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Title: Review of advanced control rooms: Methodological considerations for the use of HFE guidelines

Abstract

Control rooms for advanced nuclear power plants use advanced human-system interface (HSI) technologies that may have significant implications for plant safety in that they will affect the operator`s overall role in the system and the ways in which operators interact with the system. The US Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) reviews HSIs to ensure that they are designed to accepted human factors engineering (HFE) principles. The principal review guidance, however, is more than ten-years old (US NRC, 1981). Accordingly, an Advanced HSI Design Review Guideline (DRG) was developed to provide criteria for these reviews. The DRG contains seven major sections: Information Display, User-System Interaction, Process Control and Input Devices, Alarms, Analysis and Decision Aids, Inter-Personnel Communication, and Workplace Design (see O`Hara & Brown, 1993). The purpose of this paper is to describe the methodology for DRG use.

Authors:
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Brookhaven National Lab., Upton, NY (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Washington, DC (United States)
OSTI Identifier:
10127700
Report Number(s):
BNL-NUREG-49996; CONF-940602-4
ON: DE94007172; TRN: 94:008446
DOE Contract Number:  
AC02-76CH00016
Resource Type:
Conference
Resource Relation:
Conference: 35. annual meeting of the American Nuclear Society,New Orleans, LA (United States),11-16 Jun 1994; Other Information: PBD: [1994]
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
22 GENERAL STUDIES OF NUCLEAR REACTORS; NUCLEAR POWER PLANTS; CONTROL ROOMS; HUMAN FACTORS ENGINEERING; REACTOR SAFETY; REACTOR OPERATORS; MAN-MACHINE SYSTEMS; STANDARDS; DESIGN; DISPLAY DEVICES; 220200; 220900; COMPONENTS AND ACCESSORIES

Citation Formats

O`Hara, J.M. Review of advanced control rooms: Methodological considerations for the use of HFE guidelines. United States: N. p., 1994. Web.
O`Hara, J.M. Review of advanced control rooms: Methodological considerations for the use of HFE guidelines. United States.
O`Hara, J.M. Tue . "Review of advanced control rooms: Methodological considerations for the use of HFE guidelines". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/10127700.
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