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Research Output 2000 2020

2020
Neural networks
Defects
defects
reactors
machine learning
2019

3-D visualization of AGR fuel channel bricks using Structure-from-Motion

Law, K., West, G., Murray, P. & Lynch, C., 2 Dec 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Nuclear Engineering and Design. 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

bricks
Brick
visualization
inspection
Visualization
13 Downloads (Pure)

Advanced gas-cooled reactor fuel channel bore estimation model

Young, A. & West, G., 10 May 2019. 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePoster

Open Access
File
Gas cooled reactors
Channel estimation
Monitoring
Graphite
Inspection

A generalized model for fuel channel bore estimation in AGR cores

Young, A., Berry, C., West, G. M. & McArthur, S. D. J., 13 Jun 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Nuclear Engineering and Design. 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

gas cooled reactors
Gas cooled reactors
reactor cores
Reactor cores
Channel estimation

A new approach for crack detection and sizing in nuclear reactor cores

Devereux, M. G., Murray, P. & West, G. M., 2 Dec 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Nuclear Engineering and Design. 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Crack detection
reactor cores
Reactor cores
sizing
nuclear reactors
9 Downloads (Pure)

A novel implementation of vibration signal decomposition for estimation of degradation in rotating plant

Brown, B., Stephen, B., McArthur, S., West, G. & Michie, C., 26 Apr 2019, (Accepted/In press). 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Open Access
File
Pumps
Decomposition
Degradation
Monitoring
Boilers

Automated analysis of AGR fuel channel inspection videos

Devereux, M., Murray, P. & West, G., 10 May 2019.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePoster

Gas cooled reactors
Inspection
Brick
Graphite
Health
18 Downloads (Pure)

Automated pressure tube defect analysis

Zacharis, P., West, G., Wallace, C., Dobie, G. & Gachagan, A., 9 May 2019. 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePoster

Open Access
File
Defects
Knowledge based systems
Testing
Automation
Inspection
25 Downloads (Pure)
Open Access
File
Knowledge based systems
Brick
Defects
Nuclear power plants
Graphite
7 Downloads (Pure)

Elasticity measurement of soft tissues using hybrid tactile and MARG based displacement sensor systems

Hampson, R., Dobie, G. & West, G., 15 Nov 2019, In : IEEE Sensors Journal. 19, 22, p. 10262-10270 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Elasticity
Gravitation
elastic properties
breast
Tissue
4 Downloads (Pure)
Open Access
File
error analysis
Error analysis
Pipe
Calibration
inspection
9 Downloads (Pure)
Open Access
File
Outages
Inspection
Ultrasonics
Defects
Testing
3 Downloads (Pure)

Improved assessment of delayed neutron detector data in CANDU reactors

Aylward, W. T., Wallace, C., West, G. & McEwan, C., 24 Feb 2019, (Accepted/In press).

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Open Access
File
Neutron detectors
Defects
Neutrons
Monitoring
Fission products
5 Downloads (Pure)

Improved explicability for pump diagnostics in nuclear power plants

Young, A. T., West, G. M., Brown, B. D., Stephen, B. & McArthur, S. D. J., 30 Jul 2019, (Accepted/In press). 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Open Access
File
Gas cooled reactors
Nuclear power plants
Boilers
Pumps
Expert systems
7 Downloads (Pure)

Improved feed pump performance through predictive analytics

Stephen, B., Brown, B., Young, A., McArthur, S., West, G., Michie, C., Duncan, A. & Helfer-Hoeltgebaum, H., 9 May 2019. 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePoster

Open Access
File
Pumps
Logistics
Health
Planning
Industry
2018

3-D reconstruction of AGR fuel channels using RVI footage

Law, K., West, G., Murray, P. & Lynch, C., 1 Nov 2018, (Accepted/In press) 6th EdF-Energy Nuclear Graphite Conference (2018). 10 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution book

Gas cooled reactors
Inspection
Reactor operation
Image acquisition
Brick
15 Downloads (Pure)

