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Table of Contents

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Author Index

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Full Issue

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Opening Plenary

Kevin O'Kula

Transactions / Volume 122 / Number 1 / June 2020 / Pages 3-3

President's Special Session

Marilyn Kray (Exelon)

Transactions / Volume 122 / Number 1 / June 2020 / Pages 4-4

Improving Long-Term Economic Competitiveness: Status of Nuclear Hydrogen Production Projects

Kevin O'Kula

Transactions / Volume 122 / Number 1 / June 2020 / Pages 5-6

ANS Position Statement on the Use of Low Eneriched Uranium in Space–Panel

Jeffrey King (CSM)

Transactions / Volume 122 / Number 1 / June 2020 / Pages 9-10

Nuclear Energy’s Role in Climate Change Policy–Panel

Leah Parks (NRC)

Transactions / Volume 122 / Number 1 / June 2020 / Pages 13-13

Workforce Development–Panel

James Byrne (Byrne & Associates)

Transactions / Volume 122 / Number 1 / June 2020 / Pages 14-14

Uranium Mine Reclamation–Panel

James Byrne (Byrne & Associates)

Transactions / Volume 122 / Number 1 / June 2020 / Pages 15-16

Mercury Remediation Process Optimization for Clayey Soil

Michael Smith (UNC), Sven Bader (Orano), Thomas Koch (UNC), Arthur Niemoller (Orano)

Transactions / Volume 122 / Number 1 / June 2020 / Pages 19-22

Hydrogen Economy in Champaign-Urbana, IL

Roberto E. Fairhurst Agosta, Samuel G. Dotson, Kathryn D. Huff (UIUC)

Transactions / Volume 122 / Number 1 / June 2020 / Pages 23-25

Material Requirements for a Green New Deal

Barry L. Butterfield (Individual), Daniel B. Bullen (DNFSB)

Transactions / Volume 122 / Number 1 / June 2020 / Pages 26-28

Nuclear Science Training for Secondary School Teachers at Argonne National Laboratory - 2019

David Grabaskas, Sunaree Hamilton (ANL), Gerald Reyes (IAEA), Micah Pacheco (Dept. of Education, Philippines), Habibah Adnan (Malaysian Nuclear Agency), John Domyancich, DeeDee Rudisel, Natalie Zender (ANL)

Transactions / Volume 122 / Number 1 / June 2020 / Pages 33-36

Digital Assistant Tool for Long Term Operation of Aging Assets

Micah Tinklepaugh, Emma Wong (EPRI)

Transactions / Volume 122 / Number 1 / June 2020 / Pages 37-37

Innovative Way to Save Tens of Millions of Dollars and Improve Plant Performance

Gary R. Cavanaugh, Bruce W. O’Brien (Marathon Consulting Group)

Transactions / Volume 122 / Number 1 / June 2020 / Pages 38-39

PLuS Alliance Nuclear Engineering Online Course Exchange Program

Keith E. Holbert (Arizona State Univ.), John Fletcher, Patrick A. Burr, Edward G. Obbard (Univ. New South Wales)

Transactions / Volume 122 / Number 1 / June 2020 / Pages 43-45

Flawless Fusion in Less Than 60 Seconds Over Similar or Dissimilar Material

Paul Cheng (Univ. Alberta)

Transactions / Volume 122 / Number 1 / June 2020 / Pages 46-47

Considerations for Bringing New Suppliers into the Nuclear Supply Chain

Elina Teplinsky, Anne Leidich (Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman)

Transactions / Volume 122 / Number 1 / June 2020 / Pages 48-50

Focus on Communications—I–Panel

Mimi Limbach (Potomac Communications)

Transactions / Volume 122 / Number 1 / June 2020 / Pages 51-51

Focus on Communications—II–Panel

Mimi Limbach (Potomac Communications)

Transactions / Volume 122 / Number 1 / June 2020 / Pages 52-52

Analysis of Potential Standardized Canister Deployments at Commercial US Nuclear Reactor Sites

Robby Joseph, Riley Cumberland, Rob Howard (ORNL)

Transactions / Volume 122 / Number 1 / June 2020 / Pages 59-62

Rapid Analytic Determination of Dry Cask Storage Canister Internal Temperatures

Evan T. Palmer, Iza G. Lantgios, Matthew M. Barry (Univ. of Pittsburgh)

Transactions / Volume 122 / Number 1 / June 2020 / Pages 63-65

Development of a CFD Model for the Drying of Aluminum-clad Spent Fuel

Nathaniel Cooper (Univ. of South Carolina), Tanvir Farouk, Jamil Khan, Yi Wang, Rebecca Smith (INL), Travis Knight (Univ. of South Carolina)

Transactions / Volume 122 / Number 1 / June 2020 / Pages 66-67

Inverse Depletion of Used Nuclear Fuel: a Bayesian Approach

Bassam A. Khuwaileh, Fatima I. Al-Hamadi, Mohammad A. Al-Shabi, Walid A. Metwally (Univ. of Sharjah)

Transactions / Volume 122 / Number 1 / June 2020 / Pages 68-70

Fuel Storage and Transportation for the Next Generation of Reactors–Panel

Sven Bader (Orano)

Transactions / Volume 122 / Number 1 / June 2020 / Pages 71-71

Waste Disposal Solutions in a Country with No HLW Repository–Panel

Sven Bader (Orano)

Transactions / Volume 122 / Number 1 / June 2020 / Pages 72-72

Examples of Technology Applicable to In-Situ Waste Characterization

J. F. Lucchini, D. M. Brigham, B. A. Crawford (LANL)

Transactions / Volume 122 / Number 1 / June 2020 / Pages 75-76

Digestion of Zircaloy Cladding for UNF using Sulfur Chloride Reagents

Craig Barnes, Breanna Vestal (Univ. of Tenn., Knoxville), Guillermo (Bill) Daniel DelCul (ORNL)

Transactions / Volume 122 / Number 1 / June 2020 / Pages 77-77

Photodecomposition of Organoiodides to Molecular Iodine as Pretreatment for Adsorption

John Stanford, Tejaswini Vaidya, Vivek Utgikar, Krishnan Raja (Univ. of Idaho), Piyush Sabharwall (INL)

Transactions / Volume 122 / Number 1 / June 2020 / Pages 78-80

Fenton-Like Process for Treatment of IRN-150 Resin with Simulated 14C

Junsung Jeon, M. Aamir Hafeez, Wooyong Um (Pohang Univ. of Science and Technology)

Transactions / Volume 122 / Number 1 / June 2020 / Pages 81-84

Removal of Sr2+ in Aqueous Solution Using MOF-1@MnO2 Composites

Sang-June Choi, Jung-Weon Choi (Kyungpook Nat'l Univ.)

Transactions / Volume 122 / Number 1 / June 2020 / Pages 85-87

DANESS v9: Dynamic Analysis of Advanced Nuclear Energy Systems

Luc Van Den Durpel (Nuclear-21)

Transactions / Volume 122 / Number 1 / June 2020 / Pages 91-94

SNF Consumption and Disposal using the Mu*STAR Molten-Salt Accelerator-Driven Subcritical Reactor

Robert J. Abrams, Mary Anne Cummings, Rolland P. Johnson, J. D. Lobo, Thomas J. Roberts (Muons, Inc.)

