The Nuclear Science & Technology Division

 
University of Nevada, Las Vegas

NSTD Research Projects: TRP


TRP -> Campaign/Number


TRP Research Tasks (listed by Campaign)

Fuels Campaign

TRP 01. Design and Analysis for Melt Casting Metallic Fuel Pins Incorporating Volatile Actinides
Completed: June 2004

TRP 09. Design and Evaluation of Processes for Fuel Fabrication
Completed: August 2004

TRP 17. Interaction between metal fission products and TRISO coating materials

TRP 19. Dissolution, Reactor, and Environmental Behavior of ZrO2-MgO Inert Fuel Matrix

TRP 22. Design Concepts and Process Analysis for Transmuter Fuel Manufacturing
Completed: November 2007

TRP 28. Impact of the Synthesis Process on Structure Properties for AFCI Fuel Candidates

TRP 34. Solution-based Synthesis of Nitride Fuels


Separations Campaign

TRP 08. Development of a Systems Engineering Model of the Chemical Separations Process
Completed: August 2004

TRP 11. Nuclear, Criticality, Shielding, and Thermal Analysis of Separations Processes for the Transmutation Fuel Cycle
Completed: August 2004

TRP 15. Immobilization of Fission Iodine by Reaction with a Fullerene-containing Carbon Compound and Insoluble Natural Organic Matrices
Completed: October 2007

TRP 16. Evaluation of Fluorapatite as a Waste-Form Material
Completed: December 2006

TRP 24. Development of Integrated Process Simulation System Model for Spent Fuel Treatment Facility (SFTF) Design

TRP 25. Electrochemical Separation of Curium and Americium
Completed: December 2007

TRP 26. Fundamental Chemistry of U and Pu in the TBP-Dodecane-Nitric Acid System
Completed: December 2007

TRP 35. Criticality Studies for UREX Processes

TRP 38. f-Element Electrochemistry in RTIL Solutions: Electrochemical Separtion of Lanthanides and Actinides

TRP 40. Evaluation of Fundamental Radionuclide Extraction Data for UREX


Waste Forms Campaign

TRP 33. Synthesis and Properties of Metallic Tc and Tc-Zr Alloys as a Radioactive Storage Waste Form to Stabilize the Tc Waste Stream of the UREX+1 Process

TRP 36. Evaluation of CS / SR Waste Forms for Long Term Storage and Disposal


Safeguards Campaign

TRP 29. Investigation of Optical Techniques for On-Line Materials Accountability in the Solvent Extraction Process

TRP 30. Combined Radiation Detection Methods for Assay of Higher Actinides in Separation Processes


Reactor Campaign

TRP 12. Radiation Transport Modeling Using Parallel Computational Techniques
Completed: August 2004

TRP 31. Decoupling and Disturbance Rejection Control for Target Circulation
Completed: December 2007

TRP 32. Magnetohydrodynamic Simulation of Electromagnetic Pump in TC-1

TRP 37. Thermal Transient Flow Rate Sensor for High Temperature Liquid Metal Cooled Nuclear Reactor

TRP 39. Knowledge-based Information Resource Management System for Materials of Sodium-Cooled Fast Reactor

TRP 41. Implementation of Uncertainty Propagation in TRITON / KENO (to support the Global Nuclear Energy Partnership)

TRP 42. Monaco / MAVRIC Evaluation for Facility Shielding and Dose Rate Analysis (to support the Global Nuclear Partnership)


UNLV TRP Transmutation Sciences - Materials

Supports work under GNEP Reactors and Grid Appropriate Reactors Campaigns

TRP 02. Modeling, Fabrication, and Optimization of Niobium Cavities
Completed: July 2005

TRP 03. Corrosion of Steel by Lead Bismuth Eutectic
Completed: May 2004

TRP 04. Environment-Induced Degradation and Crack-Growth Studies of Candidate Target Materials
Completed: December 2004

TRP 05. Modeling Corrosion in Oxygen Controlled LBE Systems with Coupling of Chemical Kinetics and Hydrodynamics
Completed: August 2004

TRP 10. Development of a Mechanistic Understanding of High-Temperature Deformation of Alloy EP-823
Completed: August 2004

TRP 13. Developing a Sensing System for the Measurement of Oxygen Concentration in Liquid Pb-Bi Eutectic
Completed: May 2005

TRP 14. Use of Positron Annihilation Spectroscopy for Stress-Strain Measurements
Completed: December 2006

TRP 18. Corrosion Mechanisms and Kinetics of Steels in Lead-Bismuth Eutectic

TRP 20. Effect of Silicon Content on the Corrosion Resistance and Radiation-Induced Embrittlement of Materials for Advanced Heavy Liquid Metal Nuclear Systems
Completed: December 2007

TRP 21. Oxide Film Growth Modeling in LBE Systems

TRP 23. Corrosion Barrier Development for LBE Corrosion Resistance
Completed: November 2007


UNLV TRP Transmutation Sciences - Physics

Supports work under GNEP Reactors Campaign

TRP 06. Neutron Multiplicity Measurements of Target/Blanket Materials
Completed: December 2005

TRP 07. Development of Dose Coefficients for Radionuclides Produced in Spallation Targets
Completed: April 2006

TRP 27. Reactor-Accelorator Coupled Experiments (RACE) Project
Completed: September 2007