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NC State celebrates 70 years of nuclear engineering education
An early picture of the research reactor building on the North Carolina State University campus. The Department of Nuclear Engineering is celebrating the 70th anniversary of its nuclear engineering curriculum in 2020–2021. Photo: North Carolina State University
The Department of Nuclear Engineering at North Carolina State University has spent the 2020–2021 academic year celebrating the 70th anniversary of its becoming the first U.S. university to establish a nuclear engineering curriculum. It started in 1950, when Clifford Beck, then of Oak Ridge, Tenn., obtained support from NC State’s dean of engineering, Harold Lampe, to build the nation’s first university nuclear reactor and, in conjunction, establish an educational curriculum dedicated to nuclear engineering.
The department, host to the 2021 ANS Virtual Student Conference, scheduled for April 8–10, now features 23 tenure/tenure-track faculty and three research faculty members. “What a journey for the first nuclear engineering curriculum in the nation,” said Kostadin Ivanov, professor and department head.
T. Yokomine, J. Takeuchi, H. Nakaharai, S. Satake, T. Kunugi, N. B. Morley, M. A. Abdou
Fusion Science and Technology | Volume 52 | Number 3 | October 2007 | Pages 625-629
Technical Paper | First Wall, Blanket, and Shield | dx.doi.org/10.13182/FST07-A1558
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An investigation of MHD effects on Flibe simulant fluid (aqueous potassium hydroxide solution) flows has been conducted under the U.S.-Japan JUPITER-II collaboration program using "FLIHY" pipe flow facility at UCLA. Mean and fluctuating temperature profiles in a conducting wall pipe were measured for low Reynolds number turbulent flows using a thermocouples probe at constant heat flux condition. It is suggested that the temperature profiles are characterized by interaction between turbulence production, turbulence suppression due to magnetic field and thermal stratification occurred even under the situation where quite small temperature difference exists in the pipe cross-section.