel Cycle and Safety Related Issues

Victor Ignatiev, Olga Feynberg

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Pages 649-650

Molten Salts: Common Nuclear and Concentrated-Solar-Thermal Power Technologies

Charles Forsberg

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Pages 651-652

Application of NF3 Use for Purifying Molten Salt Reactor Coolant and Heat Transfer Fluoride Salts

Randall D. Scheele, Andrew M. Casella

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Pages 653-654

High Reliability Organizations-Panel

Tom Houghton, Jim McConnell, Karl Waltzer, John E. Mansfield, Cindy Caldwell, Bill Nelson, Karlene Roberts, David VanStralen

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Page 656

Emerging Issues in Nuclear Facility Safety

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Page 657

Tritium Transport Analysis in Sodium-Cooled Fast Reactors

F. Franza, A. Ciampichetti, M. Zucchetti

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Pages 659-660

Subsynchronous Resonance in Nuclear Power Plant

Andrija Volkanovski, Andrej Prosek

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Page 661

Development of Technical Standard on Fuel for Sodium-Cooled Fast Breeder Reactors

N. Nakae, T. Baba, K. Kamimura

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Page 662

Operations and Power: General - I

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Page 665

Effects of Inner Axial Blanket and Minor Actinides on Extension of Core Life-Time of Large-Scale FBR

Erina Hamase, Masaki Saito, Hiroshi Sagara

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Pages 667-668

A Conceptual Framework for Reconstructing Japan's Nuclear Energy Policy

Akihiro Takamoto

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Pages 669-670

Conceptual Design of Nuclear-Geothermal Energy Storage Systems for Variable Electricity Production

Youho Lee, Charles W. Forsberg, Michael J. Driscoll

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Pages 671-672

Operations and Power: General - II

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Page 673

Cost-Based Optimization of Supercritical Carbon Dioxide Brayton Cycle Equipment

Anton Moisseytsev, James J. Sienicki

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Pages 675-676

The Application of Gas Turbine Generator as an Emergency Power Source in a US-APWR

Hideki Tanaka, Richard A. Barnes, Shinji Kiuchi

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Page 677

Phased On-Line Maintenance Strategies for Non-US Utilities

Hee Seung Chang, Jung Wun Kim, Ken Huffman

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Pages 678-679

Insights of the Risk Significance of the Maintenance Rule Using Delphi Assessment

Jung-Wun Kim, Hee-Seung Chang, Seung-Ku Hong

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Pages 680-681

Run-Ahead Predictive Simulator Implementation in Nuclear Power Plant Control Rooms

Kevin A. Makinson, Joshua Graves, Andrew C. Klein

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Page 682

A Comprehensive Analysis of ATWS Accident for OPR-1000 Using VISA Code

Ji-Yong Oh, Moon-Goo Chi, Young-Bu Choi

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Pages 683-684

A Comparative Evaluation of SBO and SBLOCA Using MAAP4 and MARS Code

Yeon Kyoung Bae, Moon Goo Ghi, Young Bu Choi

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Pages 685-686

Impact of Initial Basin Temperatures and Fan Availability on Wet Bulb Temperature Limits for Ultimate Heat Sink Operability

Julie M. Jarvis, Dong Zheng, Allen T. Vieira

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Pages 687-688

Developing Environmentally Safe and Secure Nuclear Power Programs in South/Central America and the Caribbean-Panel

M. Lambrides, J. Kelly, J. Williams, A. Cardoso

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Page 689

Power Uprates: Status and Lessons Learned-Panel

George Atkins, John Rommel, Mike Weber, Jeff Richardson, Jim Verbout

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Page 690

Licensing a Digital Upgrade-Panel

Gary Johnson, George Wilson, Gregg Clarkson, Scott Patterson

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Page 691

Fukushima - Evaluation and Impacts-Panel

Jack Grobe, Maria Korsnick, Dennis Koehl

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Page 692

Nuclear Energy Growth in Emerging Markets-Panel

Jin Ho Lee, Mohd Zamzam Bin Jaafar, Leonam dos Santos Guimaraes, Hashim bin Abdullah bin Hashim Al-Yamani

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Page 693

Domestic Perspectives on Nuclear Energy Growth in the U.S. and Around the World-Panel

Laura Holgate, Jack Ramsey, Ed McGinnis, Peter Lyons

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Page 694

Advanced/Gen-IV Reactors

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Page 695

Safety Issues Affecting the Feasibility of an Early High-Flux LFR Technology Demonstrator

Carlo Artioli, Sara Bortot, Antonio Cammi, Stefano Lorenzi, Roberto Ponciroli

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Pages 697-698

Development and Application of a Comprehensive Model of a Lead-Cooled Fast Reactor Using the FAST Code System

Kristina Yancey, Konstantin Mikityuk, Jiri Krepel, Aurelia Chenu

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Pages 699-700

Determination of Interaction Parameters for EDEM Based Simulations of Pebble Bed Test Reactor

