Table of contents for Review of DOE's nuclear energy research and development program / Committee on Review of DOE's Nuclear Energy Research and Development Program, Board on Energy and Environmental Systems, Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences, National Research Council of the National Academies.


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I INTRODUCTION                                                                    9
Evolving Project Scope, 10
The Committee's Approach to Evaluation, 11
The Committee's Perspective on the NE Research Program, 12
References, 13
2 NUCLEAR POWER 2010                                                             14
Background, 14
Overall Program Description, 15
Goals, Timetables, and Progress, 22
Findings and Recommendations, 28
References, 29
3 GENERATION IV AND NUCLEAR HYDROGEN INITIATIVE PROGRAMS                         31
Background, 31
Overall Program Description, 31
Next-Generation Nuclear Plant, 33
Nuclear Hydrogen Initiative, 40
Other Generation IV Reactor Nuclear Energy Systems, 43
Findings and Recommendations, 45
References, 46
4 ADVANCED FUEL CYCLE INITIATIVE AND GLOBAL NUCLEAR ENERGY                       47
PARTNERSHIP PROGRAMS
Background, 47
Overall Program Description, 49
Analysis and Evaluation of the Proposed GNEP Program, 51
Findings and Recommendations, 56
References, 57
5 IDAHO NATIONAL LABORATORY                                                      58
Background, 58
Facility Issues at INL, 58
Assessment of the Ten-Year Plan, 61
Findings and Recommendations, 63
References, 65
6 PROGRAM PRIORITIES, BALANCE, AND OVERSIGHT                                    66
Program Priorities, 66
Program Balance, 67
Program Oversight, 67
APPENDIXES
A Minority Opinion: Dissenting Statement of Gilinsky and Macfarlane             73
B Minority Opinion: An Alternative to Technology Proposed for GNEP,             77
Offered by Levy, Kazimi, and Dally
C Biographical Sketches for Committee Members                                   78
D Acronyms                                                                      83
E Presentations and Committee Meetings                                          85
F Statement of Task                                                             87



Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: Nuclear energy Research United States, United States, Dept, of Energy