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NRC’s Inspector General issues report
Overall findings of a survey of Nuclear Regulatory Commission personnel indicate that while the NRC maintains a few strengths compared to external benchmarks, results have declined since 2015 in a number of areas, according to a recent report from the NRC’s Office of the Inspector General (OIG).
The survey was conducted in February 2020 by Willis Towers Watson, a global risk-management, insurance brokerage, and advisory firm that has partnered with the OIG for more than 20 years to assess the NRC’s safety culture and climate, as well as other aspects of employee experience.
R. J. Hooper, S. S. Kalsi
Fusion Science and Technology | Volume 4 | Number 2 | September 1983 | Pages 1341-1345
Magnet Engineering | dx.doi.org/10.13182/FST83-A23042
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The design of resistive copper toroidal field (TF) coils is described for use in a nearterm tokamak fusion device (FED-R). A design requirement on the TF coils is that they contain readily demountable joints to facilitate replacement of components inside the bore of the coil. The coils are fabricated from rectangular window frame plates with 1-m-radius fillets in the inside corners. Each coil contains 17 turns — fabricated from CDA-110 copper plate segments 6.1 em thick. Because of high radiation fluence, a ceramic turn-to-turn insulator is used. The cooling system is sized to accommodate the combined heat loading that results from resistive power dissipation and nuclear heating.