Timothy Herbig, Vaibhav Khane, G. E. Mueller, Muthanna H. Al-Dahhan

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Pages 701-702

Catalytic Kinetics of Fe2O3 in Sulfuric Trioxide Decomposition of SI Cycle

Young Soo Kim, Hee Cheon No, Jin Young Choi, Hyung Gon Jin

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Page 703

Pebble Bed Reactor as Static Packed Bed

Vaibhav Khane, G. E. Mueller, Muthanna H. Al-Dahhan

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Pages 704-705

Discrete Element Method Based Simulation of Pebble Bed Test Reactor

Vaibhav Khane, G. E. Mueller, Muthanna H. Al-Dahhan

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Pages 706-707

Development of Modeling Techniques for a GenIV Gas Fast Reactor

A. Dercher, K. Vierow

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Pages 708-709

Current Topics in Radiation Shielding and Protection-Roundtable

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Page 713

Radiation Protection and Shielding: General

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Page 715

Thermoluminescence Nanodosimetry: Combined Measurement of Dose and Average Ionization Density

Dana Sibony, Yigal Horowitz, Leonid Oster, Atara Horowitz

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Pages 717-718

Application of OSL/TL in LiF:Mg,Ti to Mixed-Field Radiation Dosimetry

Yigal Horowitz, Leonid Oster, Sofia Druzhyna

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Pages 719-720

A New Class of Obese Phantoms for Radiation Protection Dosimetry

Aiping Ding, Matthew Mille, Peter F. Caracappa, X. George Xu

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Pages 721-722

A Study of Secondary Neutron Spectra for Solar Particle Events

S. I. Sriprisan, S. K. Aghara, R. C. Singleterry

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Pages 723-724

Assessing Internal Contamination Levels for Fission Product Inhalation Using a Portal Monitor

Emily Freibert, Nolan Hertel, Randahl Palmer, Armin Ansari

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Pages 725-726

Characterization of Neutron Leakage Spectra from Spherical Shells

Pete Exline, Nolan Hertel

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Pages 727-728

Neutron Air Activation Analysis of an Open Brayton Cycle Heat Pipe Cooled Fast Reactor

William J. Sames, Joshua E. Hansel, Stephen B. Guetersloh

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Pages 729-730

Pion Thermal Model for Space Radiation Codes

Charles M. Werneth, John W. Norbury

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Pages 731-732

Walk the Talk, Ethics in Professional Engineering-Panel

Carl Mazzola, Eric Burgett, Paul Edelmann, Nolan Hertel, Rebecca Steinman, Michelle Ferenci, Vic Uotinen

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Page 733

Computational Resources in Radiation Protection and Shielding

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Page 735

MCNPX NRF Library Release 6

T. Wilcox, G. W. McKinney, J. S. Hendricks, A. B. McKinney, B. J. Quiter

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Pages 737-738

New MCNPX Capabilities for Nuclear Safeguards

John S. Hendricks, Stephen J. Tobin

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Pages 739-741

New MCNPX Capability for 3He Alternative Detectors

John S. Hendricks, Martyn T. Swinhoe, Stephen J. Tobin

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Pages 742-743

An Introduction to TR-X: A Tool for Expediting MCNP Simulation & Analysis

Andrew J. Fallgren, Russell C. Johns, Laurie S. Waters, Gregory G. Thoreson

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Pages 744-746

MCNPX Correlated ENDF Neutron-Induced Photons

John S. Hendricks, Thomas H. Prettyman

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Pages 747-748

Correlated Gammas from MCNPX Using CGM

T. Wilcox, G. W. McKinney, T. Kawano, J. S. Hendricks, M. L. Fensin

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Pages 749-750

Accuracy of One-Dimensional Gamma-Ray Transport Calculations for Multidimensional Objects

Sarah Williams, Jeffrey A. Favorite

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Pages 751-753

Use of Stochastic Geometry in MCNP Model of Novel Heterogeneous Radiation Shielding Material

Jonathan Toebbe, Zeev Shayer

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Pages 754-755

Monte Carlo Dice Seminar-Tutorial

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Page 756

SCALE/ORIGEN Tutorial

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Page 757

Reactor Physics: General - I

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Page 761

Neutron Kinetic Calculations Using a Quasi-Static Method with the COCAGNE Code

S. Dulla, E. Girardi, P. Guerin, M. Nervo, P. Ravetto

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Pages 763-765

Subgroup Data Generation by Conserving Self-Shielded Cross Sections for PWR Fuel Cell with Am-241

Aung Tharn Daing, Myung-Hyun Kim, Han-Gyu Joo

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Pages 766-767

ATR ORIGEN2.2 Library Upgrade Based on ENDF/B-VII by MCNP Method

G. S. Chang, C. R. Glass

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Pages 768-769

Comparisons Between WIMS-AECL, RFSP, and MCNP for Prediction of Reactivity in Bare Cores of Various Sizes

Blair P. Bromley, John Vandersleen

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Pages 770-773

Reactor Physics: General - II

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Page 775

Physics Characteristic Evaluation of Fuel Assemblies Using FCM (Fully Ceramic Micro-Encapsulated) Fuel for the Deep Burn Management of Transuranics in LWRs

