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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.
2020 ANS Virtual Winter Meeting
November 16–19, 2020
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Brouillette: Nuclear should be part of California’s energy problem solution
In an op-ed published on September 25 in the Orange County Register, Energy Secretary Dan Brouillette decryed the state of California’s handling of its energy crisis.
Brouillette criticized state leaders for championing a 100 percent renewable energy plan that ignores nuclear and natural gas. He also found fault with the plan to prematurely close the Diablo Canyon nuclear power plant.
Technical Session|Sponsored by HFICD
Thursday, November 19, 2020|11:15AM–1:00PM (12:15–2:00PM EST)
The session will be available to join at 10:45AM (11:45AM EST).
Padhraic L. Mulligan
Brenden J. Heidrich
Jamie B. Coble
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Temperature Sensor Response Time Testing in Transient Steam Environments of Small Modular Reactors
Brent D. Shumaker (AMS Corporation), Alexander H. Hashemian (AMS Corporation), Edwin Riggsbee (AMS Corporation), Shawn N. Tyler (AMS Corporation)
Theoretical Model and Analysis of Wireless LVDT-Based Sensor in a Nuclear Reactor
Yuan Gao (University of Pittsburgh), Jerry Potts (University of Pittsburgh), Heng Ban (University of Pittsburgh), Austin D. Fleming (Idaho National Laboratory), Kurt Davis (Idaho National Laboratory), Pattrick Calderoni (INL), Daniel M. Wachs (Idaho National Laboratory)
Novel, VOC-Free-Renewable Solid-State Biopolymer Detector for Mid-to-Extreme Radiation Field Monitoring
Alexander C. Bakken (Niowave, Inc.), Nathan Boyle (Purdue University), Rusi Taleyarkhan (Purdue University)
Static Analysis of Eddy Current Flow Meter for Galinstan Flow Measurement
Gregory Kinzler (University of Pittsburgh), Brady Cameron (University of Pittsburgh), Osman Anderoglu (University of New Mexico), Cetin Unal (Los Alamos National Laboratory), Heng Ban (University of Pittsburgh)
Sensitivity Analysis of Mutual Inductance Level Sensor in Lead Environment
Brady Cameron (University of Pittsburgh), Gregory Kinzler (University of Pittsburgh), Teddy Kent (Argonne National Laboratory), Osman Anderoglu (University of New Mexico), Cetin Unal (Los Alamos National Laboratory), Heng Ban (University of Pittsburgh)
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