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2023 ANS Winter Conference and Expo
November 12–15, 2023
Washington, D.C.|Washington Hilton
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Westinghouse, Bechtel sign consortium agreement for first nuclear plant in Poland
Westinghouse Electric Company and engineering, construction, and project management firm Bechtel on September 20 announced the signing of a consortium agreement to partner on the design and construction of Poland’s first nuclear power plant.
Panel and Technical Session|Thermal Hydraulics
Friday, April 14, 2023|3:10–4:30PM EDT|Student Union 262A
Sean Kosslow (Univ. Tennessee, Knoxville)
Caitlyn Parsons (Univ. Tennessee, Knoxville)
Lance M. Drouet (Univ. Tennessee, Knoxville)
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Experiments of Helically Rifled Tubing Thermal Performance Using Additively Manufactured Test Sections for Molten Salt Applications
Ryan P. McGuire (Virginia Commonwealth Univ.), Arturo Cabral (Virginia Commonwealth Univ.), Lane B. Carasik (Virginia Commonwealth Univ.)
Downwards Flow Boiling and Critical Heat Flux in a Square Channel
Ethan H. Nicolls (Univ. Illinois, Urbana-Champaign), Nataly R. Panczyk (Univ. Illinois, Urbana-Champaign), Joseph L. Bottini (Univ. Illinois, Urbana-Champaign), Caleb S. Brooks (Univ. Illinois, Urbana-Champaign)
Scaling Analysis of a Separate Effects Test Facility for Thermal Performance Investigations of Heat Transfer Enhancements Involving Molten Salt Applications
Connor F. Donlan (Virginia Commonwealth Univ.), Arturo Cabral (Virginia Commonwealth Univ.), Lane B. Carasik (Virginia Commonwealth Univ.)
Investigation of Temperature Fluorescent Dye in Molten Salt for Laser Induced Fluorescence Applications
Kara Wilke (TAMU), Joseph Seo (TAMU), Rodolfo Vaghetto (TAMU), Yassin A. Hassan (TAMU)
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