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Title: Systems Engineering Model for ART Energy Conversion

Abstract

The near-term objective of the EC team is to establish an operating, commercially scalable Recompression Closed Brayton Cycle (RCBC) to be constructed for the NE - STEP demonstration system (demo) with the lowest risk possible. A systems engineering approach is recommended to ensure adequate requirements gathering, documentation, and mode ling that supports technology development relevant to advanced reactors while supporting crosscut interests in potential applications. A holistic systems engineering model was designed for the ART Energy Conversion program by leveraging Concurrent Engineering, Balance Model, Simplified V Model, and Project Management principles. The resulting model supports the identification and validation of lifecycle Brayton systems requirements, and allows designers to detail system-specific components relevant to the current stage in the lifecycle, while maintaining a holistic view of all system elements.

Authors:
 [1];  [1];  [1]
  1. Sandia National Lab. (SNL-NM), Albuquerque, NM (United States)
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Sandia National Lab. (SNL-NM), Albuquerque, NM (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE Office of Nuclear Energy (NE)
OSTI Identifier:
1343252
Report Number(s):
SAND2017-0910
650963
DOE Contract Number:
AC04-94AL85000
Resource Type:
Technical Report
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
42 ENGINEERING

Citation Formats

Mendez Cruz, Carmen Margarita, Rochau, Gary E., and Wilson, Mollye C. Systems Engineering Model for ART Energy Conversion. United States: N. p., 2017. Web. doi:10.2172/1343252.
Mendez Cruz, Carmen Margarita, Rochau, Gary E., & Wilson, Mollye C. Systems Engineering Model for ART Energy Conversion. United States. doi:10.2172/1343252.
Mendez Cruz, Carmen Margarita, Rochau, Gary E., and Wilson, Mollye C. Wed . "Systems Engineering Model for ART Energy Conversion". United States. doi:10.2172/1343252. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1343252.
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