The second quarter of the project covered the following:
• Project review with Dr. Mitchell Meyer, ANL West: A project review of the transmuter fuels project was conducted during the January 2002 AAA meeting in Las Vegas.
• A second graduate student, Mr. Richard Silva, began working on the project. Rich will develop detailed 3-D process simulation models as his M.Sc. thesis project. Rich is employed with Bechtel at the Yucca Mountain project.
• AAA Seminar Presentation by Mr. Jae-Kyu Lee and G. Mauer. Title: Transmuter Fuel Fabrication Processes.
• More equipment detail and estimates were developed for different manufacturing plant design options.
Nuclear fuel rods – Design and construction; Nuclear fuels; Radioactive wastes — Transmutation; Robots; Industrial
Nuclear | Nuclear Engineering
Mauer, G. F.
Design and Evaluation of Processes for Fuel Fabrication: Quarterly Progress Report #2.
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