The South West Nuclear Hub brings together a network of multi-disciplinary academics spanning numerous departments including Physics, Engineering and Earth Sciences. Here are the latest research papers published by this community.
- Darnbrough, J. E.; Harker, R. M.; Griffiths, I.; Wermeille, D.; Lander, G. H.; Springell, R (2018). Interaction between U/UO2 bilayers and hydrogen studied by in-situ X-ray diffraction. / . In: Journal of Nuclear Materials, Vol. 502, 15.04.2018, p. 9-19.
- Coules, H.E.; Smith, D. (2018). Measurement of the residual stresses in a PWR Control Rod Drive Mechanism nozzle. / . In: Nuclear Engineering and Design, Vol. 333, 24.04.2018, p. 16-24.
- Coules, H. E (2018). On predicting the interaction of crack-like defects in ductile fracture. In: International Journal of Pressure Vessels and Piping, Vol. 162, 01.05.2018, p. 98-101.
- Dihoru, L; Dietz, M; Horseman, T; Kloukinas, P; Oddbjornsson, O; Voyagaki, El; Crewe, A.J.; Taylor, C. A. (2018). Neural networks for displacement analysis in an advanced gas cooled reactor core model. In: Nuclear Engineering and Design, Vol. 332, 0029-5493, 01.06.2018, p. 252-266.
University of Bristol research into Risk Management has been featured in a PolicyBristol briefing entitled Calculating the value of human life: safety decisions that can be trusted.
This research was released in November 2017 in Management of Nuclear Risk Issues: Environmental, Financial and Safety (NREFS) and is also being pursued for practical application by the Institute for Radiological Protection and Nuclear Safety in France, the International Atomic Energy Agency and the UK Health and Safety Executive.