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ARIES Project Meeting, May 31 - June 1, 2012

Thursday, 31 May 2012

Gaithersburg Hilton
Gaithersburg, MD

8:00 Coffee, Light Breakfast, Socializing, and Laptop Connections  
8:30 Welcome, Meeting Logistics and Introductions, Summary of Agenda L. Waganer
 

Project Plans and Progress

8:45 Latest News from Fusion Energy Sciences J. Van Dam
9:00 ARIES ACT Project Update and Near-Term Objectives F. Najmabadi
9:20 ARIES ACT1 Core Physics Updates and Systems/1.5D comparisons (pdf) C. Kessel
 
9:50 Break  
 

ARIES Task Results

10:00 Final Radial/Vertical Builds for ARIES-ACT-SiC Power Core (pdf) L. El-Guebaly
10:45 ACT-1D Design Point Definition (ppt) M. Tillack
11:15 Final 3-D Tritium Breeding Results for ARIES-ACT-SiC Power Core L. El-Guebaly
 
11:45 Lunch in Meeting Room  
 
12:30 Updated ARIES-ACT power core definition and SiC blanket (ppt) X. Wang
1:05 Plate-Type Divertor 3D Printing (ppt) X. Wang
1:15 Vacuum Vessel Design and Analysis (ppt, pdf) F. Najmabadi
1:45 Manifolding and MHD Issues (ppt) M. Tillack
2:15 Break  
 
2:30 Plasma Edge Modeling Results near Divertor Region (pdf) M. Rensink, T. Rognlien
3:00 Reliability Modeling of Divertor Components (pptx) T. Weaver
3:30 Update on Structural Analyses: ELMS, Thermal Creep, and ITER Seismic Analysis (pdf) J. Blanchard
 

Future Plans, Meetings, and Calls

4:00 Scheduling of Next Meeting and Call F. Najmabadi
4:10 Expected Achievements by End of CY12 Period vs. 6-Month Extension F. Najmabadi, et. al.
 
4:40 Adjourn  
 

Friday, 1 June 2012

Gaithersburg Hilton
Gaithersburg, MD

8:00 Coffee, Light Breakfast, Socializing, and Laptop Connections  
8:25 Summary of Today's Agenda L. Waganer
 

ARIES Task Results

8:30 MELCOR LOFA analysis (ppt) P. Humrickhouse
9:00 Updated Thermal Performance of Finger-Type Divertors (pptx) M. Yoda
9:30 Progress on Optimization Results for Steady-State Plasma Solutions (pdf) A. Turnbull
 
10:00 Break
 

Action Items

10:15 Near-term planning (xls) M. Tillack
 
11:00 Adjourn Meeting