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Nuclear Criticality Safety
NCSD provides communication among nuclear criticality safety professionals through the development of standards, the evolution of training methods and materials, the presentation of technical data and procedures, and the creation of specialty publications. In these ways, the division furthers the exchange of technical information on nuclear criticality safety with the ultimate goal of promoting the safe handling of fissionable materials outside reactors.
Materials in Nuclear Energy Systems (MiNES 2023)
December 10–14, 2023
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The Standards Committee is responsible for the development and maintenance of voluntary consensus standards that address the design, analysis, and operation of components, systems, and facilities related to the application of nuclear science and technology. Find out What’s New, check out the Standards Store, or Get Involved today!
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Eisenhower’s “Atoms for Peace” at 70
Seventy years ago to the day, President Dwight D. Eisenhower gave his historic address to the United Nations General Assembly in New York City. (See December 2023 Nuclear News's “Leaders” column to read the reflections of Kathryn Huff, the Department of Energy’s assistant secretary for nuclear energy, on the speech’s anniversary.)
The American Nuclear Society ICONS Program furnishes you with everything you need for a current standards library:
Standards Set (print)You receive all approved standards on our current sales list - a $12,000+ value! We will also send you a copy of every new and revised standard published during your membership.
Nuclear Standards News (online)This up-to-date, bi-monthly newsletter is devoted solely to key events and issues in the nuclear standards field. Electronic access of the newsletter available with completion of ICONS Electronic Subscription Agreement.
Nuclear News (print and online)The Society's monthly magazine brings you the latest news and groundbreaking developments in the nuclear industry. As of July 2020, ANS News has been embedded in Nuclear News. ANS News covers all ANS membership activities. Electronic access of Nuclear News is available with completion of the ICONS Electronic Subscription Agreement.
Drafts (electronic)You have the opportunity to receive complimentary drafts of standards to review and comment.
DiscountsBest of all, you get a 10% membership discount on all ANS book orders and additional copies of standards.
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