Ser Gi Hong, Francesco Venneri, Kyung Hoon Lee, Jin Young Cho, Sang Yoon Park, Chang Keun Jo

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Pages 777-780

Impact of Recycle on Thorium-Uranium Fuel for Current PWRs

Fausto Franceschini, L. Michael Huang, Bojan Petrovic, Michael Wenner

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Pages 781-783

Design Analysis of the ELECTRA with Oxide Fuel

Erdenechimeg Suvdantsetseg, Janne Wallenius

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Pages 784-785

A One-Dimensional Benchmark Problem of Breed & Burn Reactor

Zhiwen Xu, Robert Petroski, Nick Touran, Chuck Whitmer

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Pages 786-787

Core Physics Studies and TRU Burning Potential of a Thorium-Based Fuel Fast Reactor

Alberto Sartori, Fausto Franceschini, Michael Wenner, Paolo Ferroni, Marco E. Ricotti

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Pages 788-791

Reaction Rate Analyses in the Thorium-Loaded Accelerator-Driven System at the Kyoto University Critical Assembly

Cheol Ho Pyeon, Jae-Yong Lim, Takahiro Yagi, Tsuyoshi Misawa

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Pages 792-793

Preliminary Neutronic Performance Evaluation on a Conceptual Design for a Transmutation Fusion Blanket

M. Tariq Siddique, Myung-Hyun Kim

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Pages 794-796

Model Adaptation and Data Assimilation for Reactor Core Calculations

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Page 797

Adaptation Methods for Core Calculation in AREVA

Aldo Dall'Osso

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Pages 799-800

Verification & Validation of KARMA/ASTRA with Benchmark and Core-Follow Analyses

Joo Il Yoon, Sang Weon Park, Hyun Soo Park

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Pages 801-802

Bayesian Uncertainty Analysis of BWR Core Parameters Based on Flux Measurements

Augusto Hernandez-Solis, Christophe Demaziere, Christian Ekberg

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Pages 803-804

Regression-Based Approach for Second Order Perturbation Theory

Youngsuk Bang, Hany S. Abdel-Khalik

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Pages 805-807

Comparison of Calculated and Measured Neutron Fluence in Fuel/Cladding Irradiation Experiments in HFIR

Ronald J. Ellis

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Pages 808-810

Current Activities in Reactor Physics Methods Validation Based on Experimental Measurements

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Page 811

Current Reactor Physics Benchmark Activities at the Idaho National Laboratory

John D. Bess, Margaret A. Marshall, Mackenzie L. Gorham, Joseph A. Christensen, James C. Turnbull, Kimberly L. Clark

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Pages 813-814

Comparison of AETNA02 and PANAC11 BWR Core Simulators Using Traversing In-Core Probe Measurements

Brian Triplett, Baris Sarikaya, Gabriel Cuevas-Vivas

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Pages 815-816

Parameterization of the Idaho State University AGN-201M Reactor

Mackenzie Gorham, Eric Burgett

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Pages 817-818

Progress on the Pool Critical Assembly Pressure Vessel Benchmark with PENTRAN

Christopher A. Edgar, Glenn E. Sjoden

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Pages 819-820

Detector Material Effect on the Bell and Glasstone Correction Factor

Alberto Talamo, Yousry Gohar

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Pages 821-822

Initial Validation Measurements to Support the Neutronics Modeling, Simulation, and V&V Upgrade for the Advanced Test Reactor

David W. Nigg, Joseph Nielson, Benjamin Chase, Troy Unruh, Kirk Stueve, Craig Jackson, Ron Murray

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Pages 823-825

Specificity of Experimental eff Evaluation for Reactor Physics Benchmarks

Evgeny Ivanov, Sophie Pignet

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Pages 826-827

Reactor Physics Design, Validation, and Operating Experience

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Page 829

The Rearrangement Method for Generating a New Loading Pattern Set in Multi-Objective Simulated Annealing for Multi-Cycle Optimization Problems

Tong Kyu Park, Han Gyu Joo, Hyung Jin Shim, Chang Hyo Kim

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Pages 831-832

Spectral Characteristics of the Fuel Temperature Coefficient of CANDU Reactors

Gyuhong Roh, Yonghee Kim, Nam Zin Cho

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Pages 833-834

Calculation of FUGEN Power Coefficient of Reactivity Using AECL Reactor-Physics Toolset

D. Kastanya, M. Dahmani, A. Connolly, B. Fodor, A. Zkiek, A. Khaial

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Pages 835-836

Utilization of AECL Reactor-Physics Toolset for Analyzing FUGEN Flux Distribution

D. Kastanya, B. Fodor, A. Zkiek, M. Dahmani, A. Connolly, A. Khaial

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Pages 837-839

Knowledge Preservation at the Fast Flux Test Facility

David W. Wootan, Ronald P. Omberg, Bruce J. Makenas, Deborah L. Nielsen, Joseph V. Nelson, David L. Polzin

