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ORNL Short Course: October 2011

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October 2011

During the week of October 24-28, a group of TAMU Nuclear Engineering students visited Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) in Oak Ridge, TN, to participate in the "Non-Destructive Assay (NDA) Applications for International Safeguards" practical short course at ORNL's Safeguards Laboratory as part of the  "Radiation Detection and Nuclear Material Measurements" class at TAMU (NUEN-605). The class consisted of both lectures and valuable hands-on experience with safeguards instrumentation and software, providing the students with practical understanding of a number of NDA techniques used for measurements and characterization of special nuclear material. Topics covered during the class included: uranium enrichment measurements, uranium holdup measurements, neutron coincidence counting using an AWCC, portal monitors, and portable NDA instrumentation operation.  ...  Read More

 
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