Next Generation Nuclear Plant Resilient Control System Functional Analysis

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Control Systems and their associated instrumentation must meet reliability, availability, maintainability, and resiliency criteria in order for high temperature gas-cooled reactors (HTGRs) to be economically competitive. Research, perhaps requiring several years, may be needed to develop control systems to support plant availability and resiliency. This report functionally analyzes the gaps between traditional and resilient control systems as applicable to HTGRs, which includes the Next Generation Nuclear Plant; defines resilient controls; assesses the current state of both traditional and resilient control systems; and documents the functional gaps existing between these two controls approaches as applicable to HTGRs. This report supports the ... continued below

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Stevens, Lynne M. July 1, 2010.

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Control Systems and their associated instrumentation must meet reliability, availability, maintainability, and resiliency criteria in order for high temperature gas-cooled reactors (HTGRs) to be economically competitive. Research, perhaps requiring several years, may be needed to develop control systems to support plant availability and resiliency. This report functionally analyzes the gaps between traditional and resilient control systems as applicable to HTGRs, which includes the Next Generation Nuclear Plant; defines resilient controls; assesses the current state of both traditional and resilient control systems; and documents the functional gaps existing between these two controls approaches as applicable to HTGRs. This report supports the development of an overall strategy for applying resilient controls to HTGRs by showing that control systems with adequate levels of resilience perform at higher levels, respond more quickly to disturbances, increase operational efficiency, and increase public protection.

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  • Report No.: INL/EXT-10-19359
  • Grant Number: DE-AC07-05ID14517
  • DOI: 10.2172/989894 | External Link
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 989894
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc1013978

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Stevens, Lynne M. Next Generation Nuclear Plant Resilient Control System Functional Analysis, report, July 1, 2010; Idaho. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc1013978/: accessed December 11, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.