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2022 ANS Annual Meeting
June 12–16, 2022
Anaheim, CA|Anaheim Hilton
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Majority of Americans favor new nuclear plants
Pollster Scott Rasmussen reports that 53 percent of American voters support the construction of new nuclear power plants in the United States, while 31 percent oppose new plants. He further reports that 21 percent strongly favor and 14 percent strongly oppose new nuclear facilities.
Technical Session|Sponsored by MSTD
Thursday, December 2, 2021|2:05–3:50PM (3:05–4:50PM EST)|Columbia 9
Kenneth J. Geelhood
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Coupling Methodology Between TRANSURANUS and the Multi-Dimensional Fuel Performance Code OFFBEAT
2:10–2:30PM (3:10–3:30PM EST)
Alessandro Scolaro (Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne), Carlo Fiorina (Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne), Paul Van Uffelen (European Commission), Arndt Schubert (European Commission), Ivor Clifford (Paul Scherrer Institut), Andreas Pautz (Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne)
First Steps Towards Large Strain Analysis in OFFBEAT
2:30–2:50PM (3:30–3:50PM EST)
Edoardo Luciano Brunetto (École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne), Alessandro Scolaro (École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne), Carlo Fiorina (École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne), Andreas Pautz (Paul Scherrer Institut)
Assessment of Fuel Relocation and Fuel Rod Contact on Fuel Behaviors During a Design Basis Accident of LOCA
2:50–3:10PM (3:50–4:10PM EST)
Joosuk Lee (Korea Institute of Nuclear Safety), Young-Seok Bang (Korea Institute of Nuclear Safety)
Sensitivity Analysis on Silicon Carbide Failure Probability in TRISO
3:10–3:30PM (4:10–4:30PM EST)
Carlotta G. Ghezzi (Univ. of Tenn., Knoxville), Giovanni Pastore (Univ. of Tenn., Knoxville), Brian D. Wirth (Univ. of Tenn., Knoxville), Nicholas R. Brown (Univ. of Tenn., Knoxville)
Evaluation of Anisotropic Interfacial Properties of Alpha U via Molecular Dynamics
3:30–3:50PM (4:30–4:50PM EST)
Khadija Mahbuba (NC State Univ.), Benjamin W. Beeler (NC State Univ.), Andrea Jokisaari (INL)
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