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Security and the Offshore Nuclear Plant (ONP) : security simulation testing and analysis of the multi-layer security system (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, June 2019)The ONP research team from the Nuclear Science and Engineering Department at MIT has been researching and developing the possibility of a nuclear reactor deployed on an offshore platform out to sea. Such a reactor deployed ...
Multiphysics modeling of activity transport and evolution of CRUD and steam generator oxides in pressurized water reactors (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2018)Fouling deposits of corrosion products on fuel cladding, known as crud, in the core of light water reactors can cause a variety of operational issues. Buildup of radioactive crud and corrosion products on ex-core structures, ...