Ex-vessel remote maintenance development plans for the Burning Plasma Experiment

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Remote maintenance (RM) is fundamental to the basic design requirements of the Burning Plasma Experiment (BPX), and an extensive RM development and demonstration program is planned to meet these requirements. The program first draws from the experience base that exists in the fission community and Europe's Joint European Torus (JET) Project. Successful solutions are applied where possible and, in many cases, improved in order to achieve the performance demanded by a multiyear program that must be capable of efficiently executing RM procedures. Early, concurrent efforts in the design and fabrication of prototype remote handling (RH) equipment, remote tooling, and maintainable ... continued below

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Burgess, T.W. & Davis, F.C. January 1, 1991.

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Remote maintenance (RM) is fundamental to the basic design requirements of the Burning Plasma Experiment (BPX), and an extensive RM development and demonstration program is planned to meet these requirements. The program first draws from the experience base that exists in the fission community and Europe's Joint European Torus (JET) Project. Successful solutions are applied where possible and, in many cases, improved in order to achieve the performance demanded by a multiyear program that must be capable of efficiently executing RM procedures. Early, concurrent efforts in the design and fabrication of prototype remote handling (RH) equipment, remote tooling, and maintainable machine components will precede an extensive use of mock-up equipment in order to test, develop, and demonstrate the technology. 7 refs,. 5 figs.

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  • 14. IEEE symposium on fusion engineering, San Diego, CA (United States), 30 Sep - 3 Oct 1991

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  • Other: DE92000430
  • Report No.: CONF-910968-8
  • Grant Number: AC05-84OR21400
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 5182605
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc1053539

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Burgess, T.W. & Davis, F.C. Ex-vessel remote maintenance development plans for the Burning Plasma Experiment, article, January 1, 1991; Tennessee. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc1053539/: accessed December 13, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.