Transactions / Volume 122 / Number 1 / June 2020 / Pages 95-98

Temperature Sensor Technology Gaps for Nuclear Environments

Dan Floyd (Univ. of Tenn., Knoxville), N. Dianne Bull Ezell (ORNL), Richard T. Wood (Univ. of Tenn., Knoxville)

Transactions / Volume 122 / Number 1 / June 2020 / Pages 103-105

A Wireless Resonance Inductive-Capacitive Sensor System for Nuclear Reactor

Yuan Gao, Jerry Potts, Heng Ban (Univ. of Pittsburgh), Daniel Wachs (INL)

Transactions / Volume 122 / Number 1 / June 2020 / Pages 106-108

Electromagnetic Coupling for Wireless Signal Transmission in Nuclear Reactors

Jerry Potts, Yuan Gao, Heng Ban (Univ. of Pittsburgh), Daniel Wachs (INL)

Transactions / Volume 122 / Number 1 / June 2020 / Pages 109-112

Embedding Sensors in Metal and Ceramic Structures

Christian M. Petrie (ORNL)

Transactions / Volume 122 / Number 1 / June 2020 / Pages 113-116

The Nuclear Digital I&C System Supply Chain Cyber-Attack Surface

Shannon L. Eggers (INL)

Transactions / Volume 122 / Number 1 / June 2020 / Pages 119-122

Development of a Framework for NPP Process-Aware Cyber Attack Detection and Diagnosis Methodology

Chanyoung Lee, Poong Hyun Seong (KAIST)

Transactions / Volume 122 / Number 1 / June 2020 / Pages 123-125

Advantages of a Game-Theoretic Approach for Nuclear Cybersecurity

Lee T. Maccarone, Daniel G. Cole (Univ. of Pittsburgh)

Transactions / Volume 122 / Number 1 / June 2020 / Pages 126-129

Nuclear Instrumentation and Control Simulation (NICSim) Platform for Investigating Cybersecurity Risks

Mohamed S. El-Genk, Timothy M. Schriener (Univ. of New Mexico)

Transactions / Volume 122 / Number 1 / June 2020 / Pages 133-134

Programmable Logic Controller of a Pressurized Water Reactor Core Protection Calculator

Andrew Hahn, Mohamed S. El-Genk, Timothy M. Schriener (Univ. of New Mexico)

Transactions / Volume 122 / Number 1 / June 2020 / Pages 135-136

Pressurizer Model and PLCs for Investigation of Cybersecurity of PWR Plants

Ragai M. Altamimi, Mohamed S. El-Genk, Timothy M. Schriener (Univ. of New Mexico)

Transactions / Volume 122 / Number 1 / June 2020 / Pages 137-138

Steam Generator Model and Controller for Cybersecurity Analyses of Digital I&C Systems in PWR Plants

Timothy M. Schriener, Mohamed S. El-Genk (Univ. of New Mexico)

Transactions / Volume 122 / Number 1 / June 2020 / Pages 139-140

Control and Load Balancing with an IPWR Module to Support Deep Renewables Penetration

Richard Bisson, Jamie Coble (Univ. of Tenn., Knoxville)

Transactions / Volume 122 / Number 1 / June 2020 / Pages 143-144

Load Following Characteristics of Multi-Modular Reactors

Areai Nuerlan, Rizwan-uddin (Univ. of Ill., Urbana-Champaign), Fuyu Zhao (Xi’an Jiaotong Univ.)

Transactions / Volume 122 / Number 1 / June 2020 / Pages 145-148

Using Auxiliary Particle Filter to Estimate Remaining Useful Life

Hang Xiao, Jamie B. Coble, J. Wesley Hines (Univ. of Tenn.)

Transactions / Volume 122 / Number 1 / June 2020 / Pages 151-154

Progress Toward Molten Salt Reactor Heat Exchanger On-Line Monitoring

S. W. Glass, M.S. Good, E.L. Forsi, R. O. Montgomery (PNNL)

Transactions / Volume 122 / Number 1 / June 2020 / Pages 155-157

Automated Functional Testing for Nuclear Digital Instrumentation and Control Systems

Greg Morton, Brent Shumaker, Dan McCarter, Chris Maddux (AMS)

Transactions / Volume 122 / Number 1 / June 2020 / Pages 161-164

Study on the Test Approach and Development Method of APR1400 Training Simulator with Virtual DCS

Sung Kon Kang, Kyung Min Kim, Min Seok Kim (Korea Hydro Nuclear Power Co.)

Transactions / Volume 122 / Number 1 / June 2020 / Pages 165-166

Development of an NPP VDCS Verification Platform

XY Wei, JY Qing, PW Sun, Q Ma, HW Sun (Xi’an Jiaotong Univ.)

Transactions / Volume 122 / Number 1 / June 2020 / Pages 167-170

Betavoltaic Nuclear Microbattery Based on Graphene/Si Schottky Junction

Xiaoyu Wang (Univ. of Science and Technology of China), Weiping Liu (Chinese Academy of Sciences), Jiachen Zhang (Univ. of Science and Technology of China), Yuncheng Han, Taosheng Li, Chunjing Li (Chinese Academy of Sciences)

Transactions / Volume 122 / Number 1 / June 2020 / Pages 175-176

Correlation of Absolute 238U Bioavailability (238U-ABA) and 238U Bioaccessibility Fraction (238U-BAF) Using IAEA-312 Standard Reference Soil

Nur Shahidah Abdul Rashid (Pohang Univ. of Science and Technology), Nur Syamimi Diyana Rodzi, Khoo Kok Siong (The Nat'l Univ. of Malaysia), Wooyong Um (Pohang Univ. of Science and Technology)

Transactions / Volume 122 / Number 1 / June 2020 / Pages 177-180

Neutronics Analysis for Designing a Low Activation Heated Test Cell

Michael Buratynski, William J. Walters (Penn State Univ.)

Transactions / Volume 122 / Number 1 / June 2020 / Pages 181-184

Predicting Background Count Rate of a Mobile Detector using an Optimal Linear Ensemble of Learning Kernel Machines

Miltiadis Alamaniotis (Univ. of Texas, San Antonio)

Transactions / Volume 122 / Number 1 / June 2020 / Pages 185-188

Impact of Fission Product Content on Phase Development in U3Si2 Fuel

Kaitlin E. Johnson (Univ. of South Carolina), Denise L. Adorno (Westinghouse Electric Sweden), Vancho Kocevski, Tashiema L. Ulrich, Joshua T. White (LANL), Antoine Claisse (Westinghouse Electric Sweden), Jacob W. McMurray (ORNL), Theodore M. Besmann (Univ. of South Carolina)

Transactions / Volume 122 / Number 1 / June 2020 / Pages 193-195

An Alternative Synthesis Route to U3Si2

Adrian Gonzales, Elizabeth Sooby Wood (Univ. of Texas, San Antonio,), Kent Coulter (Southwest Research Institute)

Transactions / Volume 122 / Number 1 / June 2020 / Pages 196-198

Failure Behavior of Nuclear-grade FeCrAl Cladding under Simulated Pellet-cladding Mechanical Interaction Conditions

B. Garrison, R. R. Lowden (ORNL), M. N. Cinbiz (ORNL/INL), N. R. Brown (Univ. of Tenn., Knoxville), K. Linton (ORNL)

Transactions / Volume 122 / Number 1 / June 2020 / Pages 199-201

Accident Tolerance of Zircaloy-2 and FeCrAl Under Simulated Cyclic Dryout Conditions

Ken Kane (ORNL), Soon Lee (Univ. of Tenn., Knoxville), Bruce Pint (ORNL), Nicholas R. Brown (Univ. of Tenn., Knoxville)

Transactions / Volume 122 / Number 1 / June 2020 / Pages 202-203

The Molten Salt Thermodynamic Database (MSTDB): A Resource for MSR Design, Development, and Regulation

Theodore M. Besmann, Johnathon C. Ard, Kaitlin E. Johnson, Matthew S. Christian, Jacob A. Yingling (Univ. of South Carolina), Jake W. McMurray (ORNL)

Transactions / Volume 122 / Number 1 / June 2020 / Pages 207-209

Thermodynamic Insights Into Corrosion in NaCl-LiCl-UCl3-UCl4 Molten Salt

Jacob A. Yingling, Theodore M. Besmann, Johnathon C. Ard, Kaitlin E. Johnson, Matthew S. Christian (Univ. of South Carolina), Jake W. McMurray (ORNL)

Transactions / Volume 122 / Number 1 / June 2020 / Pages 210-212

Conceptual Design of the Versatile Experimental Salt Irradiation Loop (VESIL) in the Advanced Test Reactor

