Results 1 - 10 of 122
Results 1 - 10 of 122. Search took: 0.02 seconds
|Sort by: date | relevance|
[en] Status and Path Forward: • A specific GIF Task force has been set up; • It will propose: – some specific tasks; – how to integrate them in GIF organization. • Next meeting to be held in the coming months – IAEA will be invited as an observer; • Yet some orientations: – Validation is a typical GIF topic » All countries seem to need sharing validation programs – Advanced simulation methods could be another topic » For some areas (material, thermal-fluid) – Development of common simulation tools is not foreseen.
[en] Workshop Outcomes: • Representatives of all six SSCs gained a much fuller understanding of the ISAM, its purposes, and its application. • Overall, all six SSC representatives expressed strong support for ISAM and endorsed its value and practicality: – Clear consensus to begin using it on a trial basis; – At least two development teams are already doing so. • The only significant concern expressed by the SSCs related to resource requirements and expertise needed to apply the ISAM. • Draft ISAM document includes comments and perspectives discussed at the workshop.
[en] Outline of the presentation: • GIF organisation –governance; • Technical Secretariat organisation; • Update on GIF membership: - UK, new active member since January 2019; - Turkey’s bid to join GIF. • Update on status of R&D arrangements (systems, projects); • GIF publications: - 2017 Annual Report, R&D Outlook, Proc. 4th GIF Symposium; • Task Force activity: - TF on R&D infrastructures; - TF on E&T–webinars; - ITF on advanced manufacturing and materials engineering; • Next EG/PG meetings; • NEA recent activity on advanced reactors & electricity markets.
[en] The presentation is structured as follows: 7th GIF-INPRO Meeting (March 13’); Potential Areas of Collaboration; 1st Exchange with EMWG in November 13’; Comparisons were drawn, based on..; Many Programmatic & Methodological Similarities/Differences were Noted; Initial Collaboration – Model Benchmarking Activity; Model Benchmarking Underway; Continued Collaboration?
[en] Summary: • The GIF provides a unique framework for sharing the R&D burden of developing promising nuclear systems through the feasibility, viability and performance phases. • The systems have some common challenges: – Higher temperatures for greater efficiency and in some cases additional applications beyond electricity; – Materials required for the higher temperature and in some cases corrosive environment; – Advanced components including power conversion; – Robust, reliable fuel. • A constant pressure to include old/new ideas (thorium, small reactors, etc.) in the light of new developments. • This interface meeting with IAEA/INPRO provides an excellent opportunity to assess allocation of effort.
[en] The 13. GIF-IAEA Interface Meeting was held in Vienna, Austria from 18-19 March 2019. The objectives of the Meeting were as follows: • Exchange information on the progress, status and future plans of activities related to RD&D and technology innovations of NES, including Gen IV reactors; • Monitor progress and update status of action items agreed in the previous interface meeting; and • Continue exploring new potential areas for cooperation, identifying action items and establishing priorities for further consideration.