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Title: Digital computer operation of a nuclear reactor

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