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April 8–10, 2021
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NNSA releases contractor performance evaluations
The National Nuclear Security Administration last week released performance evaluation summaries on the effectiveness of its management and operating (M&O) contractors in meeting the agency’s expectations during fiscal year 2020.
The summaries feature assessment “scorecards,” as well as links to M&O contractor performance evaluation and measurement plans. Also included are specific contractor accomplishments, plus issues requiring attention.
Technical Session|Sponsored by THD
Thursday, November 19, 2020|9:00–10:45AM (10:00–11:45AM EST)
Guillaume P. Mignot
W. David Pointer
Erica McGowan (American Nuclear Society)
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Towards Understanding the Thermal-Hydraulic Distortion of using Surrogate Fluids for FHRs Development
Amir Ali (Idaho State University), Lane B. Carasik (Virginia Commonwealth University), Arturo Cabral (Virginia Commonwealth University)
Prediction of Departure from Nucleate Boiling Using Two-Fluid CFD Model
Danny Ouk (University of Massachusetts at Lowell), Subash L. Sharma (University of Massachusetts Lowell)
STAR CCM+ simulation of the Helium-3 neutron capture reaction effect on the Helium-3 Negative Reactivity Insertion (HENRI) cartridge operation
Cole Leingang (Oregon State University), Guillaume P. Mignot (Oregon State University)
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