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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.
Daesik Yook, KunJai Lee, Hongsuk Chung
Fusion Science and Technology | Volume 48 | Number 1 | July-August 2005 | Pages 472-475
Technical Paper | Tritium Science and Technology - Containment, Safety, and Environment | dx.doi.org/10.13182/FST05-A968
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In Korea, Wolsong Tritium Removal Facility (WTRF) is scheduled to begin operation in 2005 to reduce the amount of tritium generated in the moderator and coolant. The objective of this study is to evaluate the environmental impact of tritium released from WTRF in the postulated accident. In order to achieve this, a computer code was developed at KAIST (Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology). This code can be used to evaluate the individual and public dose with the source term. This source term can represent not only the concentration of tritium that will be stored at the long term tritium storage vault located in the underground of WTRF building but also may be released to the environment from the WTRF online system by variously postulated accidents. To validate this code, calculated results were compared with the previous reference under the same assumption. Even if the most severe postulated accident that the tritium may be released through the fracture of the storage vault was occurred, the result of individual dose at the exclusion area boundary is turned out to be within the radiation dose limit.