Gyanender Singh - Publications

Peer Reviewed Publications

  • G. Singh, J. Gorton, D. Schappel, B.S. Collins, N.R. Brown and B. Wirth, Impact of Control Blade Insertion on the Deformation Behavior of SiC-SiC Channel Boxes in BWRs, Journal of Nuclear Materials (submitted)

  • C. Ang, G. Singh, L. Snead and Y. Katoh, Preliminary study of sintering zero-rupture Fully Ceramic Microencapsulated (FCM) fuel, International Journal of Applied Ceramic Technology, 2019;00:1-9 [Link]

  • G. Singh, T. Koyanagi, C. Petrie, C. Deck, K. Terrani and Y. Katoh, Elastic Moduli Reduction in SiC-SiC Tubular Specimen after High Heat Flux Neutron Irradiation Measured by Resonant Ultrasound Spectroscopy, Journal of Nuclear Materials (523, 391-401, 2019). [Link]

  • M. N. Cinbiz, T. Koyanagi, G. Singh, Y. Katoh, K. Terrani and N.R. Brown, Failure Behavior of SiC/SiC Composite Tubes Under Strain Rates Similar to the Pellet-Cladding Mechanical Interaction Phase of Reactivity-Initiated Accidents, Journal of Nuclear Materials (514, 66-73, 2019). [Link]

  • C. Donahue, R. C. Marcel, G. Singh, T. J. Ulrich, R. J. Migliori and T. A. Saleh, Measuring the Elastic Tensor of a Monolithic SiC Hollow Cylinder with Resonant Ultrasound Spectroscopy, NDT & E International, 101, 29-33, 2019. [Link]

  • G. Singh, J. Gorton, D. Schappel, N.R. Brown, Y. Katoh, B. Wirth and K. Terrani, Deformation Analysis of SiC-SiC Channel Box for BWR Applications, Journal of Nuclear Materials, 513, 71-85, 2019. [Link]

  • G. Singh, T. Koyanagi, C. Petrie, K. Terrani and Y. Katoh, Evaluating the Irradiation Effects on the Elastic Properties of Miniature Monolithic SiC Tubular Specimens, Journal of Nuclear Materials, 499, 107-110, 2018. [Link]

  • G. Singh, S. Gonczy, C. Deck, E. Lara-Curzio and Y. Katoh, Interlaboratory Round Robin Study on Axial Tensile Properties of SiC-SiC CMC Tubular Test Specimens, International Journal of Applied Ceramics Technology, 15(6), 1334-1349, 2018. [Link]

  • G. Singh, R. Sweet, N. Brown, B. Wirth, Y. Katoh and K. Terrani, Parametric Evaluation of SiC/SiC Composite Cladding with UO2 Fuel for LWR Applications: Fuel Rod Interactions and Impact of Nonuniform Power Profile in Fuel Rod, Journal of Nuclear Materials, 499, 155-167, 2018. [Link]

  • G. Singh, K. Terrani and Y. Katoh, Thermo-Mechanical Assessment of SiC/SiC Composite Cladding for LWR Applications with Sensitivity Analysis, Journal of Nuclear Materials, 499, 126-143, 2018. [Link]

  • G. Singh, A. Fok and S. Mantell, Failure Predictions for Graphite Reflector Bricks in the Very High Temperature Reactor with the Prismatic Core Design, Journal of Nuclear Engineering and Design, 317, 190-198, 2017. [Link]

  • G. Singh, H. Li, A. Fok and S. Mantell, Size Effect on the Fracture Properties of Nuclear Graphite, Graphite Testing for Nuclear Applications, ASTM International, 199-217, 2014. [Link]

  • H. Li, J. Li, G. Singh and A. Fok, Fracture Behavior of Nuclear Graphite NBG-18, Carbon, 46-56, 2013. [Link]

  • H. Ge, G. Singh and S. C. Mantell, Fracture Behavior of Degraded Polyethylene Thin Films for Solar Thermal Applications, Energy Procedia, 30, 783-792, 2012. [Link]

Conference Proceedings

  • T. Koyanagi, Y. Katoh, G. Singh, X. Hu, C. Petrie, K. Terrani, Evaluation of Irradiation-Induced Strain in SiC Tubes by a Combination of Experiment and Simulation, Transactions of the American Nuclear Society, Vol. 118, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, June 17–21, 2018.

