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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.
Tuesday, November 9, 2021|2:50–4:50PM EST
Hyun Gook Kang (RPI)
Askin Guler Yigitoglu (ORNL)
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Backward Failure Propagation for Conceptual System Design Using ISFA
Ali Mansoor (Ohio State Univ.), Xiaoxu Diao (Ohio State Univ.), Carol Smidts (Ohio State Univ.)
A Bayesian and HRA-Aided Method for the Novel Reliability Analysis of Software
Tate Shorthill (Univ. of Pittsburgh), Heng Ban (Univ. of Pittsburgh), Han Bao (INL), Hongbin Zhang (INL)
Development of Fuel-Specific Leak Frequencies Using a Hierarchical Probability Distribution Model With Bayesian Update
Dusty M. Brooks (Sandia), Brian D. Ehrhart (Sandia), Chris B. LaFleur (Sandia), Garrett W. Mulcahy (Purdue Univ.)
Development and Implementation of Risk-Monitor System for the Possibility of Performing Maintenance of Systems Important for Safety for Unit With VVER-1000 Reactor During Operation at Power
V. Demianiuk (NT-Engineering), M. Hlushchenko (NT-Engineering)
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