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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.
Tuesday, May 17, 2022|3:30–5:15PM EDT|Ellwood
Akinori Giho (Westinghouse Electric Co.)
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PN Source Expansion Nodal Method in MPACT for Boiling Water Reactors
Sooyoung Choi (Univ. Michigan), Brendan Kochunas (Univ. Michigan)
Precise 3D Reactor Core Calculation Using Spherical Harmonics and Discontinuous Galerkin Finite Element Methods
Kenneth Assogba (CEA), Lahbib Bourhrara (CEA), Igor Zmijarevic (CEA), Grégoire Allaire (Institut Polytechnique de Paris)
The MPN Method: A New Angular Discretization Method Based on Piecewise Polynomial Interface Fluxes
Matteo Falabino (CEA), Daniele Sciannandrone (CEA), Emiliano Masiello (CEA), Jean-François Vidal (CEA)
Investigaton of Methods for Targeted Search of Dominant Higher Modes in Subcritical Systems
Ádám Aranyosy (Budapest Univ. Technology and Economics), Mate Szieberth (Budapest Univ. Technology and Economics)
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