Abdalla Abou-Jaoude (INL), Sandesh Bhaskar (NC State Univ.), Calvin Downey (INL)

Transactions / Volume 122 / Number 1 / June 2020 / Pages 213-215

The Effect of Coordination Numbers in Molten Salt Thermodynamic Models

Matthew S. Christian, Johnathon C. Ard, Theodore M. Besmann (Univ. of South Carolina)

Transactions / Volume 122 / Number 1 / June 2020 / Pages 219-221

Sound Propagation Characteristic of Phononic Crystals Pipeline with Periodic Vibration Isolation Mass

Qingna Zeng, Donghui Wang, Fenggang Zang, Yixiong Zhang, Xiaozhou Jiang (Nuclear Power Institute of China)

Transactions / Volume 122 / Number 1 / June 2020 / Pages 222-225

NSUF RAD-AFM: Nanoscale Material Property Measurements of Radioactive Materials

Shawn Riechers, Andy Casella, Dave Senor (PNNL), Pradeep Ramuhalli (ORNL)

Transactions / Volume 122 / Number 1 / June 2020 / Pages 226-229

Preliminary Results from In-Pile Transient Boiling Experiments at the TREAT Facility

C. Jensen, C. Folsom, N. Woolstenhulme, A. Fleming, R. Armstrong, D. Wachs (INL), R. Hernandez, N. Brown (Univ. of Tenn., Knoxville), K. Terrill, R. Christensen (Univ. of Idaho)

Transactions / Volume 122 / Number 1 / June 2020 / Pages 233-235

Informing Transient Testing of Fuel Designs for the Transformational Challenge Reactor

Robert Kile (Univ. of Tenn., Knoxville), Daniel Schappel, Aaron J. Wysocki, Gokul Vasudevamurthy, Kurt A. Terrani (ORNL), Nicholas R. Brown (Univ. of Tenn., Knoxville)

Transactions / Volume 122 / Number 1 / June 2020 / Pages 236-238

Strontium Diffusivity in IG-110 Graphite Using a Time-Release Method

Taylor Mae Weilert, Kyle L. Walton, John D. Brockman , Sudarshan K. Loyalka (Univ. of Missouri)

Transactions / Volume 122 / Number 1 / June 2020 / Pages 239-241

HFIR Irradiation Testing Supporting the Transformational Challenge Reactor

A. G. Le Coq, K. D. Linton, P. Champlin, R. H. Howard, X. Hu, T. S. Byun, K. A. Terrani (ORNL)

Transactions / Volume 122 / Number 1 / June 2020 / Pages 242-245

Establishing Maximal Core Excess Reactivity Envelope for TREAT Test Vehicle Insertion

John D. Bess, Nicolas E. Woolstenhulme, James R. Parry (INL)

Transactions / Volume 122 / Number 1 / June 2020 / Pages 246-249

Proton Radiation Effects on the Mechanical and Chemical Characteristics of 3D Printed ABS: Preliminary Results

Arielle J. Miller, Grant M. Warner, Dharmaraj Raghavan (Howard Univ.)

Transactions / Volume 122 / Number 1 / June 2020 / Pages 253-256

Room-Temperature Electrodeposition of Aluminum Coating from 1-Ethyl-3-Methylimidazolium Tetrachloroaluminate Based Ionic Liquid Bath

Junhua Jiang, Congjian Wang (INL)

Transactions / Volume 122 / Number 1 / June 2020 / Pages 257-258

Creep Resistance of Additively Manufactured 316 Stainless Steel

Meimei Li, Xuan Zhang, Wei-Ying Chen, Florent Heidet (ANL), T. S. Byun, Kurt A. Terrani (ORNL)

Transactions / Volume 122 / Number 1 / June 2020 / Pages 259-260

Testing and Evaluation of Additively Manufactured TCR Core Materials

T. S. Byun, M. N. Gussev, B. E. Garrison, J. Simpson (ORNL), M. Li, X. Zhang (ANL), K. A. Terrani (ORNL)

Transactions / Volume 122 / Number 1 / June 2020 / Pages 261-263

In Situ Mechanical Testing of AM 316L Steel-TCR Core Material

M. N. Gussev, T. S. Byun, R. R. Dehoff, K. A. Terrani (ORNL)

Transactions / Volume 122 / Number 1 / June 2020 / Pages 267-268

Evaluation of Heat Treatments for Additively Manufactured 316L

J. Simpson, R. Dehoff, T. S. Byun, K. A. Terrani (ORNL)

Transactions / Volume 122 / Number 1 / June 2020 / Pages 269-271

Modeling Time-Dependent Surrogates of Additive-Manufactured Nuclear Fuels Processes

Congjian Wang, Wen Jiang, Yipeng Gao (INL)

Transactions / Volume 122 / Number 1 / June 2020 / Pages 272-275

In-situ High-energy X-ray Study of Deformation Mechanisms in Additively Manufactured 316 Stainless Steel

Xuan Zhang, Meimei Li, Jun-Sang Park, Peter Kenesei, Jonathan Almer (ANL)

Transactions / Volume 122 / Number 1 / June 2020 / Pages 276-278

Optical Transmission of a-SiO2 and α-Al2O3 Following High-Dose Neutron Irradiation

Christian M. Petrie (ORNL), A. Birri, T. E. Blue (The Ohio State Univ.)

Transactions / Volume 122 / Number 1 / June 2020 / Pages 281-283

High Temperature Silicon-Carbide Furnace for Near Core Irradiation Experiments

Matthew P. Van Zile, Joel Hatch, Andrew Kauffman, Lei R. Cao (The Ohio State Univ.)

Transactions / Volume 122 / Number 1 / June 2020 / Pages 284-286

Designing an Impedance-based Technique for Studying Corrosion on Cladding Materials

Ling Ding, Hongqiang Hu (INL), Michael Reynolds, Michael F. Hurley, Claire Xiong (Boise State Univ.)

Transactions / Volume 122 / Number 1 / June 2020 / Pages 287-290

Compensation Scheme for Radiation-Induced Attenuation in Optical Fibers Interrogated Using Low-Coherence Interferometry

Daniel C. Sweeney, Adrian M. Schrell, Christian M. Petrie (ORNL)

Transactions / Volume 122 / Number 1 / June 2020 / Pages 291-294

In-Pile Loss of Coolant Accident Testing at TREAT

N. Woolstenhulme, C. Jensen, C. Folsom, R. Armstrong, D. Kamerman, D. Wachs (INL)

Transactions / Volume 122 / Number 1 / June 2020 / Pages 295-297

Computational Analysis of Rhenium (I) Complex

Allison McKee, Meheret Tadesse (Univ. of Houston-Downtown)

Transactions / Volume 122 / Number 1 / June 2020 / Pages 301-302

Development of Yttrium Hydride Moderator for the Transformational Challenge Reactor

Xunxiang Hu, Chinthaka Silva, Kurt A. Terrani (ORNL)

Transactions / Volume 122 / Number 1 / June 2020 / Pages 303-305

Rapidly Screening Materials for Void Swelling Resistance with Indirect Photoacoustic Measurements

Nouf Almousa (Princess Nourah Bint Abdulrahman Univ.), Benjamin Dacus, Kevin B. Woller (MIT), Changheui Jang (KAIST), Michael P. Short (MIT)

Transactions / Volume 122 / Number 1 / June 2020 / Pages 306-308

A Computational Investigation of the Diffusive Pathways for Interstitial Helium in bcc W and bcc Mo

Adib J. Samin (Air Force Institute of Technology)

Transactions / Volume 122 / Number 1 / June 2020 / Pages 311-313

Development of Cable Aging Acceptance Criteria for Nuclear Facilities

Patrick Ellis, Gary Harmon, Patrick Ward, Codi Ferree (AMS)

Transactions / Volume 122 / Number 1 / June 2020 / Pages 314-317

Application of Condition Monitoring Technologies for Aging Electrical Cables

Bryan McConkey, Trevor Toll, Patrick Ellis, Elijah Connatser (AMS)

Transactions / Volume 122 / Number 1 / June 2020 / Pages 318-321

Structural Materials Investigations for the Westinghouse Lead Fast Reactor

Michael R. Ickes, Luke Czerniak, Arash Parsi, Paolo Ferroni (*Westinghouse Electric Co.)

