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Title: Future of robots in nuclear plants and processes

Abstract

The role of robotics at the Savannah River Plant and Laboratory is reviewed. The site's remote process areas are described briefly, and existing remote handling equipment and robots are discussed. Three technology areas under development and relating to process automation are reviewed. These are: inspection systems to detect and evaluate process problems or to determine equipment integrity, process monitoring systems to analyze plant operations and to supply information in the event of an unusual occurrence, and remote manipulator systems and controls to handle instruments and tools. A technique is presented for employing future intelligent robots through process networks. These networks will represent the integration of robotic technology with dedicated process knowledge bases. (LEW)

Authors:
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Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Du Pont de Nemours (E.I.) and Co., Aiken, SC (USA). Savannah River Lab.
OSTI Identifier:
5621928
Report Number(s):
DP-MS-85-38; CONF-850425-3
ON: DE85011505
DOE Contract Number:  
AC09-76SR00001
Resource Type:
Conference
Resource Relation:
Conference: Executive conference on remote operations and robotics in the nuclear industry, Pine Mountain, GA, USA, 21 Apr 1985
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
42 ENGINEERING; ROBOTS; USES; ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE; INSPECTION; MONITORING; REMOTE HANDLING; SAVANNAH RIVER PLANT; NATIONAL ORGANIZATIONS; US AEC; US DOE; US ERDA; US ORGANIZATIONS; 420203* - Engineering- Handling Equipment & Procedures

Citation Formats

Fisher, J J, and Byrd, J S. Future of robots in nuclear plants and processes. United States: N. p., 1985. Web.
Fisher, J J, & Byrd, J S. Future of robots in nuclear plants and processes. United States.
Fisher, J J, and Byrd, J S. Tue . "Future of robots in nuclear plants and processes". United States.
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