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Aerospace Nuclear Science & Technology
Organized to promote the advancement of knowledge in the use of nuclear science and technologies in the aerospace application. Specialized nuclear-based technologies and applications are needed to advance the state-of-the-art in aerospace design, engineering and operations to explore planetary bodies in our solar system and beyond, plus enhance the safety of air travel, especially high speed air travel. Areas of interest will include but are not limited to the creation of nuclear-based power and propulsion systems, multifunctional materials to protect humans and electronic components from atmospheric, space, and nuclear power system radiation, human factor strategies for the safety and reliable operation of nuclear power and propulsion plants by non-specialized personnel and more.
2022 ANS Winter Meeting and Technology Expo
November 13–17, 2022
Phoenix, AZ|Arizona Grand Resort
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Next for nuclear: Energy arbitrage
Can nuclear power plants prosper in the grid of 2030 or 2035, when new wind and solar farms will make electricity prices even more volatile? Can plants install energy storage that will help them keep running at full power, 24/7, to ride out times of surplus and sell their energy only when prices are high?
October 1, 2021|12:00–1:30PM (1:00–2:30PM EDT)
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Nuclear reactor thermal hydraulics refers to the study of fluid flow, heat and mass transfer applied to nuclear technologies. It is a discipline of fundamental importance in both design and safety analysis of nuclear reactors. The Thermal Hydraulic Division of ANS seeks to establish, stimulate, and maintain quality technical and professional approaches in all areas of nuclear thermal hydraulics. To this end, THD hosts a vibrant program that includes the largest international conference in the field (the NURETH conference series).
Research in thermal hydraulics in the United States is highly multi-disciplinary. Researchers apply advanced computational and experimental techniques to study complex phenomena In reactor systems and answer fundamental questions on flow and heat transfer physics. This research is of increasing importance as the nation seeks to develop and deploy advanced reactors, as these designs typically have several thermal hydraulics challenges.
This webinar gave a select overview of thermal hydraulic research in the United States and the role THD has in promoting the exchange of ideas and recognizing excellence in the field.
Guillaume Mignot Presentation
Rodolfo Vaghetto Presentation
Kevin Robb Presentation
Elia Merzari Presentation
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