Experimental development of power reactor advanced controllers

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A systematic approach for developing and verifying advanced controllers with potential application to commercial nuclear power plants is suggested. The central idea is to experimentally demonstrate an advanced control concept first on an ultra safe research reactor followed by demonstration on a passively safe experimental power reactor and then finally adopt the technique for improving safety, performance, reliability and operability at commercial facilities. Prior to completing an experimental sequence, the benefits and utility of candidate advanced controllers should be established through theoretical development and simulation testing. The applicability of a robust optimal observer-based state feedback controller design process for improving ... continued below

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Edwards, R.M. (Pennsylvania State Univ., University Park, PA (United States). Dept. of Nuclear Engineering); Weng, C.K. (Pennsylvania State Univ., University Park, PA (United States). Dept. of Mechanical Engineering) & Lindsay, R.W. (Argonne National Lab., Idaho Falls, ID (United States)) January 1, 1992.

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A systematic approach for developing and verifying advanced controllers with potential application to commercial nuclear power plants is suggested. The central idea is to experimentally demonstrate an advanced control concept first on an ultra safe research reactor followed by demonstration on a passively safe experimental power reactor and then finally adopt the technique for improving safety, performance, reliability and operability at commercial facilities. Prior to completing an experimental sequence, the benefits and utility of candidate advanced controllers should be established through theoretical development and simulation testing. The applicability of a robust optimal observer-based state feedback controller design process for improving reactor temperature response for a TRIGA research reactor, Liquid Metal-cooled Reactor (LMR), and a commercial Pressurized Water Reactor (PWR) is presented to illustrate the potential of the proposed experimental development concept.

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  • 8. power plant dynamics, control and testing symposium, Knoxville, TN (United States), 27-29 May 1992

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  • Other: DE92014867
  • Report No.: ANL/CP-75835
  • Report No.: CONF-920538--26
  • Grant Number: W-31109-ENG-38
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 5348458
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc1072687

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Edwards, R.M. (Pennsylvania State Univ., University Park, PA (United States). Dept. of Nuclear Engineering); Weng, C.K. (Pennsylvania State Univ., University Park, PA (United States). Dept. of Mechanical Engineering) & Lindsay, R.W. (Argonne National Lab., Idaho Falls, ID (United States)). Experimental development of power reactor advanced controllers, article, January 1, 1992; United States. (https://digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc1072687/: accessed March 22, 2019), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, https://digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.