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Human Factors, Instrumentation & Controls
Improving task performance, system reliability, system and personnel safety, efficiency, and effectiveness are the division's main objectives. Its major areas of interest include task design, procedures, training, instrument and control layout and placement, stress control, anthropometrics, psychological input, and motivation.
Utility Working Conference and Vendor Technology Expo (UWC 2022)
August 7–10, 2022
Marco Island, FL|JW Marriott Marco Island
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Technical Session|Panel|Sponsored by DESD|Cosponsored by OPD
Wednesday, June 16, 2021|11:00AM–12:45PM (12:00–1:45PM EDT)
Gail H. Marcus (Nuclear Power Technology and Policy)
Steven M. Mirsky (NuScale)
Susan Gallier (ANS)
Built in 1959, NS Savannah (NSS) was the world's first nuclear powered merchant ship and served as a signature element of President Eisenhower's Atoms for Peace program. While in service, NSS demonstrated the peaceful use of atomic power as well as the feasibility of nuclear-powered merchant vessels. The vessel was retired from active service in 1970 and registered as a National Historic Landmark in 1991. NSS is currently part of MARAD's National Defense Reserve Fleet (NDRF) in retention status. This session will examine the history of other civilian nuclear-powered vessels including the Sturgis, the Otto Hahn and the Russian non-naval vessels.
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