Hawaii, USA – Engineers from the Kinectrics Materials and Major Components group will make a number of technical presentations at the ASME PVP Conference to be held July 16-20 in Hawaii.

Technical papers and presentations from Douglas Scarth, Steven Xu, Leonid Gutkin and Cheng Liu include: “Engineering Process-Zone Model for Evaluation of Structural Strength of Fuel Channel Annulus Spacers in CANDU Nuclear Reactors”, “Development of Closed-Form Relations for Stress Intensity Factors and Opening Displacements for Evaluation of Structural Strength of Annulus Spacers in CANDU Nuclear Reactors” and “Improved Engineering Process-Zone Model for Evaluation of Structural Strength of Annulus Spacers in CANDU Nuclear Reactors”. The Kinectrics team will also join other conference participants in presenting additional technical papers at this important industry event.

The Kinectrics team leader, Douglas Scarth, Ph.D., is also an active member in several ASME working groups and highly-qualified senior engineer with extensive experience in the nuclear industry.

ASME is a not-for-profit membership organization that enables collaboration, knowledge sharing, career enrichment, and skills development across all engineering disciplines. ASME international conferences feature advanced research and technical content spanning a range of industries,

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