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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
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).
Igor A. Bolotnov
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MELCOR Modeling of a 350 MWt Small Modular Reactor
Yukun Zhou (Xi'an Jiaotong University), Jun Wang (University of Wisconsin-Madison), Yapei Zhang (Xi'an Jiaotong University)
CFD Simulations of the Sodium Cartridge Loop of the Versatile Test Reactor
Zhengting Quan (Purdue University), Ran Kong (Purdue University), Adam J. Dix (Purdue University), Seungjin Kim (Purdue University), Mamoru Ishii (Purdue University), Mitchell T. Farmer (Argonne National Laboratory)
CFD Thermal Analysis over a Narrow Channel for the Investigation of the PCM Solidification Criteria
Yonadan Choi (KAIST), Yong Hoon Jeong (KAIST)
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