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ARIES Project Meeting, 12-13 December 2007

Love Manufacturing Building, Georgia Tech
Atlanta, GA

Wednesday, 12 December 2007

8:30 Welcome, Meeting Logistics, Agenda M. Yoda
8:40 Status and update on pathways project (ppt, pdf) F. Najmabadi
8:50 Summary of FESAC report on strategic planning (ppt) D. Meade

ARIES-Pathways Technical Working Groups

9:20 Discussion of TWG goals, approach and output (ppt) M. Tillack
10:05 What is a technical readiness level and how is it used? (ppt, folder) L. Waganer
10:35 Break
10:45 Technical working group direction and plans  
  Power management (ppt) M. Tillack
  Tritium management L. Cadwallader
  Plant operations (ppt, folder) L. Waganer
11:30 Discussion of technical working group direction and plans  
12:00 Lunch

ARIES-Pathways Systems Code Development

1:00 Status of systems code development (ppt) Z. Dragojlovic
1:45 Restructuring of systems cost accounts and algorithms (ppt, folder) L. Waganer

ARIES-Pathways Task Results

2:30 Determining heat loads on divertors and first walls (ppt, pdf) T. K. Mau
3:00 Taming the physics for commercial fusion power plants (ppt) A. Turnbull
3:30 Power core engineering: design updates and trade-off studies (pdf, ppt) R. Raffray
4:00 DCLL blanket for ARIES-AT: major changes to radial build and design implications (pdf) L. El-Guebaly
4:30 DCLL heat capture, transfer and transport options (pdf) S. Malang
4:45 Dual cooled blankets and divertor (pdf) S. Malang
5:15 Adjourn

Thursday, 13 December 2007

8:00 Coffee GT Hosts

ARIES-Pathways Task Results (continued)

8:30 Neutron streaming through divertor He-access pipes: 3-D assessment and recommendations (pdf) L. El-Guebaly
9:00 CFD and stress analysis of He-cooled divertor concepts (pdf, ppt) X. Wang
9:30 Impact of RAMI (ppt) L. Cadwallader
10:00 Break

Status of advisory committee involvement

10:15 Plans for next advisory committee meeting and action plan (ppt presentation, IAC doc) Schultz/Najmabadi
10:30 Tasks, Action items, next call and meeting (ppt, pdf) F. Najmabadi
10:45 Adjourn Meeting