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Pages 840-841

Model Benchmarking for Missouri S&T Reactor Part 1: Approach to Criticality and Axial Flux Profile

B. Richardson, C. H. Castano, J. King, A. Alajo, S. Usman

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Pages 842-843

Model Benchmarking for Missouri S&T Reactor Part 2: Moderator Temperature and Void Coefficients of Reactivity

B. Richardson, C. H. Castano, J. King, A. Alajo, S. Usman

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Pages 844-845

Reactor Analysis Methods

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Page 847

Verification of New Doubly-Heterogeneous Self-Shielding Method in SCALE

Deokjung Lee, Mark L. Williams, Brian J. Ade, Stephen M. Bowman

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Pages 849-850

Development of a Lattice Physics Code for Sensitivity Analysis Based on Generalized Perturbation Theory

Shinya Kato, Tomohiro Endo, Akio Yamamoto, Yoshio Kimura

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Pages 851-854

Application of Axial Discontinuity Factors for High Conversion Water Reactors

Bryan R. Herman, Eugene Shwageraus

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Pages 855-857

Refinement of the Cross-Section Adjustment Method for Double Heterogeneity Problem in VHTGR Analysis

Sunghwan Yun, Nam Zin Cho

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Pages 858-861

Assembly Discontinuity Factor for Angular Flux in Transport Calculation

Akio Yamamoto, Tomohiro Endo

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Pages 862-864

New HELIOS2 Library for VHTR Calculations

Horia M. Gheorghiu, Charles A. Wemple

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Pages 865-866

PHISICS: New Features and Advancements

C. Rabiti, Y. Wang, G. Palmiotti, H. Hiruta, J. Cogliati, A. Alfonsi, A. Epiney, T. Grimmet

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Pages 867-868

GPT-Free Sensitivity Analysis for Eigenvalue Problems

Chris Kennedy, Cristian Rabiti, Hany S. Abdel-Khalik

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Pages 869-871

A Hybrid Variance Reduction Method Based on Gaussian Process for Core Simulation

Zeyun Wu, Qiong Zhang, Hany S. Abdel-Khalik

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Pages 872-874

Engineering of Nuclear Electric Propulsion System for Marine Application

B. Halimi, Kune Y. Suh

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Pages 877-878

Neutronics Analysis of a 1-MWe Heat Pipe-Cooled Fast Reactor

Joshua E. Hansel, William J. Sames

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Pages 879-880

Benchmarking of Graphite Reflected Critical Assemblies of UO2

Margaret A. Marshall, John D. Bess

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Pages 881-882

Alternative Reactivity Control System for a Small Fission Power System for Space and Terrestrial Applications

Michael Worrall, Zeev Shayer

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Pages 883-884

Thorium Fuel Considerations for Super-Critical CO2-Cooled Integrated Multi-Modular Thermal Reactors

Andi P. Jati, Pavel Tsvetkov

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Pages 885-887

Compact Molten Salt-Cooled Nuclear Reactor for Autonomous Power Source

Hangbok Choi, Joshua Stone, Robert W. Schleicher

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Pages 888-889

Pairing Accelerator-Driven Subcritical Power Systems with Conventional Power Stations

Peter McIntyre, Akhdiyor Sattarov, Pavel Tsvetkov, William Horak, Michael Simpson, Supathorn Phongikaroon

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Pages 890-891

VESTA Tutorial

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Page 892

Robotics and Remote Systems: General

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Page 895

3D Simulation for the Device Arrangement and the Remote Accessibility Analysis in a Hotcell

Hee Seoung Park, Chang Hwan Choi, Ki Ho Kim, Ho Dong Kim

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Pages 897-898

A Bridge Transporter for Remote Handling Tasks in Nuclear Facility

Hyo Jik Lee, Byung Suk Park, Jong Kwang Lee, Kiho Kim

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Pages 899-900

Remote Disassembly System for Annular Targets During Production of Mo-99

Emily Ferner, Annemarie Hoyer, A. Sherif El-Gizawy

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Pages 901-903

Experimental Two-Phase Flow - I

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Page 907

Experimental Study of Post-Dryout Heat Transfer in Annuli with Various Flow Obstacles

I. G. Anghel, H. Anglart

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Pages 909-910

Liquid Interface Tracking in Annular Flow Using PLIF: Test of Concept

Wesley W. Kokomoor, DuWayne Schubring

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Pages 911-912

Experimental Study on the Characteristics of CHF Enhancement Using Magnetite-Water Nanofluid

Jong Hyuk Lee, Taeseung Lee, Yong Hoon Jeong

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Pages 913-914

Experimental Observation and Measurements of Pool Boiling Heat Transfer Using PIV, LIF, RICM Techniques

Yuan Di, Carlos Estrada-Perez, Yassin Hassan

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Pages 915-916

Experimental Two-Phase Flow - II

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Page 917

Two-Phase Flow Parameter Measurements in Vertical Air-Water Flows

B. Doup, X. Sun

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Pages 919-921

Study of Undeveloped Nucleate Boiling on the Horizontal Tube Heated by Condensing Steam

