FTI Publications - Theses

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The following theses have been published as UWFDMs. Over 163 Ph.D. candidates have been involved with the Fusion Technology Institute since its inception in 1971.


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UWFDM-219   A Poloidal Divertor Model for Tokamak Fusion Reactors; A. Mense, January 1977 [Ph.D. thesis]. (265 pages, 9.1 MB)

UWFDM-287   Dynamics of Newtonian Annular Jets; D.D. Paul, January 1979 [M.S. thesis]. (72 pages, 15 MB)

UWFDM-353   Numerical Simulations of ICRF Heated Tokamak Plasmas; D.T. Blackfield, May 1980 [Ph.D. thesis]. (258 pages, 7.1 MB)

UWFDM-356   The Impact of Plasma Wall Interactions on the Burn Dynamics of Tokamak Reactors; M.R. Gordinier, May 1980 [Ph.D. thesis]. (205 pages, 5.4 MB)

UWFDM-357   Advanced Fusion Fuel Cycles and Fusion Reaction Kinetics; G. Shuy, May 1980 [Ph.D. thesis]. (156 pages, 4.2 MB)

UWFDM-358   Fusion-Fission Systems Analysis and the Impact of Nuclear Data Uncertainties on Design; M.Z. Youssef, May 1980 [Ph.D. thesis]. (339 pages, 12 MB)

UWFDM-363   Kinetics of the Degradation of Type 316 Stainless Steel by Liquid Lithium; D.G. Bauer, June 1980 [Ph.D. thesis]. (205 pages, 6.9 MB)

UWFDM-364   Kinetics of the Degradation of Type 316 Stainless Steel by Liquid Lithium - Appendices; D.G. Bauer, June 1980. (451 pages, 19 MB)

UWFDM-418   Radiation Induced Order-Disorder Transformation; R.H. Zee, May 1981 [Ph.D. thesis]. (220 pages, 7.9 MB)

UWFDM-420   The Effect of Microstructure on the Spatial Distribution of the Damage Produced by Ions in Solids; Hosny M. Attaya, May 1981 [Ph.D. thesis]. (213 pages, 6.0 MB)

UWFDM-436   Effects of Heavy-Ion Irradiation on the Phase Stability of Several Copper-Base Alloys; Robert W. Knoll, August 1981 [Ph.D. thesis]. (305 pages, 12 MB)

UWFDM-460   The Impact of Inelastic Deformation, Radiation Effects, and Fatigue Damage on Fusion Reactor First Wall Lifetime; Robert David Watson, December 1981 [Ph.D thesis]. (369 pages, 10.0 MB)

UWFDM-465   Thermal Effects and Erosion Rates Resulting from Intense Deposition of Energy in Fusion Reactor First Walls; Ahmed M. Hassanein, March 1982 [Ph.D. thesis]. (335 pages, 8.9 MB)

UWFDM-564   A Variational Calculation of the Trapping Current in a Thermal Barrier; X.Z. Li, January 1984 [Ph.D. thesis]. (89 pages, 2.5 MB)

UWFDM-634   A Numerical Model for Simulating the Dynamic Response of an Inertial Confinement Fusion Cavity Gas to a Target Explosion; Thomas J. McCarville, December 1982 [Ph.D. thesis]. (183 pages, 5.2 MB)

UWFDM-637   A Comparison of the Response of 316 SS and the P7 Alloy to Heavy-Ion Irradiation; Robert Lee Sindelar, June 1985 [Ph.D. thesis]. (199 pages, 7.5 MB)

UWFDM-640   Effects of Irradiation and High Heat Flux on the Lifetime Performance of Ferritic and 316 Stainless Steels; Bruce Bernard Glasgow, May 1985 [Ph.D. thesis]. (163 pages, 4.7 MB)

UWFDM-642   Effects of Thermal Annealing and Ion Irradiation on the Properties and Microstructures of Copper Alloys; Steven John Zinkle, May 1985 [Ph.D. thesis]. (271 pages, 11 MB)

UWFDM-645   Void Nucleation and Phase Stability in Heavy Ion Irradiated Materials; D.L. Plumton, August 1985 [Ph.D. thesis]. (304 pages, 26 MB)

