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Operations & Power
Members focus on the dissemination of knowledge and information in the area of power reactors with particular application to the production of electric power and process heat. The division sponsors meetings on the coverage of applied nuclear science and engineering as related to power plants, non-power reactors, and other nuclear facilities. It encourages and assists with the dissemination of knowledge pertinent to the safe and efficient operation of nuclear facilities through professional staff development, information exchange, and supporting the generation of viable solutions to current issues.
Conference on Nuclear Training and Education: A Biennial International Forum (CONTE 2023)
February 6–9, 2023
Amelia Island, FL|Omni Amelia Island Resort
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Family Feud night hosted by DIA at the ANS Winter Meeting
At the ANS Winter Meeting in Phoenix, the Diversity and Inclusion in ANS (DIA) Committee hosted the second annual Nuclear Family Feud event as a way for ANS members and meeting attendees to have fun by gamifying the workshop, polling the community, and increasing engagement.
Ronald A. Knief
Item ID: 350023|ISBN: 978-0-89448-458-2
2014|2nd Edition|770 pages
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This edition (a reprint of the 1992 second edition) provides broad subject-area coverage, application of theory to practical aspects of commercial nuclear power, and use of instructional objectives. It focuses on what distinguishes nuclear engineering from the other engineering disciplines. It also seeks to unravel key acronyms and other terminology, including occasional historical examples where the jargon has outlived the viability of underlying concepts. This edition follows the time-honored tradition of the engineering profession and the nuclear industry in learning from experience to build on strengths and correct weaknesses.