Fluid Dynamics Hobbies: Synchronized Swimming
Fluid Dynamics Hobbies: Synchronized Swimming
April 11, 2017

For many employees at Alden, fluid dynamics is part of their life outside the office--in the sports they choose for thei...

Fluid-Structure Interaction: Sloshing
Fluid-Structure Interaction: Sloshing
April 7, 2017

Sloshing is something that everyone is familiar with on a very basic level.  The classic example is trying not to spill ...

NIAC Annual Meeting
NIAC Annual Meeting
February 16, 2017

In November 2016, the Alden Quality Assurance department attended the NIAC (Nuclear Industry Assessment Committee) annua...

Pumped Energy Storage: Old Technology, New Demand
Pumped Energy Storage: Old Technology, New Demand
February 7, 2017

There is an interesting past and new future for the world’s largest batteries.  For decades pumped storage plants have h...

Venturi Design for a Circulating Dry Scrubber
Venturi Design for a Circulating Dry Scrubber
January 31, 2017

One of Alden’s key business areas is designing, analyzing, and improving air pollution control equipment for fossil powe...

Nuclear Procurement Issues Committee Annual Meeting
Nuclear Procurement Issues Committee Annual Meeting
January 19, 2017

In June 2016, the Alden Quality Assurance department attended the annual NUPIC (Nuclear Procurement Issues Committee) ve...

The Future of Nuclear Power
The Future of Nuclear Power
January 9, 2017

As the US Nuclear fleet continues to age, and the availability of alternate sources of energy continues to rise, it is n...

Are 3D Computational Models Good Enough for Gas-Fired Emissions Control Systems?
Are 3D Computational Models Good Enough for Gas-Fired Emissions Control Systems?
December 15, 2016

Using three-dimensional computational fluid dynamics (CFD) tools have become common practice for evaluating and testing ...

Hidden Costs of Inaccurate Flow Measurements
July 19, 2016

Capital investment planning is not the only reason for power plants to have a clear understanding of their cooling water...