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ARIES Project Meeting, December 1-3, 1999

University of California, San Diego
Room 584, Engineering Building EBII

Minutes


Wednesday, 1 December 1999

Administrative

1:30 Review of Agenda and Topics To Be Covered Waganer
1:40 Status of DOE Fusion Program Priorities and Budgets Dove
2:00 Summary of ARIES Program Plans, Holland Briefing, Status RS Papers Najmabadi
2:45 Setting Next CC/E-Meeting and Dates for Project Meeting (w/ FIRE) Najmabadi
3:00 Break All

ARIES-AT Physics

3:15 Report on Progress of Physics Group Jardin
3:45 Physics Optimization of ARIES-AT V. Chan, et al.
ARIES-RS Transport Modeling Gary Staebler
4:15 ARIES-AT: Extension of the Physics Basis for ARIES-RS Kessel
4:45 Heating and Current Drive for ARIES-AT: An Update and Recommendations Mau
5:30 Adjourn Mau
 

Thursday, 2 December 1999

Neutron Source Study

8:30 Status of Neutron Source Study Steiner
9:00 Discussion of Metrics and Neutron Source Modeling Miller
9:30 Update on Pu and Actinide Transmutation in Fusion Reactors Cheng
10:00 Engineering and Nuclear Performance Data Tillack
10:15 Break

Systems Studies

10:30Systems and Economic Modeling of the ARIES-AT Design R. Miller

Safety Studies

11:15 Preliminary Analysis of Loss-of-Vacuum Events in ARIES-RS D. Petti (Tillack)
11:45 Lunch

ARIES-AT Engineering

1:00 Summary of Nuclear Parameters, Radial Build, and Activation Analysis El-Guebaly
1:45 Preliminary Design Definition and Integration of Power Core Waganer
2:15 Initial Considerations on Core Configuration and Design Integration Tillack
2:45 Status of ARIES-AT Blanket and First Wall Design Raffray
3:15 Update on FW and Blanket Design Sviatoslavsky
3:45 Break
4:00 Innovative Blanket Design Approach Malang
4:30 Divertor Options for ARIES-AT: Initial Considerations Raffray
5:00 Status of TF and PF Magnet Design Bromberg
5:30 Assessment of Tritium Handling and Storage Systems Sze
6:00 Adjourn
 
Physics Subgroup Meeting (8:00-11:00)
Review and discussion of presentation material
Formulate actions to be accomplished during next few months

Engineering Subgroup Meeting (8:00-11:00)

Review and discussion of presentation material
Formulate actions to be accomplished during next few months
- Power core design integration - assembly and maintenance approach
- Determine primary structure concept
- FW & blanket selection and final design
- Finalization of materials and shielding approaches
- Quantification of safety and waste issues
- Other topics?

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