TITLE

Evolution of Controls for Nuclear-Safety Engine-Generators

AUTHOR(S)
Greuel, Steve
PUB. DATE
July 2012
SOURCE
Nuclear Plant Journal;Jul/Aug2012, Vol. 30 Issue 4, p66
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
79196432

 

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