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2020 ANS Virtual Winter Meeting
November 16–19, 2020
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Advanced nuclear to be a focus of reopened Arctic Energy Office
The Department of Energy has announced the reestablishment of the Arctic Energy Office (AEO), to be located on the campus of the University of Alaska Fairbanks. The AEO was originally established in 2001 but failed to receive sufficient funding. Energy Secretary Dan Brouillette had pledged to reopen the office by the close of the current federal fiscal year.
The focus of the AEO, according to the DOE, will include international cooperation on Arctic issues, research on methane hydrates, and the development of advanced microgrids and nuclear power systems, such as small modular reactors.
Technical Session|Sponsored by THD
Wednesday, November 18, 2020|1:40–3:20PM (2:40–4:20PM EST)
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Matthew D. Zimmer
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Coarse Mesh Turbulence Prediction for Reactor Transient Simulations Using Densely Connected Convolutional Networks
Yang Liu (Argonne National Laboratory), Rui Hu (Argonne National Laboratory), Prasanna Balaprakash (Argonne National Laboratory), Acacia J. Brunett (Argonne National Laboratory), Aleksandr V. Obabko (Argonne National Laboratory)
Sensitivity Analysis of the 1-D Thermal Stratification Model via Forward and Adjoint Methods
Cihang Lu (Virginia Commonwealth University), Zeyun Wu (Virginia Commonwealth University)
Measurement of bubble departure diameters in high-pressure flow boiling of water
Artyom Kossolapov (Massachusetts Institute of Technology), Bren A. Phillips (Massachusetts Institute of Technology), Matteo Bucci (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
Invariant Analysis of Flow in a 5x5 Rod Bundle With a Central Thimble Tube
Adam R. Kraus (Pennsylvania State University), Elia Merzari (Pennsylvania State University), Thomas Norddine (École des Ponts ParisTech), Sofiane Benhamadouche (EDF R&D)
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