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Title: Integrated monitoring and surveillance system for SNM.

Abstract

Complex special nuclear material (SNM) storage systems can benefit from automated monitoring and data integration systems that maximize safety and security and optimize system maintainability. Current methods of verification, which rely on physical access, are costly and labor intensive. A prototype data analysis. system for nuclear material monitoring is being developed through a joint effort by Argonne National Laboratory (ANL) and Lockheed Martin Idaho Technologies Company (LMITCO). The system synthesizes information from various sources and applies advanced data analysis to predict sensor faults and detect material instabilities and security/safeguards problems. The system makes use of Argonne's Multivariate State Estimation Technique, or MSET, to provide an early warning system for the performance of sensors and processes, The system is being implemented and tested at the Safeguard Technology Evaluation Laboratory (STEL) at ANL-W. The STEL was installed at a Fuel Manufacturing Facility (FMF) special nuclear materials vault at ANL-W in 1997 as part of a DOE Plutonium Focus Area Project. The STEL provides the infrastructure for the demonstration and integration of technologies for monitoring plutonium-bearing materials in various storage configurations. Real sensors located within the STEL are being used to ''calibrate'' and validate. software while simulated sensors are used to mockup larger-scalemore » problems. Preliminary system design and testing results are discussed.« less

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Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Argonne National Lab., IL (US)
Sponsoring Org.:
US Department of Energy (US)
OSTI Identifier:
11908
Report Number(s):
ANL/TD/CP-99673
TRN: AH200119%%209
DOE Contract Number:  
W-31109-ENG-38
Resource Type:
Conference
Resource Relation:
Conference: INMM 40th Annual Meeting 1999, Phoenix, AZ (US), 07/25/1999--07/29/1999; Other Information: PBD: 4 Aug 1999
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
98 NUCLEAR DISARMAMENT, SAFEGUARDS, AND PHYSICAL PROTECTION; DATA ANALYSIS; EVALUATION; MANUFACTURING; MONITORING; PLUTONIUM; SAFEGUARDS; SAFETY; SECURITY; STORAGE; VERIFICATION

Citation Formats

Aumeier, S., Brush, B., Ewing, T., Gross, K., Kotter, D., Laurin-Kovitz, K., Walters, G., and Wegerich, S. Integrated monitoring and surveillance system for SNM.. United States: N. p., 1999. Web.
Aumeier, S., Brush, B., Ewing, T., Gross, K., Kotter, D., Laurin-Kovitz, K., Walters, G., & Wegerich, S. Integrated monitoring and surveillance system for SNM.. United States.
Aumeier, S., Brush, B., Ewing, T., Gross, K., Kotter, D., Laurin-Kovitz, K., Walters, G., and Wegerich, S. Wed . "Integrated monitoring and surveillance system for SNM.". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/11908.
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title = {Integrated monitoring and surveillance system for SNM.},
author = {Aumeier, S. and Brush, B. and Ewing, T. and Gross, K. and Kotter, D. and Laurin-Kovitz, K. and Walters, G. and Wegerich, S.},
abstractNote = {Complex special nuclear material (SNM) storage systems can benefit from automated monitoring and data integration systems that maximize safety and security and optimize system maintainability. Current methods of verification, which rely on physical access, are costly and labor intensive. A prototype data analysis. system for nuclear material monitoring is being developed through a joint effort by Argonne National Laboratory (ANL) and Lockheed Martin Idaho Technologies Company (LMITCO). The system synthesizes information from various sources and applies advanced data analysis to predict sensor faults and detect material instabilities and security/safeguards problems. The system makes use of Argonne's Multivariate State Estimation Technique, or MSET, to provide an early warning system for the performance of sensors and processes, The system is being implemented and tested at the Safeguard Technology Evaluation Laboratory (STEL) at ANL-W. The STEL was installed at a Fuel Manufacturing Facility (FMF) special nuclear materials vault at ANL-W in 1997 as part of a DOE Plutonium Focus Area Project. The STEL provides the infrastructure for the demonstration and integration of technologies for monitoring plutonium-bearing materials in various storage configurations. Real sensors located within the STEL are being used to ''calibrate'' and validate. software while simulated sensors are used to mockup larger-scale problems. Preliminary system design and testing results are discussed.},
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place = {United States},
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