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ANS Board of Directors votes to retire outdated position statements
The American Nuclear Society’s Board of Directors on November 19 voted to retire several outdated position statements, as requested by the Public Policy Committee. Among them are Position Statements #37 and #63, dating from 2010, which have been retired for lacking policy recommendations and for being redundant, as other position statements exist with language that better articulates the Society’s stance on those topics.
Nairi Baghdasaryan, Tomasz Kozlowski
Nuclear Science and Engineering | Volume 194 | Number 3 | March 2020 | Pages 169-180
Critical Review | dx.doi.org/10.1080/00295639.2019.1686882
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Fourth-generation nuclear reactor concepts are focused on reaching a high level of fuel burnup, high coolant temperatures, and high safety levels (including passive safety systems). A design concept that fulfills these criteria is the high-temperature gas-cooled reactor (HTGR), which incorporates tristructural isotropic (TRISO) fuel particles for energy generation. Although development and qualification programs of TRISO fuel have shown positive results for their future utilization, uncertain issues related to the modeling of fuel performance still remain. In this paper, we review coated fuel particle performance analysis to demonstrate the current achievements and remaining obstacles in the field. The paper includes a qualitative assessment of different methods/models used for the modeling of important phenomena that occur in the coated fuel particle.