Maintenance and disassembly considerations for the Technology Demonstration Facility

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The Technology Demonstration Facility (TDF) is a tandem-mirror design concept carried out under the direction of Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory. It was conceived as a near-term device with a mission of developing engineering technology in a D-T fusion environment. Overall maintenance and component disassembly were among the responsibilities of the Fusion Engineering Design Center (FEDC). A configuration evolved that was based on the operational requirements of the components, as well as the requirements for their replacements. Component lifetime estimates were used to estimate the frequency and the number of replacements. In addition, it was determined that the need for remote ... continued below

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Spampinato, P.T. January 1, 1983.

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The Technology Demonstration Facility (TDF) is a tandem-mirror design concept carried out under the direction of Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory. It was conceived as a near-term device with a mission of developing engineering technology in a D-T fusion environment. Overall maintenance and component disassembly were among the responsibilities of the Fusion Engineering Design Center (FEDC). A configuration evolved that was based on the operational requirements of the components, as well as the requirements for their replacements. Component lifetime estimates were used to estimate the frequency and the number of replacements. In addition, it was determined that the need for remote handling equipment followed within 1.5 years after initial start-up, emphasizing the direct relationship between developing maintenance scenarios/equipment and the device configuration. Many of the scheduled maintenance operations were investigated to first order, and preliminary handling equipment concepts were developed.

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NTIS, PC A02/MF A01; 1.

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  • 5. topical meeting on technology of fusion energy, Knoxville, TN, USA, 26 Apr 1983

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  • Other: DE83014233
  • Report No.: CONF-830406-85
  • Grant Number: W-7405-ENG-26
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 5904073
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc1098745

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Spampinato, P.T. Maintenance and disassembly considerations for the Technology Demonstration Facility, article, January 1, 1983; Tennessee. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc1098745/: accessed May 20, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.