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Human Factors, Instrumentation & Controls
Improving task performance, system reliability, system and personnel safety, efficiency, and effectiveness are the division's main objectives. Its major areas of interest include task design, procedures, training, instrument and control layout and placement, stress control, anthropometrics, psychological input, and motivation.
Conference on Nuclear Training and Education: A Biennial International Forum (CONTE 2023)
February 6–9, 2023
Amelia Island, FL|Omni Amelia Island Resort
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Belgium mulls life extension for more reactors
The Belgian government is exploring the idea of extending the operational life of its three oldest reactors by two years, a variety of news outlets are reporting.
Those reactors—Units 1 and 2 at the Doel facility and Unit 1 at Tihange, sporting a combined capacity of 1,852 MWe—were slated to be permanently shuttered in 2025 in keeping with the country’s nuclear phase-out policy.
Technical Session|Modeling, Analysis, and Methods
Tuesday, October 11, 2022|1:30–3:10PM EDT|Branle
Ian Porter (GE)
Emmanuel Rouge (IRSN)
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P2M Simulation Exercise on Past Fuel Melting Irradiation Experiments: Main Outcomes on Fuel Melting Assessment in PWR Fuel
V. D'Ambrosi (CEA), J. Sercombe (CEA), S. Bejaoui (CEA), A. Chaieb (EDF), B. Baurens (EDF), R. Largenton (EDF), A. Ambard (EDF), B. Boer (SCK CEN), G. Bonny (SCK CEN), D. Rozzia (SCK CEN), M. Sevecek (ALVEL), L.E. Herranz (CIEMAT), F. Feria Marquez (CIEMAT), K. Inagaki (CRIEPI), H. Ohta (CRIEPI), F. Boldt (GRS), J. Sappl (GRS), R. Armstrong (INL), A. Mohamad (Japan Atomic Energy Agency), Y. Udagawa (Japan Atomic Energy Agency), C. Cozzo (Paul Scherrer Institute), J. Klouzal (UJV), M. Vitezslav (UJV), J. Corson (U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission), J. Peltonen (VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland)
Hydrogen-Based Transient Cladding Strain Limit
Timothy M. Crede Jr. (Westinghouse Electric Co.), Julianna L. Schoenwald (Univ. Michigan), Brian L. Mount (Dominion Energy)
Development of PEGASUS™ for Advanced Reactor Applications
W. Lyon (Structural Integrity Assoc.), W. Liu (Structural Integrity Assoc.), M. Kennard (Structural Integrity Assoc.), D. Nightingale (Structural Integrity Assoc.), D. Jaber (Structural Integrity Assoc.), Y.R. Rashid (Structural Integrity Assoc.)
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