A. V. Morozov, O. V. Remizov, D. S. Kalyakin

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Pages 922-923

Study of Heat Transfer Characteristics at the Ex-Vessel Bottom

Huai-En Hsieh, Yuh-Ming Ferng, Mei-Shiue Chen, Bau-Shi Pei

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Pages 924-925

Application of Ultrasonic Sensor Technique to Measurement of Water Film Thickness in the Condenser Tubes of Passive Auxiliary Feedwater System for APR1400+

Byong Guk Jeon, Hee Cheon No, Chang Wook Shin, Bong Yo Yun

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Pages 926-927

Design of Single-Tube Condensation Experiment Facility for Passive Auxiliary Feedwater System of APR1400+

Chang Wook Shin, Hee Cheon No, Bong Yo Yun, Byong Guk Jeon

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Pages 928-929

Computational Thermal Hydraulics - I

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Page 931

CFD Study of the Generic Test Plate Assembly for Use in the Hydro-Mechanical Fuel Test Facility

G. D. Roth, W. R. Marcum, B. G. Woods

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Pages 933-934

Heat Transfer Predictions by Turbulence Models and Heat Transfer Correlations

Constantine P. Tzanos

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Pages 935-937

CFD Simulation for a Reactor Cavity Cooling System of the Very High Temperature Reactors

Hong-Chan Wei, Rodolfo Vaghetto, Yassin A. Hassan

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Pages 938-939

Safety Analysis of KIPT Sub-Critical Assembly

E. Merzari, Z. Zhong, Y. Gohar

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Pages 940-941

Theoretical Investigation of Temperature Distributions with Different Axial Power Distributions

C. H. C. M. 't Mannetje, H. Anglart

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Pages 942-943

Performance of UO2-Graphene Composite Fuel and Zircaloy4/SiC Cladding During LOCA

Seung Won Lee, Hyoung Tae Kim, In Cheol Bang

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Pages 944-946

Computational Thermal Hydraulics - II

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Page 947

Flow Mixing Analysis of Condensate Return Line of PAFS in APR+

Tae-Joon Kim, Sang-Hee Kang, Jong Cheon, Han-Gon Kim

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Pages 949-950

Analytical Model of Steam-Gas Pressurizer and Simulated Insurge Transients

Yeon-Gun Lee, Jong-Won Kim, Goon-Cherl Park

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Pages 951-952

Boron Evaluation of Distribution in the Core with Various Turbulence Model Using Fluent

Bing-Hong Lin, Jong-Rong Wang, Yung-Shin Tseng, Chunkuan Shih

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Pages 953-954

Swirl Evolution Past Structural Grid Spacers in PWR Reactors

A. Gandhir, Y. A. Hassan

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Pages 955-956

TRACE Analysis of RCS Pressure Estimation Under ATWS for Maanshan

Che-Hao Chen, Chunkuan Shih, Jong-Rong Wang

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Pages 957-958

Analysis of the Thermal Hydraulic Behavior in Lower Plenum of BWR Through CFD Simulation with HPCI Event

Chih-Wei Su, Yung-Shin Tseng, Jong-Rong Wang, Chun-Kuan Shih

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Pages 959-960

Thermal Hydraulics: General - I

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Page 961

Jet Mixing Analysis for SRS High-Level Waste Recovery

S. Y. Lee, S. Hyun

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Pages 963-965

Ex-Vessel Molten Core Solidification Behavior by MPS Method

T. Kawahara, Y. Oka

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Pages 966-967

Method for Experimental Acquisition of Hydraulic Induced Plastic and Elastic Test Plate Deformation

W. R. Marcum, A. M. Phillips, R. G. Ambrosek, R. E. Spears, J. D. Wiest

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Pages 968-969

Simulation of Air Ingress Scenario in the VHTR Lower Plenum

Jessica Hartley, Carlos Estrada-Perez, Abdul Khan, Nathaniel Salpeter, Yassin Hassan

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Pages 970-971

Axial Gas Dispersion and Heat Transfer Coefficient in a Pebble Bed Reactor

Rahman S. Abdulmohsin, Muthanna H. Al-Dahhan

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Pages 972-974

Study on Natural Convection Capability of Liquid Gallium for PDRC

Sarah Kang, Seong Won Lee, Sung Dae Park, Ji Hyun Kim, In Cheol Bang

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Pages 975-977

Effects of Chemicals and Heater Orientation for Pool Boiling CHF of the Graphene-Oxide Nanofluid

Sung Dae Park, Sarah Kang, Seung Won Lee, Seong Man Kim, In Cheol Bang

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Pages 978-979

Critical Heat Flux Enhancement in Low Flow Boiling of Al2O3 Nanofluids Under Atmospheric Pressure

Seung Won Lee, Sung Dae Park, Sarah Kang, Seong Man Kim, Dong Won Lee, In Cheol Bang

