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Members focus on the dissemination of knowledge and information in the area of power reactors with particular application to the production of electric power and process heat. The division sponsors meetings on the coverage of applied nuclear science and engineering as related to power plants, non-power reactors, and other nuclear facilities. It encourages and assists with the dissemination of knowledge pertinent to the safe and efficient operation of nuclear facilities through professional staff development, information exchange, and supporting the generation of viable solutions to current issues.
Utility Working Conference and Vendor Technology Expo
August 8–11, 2021
Marco Island, FL|JW Marriott Marco Island
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Decommissioning plans submitted for Byron, Dresden
In what could be viewed as a rather pointed message to Illinois lawmakers that time is running out to pass legislation providing a lifeline to the state’s Byron and Dresden nuclear plants, Exelon Generation this morning announced that it would file post-shutdown decommissioning activities reports (PSDARs) today with the Nuclear Regulatory Commission. The PSDARs detail long-term site restoration plans for the facilities, both of which are scheduled to shut down for good this fall—first Byron, in September, then Dresden, in November.
Technical Session|Sponsored by MSTD
Wednesday, June 16, 2021|1:15–3:00PM (2:15–4:00PM EDT)|Room 4
Kenneth J. Geelhood
Rick Michal (ANS)
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Monte Carlo Simulations of Uranium Carbide Migration in Molten Uranium
William E. Frazier (PNNL), Shenyang Hu (PNNL), Nikhil Deshmukh (PNNL), Jordan F. Corbey (PNNL)
Sensitivity Analysis for New Hydrogen Migration and Redistribution Model in BISON
Seokbin Seo (Univ. of Tennessee Knoxville), Edward M. Duchnowski (Univ. of Tennessee Knoxville), Miles O'Neal (Univ. of Tennessee Knoxville), Nicholas R. Brown (Univ. of Tennessee Knoxville)
Oxidation of the SiC Layer of Tristructural-Isotropic Particles in High-Temperature Mixed Gas Atmospheres
Katherine I. Montoya (Univ. of Texas San Antonio), Brian A. Brigham (Univ. of Texas San Antonio), Tyler J. Gerczak (ORNL), Elizabeth S. Sooby (Univ. of Texas San Antonio)
Fabrication of Magnesia-Zirconium Hydride (MgO-ZrHx) Composite Moderators
Caen Ang (Univ. of Tennessee Knoxville), Lance Snead (Stony Brook Univ.), Matthew Scott (Univ. of Tennessee Knoxville), Edward M. Duchnowski (Univ. of Tennessee Knoxville), Nicholas Brown (Univ. of Tennessee Knoxville), Jason Trelewicz (Stony Brook Univ.)
Microstructure and Thermophysical Properties of Sintered BeO-MgO Composite Moderators
Bin Cheng (Stony Brook Univ.), David J. Sprouster (Stony Brook Univ.), Lance L. Snead (Stony Brook Univ.), Jason R. Trelewicz (Stony Brook Univ.)
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