ANS is committed to advancing, fostering, and promoting the development and application of nuclear sciences and technologies to benefit society.
Explore the many uses for nuclear science and its impact on energy, the environment, healthcare, food, and more.
The division provides a forum for focused technical dialogue on thermal hydraulic technology in the nuclear industry. Specifically, this will include heat transfer and fluid mechanics involved in the utilization of nuclear energy. It is intended to attract the highest quality of theoretical and experimental work to ANS, including research on basic phenomena and application to nuclear system design.
Conference on Nuclear Training and Education: A Biennial International Forum (CONTE 2023)
February 6–9, 2023
Amelia Island, FL|Omni Amelia Island Resort
The Standards Committee is responsible for the development and maintenance of voluntary consensus standards that address the design, analysis, and operation of components, systems, and facilities related to the application of nuclear science and technology. Find out What’s New, check out the Standards Store, or Get Involved today!
Latest Magazine Issues
Latest Journal Issues
Nuclear Science and Engineering
Fusion Science and Technology
Cs-137 sealed source found in Western Australia
A rendering of the sealed source capsule’s appearance. (Image: DFES)
Australian emergency services has located the lost sealed source, the BBC reported early February 1.
The caesium-137 capsule, part of a density gauge used at Rio Tinto’s Gudai-Darri mine in Western Australia, was found after a survey vehicle travelling at 70 km/h (43 mph) detected radiation, according to the report. According to Australia’s Department of Fire and Emergency Services, the capsule was located on the roadside of the Great Northern Highway, south of Newman. A serial number verified it was the lost source.
Last week, as reported yesterday by Nuclear Newswire, Australian authorities began searching 1,400 kilometers (870 miles) of Australia’s Great Northern Highway, between Perth and the remote town of Newman, for a lost sealed-source capsule containing cesium-137. The source was part of a density gauge used by mining company Rio Tinto at its mining operations in Western Australia.
Thursday, May 19, 2022|1:30–3:15PM EDT|Ellwood
Nathan J. Roskoff
To access paper attachments, you must be logged in and registered for the meeting.
Register NowLog In
Monte Carlo Depletion with the iDTMC Method in a Small Modular Reactor
Inhyung Kim (KAIST), Inyup Kim (KAIST), Yonghee Kim (KAIST)
Depletion Perturbation Theory Sensitivity Coefficients in Monte Carlo Simulations
Benjamin Murphy (Univ. New Mexico), Christopher Perfetti (Univ. New Mexico)
Layered CAD/CSG Geometry for Neutronics Modeling of Advanced Reactors
Elliott Biondo (ORNL), Gregory Davidson (ORNL), Brian Ade (ORNL)
To join the conversation, you must be logged in and registered for the meeting.