SMiRT 7 Conference7
Chicago, USA
August 22-26, 1983

Chair’s Message
Organization Committee
International Scientific Committee  
Supporting Industrial Organizations
Jaeger Prize


Chairmen: Stanley H. FISTEDIS, Jean RASTOIN, Zenons ZUDANS Note : Each topical division of the 7th SMiRT Conference is headed by two Division Coordinators who have intimate knowledge of the state of the corresponding field.


Division B Thermal and Fluid/Structure Dynamics Analysis

Professor Dr. Ted BEL YTSCHKO, Department of Civil Engineering, The Technological Institute, Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois 60201, U.S.A.

Dr. Jean DONEA, Head of Structural Mechanics Sector, Applied Mechanics Division, Commission of the European Communities, J,R.C. lspra Establishment, 1-21020 lspra (Varese), Italy

Division C Structural Analysis of Fuel, Cladding and Assemblies

Dr. John L. HEAD, Department of Nuclear Science and Technology, Royal Naval College, Greenwich, London SE10 9NN, U.K.

Dr. Yusef R. RASHID, ANATECH International Corp., 3344 North Torrey Pines Court, Suite 220, La Jolla, California 92037, U.S.A.

Division D Operating Reactor Structural Experience

Dr. D. G. EISENHUT, Director, Division of Licensing, Office of Nuclear Regulation, U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Washington, D.C. 20555, U.S.A.

Dr. Robert NOEL, Electricité de France, SEPTEN, Tour EDF-GDF, F-92080 Paris-la-Défense Cedex 8, France

Division E Structural Analysis of Fast Reactor Core and Coolant Circuit Structures

Dr. Y. W. CHANG, Manager, Structural Mechanics Section, Engineering Mechanics Program, Reactor Analysis and Safety Division, Argonne National Laboratory, Argonne, Illinois 60439, U.S.A.

Dr. Helmut HOL TBECKER, Director a.i., Department B, Commission of the European Communities, J.R.C. lspra Establishment, 1-21020 lspra (Varese), Italy

Division F LWR Pressure Components – Core Structures and Piping

Dr. Robert L. CLOUD, Robert L. Cloud Associates, Inc., 125 University Avenue, Berkeley, California 94710, U.S.A.

Professor ir. D. G. H. LATZKO, Laboratory for Thermal Power Engineering, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Delft University of Technology, Rotterdamseweg 139A, NL-2628 AL Delft, The Netherlands

Division G LWR Pressure Components – Vessels

Dr. Roy W. NICHOLS, Director, Risley Nuclear Power Development Laboratories, United Kingdom Atomic Energy Authority (Northern Division), Risley, Warrington, Cheshire WA3 6AT, U.K.

Mr. Lendell E. STEELE, Head, Thermostructural Materials Branch, and Associate Superintendent, Material Science and Technology Division, Naval Research Laboratory, Washington, D.C. 20375, U.S.A.

Division H Structural Engineering of Prestressed Reactor Pressure Vessels and Other Structures

Professor Dr. Zdenek P. BAZANT, Department of Civil Engineering, The Technological Institute, Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois 60201, U.S.A.

Dipl.-lng. J. NEMET, Reaktorbau Forschungs- und Baugesellschaft mbH, Reaktorzentrum, A-2444 Seibersdorf, Austria

Division J loading Conditions and Structural Analysis of Reactor Containment

Mr. Theodore E. JOHNSON, Chief Civil/Structural Engineer, Bechtel Associates Professional Corporation, 777 East Eisenhower Pkwy., Ann Arbor, Michigan 48106, U.S.A.

Dr. John D. STEVENSON, Stevenson & Associates, 9217 Midwest Avenue, Cleveland, Ohio 44125, U.S.A.

Division K Seismic Response Analysis of Nuclear Power Plant Systems

Mr. Asadour H. HADJIAN, Principal Engineer, Bechtel Power Corporation, Norwalk, P.O. Box 60860- Terminal Annex, los Angeles, California 90060, U.S.A.

Professor Dr. Heki SHIBATA, Institute of Industrial Science, University of Tokyo, 22-1, Roppongi, 7 Chome, Minato-ku, Tokyo 106, Japan

Division L Materials Modelling and Inelastic Behavior of Materials and Structures

Professor Dr. A. KALNINS, Department of Mechanics, lehigh University, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania 18015, U.S.A.

Professor Dr. Antoni SAWCZUK, Polish Academy of Sciences; Present address: C.N.R.S., laboratoire de Mécanique et d’ Acoustique, B.P. 71, F-13277 Marseille Cedex 9, France

Division M Reliability and Risk Analysis of Nuclear Power Plants

Professor Dr. A. H.-S. ANG, 3129 Newmark laboratory, Civil Engineering Department, University of Illinois, Champaign, Illinois 61820, U.S.A.

Professor Dr.-lng. habil. G.I. SCHUËLLER, lnstitut für Mechanik, Festigkeitslehre u. Flächentragwerke, Universität lnnsbruck, Technikerstrasse 13, A-6020 lnnsbruck, Austria

Division N Mechanical and Thermal Problems of Future Fusion Reactor Power Plants

Professor Dr. W. HEINZ, Direktor, lnstitut fOr Technische Physik, Kernforschungszentrum Karlsruhe GmbH, Postfach 3640, D-7500 Karlsruhe, Germany

Dr. Gilbert MELESE-D’HOSPIT Al, Senior Technical Advisor, General Atomic Company, P.O. Box 81608, San Diego, California 92138, U.S.A.