Transactions / Volume 122 / Number 1 / June 2020 / Pages 325-328

The Impact of Model Parameters and Local Conditions on the Hydrogen Migration and Redistribution Model in Bison

Seokbin Seo, Edward M. Duchnowski, Nicholas R. Brown (Univ. of Tenn., Knoxville)

Transactions / Volume 122 / Number 1 / June 2020 / Pages 329-331

Performance Analysis of Silicon Carbide Composite Clad Uranium Carbide Fuel during Reactivity Initiated Accident

Hangbok Choi, John Bolin (General Atomics)

Transactions / Volume 122 / Number 1 / June 2020 / Pages 335-338

Microstructural Analysis of the SiC Layer of Tristructural-Isotropic Particles in High-Temperature Steam Atmospheres

Katherine Montoya, Brian A. Brigham (Univ. of Texas, San Antonio), Tyler J. Gerczak (ORNL), Elizabeth Sooby Wood (Univ. of Texas, San Antonio)

Transactions / Volume 122 / Number 1 / June 2020 / Pages 339-341

Using Machine Learning to Predict the Oxidation of Graphite

Cole Moczygemba, Michael Geyer, Amanda Fernandez, Elizabeth Sooby Wood (Univ. of Texas, San Antonio)

Transactions / Volume 122 / Number 1 / June 2020 / Pages 342-345

Analysis of Graphite Matrix Kinetics and Burn-off Products under Off-Normal High-Temperature Gas-Cooled Reactors Conditions

Brian A. Brigham, Katherine I. Montoya (Univ. of Texas, San Antonio), Tyler J. Gerczak (ORNL), Elizabeth Sooby Wood (Univ. of Texas, San Antonio)

Transactions / Volume 122 / Number 1 / June 2020 / Pages 349-352

Stress Profile in Coating Layers of TRISO Fuel Particles in Contact with One Another

Daniel Schappel, Kurt A. Terrani (ORNL)

Transactions / Volume 122 / Number 1 / June 2020 / Pages 353-356

Fabrication and Characterization Methodology of Transformational Challenge Reactor Fuel Form

Gokul Vasudevamurthy, Micheal Trammell, Dylan Richardson, Brian Jolly, Andrew Nelson, Grant Helmreich, Austin Schumacher (ORNL), Trevor Smuin (INL), Kurt Terrani (ORNL)

Transactions / Volume 122 / Number 1 / June 2020 / Pages 357-359

Current Issues in Computational Methods–Roundtable

Robert Grove (ORNL)

Transactions / Volume 122 / Number 1 / June 2020 / Pages 363-364

Implicit Methods with Reduced Memory for Time-Dependent Boltzmann Transport Equation

Dmitriy Y. Anistratov (NC State Univ.)

Transactions / Volume 122 / Number 1 / June 2020 / Pages 367-370

Matrix Riccati Equation Method (MREM) of Solution of the Neutron Transfer Equation

B. Ganapol (Univ. of Arizona), J. Patel (The Ohio State Univ.)

Transactions / Volume 122 / Number 1 / June 2020 / Pages 371-374

A Novel Analytical Nodal Method for Solution of the SN Transport Equation

Joshua Rocheleau, Dean Wang (The Ohio State Univ.)

Transactions / Volume 122 / Number 1 / June 2020 / Pages 375-378

Improving Convergence via Removal of Scattering Ratio Threshold in Discrete Diffusion Monte Carlo

Alexis Maldonado, Mathew A. Cleveland, Kelly G. Thompson (LANL)

Transactions / Volume 122 / Number 1 / June 2020 / Pages 381-384

Analysis of Mixed Cell Treatments for Multimaterial Nonlinear Radiation Diffusion

Pedram Ghassemi, Samuel P. Schofield (LLNL)

Transactions / Volume 122 / Number 1 / June 2020 / Pages 385-388

MPCORE Code for OPR-1000 Transient Multiphysics Simulation with Adaptive Step Size Control

Alexey Cherezov, Hanjoo Kim, Jinsu Park, Deokjung Lee (Ulsan Nat'l Institute of Science and Technology)

Transactions / Volume 122 / Number 1 / June 2020 / Pages 389-392

DAG-OpenMC: CAD-Based Geometry in OpenMC

Patrick C. Shriwise (ANL), Xiaokang Zhang (Chinese Academy of Sciences), Andrew Davis (UK Atomic Energy Agency)

Transactions / Volume 122 / Number 1 / June 2020 / Pages 395-398

Extending MPACT to 2D Hexagonal Geometry

Kevin J. Connolly, Aaron M. Graham (ORNL)

Transactions / Volume 122 / Number 1 / June 2020 / Pages 399-402

Application of MATLAB PDE Toolbox for the IAEA-3D PWR Benchmark

Abiodun Ajirotutu, Xue Yang (Texas A&M Univ., Kingsville)

Transactions / Volume 122 / Number 1 / June 2020 / Pages 403-406

Assessing the Effectiveness of Acceleration Methods for Deterministic Neutron Transport Solvers

J. S. Rehak, R. N. Slaybaugh (Univ. of California, Berkeley)

Transactions / Volume 122 / Number 1 / June 2020 / Pages 409-412

Stability Analysis of CMFD Acceleration and Linear Prolongation for Weighted Linear Difference Schemes

Rodolfo M. Ferrer (Studsvik Scandpower)

Transactions / Volume 122 / Number 1 / June 2020 / Pages 413-416

A Hybrid Neutronics Method with Diffusion Synthetic Acceleration for k-eigenvalue Problem

Jiahao Chen, Jason Hou (NC State Univ.)

Transactions / Volume 122 / Number 1 / June 2020 / Pages 417-420

Hybrid Parallel Computing of Solving 3D Multi-group Neutron Diffusion Equation via Multi-level CMFD Acceleration

Shunjiang Tao, Yunlin Xu (Purdue Univ.)

Transactions / Volume 122 / Number 1 / June 2020 / Pages 421-424

Bayesian Parameter Estimation of Neutron Multiplicity Counting Equations

Philippe P. Humbert (CEA)

Transactions / Volume 122 / Number 1 / June 2020 / Pages 427-430

Constrained Sensitivity Analysis for Reactor Physics Problems

Jeongwon Seo, Hany Abdel-Khalik (Purdue Univ.), Zoltan Perko (Delft Univ. of Technology)

Transactions / Volume 122 / Number 1 / June 2020 / Pages 431-434

NCS Design and Evaluation of New High-density Storage Containers

Amber McCarthy (Consolidated Nuclear Security)

Transactions / Volume 122 / Number 1 / June 2020 / Pages 439-441

ANSI/ANS-8.7 Applications for the Storage of Criticality Control Overpacks

Brittany M. Williamson (Savannah River Nuclear Solutions)

Transactions / Volume 122 / Number 1 / June 2020 / Pages 442-443

A Parametric Study of Uranium Sensitivity in an Aqueous Separations Simulation

Camden Blake (Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute), Tracy Stover (Savannah River Nuclear Solutions, LLC)

Transactions / Volume 122 / Number 1 / June 2020 / Pages 444-447

The Effect of ENDF/B-VIII.0 on Jezebel

Jeffrey A. Favorite (LANL)

Transactions / Volume 122 / Number 1 / June 2020 / Pages 451-453

Impact of Increased Enrichment on Nuclear Analysis Accuracy Due to Cross-Section Uncertainties

Dale Lancaster (NuclearConsultants.com), Charles T. Rombough (CTR Technical Services, Inc.), Fred H. Smith (EPRI)

Transactions / Volume 122 / Number 1 / June 2020 / Pages 454-457

Application of Bootstrap Method to Estimated Criticality Lower-Limit Multiplication Factor Considering Nuclear Data-Induced Uncertainty

Takuto Hayashi, Tomohiro Endo, Akio Yamamoto (Nagoya Univ.)

