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2020 ANS Virtual Winter Meeting
November 16–19, 2020
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U.S. reactor technologies to be featured at IAEA conference
A virtual side event at the 64th General Conference of the International Atomic Energy Agency will spotlight U.S. reactor technologies. The free event, US Reactor Technologies: Flexible Energy Security for Real-World Challenges, will be held this Thursday, September 24, from 9:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. (EDT).
The event will highlight the capabilities of small modular reactors and other innovative reactors for addressing countries’ current needs. It will also examine anticipated challenges in the future, as well as underscore the need to act now.
The event is sponsored by the U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of Nuclear Energy. Advanced registration is required.
Technical Session|Panel|Sponsored by THD
Wednesday, June 10, 2020|11:00AM–1:10PM (12:00–2:10PM EDT)
W. David Pointer
Brian G. Woods
Igor Bolotnov (NCSU)
Janice Lindegard (American Nuclear Society)
Advanced high temperature gas cooled reactors typically rely on high pressure gas flows for heat removal during normal operations and a mix of natural convection, radiation and conduction for heat removal under postulated accident conditions. The combination of high heat capacity structures, relatively low power density, high Prandtl number low-density coolant, and multiple heat removal mechanisms offers significant advantages in terms of passive safety. However, this combination also requires the careful development, verification, and validation of experimental facilities, models and analysis tools that must accurately describe a wide range of flow conditions and heat transfer phenomena. This session provides an opportunity to review current efforts in modeling, simulation or experiments and identify current challenges and opportunities associated with the thermal hydraulics of these systems.
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