Automated analysis of AGR fuel channel inspection videos

Devereux, M., Murray, P., West, G., Buckley-Mellor, S., Cocks, G., Lynch, C. & Fletcher, A., 1 Nov 2018, (Accepted/In press) 6th EDF-Energy Nuclear Graphite Conference (2018). 10 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution book

Open Access
File
Gas cooled reactors
Inspection
Keyways
Cracks
Reactor cores
31 Downloads (Pure)

Data-driven analysis of ultrasonic inspection data of pressure tubes

Zacharis, P., West, G., Dobie, G., Lardner, T. & Gachagan, A., 30 Jun 2018, In : Nuclear Technology. 202, p. 153-160 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
inspection
ultrasonics
Inspection
Ultrasonics
tubes
16 Downloads (Pure)

Fuel channel bore estimation for onload pressurised fuel grab load trace data

Young, A., Aylward, W., Murray, P., West, G., McArthur, S. & Rudge, A., 1 Nov 2018, (Accepted/In press). 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Open Access
File
Channel estimation
Coolants
Gas cooled reactors
Gases
Linear regression
18 Downloads (Pure)
Open Access
File
Synthetic apertures
Transducers
Inspection
Ultrasonics
Defects
2017
1 Citation (Scopus)
78 Downloads (Pure)

3-D advanced gas-cooled nuclear reactor fuel channel reconstruction using structure-from-motion

Law, K., West, G., Murray, P. & Lynch, C., 11 Jun 2017. 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Open Access
File
Gas cooled reactors
Structure from Motion
Nuclear Reactor
3D
Inspection
57 Downloads (Pure)

A new probe concept for internal pipework inspection

Summan, R., Mathur, N., Dobie, G., West, G., Marshall, S., MacLeod, C., Mineo, C. & Pierce, G., 15 Jun 2017, Nuclear Plant Instrumentation, Control, and Human-Machine Interface Technologies (NPIC&HMIT 2017). La Grange Park, Ill.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution book

Open Access
File
Inspection
Cameras
Surface defects
Pitting
Outages
1 Citation (Scopus)
8 Downloads (Pure)

An expert-systems approach to automatically determining flaw depth within candu pressure tubes

Lardner, T., West, G. M., Dobie, G. & Gachagan, A., 15 Jun 2017, 10th International Topical Meeting on Nuclear Plant Instrumentation, Control, and Human-Machine Interface Technologies, NPIC and HMIT 2017. A. N. S. (ed.). Red Hook, NY, Vol. 2. p. 904-913 10 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution book

Open Access
File
Expert systems
Defects
Outages
Hydrides
Hydrogen
48 Downloads (Pure)

An expert-systems approach to automatically determining flaw depth within CANDU pressure tubes

Lardner, T., West, G., Dobie, G. & Gachagan, A., 4 Apr 2017, (Accepted/In press). 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Open Access
File
Expert systems
Defects
Outages
Hydrides
Hydrogen
81 Downloads (Pure)

A novel visual pipework inspection system

Summan, R., Jackson, W., Dobie, G., MacLeod, C. N., Mineo, C., West, G., Offin, D., Bolton, G., Marshall, S. & Lille, A., 16 Jul 2017. 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Open Access
File
Pipelines
Inspection
Defects
Nuclear industry
Photogrammetry
21 Downloads (Pure)

Automated sizing and classification of defects in CANDU pressure tubes

Lardner, T., West, G., Dobie, G. & Gachagan, A., 28 Sep 2017, (Accepted/In press) In : Nuclear Engineering and Design. 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
sizing
defect
tubes
Defects
defects
1 Citation (Scopus)
39 Downloads (Pure)

Data-driven analysis of ultrasonic pressure tube inspection data

Zacharis, P., West, G. M., Dobie, G., Lardner, T. & Gachagan, A., 11 Jun 2017.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Open Access
File
Inspection
Ultrasonics
Defects
Coolants
Heavy water
56 Downloads (Pure)

