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2021 ANS Virtual Annual Meeting
June 14–16, 2021
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How the NRC modernized its digital I&C infrastructure and where it goes from here
The Nuclear Regulatory Commissiona first formally developed infrastructure for the review of digital instrumentation and control (I&C) systems in the 1990s. Although the current fleet of nuclear power plants in the United States was originally designed and constructed with analog systems, the U.S. nuclear industry has for more than 30 years been working to upgrade these older systems with modern digital equipment.
Friday, April 9, 2021|4:30–5:15PM (5:30–6:15PM EDT)
Palash Kumar Bhowmik (UM)
Edward Chen (NCSU)
Alexandra Akins (NCSU)
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Conjoined Periodic Table of the Elements and Chart of the Nuclides
Luisa A. Vargas Suarez (University of Calgary), Ronald Z. Sumners (University of Calgary), Jason M. Donev (University of Calgary)
Nuclear Education with Interactive 3D Web Environments
Ronald Z. Sumners (University of Calgary), Jamie Griffiths (University of Calgary), Luisa V. Suarez (University of Calgary), Jason M. Donev (University of Calgary)
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