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NCSD provides communication among nuclear criticality safety professionals through the development of standards, the evolution of training methods and materials, the presentation of technical data and procedures, and the creation of specialty publications. In these ways, the division furthers the exchange of technical information on nuclear criticality safety with the ultimate goal of promoting the safe handling of fissionable materials outside reactors.
Materials in Nuclear Energy Systems (MiNES 2023)
December 10–14, 2023
New Orleans, LA|New Orleans Marriott
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The development of modern nuclear reactor technologies relies heavily on complex software codes and computer simulations to support the design, construction, and testing of physical hardware systems. These tools allow for rigorous testing of theory and thorough verification of design under various use or transient power scenarios.
Educational Session|Panel|Sponsored by Performance Improvement|Cosponsored by Maintenance and Work Management
Tuesday, August 11, 2020|2:00–3:30PM EDT
Fred Lake (WD)
Jon Anderson (ACA Proactive)
Kevin Rackley (TVA/CAPOG)
Sudipta Saha (Univ. of South Carolina)
We will see demonstrations from utilities that are deep into the use of “Artificial Intelligence” to significantly reduce the cost and improve the effectiveness of the Corrective Action Program, Work Order Screening and Work Order Generation. This session will include lessons learned from current efforts and developing a business case for the transformation of these three areas.
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