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2021 ANS Winter Meeting and Technology Expo
November 30–December 3, 2021
Washington, DC|Washington Hilton
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Neutron noise monitoring during plant operation expedites flexure replacement at Salem-1
The nuclear industry has historically relied on intermittent ultrasonic test and visual inspections of pressurized water reactor components to identify and manage degradation. While this reactive approach has proven to be effective, imagine a scenario in which the degradation could propagate throughout the reactor internals, making a more proactive measure necessary to avoid a major enterprise risk to the plant. Could a utility identify the onset of degradation within the reactor internals during plant operation? If so, could a repair be developed prior to the next refueling outage to prevent additional, cascading degradation? That is exactly the situation that Public Service Enterprise Group (PSEG) and Westinghouse engineers were able to navigate over the course of the 2019–2020 operating cycle at Salem Unit 1, resulting in a tremendous success for the plant and a historic landmark in the nuclear industry, while earning the team a 2021 Nuclear Energy Institute Top Innovative Practice (TIP) award.
Technical Session|Sponsored by THD
Monday, June 14, 2021|12:00–1:45PM (1:00–2:45PM EDT)
Mihai Diaconeasa (NCSU)
David Holler (NCSU)
Igor A. Bolotnov
Jessie Vazquez (ANS)
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Sensitivity Analysis Characterization of Fuel System Thermal Property Impacts for Transient Critical Heat Flux Experiments in TREAT
Richard Hernandez (Univ. of Tennessee Knoxville), Robert J. Armstrong (Univ. of Tennessee Knoxville), Seokbin Seo (Univ. of Tennessee Knoxville), Charles P. Folsom (Univ. of Tennessee Knoxville), Colby B. Jensen (Univ. of Tennessee Knoxville), Nicholas R. Brown (Univ. of Tennessee Knoxville)
Effect of Non-Uniform Particle Distribution on Particle Deposition in iPWRs
Rohan Biwalkar (Pittsburgh Technical), Sola Talabi (Pittsburgh Technical)
Hybrid NI-FEM for 2D Steady-State Stokes and Navier-Stokes Equations
Sundar Namala (Univ. of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign), Rizwan-uddin (Univ. of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)
In-Plane Oval-Twisted Spiral Tube Heat Exchanger for Nuclear Applications
Amir Ali (Idaho State Univ.), Piyush Sabharwall (INL)
Exploring Thermal Hydraulic Features with CFD Analysis of MICAS Facility
Harshit Bhatia (DES-STMF, CEA, Université Paris-Saclay), Ulrich Bieder (DES-STMF, CEA, Université Paris-Saclay), David Guenadou (CEA Cadarache)
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