  • Y. Katoh, K. Terrani, T. Koyanagi, C. Petrie, G. Singh, L. Snead and C. Deck, Irradiation High Heat Flux Synergism in Silicon Carbide-based Fuel Claddings for Light Water Reactors, Top Fuel 2016 - Light Water Reactor (LWR) Fuel Performance Meeting, Boise, Idaho, USA, September 11-16, 2016.

  • Y. Katoh, C. Ang, T. Koyanagi, G. Singh and K. Terrani, Development of SiC-based Cladding for Accident Tolerant Fuels, Transactions of the American Nuclear Society, 114(1), 980, 2016

  • G. Singh, H. Li, A. Fok and S. Mantell, Failure Simulation of a VHTR Core Reflector Brick, 22nd International Conference on Structural Mechanics in Reactor Technology, San Francisco, California, USA, August 18- 23, 2013.

  • G. Singh, S.C. Mantell and J.H. Davidson, Durability of polymers for solar thermal applications: Crack propagation in degraded polymers, American Solar Energy Society (ASES) National Solar Conference, Raleigh, North Carolina, USA, May 17-21, 2011.

  • G. Singh, S.C. Mantell and J.H. Davidson, Prediction of degradation of polymer tubes used in solar domestic hot water components, Society of Plastics Engineers’ ANTECTM (Annual Technical Conference), Boston, Massachusetts, USA, May 1-5, 2011.

  • W. Camisa, S.C. Mantell, J.H. Davidson and G. Singh, Prediction of degradation of polyolefins used in solar domestic hot water components, Proceedings of ASME 2010 4th International Conference on Energy Sustainability, Phoenix, Arizona, USA, May 17-22, 2010. doi:10.1115/ES2010-90514

Technical Reports

  • G. Singh, J. Gorton, D. Schappel, N.R. Brown, K. Terrani, Y. Katoh and B. Wirth, Preliminary Analysis of SiC BWR Channel Box Performance Under Normal Operation, ORNL Report, June 2018.

  • G. Singh, R. Sweet, B. Wirth, K. Terrani and Y. Katoh, Thermo-mechanical Analysis of SiC/SiC Cladding with BISON including Fuel Creep, ORNL/SR-2017/435.

  • G. Singh, S. Gonczy, E. Lara-Curzio and Y. Katoh, Interlaboratory Round Robin Study on Axial Tensile Properties of SiC/SiC Tubular Specimens, ORNL/SR-2017/397.

  • X. Hu, K. T. Koyanagi, G. Singh and Y. Katoh, Determination of He and D permeability of neutron-irradiated SiC tubes to examine the potential for release due to micro-cracking, ORNL/TM-2017/362.

  • T. Koyanagi, Y. Katoh, G. Singh and M. Snead, SiC/SiC Cladding Materials Properties Handbook, ORNL/TM-2017/385.

  • X. Hu, C. Ang, G. Singh and Y. Katoh, Technique development for modulus, microcracking, hermeticity, and coating evaluation capability characterization of SiC/SiC tubes, ORNL/TM-2016/372.

  • G. Singh, R. Sweet, B. Wirth, K. Terrani and Y. Katoh, BISON Modeling of SiC/SiC Cladding Including Fuel-Pellet Interaction, ORNL/TM-2016/449.

  • G. Singh, S. Gonczy, E. Lara-Curzio and Y. Katoh, Interlaboratory Round Robin Testing of SiC/SiC Composite Tubes, ORNL/TM-2016/404.

  • G. Singh, Explicit Crack Modeling based Approach for Structural Integrity Assessment of Brittle and Quasi-Brittle Structures, PhD Dissertation, University of Minnesota, 2015.

  • G. Singh, Durability of High Density Polyethylene for Potable Hot Water Applications: Crack Propagation, M.S. Thesis, University of Minnesota, 2012.

Technical Presentation at Conferences

  • G. Singh, R. Sweet, N Brown, B.D. Wirth, K. Terrani and Y. Katoh, Thermo-Mechanical Parametric Evaluation of SiC/SiC Cladding with Fuel Creep, 42nd International Conference and Exposition on Advanced Ceramics and Composites (ICACC), Daytona Beach, Florida, January 21-26, 2018.

