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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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DOE puts $9.35 million toward high-energy-density plasma research
The Department of Energy’s Office of Science (DOE-SC) and the National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) on July 27 announced $9.35 million for 21 research projects in high-energy-density laboratory plasmas. High-energy-density (HED) plasma research, originally developed to support the U.S. nuclear weapons program, has applications in astrophysics, fusion power plant development, medicine, nuclear and particle physics, and radioisotope production.
Technical Session|Sponsored by THD
Wednesday, June 16, 2021|3:30–5:15PM (4:30–6:15PM EDT)|Room 9
Victor Petrov (Univ. of Michigan)
Paul LaTour (ANS)
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Experimental Investigation on Local Droplet Parameters in a 2x2 Rod Bundle Under Air-Water Flow
Khalid Khasawneh (Pusan National Univ.), Taeho Kim (Pusan National Univ.), Byong-Jo Yun (Pusan National Univ.)
Introduction of the PELICAN Loop, a Full-Scale Pressure Drop Test Facility
A. M. Grannan (ANL), D. D. Lisowski (ANL), F. Heidet (ANL)
Design of Experimental Facility for Noninvasive Measurement of Flow in HTGR Primary Components
Cody S. Wiggins (Virginia Commonwealth Univ.), Lane B. Carasik (Virginia Commonwealth Univ.)
A Perspective on Quality Assurance in Experimental Thermal Hydraulics
Darius Lisowski (ANL)
Preliminary Study on Natural Circulation under RVACS Operation in a 3-D Facility, SINCRO-3D
Min Ho Lee (Ulsan Nat'l Institute of Science and Technology), Dong Wook Jerng (Chung Ang Univ.), In Cheol Bang (Ulsan Nat'l Institute of Science and Technology)
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