Transactions / Volume 122 / Number 1 / June 2020 / Pages 458-461

Implementation of Whisper-based Validation at the Hanford Tank Farms

Alyssa Kersting (Washington River Protection Solutions)

Transactions / Volume 122 / Number 1 / June 2020 / Pages 462-464

Design of a Critical Experiment to Validate Yttrium Hydride at Varying Temperatures

T. Cutler, T. Grove, K. Amundson, H. Trellue (LANL)

Transactions / Volume 122 / Number 1 / June 2020 / Pages 465-467

Description and Use of SCALE Sampler Parametric Capability for Engineering Analysis and Optimization

W. J. Marshall, T. M. Greene, B. D. Brickner, R. A. Hall (ORNL)

Transactions / Volume 122 / Number 1 / June 2020 / Pages 471-474

Performing keff Validation of As-Loaded Criticality Safety Calculations Using UNF-ST&DARDS: Applicable Experiment Selection

W. J. Marshall, J. B. Clarity, K. Banerjee (ORNL)

Transactions / Volume 122 / Number 1 / June 2020 / Pages 475-478

Performing keff Validation of As-Loaded Criticality Safety Calculations Using UNF-ST&DARDS: Sensitivity Calculations

W. J. Marshall, J. B. Clarity, K. Banerjee (ORNL)

Transactions / Volume 122 / Number 1 / June 2020 / Pages 479-482

Criticality Safety Analysis of Fresh Fuel Storage of Barakah Nuclear Power Plant

Shaikha A. AlShamsi, Batool M. Madani, Walid A. Metwally (Univ. of Sharjah)

Transactions / Volume 122 / Number 1 / June 2020 / Pages 483-485

Review of Recent CSSG Activities–Panel

David Hayes (LANL)

Transactions / Volume 122 / Number 1 / June 2020 / Pages 487-487

Sharing of Good Industry Practices and/or Lessons Learned in Nuclear Criticality Safety–Panel

Deborah Hill (UK NNL)

Transactions / Volume 122 / Number 1 / June 2020 / Pages 488-488

Balancing Competition and National Needs in the Medical Isotopes Market–Panel

Joseph Christensen (SHINE Medical Technologies)

Transactions / Volume 122 / Number 1 / June 2020 / Pages 489-489

ANS-8 Standards Forum

Douglas Bowen (ORNL)

Transactions / Volume 122 / Number 1 / June 2020 / Pages 490-490

New Developments in Shipping Packages Related to Criticality Safety–Panel

Marvin Barnett

Transactions / Volume 122 / Number 1 / June 2020 / Pages 491-492

Summary of the Reduction of Severe Accident Uncertainties (ROSAU) Project

J. R. Licht, S. Lomperski, N. Bremer, M. T. Farmer (ANL), S. Basu (US NRC, retired)

Transactions / Volume 122 / Number 1 / June 2020 / Pages 497-500

Development of Integrated Mechanistic Source Term Assessment Software for Liquid Metal Reactors

Matthew Bucknor, Acacia J. Brunett, James L. Jerden, David Grabaskas, Daniel J. O'Grady, Adam J. Dix (ANL)

Transactions / Volume 122 / Number 1 / June 2020 / Pages 501-504

Methodology for Selecting Advanced Reactor Licensing Pathways

R. Patrick White (MIT)

Transactions / Volume 122 / Number 1 / June 2020 / Pages 505-508

Evaluation of Flow Boiling Transient Critical Heat Flux Experiment and Simulation

Soon K. Lee, Nicholas R. Brown (Univ. of Tenn., Knoxville)

Transactions / Volume 122 / Number 1 / June 2020 / Pages 509-510

Nonlinear Dynamic Explicit Analysis for 2-over-1 Interaction

N. D. Catella, C. H. Roy (SGH)

Transactions / Volume 122 / Number 1 / June 2020 / Pages 513-514

Nuclear Power Plant Evacuation: Gaps, Strategies, and Activity Scheduling

Adam Stein, Paul Fischbeck (Carnegie Mellon Univ.), Sola Talabi (Pittsburgh Technical LLC), Cristian Marciulescu (EPRI)

Transactions / Volume 122 / Number 1 / June 2020 / Pages 515-518

Considerations for Environmental Impact Assessment for Small Modular Reactors

G. Martinez-Guridi (IAEA), M. Phaneuf (Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission), M. H. Subki, M. Hussain, F. Reitsma (IAEA)

Transactions / Volume 122 / Number 1 / June 2020 / Pages 519-522

Potential Improvements in Human Error Probability Seed Optimizer Algorithms

Nathan R. DeKett (Enercon Services)

Transactions / Volume 122 / Number 1 / June 2020 / Pages 525-526

Projecting Top Event Frequencies using a Pareto Distribution Model

Nathan R. DeKett (Enercon Services)

Transactions / Volume 122 / Number 1 / June 2020 / Pages 527-529

Managing Hydrogen Systems in Nuclear Facilities: Lessons Learned from the DOE Complex and Industry–Panel

Kevin O'Kula (Amentum)

Transactions / Volume 122 / Number 1 / June 2020 / Pages 531-531

Meeting the Challenges in Non-LWR PRA Standard Development–Panel

Matthew Denman (Kairos)

Transactions / Volume 122 / Number 1 / June 2020 / Pages 532-532

Prospects for Blockchain Technology in International Security/Safeguards–Panel

Luc Van Den Durpel

Transactions / Volume 122 / Number 1 / June 2020 / Pages 535-535

Lessons Learned from NNSA Consortias–Panel

Stefani Buster

Transactions / Volume 122 / Number 1 / June 2020 / Pages 536-536

Stochastic Analysis for Long Term Capital Structures, Systems, and Components Refurbishment and Replacement

Congjian Wang, Diego Mandelli (INL), David Morton (Northwestern Univ.), Ivilina Popova (Texas State Univ.), Stephen Hess (Jensen Hughes), Shawn St. Germain, Curtis Smith (INL)

Transactions / Volume 122 / Number 1 / June 2020 / Pages 541-545

Effective Nuclear Plant Waste Heat Utilization by a Bottoming Cryogenic Power Cycle

Alex Kravets, Don Grace (Veritask Energy Systems, Inc.)

Transactions / Volume 122 / Number 1 / June 2020 / Pages 546-548

IAEA Activities to Facilitate Near Term Deployment of SMRs

Frederik Reitsma, M. Hadid Subki, Gerardo Martinez-Guridi (IAEA)

Transactions / Volume 122 / Number 1 / June 2020 / Pages 549-550

Multi-Gigawatt-Day Low-Cost Crushed-Rock Heat Storage Coupled to Nuclear Reactors for Variable Electricity and Heat

Charles Forsberg (MIT)

Transactions / Volume 122 / Number 1 / June 2020 / Pages 553-556

Next-Generation Energy Storage Systems for SBO/ELAP Events

Rahul Jay (The City College of New York), Sanjoy Banerjee, Robert J. Messinger (The City College of New York/CUNY Energy Institute)

Transactions / Volume 122 / Number 1 / June 2020 / Pages 557-558

Engineering a Voltage Buffer to Improve Offsite Power Reliability Independent of Telemetry or Operator Action

Stephen H. Shepherd (Shepherd Hydricity, Inc.)

