Document Type

Report

Publication Date

2-28-2002

Abstract

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.

Keywords

Nuclear fuel rods – Design and construction; Nuclear fuels; Radioactive wastes — Transmutation; Robots; Industrial

Disciplines

Nuclear | Nuclear Engineering

Language

English


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