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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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(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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(20100106)Presented here is the use of two pathoptimization algorithms, Dijkstra's Algorithm, and the BellmanFord Algorithm, to find paths through radiologically contaminated environments such that the accumulated dose is minimal. ...
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(1985)The concept of invariance of partial differential equations under Lie groups of continuous point transformations is employed to study the VlasovMaxwell equations of plasma physics. These equations are first expressed in ...
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(1987)The invariance properties of various sets of magnetohydrodynamic (MHD) equations are studied using techniques from the theory of differential forms. Equations considered include the ideal MHD equations in different geometries ...
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(1981)Recently, multipinhole gamma camera collimation has been introduced in the field of emission tomography. This collimation process simultaneously produces several images covering a limited angular range, which may then be ...
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