Transactions / Volume 122 / Number 1 / June 2020 / Pages 559-562

Base-Load Light-Water Reactors with Variable Electricity Using Crushed-Rock Heat Storage and Steam Peaking Plant with High-Efficiency Steam Injectors

C. Forsberg (MIT), T. Narabayashi (Tokyo Institute of Technology)

Transactions / Volume 122 / Number 1 / June 2020 / Pages 565-568

System Efficiency and Dynamic Study of Ca(OH)2/CaO Chemical Heat Pump

Aman Gupta (Univ. of Idaho), Paul D. Armatis (Oregon State Univ.), Piyush Sabharwall (INL), Vivek Utgikar (Univ. of Idaho), Brian M. Fronk (Oregon State Univ.)

Transactions / Volume 122 / Number 1 / June 2020 / Pages 569-571

Separating Nuclear Reactors from the Power Block with Heat Storage: A New Power Plant Design Option: Workshop Summary

Charles Forsberg (MIT), Piyush Sabharwall (INL), Andrew Sowder (EPRI)

Transactions / Volume 122 / Number 1 / June 2020 / Pages 572-575

Shielding Analyses for the VENUS Instrument Enclosure

I. I. Popova, F. X. Gallmeier (ORNL)

Transactions / Volume 122 / Number 1 / June 2020 / Pages 581-583

Assessment of Electrostatic Radiation Shielding Efficacy via Void Area Calculation

Luke Stegeman, Rajarshi Pal Chowdhury (Kansas State Univ.), Matthew L. Lund (Univ. of Utah), Dan J. Fry (NASA Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center), Stojan M. Madzunkov (Jet Propulsion Laboratory), Amir A. Bahadori (Kansas State Univ.)

Transactions / Volume 122 / Number 1 / June 2020 / Pages 584-587

Dose Analysis for a Neutron Source Driven Subcritical Assembly

Cliff H. Ghiglieri, Jeffrey C. King (Colorado School of Mines)

Transactions / Volume 122 / Number 1 / June 2020 / Pages 588-591

The US EPA Superfund Radon Vapor Intrusion Screening Level (RVISL) Electronic Calculator

Stuart Walker (US EPA)

Transactions / Volume 122 / Number 1 / June 2020 / Pages 592-595

Investigation into the Breakdown of Assumptions for 1D Radiation Transport in Air

L. M. Rolison, M. L. Fensin, K. C. Kelley, S. S. McCready (LANL)

Transactions / Volume 122 / Number 1 / June 2020 / Pages 599-602

First Steps in Scaling Adjoint Response to Areal Density for 1-D Neutron Transport in Air

M. L. Fensin (LANL)

Transactions / Volume 122 / Number 1 / June 2020 / Pages 603-606

International Platforms to Perform Atmospheric Dispersion Models for Dose Projection

Sanjoy Mukhopadhyay, Phillip Vilar Welter, Stephane Defour (IAEA), Richard J. Maurer, Nate Hoteling (Remote Sensing Laboratory - Joint Base Andrews)

Transactions / Volume 122 / Number 1 / June 2020 / Pages 607-610

McCAD v1.0L An Improved CAD to MCNP Interface Library

M. Harb, C. Wegmann, U. Fischer (Karlsruhe Institute for Technology)

Transactions / Volume 122 / Number 1 / June 2020 / Pages 613-616

McCad Plugin Developments for the SpaceClaim Software

Yuefeng Qiu, Ulrich Fischer (Karlsruhe Institute of Technology)

Transactions / Volume 122 / Number 1 / June 2020 / Pages 617-620

Validation of Radiation Transport Methods for Ball Grid Array Inspection Systems

Michael P. Pfeifer, Nathanael Simerl, Ryan J. Strahler, Jack T. Casburn, Miranda L. Dodson (Kansas State Univ.), John Porter (Honeywell FMT, LLC), Walter J. McNeil, Amir A. Bahadori (Kansas State Univ.)

Transactions / Volume 122 / Number 1 / June 2020 / Pages 621-624

From CAD to Nuclear Data S/U for Shielding Applications

Bor Kos, Robert E. Grove (ORNL), Ivan A. Kodeli (Jozef Stefan Institute)

Transactions / Volume 122 / Number 1 / June 2020 / Pages 625-628

Radiation Transport with Moving Geometries and Sources Using DAGMC

Chelsea A. D'Angelo, Paul P. H. Wilson (Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison)

Transactions / Volume 122 / Number 1 / June 2020 / Pages 629-632

Experience with Automatic CAD to MCNP Model Conversion at ORNL's SNS

Igor Remec, Wei Lu (ORNL)

Transactions / Volume 122 / Number 1 / June 2020 / Pages 633-635

A Gas-Cooled Water Moderated Thermo-Electric Reactor Concept

Anatoly Blanovsky (Westside Environmental Technology)

Transactions / Volume 122 / Number 1 / June 2020 / Pages 641-642

Modelling of the HTR-PM Pebble-bed Reactor using OpenMC

Jiankai Yu (MIT), Qiudong Wang, Ding She (Tsinghua Univ.), Benoit Forget (MIT)

Transactions / Volume 122 / Number 1 / June 2020 / Pages 643-646

Multi-physics Coupling of PROTEUS-NODAL and SAM for MSR Simulation under MOOSE Framework

Gang Yang, Mustafa K. Jaradat, Hansol Park, Won Sik Yang (Univ. of Michigan), Changho Lee (ANL)

Transactions / Volume 122 / Number 1 / June 2020 / Pages 647-650

The Application of Disk-type Burnable Absorber in the Soluble-Boron-Free ATOM Core

Xuan Ha Nguyen, Seongdong Jang, Yonghee Kim (KAIST)

Transactions / Volume 122 / Number 1 / June 2020 / Pages 651-654

Neutronics Analysis of Cold Critical KRUSTY Experiments using MCNP and Serpent

Kristin Smith (Texas A&M Univ.), Jesson Hutchinson, Theresa Cutler, Rene Sanchez (LANL), Pavel Tsvetkov (Texas A&M Univ.)

Transactions / Volume 122 / Number 1 / June 2020 / Pages 657-659

Preliminary Study of Model Predictive Control for Load Follow Operation of Holos Reactor

Sooyoung Choi (Univ. of Michigan), Shai Kinast (Univ. of Michigan/Nuclear Research Center Negev), Volkan Seker (Univ. of Michigan), Claudio Filippone (HolosGen LLC), Brendan Kochunas (Univ. of Michigan)

Transactions / Volume 122 / Number 1 / June 2020 / Pages 660-663

Linear Stability Analysis of HTR-like Micro-reactors

Doron Sivan (Ben-Gurion Univ. of the Negev/Israel Atomic Energy Commission), Shai Kinast (Nuclear Research Center Negev/Univ. of Michigan), Sooyoung Choi, Volkan Seker (Univ. of Michigan), Erez Gilad (Ben-Gurion Univ. of the Negev), Claudio Filippone (HolosGen LLC), Brendan Kochunas (Univ. of Michigan)

Transactions / Volume 122 / Number 1 / June 2020 / Pages 664-667

Depletion Analysis of a Micro-Reactor Annular Heat Pipe Fuel Element

Alec Golas, Stephanie Astudillo-Gomez, Subash Sharma (Univ. of Massachusetts Lowell)

Transactions / Volume 122 / Number 1 / June 2020 / Pages 671-674

MINI-SMR-21 in Once-through Long-lived Fuel Cycle Feasibility Assessment

Gray Chang, Julie Foster (JFoster and Associates), Jim Harrell (Zachry Nuclear)

Transactions / Volume 122 / Number 1 / June 2020 / Pages 675-678

A Numerical Tool for Space Nuclear Reactor Design based on Molten Salt Reactors (MSRs)

P. Rubiolo (Université Grenoble-Alpes), M. Tano (Texas A&M Univ.), J. Blanco, V. Ghetta, J. Giraud, V. Richard (Université Grenoble-Alpes)

Transactions / Volume 122 / Number 1 / June 2020 / Pages 679-681

Optimal Sizing of a Micro-Reactor for Embedded Grid Systems

Samuel G. Dotson, Kathryn D. Huff (Univ. of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign)

Transactions / Volume 122 / Number 1 / June 2020 / Pages 682-685

Minimizing a Class of Azimuthal Power Tilts

James C. Brittingham

Transactions / Volume 122 / Number 1 / June 2020 / Pages 689-691

Neutronics Benchmark of CEFR Start-up Tests with SuperMC

Bo Chang, Yanting Sun, Bin Li, Qi Yang, Bin Wu (Chinese Academy of Sciences)

Transactions / Volume 122 / Number 1 / June 2020 / Pages 692-694

UUTR Unit Cell Calculations with PENTRAN (SN) and MCNP6 for Activation Foil Validation Studies

Meng-Jen Wang, Glenn E. Sjoden (Univ. of Utah)

Transactions / Volume 122 / Number 1 / June 2020 / Pages 695-698

Neutronic Consideration of TREAT Facility Fuel SiC Recladding

John D. Bess, Nicolas E. Woolstenhulme (INL)

Transactions / Volume 122 / Number 1 / June 2020 / Pages 699-702

Monte Carlo Transient Analysis of C5G7-TD Benchmark 3D Problems Using McCARD

Sang Hoon Jang, Hyung Jin Shim (Seoul Nat'l Univ.)

