NCSX Construction Feasibility Review
October 31– November 1, 2007

Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory
Room LSB 318

Review Committee Final Report
SC Recommendations Log
DOE Charge Letter
Review Committee / Attendees
Background Materials
PPPL Travel Information
Thursday Agenda


Wednesday, October 31, 2007, LSB 318

8:00 a.m. Executive Session / Continental Breakfast

8:30 a.m. Princeton University Welcome   R. Goldston  (PDF)

8:35 a.m. NCSX Introduction   J.L. Anderson  PPT  PDF

8:45 a.m. NCSX Physics Mission and Key Requirements   H. Neilson  PPT  PDF

9:15 a.m. NCSX System Requirements and Design Status   P. Heitzenroeder  PPT  PDF

10:30 a.m. COFFEE BREAK

11:00 a.m. Tour of NCSX Manufacturing Facility

12:00 p.m. Lunch

12:30 p.m. Field Period Assembly Plans   M. Viola   PPT  PDF

1:10 p.m. Final Machine Assembly Plans   E. Perry   PPT  PDF

1:40 p.m. Trim Coils for Field Error Compensation   A. Brooks   PPT  PDF

2:10 p.m. Summary   J.L. Anderson   PPT

2:15 p.m. COFFEE BREAK   

2:30 p.m. Committee Executive Session   

4:30 p.m. Committee Questions for NCSX Team   

6:00 p.m. Adjourn

Thursday, November 1, 2007, LSB 318

8:00 a.m. Executive Session / Continental Breakfast

8:30 a.m. Committee Questions for NCSX Team   

9:30 a.m. Committee Executive Session   

12:00 p.m. Lunch   

12:45 p.m. Closeout Briefing   

1:30 p.m. Adjourn



Review Committee:
Ralph Brown, Brookhaven National Laboratory (chair)
Simon Anderson, Univ. of Wisconsin
George Biallas, Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Laboratory
Frank Karl, Brookhaven National Laboratory
Peter Titus, MIT
Lutz Wegener, IPP-Greifswald

DOE Observers:
Jeff Makiel, DOE-Princeton Site Office
Barry Sullivan, DOE, Office of Fusion Energy Sciences

NCSX Team:
J.L. Anderson, PPPL
A. Brooks, PPPL
M. Cole, ORNL
L. Dudek, PPPL
R. Ellis, PPPL
R. Goldston, PPPL
R. Hawryluk, PPPL
P. Heitzenroeder, PPPL
J. Lyon, ORNL
H. Neilson, PPPL
E. Perry, PPPL
S. Raftopoulos, PPPL
S. Smith, Princeton University
M. Viola, PPPL
M. Zarnstorff, PPPL

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Background Materials

Preparations for NCSX Research
Physics mission, design, and research program
G.H. Neilson —SOFE, June 2007 (PDF 1.5 MB)

Progress in NCSX Construction
Construction status presentation
W. Reiersen — SOFE, June 2007 (PDF 9.6 MB)

Stellarator Core Design Overview
Comprehensive description of the design
B. Nelson —FDR, May 2004 (PDF 33.3 MB)

Modular Coil Design, Analysis and Product Specifications
Details of the modular coil system design
D. Williamson —FDR, May 2004 (PDF 37.6 MB)

Stellarator Core Design
Design update
B. Nelson —SC Project Review, August 2007 (PDF 4.7 MB)

Development and Testing of MC Interface
Details of the modular coil interface design
P. Heitzenroeder —SC Project Review, August 2007 (PDF 2 MB)

General Requirements Document (GRD)   July 2007 (PDF 409 K)

Modular Coil System Requirements Document (B-Spec) Nov 2005 (PDF 483 K)

Overview of Modular Coil Fabrication
J. Chrzanowski, Oct 2007 (PDF 3.6 MB)

Modular Coil Analysis Report Nov 2006 (PDF 1.2 MB)

Assembly Sequence Plan  T. Brown Oct 2007 (Excel 11.1 MB)

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