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The division provides a forum for focused technical dialogue on thermal hydraulic technology in the nuclear industry. Specifically, this will include heat transfer and fluid mechanics involved in the utilization of nuclear energy. It is intended to attract the highest quality of theoretical and experimental work to ANS, including research on basic phenomena and application to nuclear system design.
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.
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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