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Members are devoted to applying nuclear science and engineering technologies involving isotopes, radiation applications, and associated equipment in scientific research, development, and industrial processes. Their interests lie primarily in education, industrial uses, biology, medicine, and health physics. Division committees include Analytical Applications of Isotopes and Radiation, Biology and Medicine, Radiation Applications, Radiation Sources and Detection, and Thermal Power Sources.
2022 ANS Annual Meeting
June 12–16, 2022
Anaheim, CA|Anaheim Hilton
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Cost drivers of nuclear steam cycle construction
Interest in reducing carbon emissions around the world continues to climb. As a complement to the increasing deployment of variably generating renewables, advanced nuclear is commonly shown in net-zero grid modeling for 2050 because it represents firm electricity production that can flex in output with load demands.1 However, these projections are challenged by the high levelized cost of electricity associated with legacy nuclear construction, which is often more than double that of modern combined-cycle gas turbine (CCGT) plants.
12th Nuclear Plant Instrumentation, Control and Human-Machine Interface Technologies (NPIC&HMIT 2021)
Tuesday, June 15, 2021|3:30–5:15PM (4:30–6:15PM EDT)
Paul Hunton (INL)
Richard Wood (University of Tennessee-Knoxville)
Jamie B. Coble (University of Tennessee-Knoxville)
Dan Goldberg (ANS)
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Health Monitoring of Digital I&C Systems Using Online Electronic Measurements
B. D. Shumaker (Analysis and Measurement Services Corp.), C. J. Kiger (Analysis and Measurement Services Corp.), D. E. McCarter (Analysis and Measurement Services Corp.)
Applying Single Failure Criteria to Digital I&C Systems
Richard J. Stattel (U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission)
New Licensing Process for Major Nuclear Digital Safety System Upgrades
Samir Darbali (U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission)
Fundamental Principles for the Design, Analysis and Regulation of Digital Instrumentation and Control Systems used in Nuclear Power Plants
Steven A. Arndt (Univ. of Tennessee Knoxville)
SymPLe: A Complexity-Aware Approach for Realizing Verifiable FPGA-Based Digital I&C for Safety Critical Applications
Richard Hite (Virginia Commonwealth Univ.), Christopher Deloglos (Virginia Commonwealth Univ.), Athira Jayakumar (Virginia Commonwealth Univ.), Smitha Gautham (Virginia Commonwealth Univ.), Aidan Collins (Virginia Commonwealth Univ.), Abhi Rajagopala (Virginia Commonwealth Univ.), Carl Elks (Virginia Commonwealth Univ.), Matt Gibson (Electric Power Research Institute)
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