Automated Fault Detection for DIII-D Tokamak Experiments

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An automated fault detection software system has been developed and was used during 1999 DIII-D plasma operations. The Fault Identification and Communication System (FICS) executes automatically after every plasma discharge to check dozens of subsystems for proper operation and communicates the test results to the tokamak operator. This system is now used routinely during DIII-D operations and has led to an increase in tokamak productivity.

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Walker, M.L.; Scoville, J.T.; Johnson, R.D.; Hyatt, A.W. & Lee, J. November 1, 1999.

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An automated fault detection software system has been developed and was used during 1999 DIII-D plasma operations. The Fault Identification and Communication System (FICS) executes automatically after every plasma discharge to check dozens of subsystems for proper operation and communicates the test results to the tokamak operator. This system is now used routinely during DIII-D operations and has led to an increase in tokamak productivity.

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4 p.

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INIS; OSTI as DE00766648

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  • 18th IEEE/NPSS Symposium on Fusion Engineering, Albuquerque, NM (US), 10/25/1999--10/29/1999

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  • Report No.: GA-A23246
  • Grant Number: AC03-99ER54463
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 766648
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc717308

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Walker, M.L.; Scoville, J.T.; Johnson, R.D.; Hyatt, A.W. & Lee, J. Automated Fault Detection for DIII-D Tokamak Experiments, article, November 1, 1999; San Diego, California. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc717308/: accessed October 22, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.