  • G. Singh, S. Gonczy, E. Lara-Curzio and Y. Katoh, Interlaboratory Round Robin Study of Axial Tensile Properties of SiC-SiC CMC Tubular Test Specimens, ASTM Annual Meeting, Daytona Beach, Florida, January 21, 2018.

  • T. Koyanagi*, Y. Katoh, G. Singh, C. Petrie, C. Deck and K. Terrani, Post Irradiation Examination of SiC Tube Neutron Irradiated under a Radial High Heat Flux, 42nd International Conference and Exposition on Advanced Ceramics and Composites (ICACC), Daytona Beach, Florida, January 21-26, 2018 (*presenter).

  • G. Singh, T. Koyanagi, C. Petrie, K. Terrani and Y. Katoh, Evaluation of Elastic Properties of SiC/SiC Tubular Specimens using Resonant Ultrasound Spectroscopy, 42nd International Conference and Exposition on Advanced Ceramics and Composites (ICACC), Daytona Beach, Florida, January 21-26, 2018.

  • N.R. Brown*, J. Gorton, G. Singh, K. Terrani, Y. Katoh and B. Wirth, Thermal-Hydraulic and Neutronic Analysis of a SiC/SiC Channel Box, 42nd International Conference and Exposition on Advanced Ceramics and Composites (ICACC), Daytona Beach, Florida, January 21-26, 2018 (*presenter).

  • T. Koyanagi*, Y. Katoh, G. Singh, C. Petrie and K. Terrani, Post Irradiation Examination of SiC Tube Subjected to Simultaneous Irradiation and Radial High Heat Flux, American Nuclear Society (ANS) Annual Meeting, San Francisco, California, USA, June 11-15, 2017 (*presenter).

  • G. Singh, K. Terrani and Y. Katoh, Evaluation of Mechanical Properties of SiC Based Materials Through Non-Destructive Technique, 41st International Conference and Exposition on Advanced Ceramics and Composites (ICACC), Daytona Beach, Florida, January 22-27, 2017.

  • G. Singh, B. Wirth, K. Terrani and Y. Katoh, Thermo-Mechanical Analysis of SiC/SiC Composite Cladding: Effect of Non-Uniform Axial and Circumferential Power Profile, 41st International Conference and Exposition on Advanced Ceramics and Composites (ICACC), Daytona Beach, Florida, January 22-27, 2017.

  • G. Singh, S. Gonczy, E. Lara-Curzio and Y. Katoh, Interlaboratory Round Robin Testing of SiC/SiC Ceramic Matrix Composite Tubes, ASTM Annual Meeting, Daytona Beach, Florida, January 22, 2017.

  • N. Cinbiz*, N. Brown, K. Terrani, R. Lowden and G. Singh, Modified-Burst Test Development for Accident Tolerant Cladding of SiC-SiC Composites, 41st International Conference and Exposition on Advanced Ceramics and Composites (ICACC), Daytona Beach, Florida, January 22-27, 2017 (*presenter).

  • G. Singh, Alex Fok* and Sue Mantell, Failure Predictions For Graphite Reflector Bricks In The Very High Temperature Reactor With The Prismatic Core Design, Carbon Conference, State College, Pennsylvania, July 10-16, 2016 (*presenter).

  • G. Singh, K. Terrani and Y. Katoh, Thermo-Mechanical Analysis of SiC/SiC Composite Cladding for LWR Applications, 145th TMS (TMS 2016) Conference, Nashville, Tennessee, February 14-18, 2016.

  • G. Singh, K. Terrani and Y. Katoh, Performance Evaluation of SiC/SiC Cladding for LWR Applications, 40th International Conference and Exposition on Advanced Ceramics and Composites (ICACC), Daytona Beach, Florida, January 24-29, 2016.

  • G. Singh, Y. Katoh, E. Lara-Curzio, S. Gonczy and K. Terrani, Mechancial Properties of SiC/SiC Ceramic Matrix Composite Tubes for Accident-Tolerant Fuel Systems, Materials Challenges in Alternative and Renewable Energy 2016, Clearwater, Florida, April 17-21, 2016.

  • G. Singh, S. C. Mantell and J. H. Davidson, Durability of polymers for solar thermal applications, The Midwest’s Premier Energy, Economic and Environmental Conference (E3), St. Paul, Minnesota, December 1-2, 2010.