Transactions / Volume 122 / Number 1 / June 2020 / Pages 703-705

Advances in MCNP for Reactor Calculations

R. B. Wilkerson, G. W. McKinney, C. J. Josey, M. E. Blood, J. D. Galloway, J. C. Armstrong, H. R. Trellue (LANL)

Transactions / Volume 122 / Number 1 / June 2020 / Pages 709-711

Single Channel Design Based on Artificial Intelligence for Molten Salt Reactors

Mehmet Turkmen, Kathryn D. Huff (Univ. of Illinois)

Transactions / Volume 122 / Number 1 / June 2020 / Pages 712-713

Development of FRENDY Nuclear Data Processing Code: Generation Capability of Multi-group Cross Sections from ACE File

Akio Yamamoto, Tomohiro Endo (Nagoya Univ.), Kenichi Tada (Japan Atomic Energy Agency)

Transactions / Volume 122 / Number 1 / June 2020 / Pages 714-717

Analytic Treatment of Intra-Fuel-Rod Temperature Distributions in the GPU-Based Continuous Energy Monte Carlo Code PRAGMA

Namjae Choi, Han Gyu Joo (Seoul Nat'l Univ.)

Transactions / Volume 122 / Number 1 / June 2020 / Pages 721-724

Adjoint Driven Ex-Core Response Estimation in PWR with Thermal Feedback

Shane C. Henderson, Tara M. Pandya, Shane Stimpson (ORNL)

Transactions / Volume 122 / Number 1 / June 2020 / Pages 725-728

A Unified Form of Stabilized Finite Element Methods for Solving the First-order Neutron Transport Equation

Liangzhi Cao, Chao Fang, Hongchun Wu (Xi’an Jiaotong Univ.)

Transactions / Volume 122 / Number 1 / June 2020 / Pages 731-733

Relaxation of Quasi-Static Approach via Polynomial Interpolation in the Predictor Corrector Quasi-Static Method

T. Oh, Yonghee Kim (KAIST)

Transactions / Volume 122 / Number 1 / June 2020 / Pages 734-737

Unstructured Mesh-Grid Multi-Physics Analysis with Monte Carlo iMC Code for Advanced Fuel Elements

Hyeontae Kim, Yonghee Kim (KAIST)

Transactions / Volume 122 / Number 1 / June 2020 / Pages 738-741

Conceptual Safety Design Report for the Versatile Test Reactor

Doug Gerstner, Jason Andrus, Troy Reiss (INL)

Transactions / Volume 122 / Number 1 / June 2020 / Pages 742-745

From Nuclear Data to Reactor Design

Vladimir Sobes (Univ. of Tenn.),Luiz Leal (Institut de radioprotection et de sûreté nucléaire), Benoit Forget (MIT), Barry Ganapol (The Univ. of Arizona)

Transactions / Volume 122 / Number 1 / June 2020 / Pages 749-752

Development of Coupled Monte Carlo Transport-burnup and CFD Simulations in SuperMC

Louhanrong Yu (Chinese Academy of Sciences/Univ. of Science and Technology of China), Lei Wang, Bin Wu, Shengpeng Yu, Pengcheng Long (Chinese Academy of Sciences)

Transactions / Volume 122 / Number 1 / June 2020 / Pages 753-755

Verification of Predicted Energy Deposition Using CASMO5 Coupled Neutron-Gamma Transport Solutions for Selected VERA Benchmark Problems

Rodolfo Ferrer, Joshua Hykes, Charles Wemple (Studsvik Scandpower)

Transactions / Volume 122 / Number 1 / June 2020 / Pages 756-759

University of Tennessee Fast Neutron Source Design History

J. Wesley Hines, John Pevey, Ondrej Chvala, Vlad Sobes (Univ. of Tenn.)

Transactions / Volume 122 / Number 1 / June 2020 / Pages 760-763

Advanced Nuclear Engineering to Support Space Exploration

Florent Heidet, Yoichi Momozaki (ANL)

Transactions / Volume 122 / Number 1 / June 2020 / Pages 764-766

Design Downselection for the Transformational Challenge Reactor

B. R. Betzler, B. J. Ade, A. J. Wysocki, P. C. Chesser, M. S. Greenwood, P. L. Wang, N. D. See, X. Hu, K. A. Terrani (ORNL)

Transactions / Volume 122 / Number 1 / June 2020 / Pages 769-772

Power Level Downselection for the Transformational Challenge Reactor

B. R. Betzler, B. J. Ade, A. J. Wysocki, P. K. Jain, M. S. Greenwood, J. D. Rader, J. J. W. Heineman (ORNL), R. F. Kile, N. R. Brown (Univ. of Tenn., Knoxville), K. A. Terrani (ORNL)

Transactions / Volume 122 / Number 1 / June 2020 / Pages 773-776

Control Element Design for the Transformational Challenge Reactor (TCR)

J. R. Burns, B. R. Betzler, B. Ade (ORNL), F. Heidet, A. Bergeron (ANL)

Transactions / Volume 122 / Number 1 / June 2020 / Pages 777-779

Transformational Challenge Reactor Moderator Material Selection to Achieve Fuel Minimization

A. Bergeron, P. Vegendla, S. Mohanty, F. Heidet (ANL), B. J. Ade, B. R. Betzler (ORNL)

Transactions / Volume 122 / Number 1 / June 2020 / Pages 780-782

Thermal Neutron Scattering Measurements of YHx for the Transformational Challenge Reactor

Chris W. Chapman, Xunxiang Hu, Jesse Brown, Goran Arbanas, Alexander I. Kolesnikov, Yongqiang Cheng, Luke Daemen (ORNL)

Transactions / Volume 122 / Number 1 / June 2020 / Pages 783-786

Application of Motion Primitives to Train Robotic Behaviors for Nuclear Facility D&D

Young Soo Park, Jonathan Bayert, Dongjune Chang (ANL), Sungmoon Joo, Jonghwan Lee (KAERI)

Transactions / Volume 122 / Number 1 / June 2020 / Pages 791-794

A Drone-Based Automated Radiation Surveillance System

Abdulrahman M. Riyadha, Ahmad M. Elshoubaky, Jamil A. Rihani, Mohammad A. Al-Shabi, Walid A. Metwally, Bassam A. Khuwaileh (Univ. of Sharjah)

Transactions / Volume 122 / Number 1 / June 2020 / Pages 795-797

Evaluation of Pressure Drop Correlations for the Wire-wrapped Rod Bundles

Su-Jong Yoon (INL), Florent Heidet (ANL)

Transactions / Volume 122 / Number 1 / June 2020 / Pages 803-806

Sodium-Cooled Reactor Fuel Assembly Hydraulic Holddown

Earl E. Feldman (ANL)

Transactions / Volume 122 / Number 1 / June 2020 / Pages 807-809

Experimental Quantification of Form Drag on Rising Bubbles Using PIV

Alexander Duenas, Isaiah Wieland, Wade Marcum, Qiao Wu (Oregon State Univ.)

