DEVELOPMENT OF A FACILITY MONITORING TESTBED

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The Advanced Surveillance Technology (AST) project at Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL), funded by the Nonproliferation Research and Engineering Group (NN-20) of the National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA), is fielding a facility monitoring application testbed at the National High Magnetic Field Laboratory-Pulsed Field Laboratory (NHMFL-PFL). This application is designed to utilize continuous remote monitoring technology to provide an additional layer of personnel safety assurance and equipment fault prediction capability in the laboratory. Various off-the-shelf surveillance sensor technologies are evaluated. In this testbed environment, several of the deployed monitoring sensors have detected transient precursor equipment-fault events. Additionally the prototype remote monitoring ... continued below

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MIELKE, A. M.; BOYLE, C. M. & AL, ET June 1, 2001.

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The Advanced Surveillance Technology (AST) project at Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL), funded by the Nonproliferation Research and Engineering Group (NN-20) of the National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA), is fielding a facility monitoring application testbed at the National High Magnetic Field Laboratory-Pulsed Field Laboratory (NHMFL-PFL). This application is designed to utilize continuous remote monitoring technology to provide an additional layer of personnel safety assurance and equipment fault prediction capability in the laboratory. Various off-the-shelf surveillance sensor technologies are evaluated. In this testbed environment, several of the deployed monitoring sensors have detected transient precursor equipment-fault events. Additionally the prototype remote monitoring system employs specialized video state recognition software to determine whether the operations occurring within the facility are acceptable, given the observed equipment status. By integrating the Guardian reasoning system developed at LANL, anomalous facility events trigger alarms signaling personnel to the likelihood of an equipment failure or unsafe operation.

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  • Report No.: LA-UR-01-3569
  • Grant Number: W-7405-ENG-36
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 783355
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc718302

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MIELKE, A. M.; BOYLE, C. M. & AL, ET. DEVELOPMENT OF A FACILITY MONITORING TESTBED, article, June 1, 2001; New Mexico. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc718302/: accessed August 20, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.