Graphite core condition monitoring through intelligent analysis of fuel grab load trace data

Graeme West, Gordon Jahn, Stephen Mcarthur, Jim Reed

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Abstract

As a graphite core ages, there is an increased requirement to monitor the distortions within the core to permit safe continued operation of the station. In addition to existing monitoring and inspection, new methods of providing information relating to the core are being investigated.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationManagement of ageing processes in graphite reactor cores
Subtitle of host publicationproceedings of the ageing management of graphite reactor cores 2005
EditorsGareth B Neighbour
Place of PublicationCambridge
PublisherRoyal Society of Chemistry
Pages232-239
Number of pages8
ISBN (Print)9780854043453
Publication statusPublished - 1 Mar 2007
EventAgeing Management of Graphite Reactor Cores - Cardiff, United Kingdom
Duration: 28 Nov 200530 Nov 2005

Conference

ConferenceAgeing Management of Graphite Reactor Cores
CountryUnited Kingdom
CityCardiff
Period28/11/0530/11/05

Keywords

  • condition monitoring
  • intelligent systems
  • nuclear reactor refuelling
  • graphite core
  • intelligent analysis
  • fuel
  • grab load trace data

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    West, G., Jahn, G., Mcarthur, S., & Reed, J. (2007). Graphite core condition monitoring through intelligent analysis of fuel grab load trace data. In G. B. Neighbour (Ed.), Management of ageing processes in graphite reactor cores: proceedings of the ageing management of graphite reactor cores 2005 (pp. 232-239). Royal Society of Chemistry.