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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.
2023 ANS Annual Meeting
June 11–14, 2023
Indianapolis, IN|Marriott Indianapolis Downtown
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Route readiness elements in a large-scale spent nuclear fuel transportation system
The scale and duration of a national campaign to transport spent nuclear fuel (SNF) from commercial nuclear power plants around the United States would be unprecedented. A meticulous level of planning that considers many elements is needed to inspire public confidence and support.
Technical Session|Panel|Sponsored by NCSD
Tuesday, June 15, 2021|4:30–6:15PM EDT
Mandy Bowles Tomaszewski (LANL)
Kermit A. Bunde (Idaho Operations Office, DOE)
Erica McGowan (ANS)
One of the significant challenges of the NCS industry is providing a robust training and qualification program while negotiating an influx of new engineers. It is of great value to share how facilities approach this challenge all while meeting the requirements of ANS/ANSI 8.26. Panelists will discuss basic qualification, the transfer of knowledge from senior engineers, and qualification of engineers with past experience, but who are in need of individual site, facility, and process familiarity.
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