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Title: Augmented Reality for Enabling Smart Nuclear Infrastructure

Abstract

This work presents a novel, comprehensive framework that leverages emerging augmented reality headset technology to enable smart nuclear industrial infrastructure that a human can easily interact with to improve their performance in terms of safety, security, and productivity. Nuclear industrial operations require some of the most complicated infrastructure that must be managed today. Nuclear infrastructure and their associated industrial operations typically features stringent requirements associated with seismic, personnel management (e.g., access control, equipment access), safety (e.g., radiation, criticality, mechanical, electrical, spark, and chemical hazards), security (cyber/physical), and sometimes international treaties for nuclear non-proliferation. Furthermore, a wide variety of manufacturing and maintenance operations take place within these facilities further complicating their management. Nuclear facilities require very thorough and stringent documentation of the operations occurring within these facilities as well as maintaining a tight chain-of-custody for the materials being stored within the facility. The emergence of augmented reality and a variety of Internet of Things (IoT) devices offers a possible solution to help mitigate these challenges. This work provides a demonstration of a prototype smart nuclear infrastructure system that leverages augmented reality to illustrate the advantages of this system. It will also present example augmented reality tools that can be leveraged tomore » create the next generation of smart nuclear infrastructure. The discussion will layout future directions of research for this class of work.« less

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  1. Los Alamos National Lab. (LANL), Los Alamos, NM (United States)
  2. Univ. of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM (United States)
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Los Alamos National Lab. (LANL), Los Alamos, NM (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
1558212
Report Number(s):
LA-UR-18-30914
Journal ID: ISSN 2297-3362
Grant/Contract Number:  
89233218CNA000001
Resource Type:
Journal Article: Accepted Manuscript
Journal Name:
Frontiers in Built Environment
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 5; Journal ID: ISSN 2297-3362
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
22 GENERAL STUDIES OF NUCLEAR REACTORS

Citation Formats

Mascarenas, David Dennis Lee, Harden, Troy Anthony, Morales Garcia, John Evan, Boardman, Beth Leigh, Sosebee, Erin Marie, Blackhart, Craig, Cattaneo, Alessandro, Krebs, Matthew Scott, Tockstein, Jameson John, Green, Andre Walter, Dasari, Sudeep Rao, Bleck, Brian Mark, Katko, Benjamin Joseph, Moreu, Fernando, Maharjan, Dilendra, Aguero, Marlon, Fernandez, Ricardo, Trujillo, Julio B., and Wysong, Andrew Russell. Augmented Reality for Enabling Smart Nuclear Infrastructure. United States: N. p., 2019. Web. doi:10.3389/fbuil.2019.00082.
Mascarenas, David Dennis Lee, Harden, Troy Anthony, Morales Garcia, John Evan, Boardman, Beth Leigh, Sosebee, Erin Marie, Blackhart, Craig, Cattaneo, Alessandro, Krebs, Matthew Scott, Tockstein, Jameson John, Green, Andre Walter, Dasari, Sudeep Rao, Bleck, Brian Mark, Katko, Benjamin Joseph, Moreu, Fernando, Maharjan, Dilendra, Aguero, Marlon, Fernandez, Ricardo, Trujillo, Julio B., & Wysong, Andrew Russell. Augmented Reality for Enabling Smart Nuclear Infrastructure. United States. doi:10.3389/fbuil.2019.00082.
Mascarenas, David Dennis Lee, Harden, Troy Anthony, Morales Garcia, John Evan, Boardman, Beth Leigh, Sosebee, Erin Marie, Blackhart, Craig, Cattaneo, Alessandro, Krebs, Matthew Scott, Tockstein, Jameson John, Green, Andre Walter, Dasari, Sudeep Rao, Bleck, Brian Mark, Katko, Benjamin Joseph, Moreu, Fernando, Maharjan, Dilendra, Aguero, Marlon, Fernandez, Ricardo, Trujillo, Julio B., and Wysong, Andrew Russell. Tue . "Augmented Reality for Enabling Smart Nuclear Infrastructure". United States. doi:10.3389/fbuil.2019.00082. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1558212.
@article{osti_1558212,
title = {Augmented Reality for Enabling Smart Nuclear Infrastructure},
author = {Mascarenas, David Dennis Lee and Harden, Troy Anthony and Morales Garcia, John Evan and Boardman, Beth Leigh and Sosebee, Erin Marie and Blackhart, Craig and Cattaneo, Alessandro and Krebs, Matthew Scott and Tockstein, Jameson John and Green, Andre Walter and Dasari, Sudeep Rao and Bleck, Brian Mark and Katko, Benjamin Joseph and Moreu, Fernando and Maharjan, Dilendra and Aguero, Marlon and Fernandez, Ricardo and Trujillo, Julio B. and Wysong, Andrew Russell},
abstractNote = {This work presents a novel, comprehensive framework that leverages emerging augmented reality headset technology to enable smart nuclear industrial infrastructure that a human can easily interact with to improve their performance in terms of safety, security, and productivity. Nuclear industrial operations require some of the most complicated infrastructure that must be managed today. Nuclear infrastructure and their associated industrial operations typically features stringent requirements associated with seismic, personnel management (e.g., access control, equipment access), safety (e.g., radiation, criticality, mechanical, electrical, spark, and chemical hazards), security (cyber/physical), and sometimes international treaties for nuclear non-proliferation. Furthermore, a wide variety of manufacturing and maintenance operations take place within these facilities further complicating their management. Nuclear facilities require very thorough and stringent documentation of the operations occurring within these facilities as well as maintaining a tight chain-of-custody for the materials being stored within the facility. The emergence of augmented reality and a variety of Internet of Things (IoT) devices offers a possible solution to help mitigate these challenges. This work provides a demonstration of a prototype smart nuclear infrastructure system that leverages augmented reality to illustrate the advantages of this system. It will also present example augmented reality tools that can be leveraged to create the next generation of smart nuclear infrastructure. The discussion will layout future directions of research for this class of work.},
doi = {10.3389/fbuil.2019.00082},
journal = {Frontiers in Built Environment},
issn = {2297-3362},
number = ,
volume = 5,
place = {United States},
year = {2019},
month = {6}
}

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Figure 1 Figure 1: An example of an augmented reality headset [Microsoft HoloLens, Microsoft, (n.d)].

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