Evolution of Controls for Nuclear-Safety Engine-Generators

Greuel, Steve
July 2012
Nuclear Plant Journal;Jul/Aug2012, Vol. 30 Issue 4, p66
Trade Publication
The article discusses the evolution of the controls on emergency diesel generators (EDGs) in nuclear power plant. It states that most controls for EDGs changes into digital system wherein the need to ensure the security of the digital control system and optimal use of monitoring data are important. It says that digital control could be embedded with processors, configuration control, and siting of the controls with the design that would derive benefits from the control.


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