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Title: Digital computer operation of a nuclear reactor

Abstract

A method is described for the safe operation of a complex system such as a nuclear reactor using a digital computer. The computer is supplied with a data base containing a list of the safe state of the reactor and a list of operating instructions for achieving a safe state when the actual state of the reactor does not correspond to a listed safe state, the computer selects operating instructions to return the reactor to a safe state.

Inventors:
 [1]
  1. (Richland, WA)
Issue Date:
Research Org.:
WESTINGHOUSE HANFORD CO
OSTI Identifier:
865086
Patent Number(s):
4459259
Assignee:
United States of America as represented by United States (Washington, DC) OSTI
DOE Contract Number:  
AC14-76FF02170
Resource Type:
Patent
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
digital; computer; operation; nuclear; reactor; method; described; safe; complex; supplied; data; base; containing; list; operating; instructions; achieving; correspond; listed; selects; return; data base; nuclear reactor; digital computer; base containing; /376/706/976/

Citation Formats

Colley, Robert W. Digital computer operation of a nuclear reactor. United States: N. p., 1984. Web.
Colley, Robert W. Digital computer operation of a nuclear reactor. United States.
Colley, Robert W. Sun . "Digital computer operation of a nuclear reactor". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/865086.
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place = {United States},
year = {1984},
month = {1}
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