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(2006)This work is to device a method for measuring the absolute dose for Intensity modulated radiation fields. An accurate verification and physical measurement of the computed absolute dose in Intensity modulated radiation ...
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(2009)Finally, the documentation in the public domain regarding CHAD is very limited. Therefore, a User's Manual was written for CHAD that is designed to reduce the time required to bring a new CHAD user to a productive level.
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(20140530)The thesis introduces an algorithm to generate customized libraries for automated radioisotope identifiers using peak searching and library comparison methods. The algorithm has the adaptive feature that could incorporate ...
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(20150710)Future advanced nuclear systems involve higher operation temperatures, intenser neutron flux, and more aggressive coolants, calling for structural materials with excellent performances in multiple aspects. Embedded with ...
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(1998)The probability of initiating a persistent neutron chain in a multiplying assembly is calculated by solving the trunking problem associated with the Markov process of nuclear fission. For half a century, this problem has ...
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(20130822)Ozone is produced efficiently in arrays of linear microplasmas at low temperatures and generated within alumina (Al2O3) microchannels. The array of microchannels device is fabricated from aluminum foil by chemical processing ...
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(1987)DT fusionborn alpha particles are mirrorconfined in the central cell of a tandem mirror reactor. The resulting anisotropic losscone distribution of the alpha particles in velocity space is capable of destabilizing low ...
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(1982)In this thesis two new methods of calculating the criticality of a nuclear system are introduced and verified.
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(20140116)The characteristics of the helicon plasma injection into the IEC were explored. The first such analysis was a COMSOL simulation to determine the voltage as a function of position in the helicon dielectric tube when the IEC ...
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(1986)A reactor that is infinitely large has two ideal properties: (1) The fission rate density and, hence, the power are uniform throughout, and (2) the fuel density needed for criticality is minimum. A finite reactor loaded ...
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(20130524)The scope of this Master Thesis is the twofluid model. This study aims at analysing their illposedness, showing how it is related to nonhyperbolicity and giving a measurement that I call the numerical hyperbolicity. ...
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(20100519)As the global demand for energy grows, many nations are considering developing or increasing nuclear capacity as a viable, longterm power source. To assess the possible expansion of nuclear power and the intricate ...
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(1989)This dissertation describes the design, construction, and proofofprinciple verification of a neutral hydrogen flux detection system, based on an ECRH discharge as the neutral flux ionizer. The significant features of the ...
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(1985)A theoretical model for the turbulent dispersion of a concentration of nonStokesian particles has been developed. The basic assumptions for the fluid are that the turbulence is Gaussian, homogeneous, and ergodic. The ...
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(1996)Analysis of thermal and mechanical behavior of copper walls under high heat flux loading has been performed, including plasticity, creep, and thermal cyclic fatigue. Two and three dimensional finite element models for the ...
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(1989)A methodology for the realization of the Anticipatory Paradigm in the diagnosis and control of complex systems, such as power plants, is developed. The objective is to synthesize engineering systems as analogs of certain ...
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(1981)A method for determining the characteristics of the mineral matter in coal was developed based on two types of factor analysis. Classical factor analysis was shown to identify trends in data sets that are indicative of the ...
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(2000)The second set of experiments performed in this thesis is designed to apply the disorderinduced melting concept to an existing fracture problem: segregationinduced intergranular embrittlement. This is accomplished in the ...
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