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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|Sponsored by NISD
Tuesday, June 15, 2021|2:15–4:00PM EDT
Aaron S. Epiney
Askin Guler Yigitoglu
Andrew J. Clark
Erica McGowan (ANS)
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A Risk-Informed Approach for Prioritizing Radionuclide Transport Data Needs
Alexander J. Huning (ORNL), Thomas J. Harrison (ORNL)
A Comparative Study of BPNN, CNN, and LSTM Neural Network Models for Nuclear Power Plant Accident Diagnosis
Ben Qi (Tsinghua Univ.), Jingang Liang (Tsinghua Univ.), Liguo Zhang (Tsinghua Univ.)
Microreactor MC&A Regulatory and Technical Considerations
R. K. Weinmann-Smith (LANL), A. Sagadevan (LANL), C.L. Morris (LANL), E. Guardincerri (LANL), M. Carpenter (LANL), M. Gehring (LANL), H. Trellue (LANL), V. Mehta (LANL), M.C. Browne (LANL)
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