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Prepare for the nuclear PE exam with online modules and a practice exam
The next opportunity to earn professional engineer (P.E.) licensure in nuclear engineering is this fall. Now is the time to sign up and begin studying with the help of a new online module program from the American Nuclear Society.
Sergey Smolentsev, Siegfried Malang
Fusion Science and Technology | Volume 56 | Number 1 | July 2009 | Pages 201-205
Tritium, Safety, and Environment | Eighteenth Topical Meeting on the Technology of Fusion Energy (Part 1) | dx.doi.org/10.13182/FST09-A8902
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A new modification of the flow channel insert (FCI) called "double-layer" or "nested" FCI (nFCI) is assessed numerically for the poloidal duct flows in the dual-coolant lead-lithium (DCLL) blanket under the US DEMO outboard (OB) blanket conditions. The proposed nFCI mitigates the thermal stress while providing sufficient thermal insulation and reducing the MHD pressure drop.