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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.
Saturday, April 10, 2021|11:00AM–12:00PM EDT
David Holler (NCSU)
Edward Chen (NCSU)
Mohammed Shutayfi (NCSU)
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Development of Triangle-based Cubic Expansion Nodal Method with Two-Node Approach
Muhammad R. Oktavian (Purdue University), Yunlin Xu (Purdue University)
Flexible Cross Section Generation in OpenMC with TOGA (Tool for Optimization and Group-structure Analysis)
Miriam A. Kreher (Massachusetts Institute of Technology), Jack Galloway (Los Alamos National Laboratory), Robert B. Wilkerson (Oak Ridge National Laboratory), Joshua Richard (Los Alamos National Laboratory)
Preliminary Python-Automated Neutronics Analysis for the Reed Research Reactor
Patrick J. Park (Reed College)
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