Development of a novel probe for remote visual inspection of pipework

Dobie, G., Summan, R., West, G., Stewart, C., Bolton, G. & Offin, D., 15 May 2017, (Accepted/In press) In : Nuclear Future. 13

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Inspection
Pipe
Cameras
Surface defects
Pitting
62 Downloads (Pure)

Error model of misalignment error in a radial 3D scanner

Mathur, N., Summan, R., Dobie, G., West, G. & Marshall, S., 29 Nov 2017.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Open Access
File
Lasers
Cameras
Nuclear industry
Triangulation
Computer vision
41 Downloads (Pure)

Estimating fuel channel bore from fuel grab load trace data

Berry, C., Pattison, D., West, G. M., McArthur, S. D. J. & Rudge, A., 8 Jan 2017, (Accepted/In press) The 5th EDF Energy Nuclear Graphite Symposium. Warrington, 8 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution book

Open Access
File
Graphite
Inspection
Outages
Health
Inspection equipment
10 Citations (Scopus)
161 Downloads (Pure)
Open Access
File
Condition monitoring
Extrapolation
Learning systems
Health
Gas cooled reactors
1 Citation (Scopus)
7 Downloads (Pure)

Semi-supervised learning approach for crack detection and identification in advanced gas-cooled reactor graphite bricks

Berry, C., West, G., McArthur, S. & Rudge, A., 15 Jun 2017, 10th International Topical Meeting on Nuclear Plant Instrumentation, Control, and Human-Machine Interface Technologies, NPIC and HMIT 2017. A. N. S. (ed.). Red Hook, NY, Vol. 1. p. 77-86 10 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution book

Open Access
File
Gas cooled reactors
Crack detection
Supervised learning
Brick
Graphite
73 Downloads (Pure)

Semi-supervised learning approach for crack detection and identification in advanced gas-cooled reactor graphite bricks

Berry, C., West, G., McArthur, S. & Rudge, A., 4 Apr 2017, (Accepted/In press). 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Open Access
File
Gas cooled reactors
Crack detection
Supervised learning
Brick
Graphite
3 Citations (Scopus)
91 Downloads (Pure)
Open Access
File
Spatial distribution
spatial distribution
Pipe
Lenses
sensors
46 Downloads (Pure)

Towards extracting 3-D structural representations of AGR core fuel channels from 2-D in-core inspection videos

Law, K., West, G., Murray, P. & Lynch, C., 15 Nov 2017, (Accepted/In press) p. 1-10. 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Open Access
File
Gas cooled reactors
Reactor cores
Inspection
Visualization
Image acquisition
2016
7 Citations (Scopus)
115 Downloads (Pure)
Open Access
File
visual aids
nuclear power plants
nuclear power plant
Nuclear power plants
inspection
260 Downloads (Pure)

Automated video processing and image analysis software to support visual inspection of AGR cores

Murray, P., West, G., Law, K., Buckley-Mellor, S., Cocks, G. & Lynch, C., 11 May 2016.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Open Access
File
Gas cooled reactors
Reactor cores
Image analysis
Inspection
Cracks
93 Downloads (Pure)

Implementation of a Bayesian linear regression framework for nuclear prognostics

Panni, O., West, G., Catterson, V., McArthur, S., Shi, D. & Mogridge, I., 16 May 2016, (Accepted/In press). 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Open Access
File
Steam turbines
Linear regression
Outages
Nuclear power plants
Operating costs
42 Downloads (Pure)

Mosaicing for automated pipe scanning

Summan, R., Mathur, N., Dobie, G., West, G., Marshall, S., Mineo, C., MacLeod, C. N., Pierce, S. & Kerr, W., 24 Nov 2016. 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Open Access
File
Pipelines
Inspection
Pipe
Scanning
Defects
2015