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Pages 980-981

Thermal Hydraulics: General - II

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Page 983

Steady-State Data from a Scaled Experimental Reactor Cavity Cooling System with Water

D. D. Lisowski, S. M. Albiston, M. H. Anderson, M. L. Corradini

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Pages 985-986

Development of Scaling Analysis for Air Ingress Experiments for a VHTR

David J. Arcilesi, Tae Kyu Ham, Xiaodong Sun, Richard N. Christensen, Chang Oh

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Pages 987-989

Density-Driven Air Ingress and Hot Plenum Natural Circulation for a VHTR

David J. Arcilesi, Tae Kyu Ham, Xiaodong Sun, Richard N. Christensen, Chang Oh

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Pages 990-992

Natural Circulation Scaling of PCC in the MHTGR Upper Plenum

Brian King, Brian Woods

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Pages 993-994

Fluid Structure Interaction Modeling of Parallel Plate Assemblies

John C. Kennedy, Gary L. Solbrekken

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Pages 995-996

Application of TRACE/PARCS/LAPUR to Lungmen ABWR Stability Analysis

Jong-Rong Wang, Hao-Tzu Lin, Chunkuan Shih

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Pages 997-999

The LAPUR6 Stability Analysis of Lungmen ABWR Nuclear Power Plant for the ATWS Transient

Hao-Tzu Lin, Jong-Rong Wang, Chiung-Wen Tsai, Chunkuan Shih

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Pages 1000-1002

Thermal Hydraulics Code Verification and Validation

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Page 1003

AETNA02 Thermal/Hydraulic Model Validation

Inseok Baek, Baris Sarikaya, Gabriel Cuevas-Vivas, Masatoshi Sugawara, Brian Triplett, Brian R. Moore

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Pages 1005-1006

Quantified PIRT and Uncertainty Quantification for Thermal Hydraulic Computer Code Validation

H. Luo, J. Luitjens, Q. Wu, Dana Kelly

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Pages 1007-1008

Modeling of Forced Convection Heat Transfer to Lead-Bismuth Eutectic in OpenFOAM

Roman Thiele, Henryk Anglart

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Pages 1009-1010

Validation and Application of the 3D Coupled Code SPARKLE-2

Yuta Maruyama, Manabu Maruyama, Junto Ogawa

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Pages 1011-1012

Validation on the SEPD Component of the TRACE Chinshan NPP Model with Startup Tests

Chun-Yu Chen, Chunkuan Shih, Jong-Rong Wang, Hao-Tzu Lin

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Pages 1013-1015

The Inadvertent Startup of HPCI Transient Analysis of Chihshan BWR/4 Using TRACE

Hao-Tzu Lin, JongRong Wang, Chunkuan Shih

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Pages 1016-1018

TRACE Analysis of LBLOCA in Maanshan Nuclear Power Plant

Jung-Hua Yang, Wei Chen, Jong-Rong Wang, Chunkuan Shih, Hao-Tzu Lin

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Pages 1019-1020

Young Professional Thermal Hydraulics Research Competition - I

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Page 1021

Scaling the NGNP Reactor Cavity Cooling System

Rodolfo Vaghetto, Yassin A. Hassan

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Pages 1023-1024

Model Uncertainty Quantification for Fuel Rod Damage Evaluation in SFRs

Marco Pellegrini, Yasushi Tsuboi, Hisashi Ninokata, Hiroshi Endo, Woody Epstein

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Pages 1025-1026

Scaling Analysis for the Direct Reactor Auxiliary Cooling System for AHTRs

X. Wang, Q. Lv, X. Sun, R. N. Christensen, T. E. Blue, G. Yoder, D. Wilson, P. Sabharwall

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Pages 1027-1030

Design of a Scaled-Down DRACS Test Facility for an AHTR

X. Wang, Q. Lv, X. Sun, R. N. Christensen, T. E. Blue, G. Yoder, D. Wilson, P. Sabharwall

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Pages 1031-1034

Ultra-Fast X-Ray Visualization of Boiling Phenomena: Preliminary Demonstration

Craig Gerardi, Kamel Fezzaa

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Pages 1035-1036

Helical-Cruciform Fuel Rods for High Power Density LWRs

T. M. Conboy, T. J. McKrell, M. S. Kazimi

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Page 1037

Full Core VHTR Steady State Thermal Hydraulic Simulation

Alex Huning, Srinivas Garimella

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Pages 1038-1039

Multidimensional Modeling of Interfacial Boiling and Condensation

D. R. Shaver, S. P. Antal, M. Z. Podowski

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Pages 1040-1041

Young Professional Thermal Hydraulics Research Competition - II

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Page 1043

Uncertainty Quantification of Strongly Coupled Phenomena for BEPU Applications

Jeffrey W. Lane, D. L. Aumiller, Jr.