UWFDM-650   The Adiabatic Theory of the Linear Hose Instability of a Relativistic Electron Beam Propagating in Resistive Plasma; K.J. O'Brien, September 1985 [Ph.D. thesis]. (256 pages, 8.0 MB)

UWFDM-674   The Thermal Response of Structural Materials to Intense Energy Deposition; Dennis Croessmann, February 1986 [Ph.D. thesis]. (232 pages, 18 MB)

UWFDM-688   Effects of Thermal Annealing and Ion Irradiation on the Microstructures of HT-9 Ferritic Steel; Ji-Jung Kai, May 1986 [Ph.D. thesis]. (294 pages, 35 MB)

UWFDM-720   Adaptive Mesh Techniques for Unsteady Multi-Gradient Problems in Computational Fluid Dynamics; Timothy James Bartel, January 1987 [Ph.D. thesis]. (141 pages, 4.3 MB)

UWFDM-762   A Study of the Effects of Oxygen on Void Stability in an Ion-Irradiated Austenitic Stainless Steel; L.E. Seitzman, April 1988 [Ph.D. thesis]. (166 pages, 7.1 MB)

UWFDM-783   Microstructure of Ion Irradiated Nickel and Nickel-Copper Alloys; Lu-Min Wang, December 1988 [Ph.D. thesis]. (196 pages, 25 MB)

UWFDM-785   Vibration and Stability of Vertical Tubes Conveying Fluid Subjected to Planar Excitation; R.L. Engelstad, May 1988 [Ph.D. thesis]. (202 pages, 5.4 MB)

UWFDM-789   Computer Simulation of Ion Beam Mixing; Seunghee Han, December 1988 [Ph.D. thesis]. (203 pages, 6.2 MB)

UWFDM-823   A Computational Model for Z-Pinch Plasma Channels; Osman Yasar, February 1990 [Ph.D. thesis]. (259 pages, 6.8 MB)

UWFDM-825   Effects of Heat Treatment and Irradiation on a Manganese-Stabilized Martensitic Stainless Steel; Robin Dawn Griffin, March 1990 [Ph.D. thesis]. (114 pages, 18 MB)

UWFDM-849   Activation and Safety Analysis for Advanced Fuel Fusion Reactors; H.Y. Khater, March 1991 [Ph.D. thesis]. (129 pages, 3.7 MB)

UWFDM-851   Molten-Lithium/Water Interaction Experiments: Explosive Reactions and Reaction Rate Measurements; S.W. Lomperski, May 1991 [Ph.D. thesis]. (191 pages, 7.6 MB)

UWFDM-855   Computation and Application of Atomic Data for Inertial Confinement Fusion Plasmas; Ping Wang, June 1991 [Ph.D. thesis]. (257 pages, 6.6 MB)

UWFDM-919   Irradiation Behavior of Bonded Structures; M.H. Hassan, August 1993 [Ph.D. thesis]. (242 pages, 9.0 MB)

UWFDM-921   The Effect of End Conditions on the Axisymmetric Vibrations of Cylindrical Shells; D.P. Adler, August 1993 [M.S. thesis]. (75 pages, 3.0 MB)

UWFDM-932   Incorporation of the Simplified Hydrogen Generation Scheme into the One-Dimensional Hydrodynamic Model, TEXAS III; John G. Murphy, January 1994 [M.S. thesis]. (223 pages, 8.2 MB)

UWFDM-993   Energy Balance and Lifetime Emissions from Fusion, Fission and Coal Generated Electricity; Scott W. White, October 1995 [M.S. thesis]. (96 pages, 4.4 MB)

UWFDM-1035   Dynamic Effective Elastic Constants for Perforated Plates with Square or Triangular Penetration Patterns; D.L. Kaap, August 1997 [M.S. thesis]. (104 pages, 6.7 MB)

UWFDM-1049   The Vibration of Perforated Hemispherical Shells; M.A. Sprague, August 1997 [B.S. thesis]. (62 pages, 3.0 MB)

UWFDM-1093   Net Energy Payback and CO2 Emissions from Helium-3 Fusion and Wind Electrical Power Plants; Scott W. White, December 1998 [Ph.D. thesis]. (182 pages, 7.9 MB)

UWFDM-1095   Trapping and Diffusion of Helium in Lunar Materials; Kimberly R. Harris-Kuhlman, December 1998 [Ph.D. thesis]. (298 pages, 14 MB)

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