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2024 ANS Annual Conference
June 9–12, 2024
Las Vegas, NV|The Mirage
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The Sodium Reactor Experiment
In February 1957, construction was completed on the Sodium Reactor Experiment (SRE), a sodium-cooled, graphite-moderated reactor with an output of 20 MWt. The design of theSRE had begun three years earlier in 1954, and construction started in April 1955. On April 25, 1957, the reactor reached criticality, and the SRE operated until February 1964.
Thursday, November 16, 2023|8:00AM–2:00PM EST
Cost: $25 Bus leaves from T Street exit, accessible from the Terrace Level.
Depart Washington Hilton
Arrive WSC Headquarters in Frederick
Welcome, Sign-In, Facility Brief, Coffee/Juice & Pastries
WSC Company Presentation and Current Projects Overview
Introduction to 3KEYMASTER Simulation Software and Modeling Tools
Facility Tour with Simulator Demonstrations of:
Lunch / Question and Answer Session
Depart WSC for Washington Hilton
Arrive Washington Hilton
Transportation and Lunch will be provided by WSC
Limited to first 50 guests
WSC, Inc.- 7196 Crestwood Blvd, Suite 300 Frederick, MD 21703
Founded in 1995, WSC is a privately held global simulation and services company headquartered in Frederick, Maryland that has successfully delivered over 250 simulators. WSC's continuing vision is to provide our customers with innovative, state-of-the-art, simulation technology products and services that add value in the design, commissioning, and safe & reliable operation of their power generating, test facility or process plant assets.
WSC and its 3KEYMASTER simulation software and applications have evolved with the growing needs of the power plant industry for use beyond operator training. WSC has incorporated specific capabilities within our simulation platform to provide the Simulation Assisted Engineering SAE tools needed to assist engineering groups tasked with design and verification of new plant designs and for control systems for new or existing power plants. 3KEYMASTER is the platform of choice for several ongoing Small and Micro Modular Reactor (SMR and MMR) SAE projects, such as GE-Hitachi’s BWRX-300 design, TerraPower’s Natrium Reactor & Integrated Energy Storage System design, Holtec’s SMR-160 design and others.