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Stress corrosion cracking and welding nonconformities are behind ITER’s fresh delays
The ITER Organization is working on a new baseline schedule for the magnetic confinement fusion experiment launched in 1985 and now under construction in southern France. First plasma was scheduled for December 2025 and deuterium-tritium operations for 2035 under a schedule approved in November 2016 that will soon be shelved. In addition to impacts from COVID-19 delays and uncertainty resulting from Russia’s war in Ukraine, ITER leaders must now factor in repair time for “component challenges.”
Item ID: 690032|ISBN: 978-0-89448-557-2
1992|1st Edition|193 pages
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Commemorating the 50th anniversary of the first controlled nuclear chain reaction, this book discusses in clearly written language the events that led up to that historical event, the scientific basis for nuclear energy and its various peaceful applications (power, industrial uses, medicine), the development of nuclear power worldwide, and the future of nuclear energy. This is the book that was distributed at the 1992 ANS Meeting in Chicago. It's a must for anyone who wants to know the history, the people, and the science behind nuclear energy.