Transactions / Volume 122 / Number 1 / June 2020 / Pages 813-816

Design of a Pebble Bed Heat Transfer Separate Effects Test

Jacob Uselman, Izabela Gutowska, Joshua Halsted, Shikha Kumar, Connor Dionne, Brian Woods (Oregon State Univ.), Nicolas Zwiebaum, Kyle Brumback (Kairos Power, LLC)

Transactions / Volume 122 / Number 1 / June 2020 / Pages 817-819

Investigation of the influence of the bundle geometry distortion on the critical heat flux

D. A. Oleksyuk, D. R. Kireeva, L. L. Kobzar (NRC Kurchatov Institute)

Transactions / Volume 122 / Number 1 / June 2020 / Pages 820-822

Design and Verification Testing for Metallic Fuel Relocation Experiments with Pressure Injection in a Pin Bundle Core Structure of a Sodium-Cooled Fast Reactor

Taeil Kim, Dzmitry Harbaruk, Darius Lisowski, Nathan Bremer, Mitchell Farmer, Christopher Grandy, Yoon Il Chang (ANL)

Transactions / Volume 122 / Number 1 / June 2020 / Pages 825-827

Measurements of Pressure Drop in Pipes with Twisted Tape Inserts for Molten Salt Reactor Applications

Cody S. Wiggins, Arturo A. Cabral, Meryem E. Murphy, Candler L. L. Langston, Lane B. Carasik (Virginia Commonwealth Univ.)

Transactions / Volume 122 / Number 1 / June 2020 / Pages 828-830

Gas Dispersion Analysis for Glovebox Accident in a Ventilated Process Room

Si Y. Lee, Richard A. Patterson (Savannah River Nuclear Solutions)

Transactions / Volume 122 / Number 1 / June 2020 / Pages 833-836

Modelling Loss of Flow Transients in Gallium Thermal-hydraulic Facility Using Systems Code SAS4A/SASSYS-1 and Using CFD

Sundar Namala, Rizwan-uddin (Univ. of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign), Tyler Sumner (ANL)

Transactions / Volume 122 / Number 1 / June 2020 / Pages 837-839

CFD Modeling of NBSR Thermal Shield

Manikanta Grandhi, Xue Yang (Texas A&M Univ., Kingsville)

Transactions / Volume 122 / Number 1 / June 2020 / Pages 840-843

Probing Interfacial Momentum Closures in Two-phase Bubbly Flow with Machine Learning-aided Methods

Han Bao (INL), Jinyong Feng (MIT), Hongbin Zhang (INL), Nam Dinh (NCSU)

Transactions / Volume 122 / Number 1 / June 2020 / Pages 844-847

Validation of the 1-D Thermal Stratification Model in Gallium Environment

Cihang Lu, Zeyun Wu (Virginia Commonwealth Univ.), Brendan Ward, Hitesh Bindra (Kansas State Univ.)

Transactions / Volume 122 / Number 1 / June 2020 / Pages 851-854

Cooling Channel Optimization in Additively Manufactured Gas-Cooled Reactor Core

Justin Weinmeister, Prashant K. Jain

Transactions / Volume 122 / Number 1 / June 2020 / Pages 855-858

Multi-Scale & Multi-Physics Analysis of PWR Steam Line Break Accident

Jae Ryong Lee, Ik Kyu Park, Han Young Yoon (KAERI)

Transactions / Volume 122 / Number 1 / June 2020 / Pages 859-861

Sodium Fire Models for In- and Ex-vessel Safety Analysis Code SPECTRA

Mitsuhiro Aoyagi, Akihiro Uchibori, Takashi Takata, Hiroyuki Ohshima (Japan Atomic Energy Agency)

Transactions / Volume 122 / Number 1 / June 2020 / Pages 862-865

Code Validation for SBLOCA Test of PHWR using MARS-KS

Kyunglok Baek, Seon Oh Yu (Korea Institute of Nuclear Safety)

Transactions / Volume 122 / Number 1 / June 2020 / Pages 866-869

Improvement of Advanced Nuclear Reactor Safety Analysis Codes Using CFD

Rohan Biwalkar, Sola Talabi (Pittsburgh Technical LLC), Kenneth Redus (Redus and Associates LLC)

Transactions / Volume 122 / Number 1 / June 2020 / Pages 873-876

CFD Modeling of Hot-Channel for Potential High-Power Configuration of Missouri S&T Reactor

Thaqal Alhuzaymi (King Abdulaziz City for Science and Technology), Ayodeji B. Alajo, Joshua Schlegel (Missouri Univ. Science and Technology)

Transactions / Volume 122 / Number 1 / June 2020 / Pages 877-880

Study on Selecting Conservative Axial Power Shape for DNBR Design Limit

Shane Park (KEPCO Nuclear Fuel)

Transactions / Volume 122 / Number 1 / June 2020 / Pages 881-884

Theoretical Exploration of Heat Transfer Characteristics of Liquid Metals

Yaou Shen, Shinian Peng, Mingyu Yan, Yu Zhang, Jian Deng (Nuclear Power Institute of China)

Transactions / Volume 122 / Number 1 / June 2020 / Pages 885-887

CFD Analysis of PRHR-Heat Exchanger Using Euler Multiphase Model

Soumitra Vadnerkar, Xue Yang (Texas A&M Univ., Kingsville)

Transactions / Volume 122 / Number 1 / June 2020 / Pages 891-894

Artificial Intelligence-based Phase-Change Regime Classification of Acoustic Emission Detection in Pool Boiling

Do Yeong Lim, In Cheol Bang (Ulsan Nat'l Institute of Science and Technology)

Transactions / Volume 122 / Number 1 / June 2020 / Pages 895-897

Microreactor Safety Analysis: Requirements, Considerations and Potential Impact

Rohan Biwalkar, Sola Talabi (Pittsburgh Technical LLC), Kenneth Redus (Redus and Associates LLC)

Transactions / Volume 122 / Number 1 / June 2020 / Pages 901-904

Assessment of the Thermal-Structural Characteristics of Core Components in a Preconceptual Design of the Transformational Challenge Reactor

Casey J. Jesse, James W. Sterbentz (INL), Benjamin R. Betzler (ORNL)

Transactions / Volume 122 / Number 1 / June 2020 / Pages 905-908

Design of a Flat Channel Experiment to Study Molten Salt Thermal Radiation Heat Transfer

P. Rubiolo, J. Giraud, V. Ghetta, M. Tano, J. Blanco, F. Kovacevich (LPSC, Université Grenoble-Alpes)

Transactions / Volume 122 / Number 1 / June 2020 / Pages 909-912

Challenges and Opportunities in Thermal Hydraulics of High Temperature Gas Cooled Reactors–Panel

Brian Woods (Oregon State)

Transactions / Volume 122 / Number 1 / June 2020 / Pages 913-914

Innovating Nuclear through an Entrepreneurial Student Prize Competition

Timothy Crook (MCR Performance Solutions)

Transactions / Volume 122 / Number 1 / June 2020 / Pages 917-917

Communicating Safety & Risk to the Public

Timothy Crook (MCR Performance Solutions)

Transactions / Volume 122 / Number 1 / June 2020 / Pages 918-918

Carbon pricing and clean energy standards 101

Timothy Crook (MCR Performance Solutions)

Transactions / Volume 122 / Number 1 / June 2020 / Pages 919-919

Leadership styles & management techniques

Timothy Crook (MCR Performance Solutions)

Transactions / Volume 122 / Number 1 / June 2020 / Pages 920-920

Pitch your Job

Timothy Crook (MCR Performance Solutions)

Transactions / Volume 122 / Number 1 / June 2020 / Pages 921-921

Resume/CV Workshop

Timothy Crook (MCR Performance Solutions)

Transactions / Volume 122 / Number 1 / June 2020 / Pages 922-922