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Pages 1045-1047

Assessment of the Two-Group Interfacial Area Transport Equation in TRACE

Ted Worosz, Justin D. Talley, Seungjin Kim, John Mahaffy, Stephen M. Bajorek, Andrew Ireland

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Page 1048

Simulation of Fission Gas Release in a Fuel Rod Bundle of a SFR

D. R. Shaver, I. A. Bolotnov, S. P. Antal, M. Z. Podowski

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Pages 1049-1051

Coherent Structure Analysis of Jet/Rod Interaction in a Staggered Rod Bundle

Noushin Amini, Yassin A. Hassan

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Pages 1052-1054

Considerations in High Fidelity Thermal Hydraulics Experiments for Code Validations

Nathaniel Salpeter, Yassin Hassan

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Pages 1055-1057

Measurement of Nucleate Pool Boiling with Synchronized Particle Imaging Velocimetry and Infrared Thermometry

X. Duan, B. Phillips, J. Buongiorno, T. McKrell

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Pages 1058-1059

Toward Quantification of Debris Bed Coolability in Corium Risk Assessment

Liangxing Li, Weimin Ma

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Pages 1060-1061

Meeting Overview and the SMR Business Case-Panel

Thomas Sanders, Donald R. Hoffman, William D. Magwood IV, John Kelly, Glenn George, Edward Kee, Philip Moor

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Page 1065

ANS President's Special SMR Committee-Papers/Panel

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Page 1067

Redefining Essential Personnel Staffing Levels for SMRs

Tony Grenci, Budd Haemer, Walt Sawruk

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Page 1069

Small Modular Reactor Utilization of Inspections, Tests, Analyses, and Acceptance Criteria

Robert Haemer

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Pages 1070-1071

Panel Discussion

Philip Moor, Ed Wallace, Charlie Hess, Dick Govers

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Page 1072

SMR Nonproliferation-Panel

Mark Whitney, Jeremy Whitlock, Bismark Tyobeka, Michael Zentner, William Charlton, Kirill Danilenko, Paul Genoa

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Page 1073

Nonproliferation Papers

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Page 1075

Safeguards Considerations for Small Modular Power Reactors

J. K. Sprinkle, I. Tsvetkov, T. Killeen, S. Demuth, G. Pshakin

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Page 1077

Methodology for Public Safety, Proliferation, and Economics Assessment of SMRs

Sunil Chirayath, Pavel Tsvetkov, Jean Ragusa, Radek Skoda, Claudio Gariazzo

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Pages 1078-1079

US MOX IROFS Risk Ranking Process

Robert Eble, Jeff Brault, Michael Shea, Les Duncan

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Pages 1080-1081

Safeguards by Design: Nonproliferation and International Deployment of Small Modular Reactors

Jon D. Long

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Pages 1082-1083

SMR Emergency Planning - Long-Term Success Path-Paper/Panel

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Page 1085

4S Safety Features and Evaluation of the Emergency Planning Zone

Kazuhito Asano, Hisato Matsumiya, Kyoko Ishii, Yasushi Tsuboi, Tony Grenci

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Page 1087

Panel Discussion

David Leaver, Trish Milligan

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Page 1088

SMR R&D - I: DOE R&D-Panel

Dan Ingersoll, Timothy J. Leahy, Richard T. Wood, William R. Corwin, Benjamin B. Cipiti

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Page 1089

SMR R&D - II: Advanced Technologies

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Page 1091

Can Severe Accidents Be Eliminated in Small Light Water Reactors?

Charles Forsberg, James Tulenko

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Pages 1093-1094

Once Through Helical Coil Steam Generator Design Aspects

Brent J. Webb

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Page 1095

A Probabilistic Physics-of-Failure Approach for Assessing the Frequency of Steam Generator Tube Ruptures

Kaushik Chatterjee, Mohammad Modarres

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Pages 1096-1097

Computational Analysis of Coolant Mixing in Typical Water Cooled Small Modular Reactor

M. Nazififard, Kune Y. Suh

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Pages 1098-1099

Development of Electromagnetic Pump and Electromagnetic Flow Meter for 4S

Daigo Kittaka, Takatoshi Asada, Rie Aizawa, Masafumi Komai, Hiroyuki Oota

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Pages 1100-1101

Development of Steam Generator for 4S Reactor

Yuko Kitajima, Tadahisa Hino, Katuhiko Sato, Noriyasu Kobayashi, Shigeki Maruyama

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Page 1102

Spectrum Shift with Silicon Carbide Block in HTGR

Piyatida Trinuruk, Toru Obara

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Pages 1103-1104

Burnup Characteristics of Thorium Fuel in a Small PBR with Peu-à-Peu Fuel-Loading Scheme

Dwi Irwanto, Toru Obara

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Pages 1105-1106

Experimental Heat Transfer to SCO2 Upward Tubular Flow for Small Modular Reactor

Hyung M. Son, Kune Y. Suh

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Pages 1107-1108

Modeling Approaches for Dynamic Analyses of Innovative SMRs Compact Steam Generators

