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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|1:30–3:30PM (2:30–4:30PM EDT)
David Holler (NCSU)
Edward Chen (NCSU)
Anthony Alberti (OSU)
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Preliminary Analysis of APR1400 Benchmark with MPACT
Kaitlyn E. Barr (University of Michigan Ann Arbor), Brendan M. Kochunas (University of Michigan)
Implementation of the SP3 Equations in a MOOSE-based Application
Roberto Fairhurst Agosta (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign), Kathryn D. Huff (University of Illinois Urbana Champaign)
Effects of the Location and Composition of Burnable Absorber in Fuel Assemblies of a WWER-1200 Reactor on the Campaign Parameters
Mariia Levon (Obninsk Institute for Nuclear Power Engineering), Ruslan Vnukov (Obninsk Institute for Nuclear Power Engineering), Valery Kolesov (Obninsk Institute for Nuclear Power Engineering)
Graphite Moderated Sub-Critical Summary
Jerod W. Warren (United States Military Academy (West Point)), Collin R. Combs (United States Military Academy), Adrian Garlant (United States Military Academy)
Adjoint Solution of Time-dependent Multigroup Diffusion Model with Generalized Temporal and Spatial Boundary Conditions
Tao Liu (Virginia Commonwealth University), Zeyun Wu (Virginia Commonwealth University)
PWR Core Loading Pattern Optimization with Reinforcement Learning
Paul R. Seurin (Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)), Koroush Shirvan (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
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