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2019

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
Open Access
File
Knowledge based systems
Brick
Defects
Nuclear power plants
Graphite
Open Access
File
Outages
Inspection
Ultrasonics
Defects
Testing

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

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
2018

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
Open Access
File
Synthetic apertures
Transducers
Inspection
Ultrasonics
Defects
2017

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

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

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
1 Citation (Scopus)

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

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

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

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

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

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

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
2013

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

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

Investigation of gas circulator response to load transients in nuclear power plant operation

Costello, J., West, G., McArthur, S. & Campbell, G., 22 Jul 2012. 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

File
Gas cooled reactors
Nuclear power plants
Gases
Reactor operation
Condition monitoring
2011

Data fusion for enhanced condition monitoring of nuclear reactor refuelling

Wallace, C., West, G., Mcarthur, S. & Towle, D., 20 Jun 2011.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Reactor refueling
Data fusion
Condition monitoring
Inspection
Coolants
3 Citations (Scopus)

Self-tuning diagnosis of routine alarms in rotating plant items

Costello, J., West, G., Mcarthur, S. & Campbell, G., 20 Jun 2011.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

File
Tuning
Monitoring
Turbogenerators
Knowledge based systems
Condition monitoring
2010
5 Citations (Scopus)

Control rod monitoring of advanced gas-cooled reactors

Wallace, C., West, G., Jahn, G., Mcarthur, S., Towle, D. & Buckley, G., 7 Nov 2010.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

File
Gas cooled reactors
Control rods
Monitoring
Graphite
Inspection

Model-based estimation and filtering for condition monitoring of AGR nuclear graphite cores

Yang, E., Grimble, M. J., West, G. M., Inzerillo, S., Katebi, M. R. & McArthur, S. D. J., 7 Sep 2010, p. 1206-1211. 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Gas cooled reactors
Condition monitoring
Graphite
Aerodynamics
Friction
1 Citation (Scopus)

Predicting the ageing of advanced gas-cooled reactor (AGR) graphite bricks

West, G., Wallace, C., Jahn, G., Mcarthur, S. & Towle, D., 7 Nov 2010.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Gas cooled reactors
Brick
Graphite
Aging of materials
Moderators
2009

Automated analysis of AGR reactor core condition monitoring data

West, G., Wallace, C., Mcarthur, S., Mcdonald, J. & Towle, D., 5 Apr 2009.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Gas cooled reactors
Trace analysis
Reactor cores
Condition monitoring
Brick
2008
9 Citations (Scopus)

A method for distinguishing between complex transient signals in condition monitoring applications

Pinpart, T., West, G., Galloway, S. & Judd, M., 15 Jul 2008, p. 1060–1064. 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Partial discharges
Condition monitoring
Wavelet transforms
Acoustics
Testing
2007

An automated intelligent analysis system for analysing reactor refuelling events

West, G., Mcarthur, S., Mcdonald, J. & Towle, D., 11 Sep 2007.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Reactor refueling
Brick
Graphite
Trace analysis
Legacy systems
2004

Graphite core brick crack detection through automated load trace analysis

West, G., Mcarthur, S., Mcdonald, J., Ballantyne, A., Reed, J. & Beynon, S., 21 Sep 2004.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

File
Trace analysis
Crack detection
Brick
Graphite
3 Citations (Scopus)

The design of a decision support system for the vibration monitoring of turbine generators

Todd, M., McArthur, S. D. J., West, G. M. & McDonald, J. R., 2004, p. 433-437. 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Turbogenerators
Decision support systems
Turbines
Monitoring
Condition monitoring
2003

Re-engineering a turbine generator diagnostic expert system to support plant wide condition monitoring

Falconer, W. T., West, G. M., McArthur, S. D. J. & McDonald, J. R., Sep 2003, p. 249-252. 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Turbogenerators
Condition monitoring
Expert systems
2001

DEKAS - An evolutionary case-based reasoning system to support protection scheme design

West, G., Strachan, S., McDonald, J. R., Duffy, A. H. B., Farrell, J. & Gwyn, B., 2001. 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Open Access
File
Knowledge engineering
Case based reasoning
Decision support systems
Power transmission
Engineers

Intelligent decision support for protection scheme design associated with electrical transmission systems

West, G., Strachan, S., Moyes, A. & Mcdonald, J., 20 Jun 2001, p. 128-133 . 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Knowledge engineering
EHV power transmission
Industry
Engineers

Intelligent engineering support for protection scheme design

West, G., Strachan, S., Moyes, A. & Mcdonald, J., 11 Jul 2001, p. 54-58. 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Knowledge engineering
Electric power transmission networks
Knowledge management
Expert systems
2000

Knowledge management and decision support for electrical power utilities

West, G., Strachan, S., Moyes, A., Mcdonald, J., Gwyn, B. & Farrell, J., 17 Jul 2000.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Knowledge management