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ANS members approve amendment adding YMG rep to board of directors
The American Nuclear Society will include a representative from the Young Members Group on its Board of Directors after ANS members voted this week overwhelmingly in favor of amending Article B6 of the ANS bylaws. The change was mandated by Objective Outcome 5 of the ANS Change Plan 2020.
To keep the number of directors at 16, the approved amendment decreased the number of non–U.S. resident directors from three to two.
Dennis C. Banker
Fusion Science and Technology | Volume 4 | Number 2 | September 1983 | Pages 707-711
Materials Engineering | dx.doi.org/10.13182/FST83-A22942
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Materials for potential use in tokamak first wall high current connectors were selected and tested under conditions that might be encountered in tokamak devices. Disk-shaped specimens of promising metal mixtures were subjected to current densities approaching 23 kA/cm2 (150 kA/in2) in 8 ms pulses, closing pressures ranging from .07 to 2.1 MPa (10 to 300 psi), and a vacuum of 1.3 × 10−1 Pa (10−3 Torr). Contact welding occurred at moderate to low pressure and moderate currents. The resulting welds were very weak, failing at 18–31 N (4–7 lb) in shear.