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2024 ANS Annual Conference
June 9–12, 2024
Las Vegas, NV|The Mirage
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The Sodium Reactor Experiment
In February 1957, construction was completed on the Sodium Reactor Experiment (SRE), a sodium-cooled, graphite-moderated reactor with an output of 20 MWt. The design of theSRE had begun three years earlier in 1954, and construction started in April 1955. On April 25, 1957, the reactor reached criticality, and the SRE operated until February 1964.
Wednesday, November 10, 2021|12:40–2:40PM EST
Sai Zhang (INL)
Richard Denning (Consultant)
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External Hazards Screening: Solar Flares
Kyle Hope (Westinghouse Electric Co.), Ray Schneider (Westinghouse Electric Co.), Young G. Jo (Southern Nuclear Co.)
Model-in-the-Loop Control Design for Seismic Testing of Base-Isolated Nuclear Equipment
Sai Sharath Parsi (Univ. at Buffalo), Mettupalayam V. Sivaselvan (Univ. at Buffalo), Andrew S. Whittaker (Univ. at Buffalo)
Partially Correlated Fragilities in Seismic PRA Using Damage Capacity: A General Distribution-Free Approach
Se-Kwon Jung (Duke Energy)
Theoretical Analysis and Numerical Simulation of the Seismic Response of Liquid-Filled, Head-Supported Reactor Vessels
Ching-Ching Yu (Univ. at Buffalo), Faizan Ul Haq Mir (Univ. at Buffalo), Andrew S. Whittaker (Univ. at Buffalo)
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