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Human Factors, Instrumentation & Controls
Improving task performance, system reliability, system and personnel safety, efficiency, and effectiveness are the division's main objectives. Its major areas of interest include task design, procedures, training, instrument and control layout and placement, stress control, anthropometrics, psychological input, and motivation.
Utility Working Conference and Vendor Technology Expo (UWC 2022)
August 7–10, 2022
Marco Island, FL|JW Marriott Marco Island
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President's Profile Steven Arndt: Prioritizing participation and advocacy
Steven Arndt began his one-year term last month as president of the American Nuclear Society, bringing the same high level of energy, investment, and action he has exhibited throughout his career. Reflecting on a life spent improving nuclear safety and technology, he notes that it’s not just the work; it’s also about the people and building connections and relationships. Arndt fondly recalls Peter Lyons, former NRC commissioner, assistant secretary of energy for nuclear energy, and ANS board member who passed away in April 2021. “I have been incredibly lucky to know and work with some great people in our field, and almost to a person they have been like Pete Lyons,” Arndt said. “They have been gregarious, outgoing, and supportive.”
Tuesday, May 10, 2022|1:30–3:30PM EDT|Vanda
Ron Litchford (NASA)
John Scott (NASA)
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Neutronics Modeling of a High-Performance Gas Core Nuclear Rocket System
Rittu S. Raju (Univ. Michigan), John E. Foster (Univ. Michigan)
Baseline Configuration Analysis for Centrifugal Nuclear Thermal Rocket Engine
Mitchell Schroll (Univ. Alabama, Hunstville), Jacob T. Keese (Univ. Alabama, Huntsville), Robert Frederick (Univ. Alabama, Huntsville), Dale Thomas (Univ. Alabama, Huntsville)
Initial Experiment Designs Studying Gas Bubble Flows in Liquids for use in Centrifugal Nuclear Thermal Propulsion
Ben Campbell (Univ. Alabama, Huntsville), Mitchell Schroll (Univ. Alabama, Huntsville), James Venters (Univ. Alabama, Huntsville), Robert Frederick (Univ. Alabama, Huntsville), L. D. Thomas (Univ. Alabama, Huntsville), David Lineberry (Univ. Alabama, Huntsville)
One-Dimensional Steady-State Thermal Model of CNTP Reactor
Jacob Keese (Univ. Alabama, Huntsville), D. Keith Hollingsworth (Univ. Alabama, Huntsville)
Three Dimensional Simulations of Bubble Dynamics in Centrifugal Nuclear Thermal Propulsion
Pongkrit Darakorn na Ayuthya (Univ. Alabama, Huntsville), Jason Cassibry (Univ. Alabama, Huntsville)
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