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2023 ANS Annual Meeting
June 11–14, 2023
Indianapolis, IN|Marriott Indianapolis Downtown
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Destruction of Ukrainian dam threatens Zaporizhzhia
A Soviet-era dam downstream from the Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant in southeastern Ukraine collapsed last evening, causing the water level of the Kakhovka Reservoir north of the dam to drop and raising new concerns over the already jeopardized safety of the Russian-occupied nuclear facility, Europe’s largest. The reservoir supplies water for, among other things, Zaporizhzhia’s cooling systems.
Friday, April 9, 2021|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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