Nuclear

Identifying Fugitive Flare Flow Using Radioisotope Tracers

Conference Presentation
AIChE Spring Meeting and Global Congress on Process Safety
April 28, 2015
The regulation of greenhouse gas emissions by the EPA has become more stringent with increasing requirements to collect data to demonstrate...

Clean Nuclear Energy

Conference Presentation
AIChE Annual Meeting
October 16, 2011
This presentation will discuss nuclear energy.

The Nuclear Fuel Cycle in the U.S.: What Are the Options?

Archived Webinar
Sep 11, 2013
Chris Phillips describes both reprocessing and long term storage as complementary ways of dealing with the used nuclear fuel (UNF) from the US's nuclear reactors. Candido Pereira provides an overview of the nuclear fuel cycle and possible future directions for sustainable nuclear power production...

Treated Carbon Could Purify Fukushima Water

January 23, 2017
Researchers at Rice University and Kazan Federal University in Russia report that oxidatively modified carbon (OMC) presents a way to purify the hundreds of millions of gallons of...

My Neighborhood Radioactive Waste Dump

February 22, 2016
Like so many of us, I jog through my neighborhood in pursuit of 10,000 steps a day. My urban journey through Queens, NY, is a slow blur of delis, liquor marts, and grocery stores...

Trouble at Japan's First Nuclear Restart

August 27, 2015
Four years after Japan locked down nuclear power in response to the 2011 earthquake and tsunami that wrecked the Fukushima Dai-Ichi nuclear power plant and forced 160,000 people...

Nuclear Process Chemistry Tutorial - Session 4

Conference Presentation
AIChE Spring Meeting and Global Congress on Process Safety
April 29, 2009
Part IV of a two day tutorial on nuclear process chemistry is presented in four instruction sessions and two review/problem sessions. Purpose of the...

Nuclear Process Chemistry Tutorial - Session 3

Conference Presentation
AIChE Spring Meeting and Global Congress on Process Safety
April 29, 2009
Part III of a two day tutorial on nuclear process chemistry is presented in four instruction sessions and two review/problem sessions. Purpose of the...

Nuclear Process Chemistry Tutorial - Session 2

Conference Presentation
AIChE Spring Meeting and Global Congress on Process Safety
April 27, 2009
Part II of a two day tutorial on nuclear process chemistry is presented in four instruction sessions and two review/problem sessions. Purpose of the...

Nuclear Renaissance: A Flawed Proposition

July
2010
Special Section
Anthony D'Agostino, Benjamin K. Sovacool
Nuclear power has never been safe and it never will be. Efficiency gains and investment in renewable sources of energy will be sufficient to power the planet without resorting to nuclear reactors.

Nuclear Energy: Is there a future after Fukushima?

Conference Presentation
AIChE Annual Meeting
October 29, 2012
The future of the global nuclear energy industry, while certainly not without its challenges, remains vibrant. Even as the industry contends with...

Nuclear Process Chemistry Tutorial - Session 1

Conference Presentation
AIChE Spring Meeting and Global Congress on Process Safety
April 27, 2009
Part I of a two day tutorial on nuclear process chemistry is presented in four instruction sessions and two review/problem sessions. Purpose of the...

Nuclear Waste Policy in the United States

July
2010
Special Section
Bond Calloway, Sarah Widder
The current U.S. reactor fleet produces 2,100–2,400 ton/yr of spent nuclear fuel (SNF). After 50-plus years of nuclear power generation, 64,000 tons of SNF has accumulated in temporary storage at the reactor sites. How did we get where we are, and...

Nuclear Power: Fueling the Hydrogen Economy

July
2010
Special Section
William A. Summers
Nuclear hydrogen might first enter the transportation market to supplement existing fossil resources. In the long-term, it could be a key in the development of a hydrogen economy.

Developing a Position on Nuclear Power

July
2010
Special Section
AIChE’s Nuclear Engineering Division recommends expanding the role of nuclear power and closing the nuclear fuel cycle. <br>
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