Sara Bortot, Antonio Cammi, Stefano Lorenzi, Roberto Ponciroli

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Pages 1109-1111

SMR R&D - III: Innovative Concepts

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Page 1113

Energy Multiplier Module (EM2) Recycling Fuel Cycles

Hangbok Choi, Donald W. McEachern, Robert W. Schleicher

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Pages 1115-1116

High Temperature Super-Critical CO2-Cooled Integrated Multi-Modular Thermal Reactor

Pavel Tsvetkov, Sunil Chirayath, Jean Ragusa, Sean McDeavitt, Claudio Gariazzo, Jesse Johns, Ahmad Al Rashdan, Vishal Patel, Andi Jati, Gary E. Rochau

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Pages 1117-1119

A Physics Study on a LEU-Loaded Small Modular Fast Reactor

Yonghee Kim, Donny Hartanto

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Pages 1120-1122

Conceptual Design of a Small Nuclear Reactor for Large-Diameter NTD-Si Using a PWR Fuel Assembly

Byambajav Munkhbat, Toru Obara

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Pages 1123-1124

Early SMR Deployment Barriers and the DOE Asset Revitalization Initiative-Paper/Panel

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Page 1125

Small Modular Reactors for Department of Defense Applications

Tom G. Lewis, Gary E. Rochau

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Page 1127

Panel Discussion

Gary Petersen, Paula Flowers, Ron Schroder, Maureen Koetz-Duncan

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Page 1128

iPWR SMR Design and Licensing Update-Panel

T. J. Kim, Edward G. Wallace, Richard F. Wright, Stephan Anton, Marcel de Vos

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Pages 1129-1130

Codes and Standards-Paper/Panel

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Page 1131

ANS Standards Activities Related to Sodium-Cooled Small Modular Reactors

George Flanagan

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Page 1133

Panel Discussion

George Flanagan, Mark Linn, Carl Mazzola, Prasad Kadambi, Marc DeVos

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Page 1134

SMR Site Selection and Environmental Papers

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Page 1135

Seismic Design Basis for Site Selection and Licensing of SMRs

Antonio J. Fernandez Ares, Enrique Bazán-Zurita

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Page 1137

A Stress Test for a Nuclear Plant Site

Paul C. Rizzo, Albert J. Abels

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Page 1138

Utility of Installing Small Modular Reactors at Underground Hydropower Plants

C. W. Myers

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Pages 1139-1140

Siting Practices and Site Licensing Process for New Reactors in Canada

Marcel de Vos

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Page 1141

Potential Sites for Small Modular Reactors

Dan Ervin

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Pages 1142-1144

Site Suitability Review Process and Small Modular Reactors

Mark Notich, Jack Cushing

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Page 1145

International SMR Development-Panel

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Page 1147

SMR Design and Licensing Issues - Risk Management Focused-Panel

M. Modarres, Ken Baity, James Kinsey, George Flanagan, Tim Leahy

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Page 1148

SMR Digital I&C-Paper/Panel

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Page 1149

Advanced Approach to Develop I&C Systems for SMR

Ievgenii Bakhmach, Volodymyr Sklyar, Anton Andrashov

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Page 1151

Panel Discussion

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Page 1152

International SMR Development Papers

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Page 1153

Current Status of Small and Medium Reactors in Thailand

V. Bhanthumnavin, D. Bhanthumnavin

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Pages 1155-1156

ELECTRA: European Lead Cooled Training Reactor

Janne Wallenius, Erdenechimeg Suvdantsetseg

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Page 1157

Study on MHR-50&-100 Conceptual Design and its Business Potential

Tomomi Otani, Isao Minatsuki, Katsusuke Shimizu, Hiroki Tsukamoto, Nobuhiko Nishimura

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Pages 1158-1159

Design Concept of Small District Heating Reactor for Mongolia

Odmaa Sambuu, Toru Obara

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Pages 1160-1161

SMR Simulators, Staffing/Human Factors-Panel

Bruce Hallbert

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Page 1162

Opening Plenary

Peter F. Caracappa, Jennifer Varnedoe, Duncan Robinson, Dale Klein, Eugene Grecheck, Michael Kurzeja

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Page 1165

Lessons Learned from the History of Nuclear Science and Radiological Incidents

Brian Sheron, Masanori Naitoh, Michael L. Corradini, Joy L. Rempe, Dana A. Powers

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Page 1166

The Front of the Room: Preparing and Giving Successful Presentations-Paper/Panel

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Page 1167

Helping the Public Get Their Hands on Nuclear Science

Amanda C. Bryson

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Page 1169

Panel Discussion

Erik Haas, Gale Hauck, Jennifer Varnedoe

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Page 1170

The Hacker Within Scientific Computing Tutorial

Kathryn D. Huff, Mathew J. Gidden, Paul P.H. Wilson

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Page 1171

Knowledge Transfer Workshop: The Power of Storytelling

Michael Hope, Liz McAndrew-Benavides, Kristin Whiteside, Ibrahim Mohammed

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Page 1172

Challenges Facing the Young Generation in Nuclear

Peter F. Caracappa

Transactions / Volume 105 / Number 1 / November 2011 / Page 1173

 
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