Automated image stitching for fuel channel inspection of AGR cores

Murray, P., West, G., Lynch, C., Marshall, S. & McArthur, S., 1 Aug 2015, The 4th EDF Energy Nuclear Graphite Symposium: Engineering Challenges Associated with the Life of Graphite Reactor Cores. Flewitt, P. & Wickham, A. (eds.).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution book

Inspection
Image processing
Health
Cracks
6 Citations (Scopus)
203 Downloads (Pure)

Improved visual inspection of advanced gas-cooled reactor fuel channels

West, G., Murray, P., Marshall, S. & McArthur, S., 13 Jul 2015, In : International Journal of Prognostics and Health Management. 6, Special Issue - Nuclear Energy, 11 p., 012.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Gas cooled reactors
Inspection
Cracks
Defects
Testing
2014
4 Citations (Scopus)
187 Downloads (Pure)
Open Access
File
gas cooled reactors
Gas cooled reactors
reactor cores
Reactor cores
Condition monitoring
2013
4 Citations (Scopus)
41 Downloads (Pure)

Automated image stitching for enhanced visual inspections of nuclear power stations

Murray, P., West, G., Marshall, S. & McArthur, S., 18 Jun 2013, 10th International Conference on Condition Monitoring and Machinery Failure Prevention Technologies 2013 (CM 2013 AND MFPT 2013): Proceedings of a meeting held 18-20 June 2013, Krakow, Poland. Northampton, UK

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution book

Open Access
File
Nuclear power plants
Inspection
Gas cooled reactors
Reactor cores
Image resolution

Increasing the adoption of prognostic systems for heath management in the power industry

Catterson, V., Costello, J., West, G., McArthur, S. & Wallace, C., 1 Jul 2013.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Asset management
Health
Engineers
Industry
Power transformers
4 Citations (Scopus)

Increasing the adoption of prognostic systems for heath management in the power industry

Catterson, V., Costello, J., West, G., McArthur, S. & Wallace, C., 1 Jul 2013, In : Chemical Engineering Transactions. 33, p. 271-276 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Asset management
Health
Engineers
Industry
Power transformers
1 Citation (Scopus)
61 Downloads (Pure)

Integrated condition monitoring for plant-wide prognostics

Wallace, C., Costello, J., West, G., McArthur, S. & Coghlan, M., 1 Aug 2013, Chemical Engineering Transactions: PHM2013: 2013 Prognostic and System Health Management. Zio, E. & Baraldi, P. (eds.). p. 859-865 6 p. (Chemical Engineering Transactions; vol. 33).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution book

File
Condition monitoring
Coolants
Gases
Plant extracts
Gas cooled reactors
1 Citation (Scopus)
5 Downloads (Pure)

Integrated condition monitoring for plant-wide prognostics

Wallace, C. J., Costello, J. J. A., West, G. M., McArthur, S. D. J. & Coghlan, M., 20 Jul 2013, In : Chemical Engineering Transactions. 33, p. 859-864 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Open Access
File
Condition monitoring
Coolants
Gases
Plant extracts
Gas cooled reactors

Model-based condition monitoring of AGR nuclear graphite cores

Yang, E., Grimble, M. J., West, G. M., Inzerillo, S., Katebi, R. & McArthur, S., 4 Apr 2013, UKACC International Conference on CONTROL 2010. New York, p. 1206-1211 6 p. 0452

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution book

Gas cooled reactors
Condition monitoring
Graphite
Aerodynamics
Friction
163 Downloads (Pure)

Towards an online prognostic system for predicting the axial shrinkage of AGR cores

West, G., Wallace, C. & McArthur, S., 14 Oct 2013. 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Open Access
File
Gas cooled reactors
Online systems
Reactor cores
Power plants
Health
2012

Decomposition of refuelling signals to estimate channel bore profiles

West, G. M., Wallace, C. J., Mcarthur, S. D. J. & Coghlan, M., 12 Dec 2012, Modelling and Measuring Reactor Core Graphite Properties and Performance. Neighbour, G. B. (ed.). p. 183-192 9 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution book

Decomposition
Brushes
Stringers
Graphite
Brick