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Title: Vibration monitoring of Kraftwerk Union pressurized water reactors - Review, present status, and further development

Abstract

Incipient damage to mechanical structure may be detected early in time by deviations from normal dynamic behavior. For vibration monitoring of coupled systems, only a small number of transducers are necessary, in general. On the basis, Kraftwerk Union has been involved in the development and construction of vibration monitoring systems for pressurized water reactors over the last 20 yr. The current state of the art permits vibration monitoring during normal operation by reactor personnel without expert assistance. The new SUS-86 microprocessor-based system allows further expansion toward an expert system.

Authors:
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Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Kraftwerk Union AG, Postfach 3220, 8520 Erlangen (DE)
OSTI Identifier:
7227083
Resource Type:
Journal Article
Journal Name:
Nucl. Technol.; (United States)
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 80:3
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
21 SPECIFIC NUCLEAR REACTORS AND ASSOCIATED PLANTS; 22 GENERAL STUDIES OF NUCLEAR REACTORS; 99 GENERAL AND MISCELLANEOUS//MATHEMATICS, COMPUTING, AND INFORMATION SCIENCE; PWR TYPE REACTORS; EXPERT SYSTEMS; MECHANICAL VIBRATIONS; PERFORMANCE TESTING; REACTOR MONITORING SYSTEMS; REACTOR SAFETY; REVIEWS; SURVEILLANCE; COMPUTERIZED CONTROL SYSTEMS; MICROPROCESSORS; PERSONNEL; TRANSDUCERS; COMPUTERS; CONTROL SYSTEMS; DOCUMENT TYPES; ELECTRONIC CIRCUITS; MICROELECTRONIC CIRCUITS; REACTORS; SAFETY; TESTING; WATER COOLED REACTORS; WATER MODERATED REACTORS; 210200* - Power Reactors, Nonbreeding, Light-Water Moderated, Nonboiling Water Cooled; 220400 - Nuclear Reactor Technology- Control Systems; 990210 - Supercomputers- (1987-1989)

Citation Formats

Stolben, H., and Wehling, H.J.. Vibration monitoring of Kraftwerk Union pressurized water reactors - Review, present status, and further development. United States: N. p., 1988. Web.
Stolben, H., & Wehling, H.J.. Vibration monitoring of Kraftwerk Union pressurized water reactors - Review, present status, and further development. United States.
Stolben, H., and Wehling, H.J.. Tue . "Vibration monitoring of Kraftwerk Union pressurized water reactors - Review, present status, and further development". United States.
@article{osti_7227083,
title = {Vibration monitoring of Kraftwerk Union pressurized water reactors - Review, present status, and further development},
author = {Stolben, H. and Wehling, H.J.},
abstractNote = {Incipient damage to mechanical structure may be detected early in time by deviations from normal dynamic behavior. For vibration monitoring of coupled systems, only a small number of transducers are necessary, in general. On the basis, Kraftwerk Union has been involved in the development and construction of vibration monitoring systems for pressurized water reactors over the last 20 yr. The current state of the art permits vibration monitoring during normal operation by reactor personnel without expert assistance. The new SUS-86 microprocessor-based system allows further expansion toward an expert system.},
doi = {},
journal = {Nucl. Technol.; (United States)},
number = ,
volume = 80:3,
place = {United States},
year = {1988},
month = {3}
}