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2022 ANS Winter Meeting and Technology Expo
November 13–17, 2022
Phoenix, AZ|Arizona Grand Resort
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The DRUM program: Cataloging America’s abandoned uranium mines
Based on a review of U.S. Atomic Energy Commission (AEC) records and available data from numerous agencies, there are an estimated 4,225 mines across the country that provided uranium ore to the U.S. government for defense-related purposes between 1947 and 1970. To aid in the cleanup of these legacy uranium mines and establish a record of their locations and current conditions, the Defense-Related Uranium Mines (DRUM) program was established within the Department of Energy’s Office of Legacy Management (LM).
Technical Session|Sponsored by Reactor Physics
Friday, April 15, 2022|1:15–2:45PM CDT|Excellence Room
Sponsored y ANS Reactor Physics Division
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Extending the Physics Informed Neural Network Model to Multigroup Neutron Diffusion Problems
Mohamed H. Elhareef (Virginia Commonwealth Univ.), Zeyun Wu (Virginia Commonwealth Univ.)
Equivalent Transport Cross-Section Generation for Finite-Difference Diffusion Solver
Muhammad R. Oktavian (Purdue), Oscar Lastres (Purdue), Yunlin Xu (Purdue)
Control Rod Modeling in Liquid Metal-Cooled Fast Reactors
Timothy M. Kiefer (NCSU), William C. Dawn (NCSU), KHALDOON AL-DAWOOD (NC State University, Nuclear Engineering), Scott P. Palmtag (NCSU)
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