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  1. DEVELOPMENT OF A DYNAMIC OPERATIONAL RISK MODEL TO SUPPORT RISK MANAGEMENT OF NUCLEAR POWER PLANTS

    SBC: Accident Prevention Group            Topic: N/A

    CURRENT ACTIVITY WITHIN THE NRC AND THE NUCLEAR INDUSTRY SEEKS TO EXPLOIT THE BENEFITS OF PRA IN RISK-BASED APPROACHES TO RELIEVE REGULATORY BURDEN ON THE ECONOMICALLY THREATENED NUCLEAR POWER PLANTS. THE ACCIDENT PREVENTION GROUP HAS BEEN DEVELOPING THE CONCEPT OF AN INTEGRATED RISK MANAGEMENT PROGRAM (IRMP) TOWARD SUCH GOALS. A KEY ELEMENT OF AN IRMP IS AN "OPERATIONAL RISK MODEL" OF THE NPP THA ...

    SBIR Phase I 1994 Nuclear Regulatory Commission
  2. SCOPING ANALYSIS OF LWR SHUTDOWN ACCIDENTS INITIATED BY EARTHQUAKES AND INTERNAL FIRES

    SBC: Future Resources Associate Inc            Topic: N/A

    N/A

    SBIR Phase I 1990 Nuclear Regulatory Commission
  3. DEVELOPMENT OF A METHODOLOGY FOR ANALYZING PRECURSORS TO EARTHQUAKE-INITIATED AND FIRE-INITIATED ACCIDENT SEQUENCES

    SBC: Future Resources Associate Inc            Topic: N/A

    N/A

    SBIR Phase I 1994 Nuclear Regulatory Commission
  4. SMART WATER-REACTIVE GROUTS FOR UNDERGROUND ENTOMBMENT FACILITIES

    SBC: Guyer Santin, Inc.            Topic: N/A

    THIS PROPOSAL IS TO ADDRESS THE FEASIBILITY OF WATER-REACTIVE GROUTS AS A "SMART" MATERIAL CAPABLE OF BEING PLACED DURING CONSTRUCTION BUT NOT ACTIVATED UNTIL A THREAT EVENT OCCURS WHICH DEGRADES THE ORIGINAL WATERTIGHT INTEGRITY. WHEN SUCH DEGRADATION OCCURS, IT WILL EXPOSE THE WATER-REACTIVE GROUT TO GROUNDWATER. THIS WILL TRIGGER THE HARDENING PROCESS WHICH WILL AUTOMATICALLY AFFECT A EAL AT TH ...

    SBIR Phase I 1994 Nuclear Regulatory Commission
  5. CONTROL ROOM INLEAKAGE TEST

    SBC: Lagus Applied Technology Inc.            Topic: N/A

    A SIMPLIFIED RECONNAISSANCE-TYPE TEST IS PROPOSED THAT UTILIZES THE TECHNIQUES OF TRACER GAS VENTILATION TESTING TO QUANTIFY THE UNFILTERED AIR INLEAKAGE INTO AN OPERATING NUCLEAR POWER PLANT CONTROL ROOM. THE TEST WILL BE DEVELOPED TO ENCOMPASS THE FIVE BASIC TYPES OF CONTROL ROOM EMERGENCY VENTILATION SYSTEMS. A THOROUGH ERROR ANALYSIS WILL ALSO BE UNDERTAKEN. A DETAILED TESTING PROTOCOL SUITABL ...

    SBIR Phase I 1994 Nuclear Regulatory Commission
  6. A REMOTE LASER INSPECTION SYSTEM FOR NUCLEAR REACTOR COMPONENTS

    SBC: Metrolaser, Inc.            Topic: N/A

    THE DAMAGE FROM OPERATING STRESSES, AGING, AND ENVIRONMENT ACT TO MODIFY THE VIBRATIONAL MODAL PATTERNS OF NUCLEAR REACTOR COMPONENTS. WE PROPOSE TO EVALUATE THE FEASIBILITY OF APPLYING HOLOGRAPHIC TECHNIQUES FOR MONITORING AND QUANTIFYING THESE PATTERNS. THESE MEASUREMENTS COULD BE PERFORMED REMOTELY AND WITH MINIMUM DISRUPTION OF PLANT OPERATIONS. THE APPLICATION OF HOLOGRAPHY TO AUGMENT THE USE ...

    SBIR Phase I 1991 Nuclear Regulatory Commission
  7. ANALYSIS AND TRAINING OF AN ARTIFICIAL NEURAL NETWORK NETWORK NUCLEAR POWER PLANTACCIDENT DIAGNOSTIC ADVISOR

    SBC: Netrologic, Inc.            Topic: N/A

    THE OBJECTIVE OF THE PROPOSED RESEARCH IS TO DEVELOP AN ARTIFICIAL-INTELLIGENCE FAULT-DIAGNOSTIC SYSTEM THAT WILL CLASSIFY, IN REAL-TIME, NUCLEAR POWER PLANT TRANSIENTS AND PROVIDE ERROR BOUNDS ON ITS DIAGNOSES. THE GOAL IS TO DEVELOP AN ARTIFICIAL NEURAL NETWORK (ANN) PARADIGM THAT IS CAPABLE OF NOT ONLY PROVIDING A PROPER CLASSIFICATION BUT ALSO GIVING A FIGURE OF MERIT FOR ITS ANSWER. THE PROPO ...

    SBIR Phase I 1991 Nuclear Regulatory Commission
  8. MEASUREMENT BASED DEPENDABILITY ANALYSIS FOR DIGITAL SYSTEMS

    SBC: SOHAR, INC.            Topic: N/A

    N/A

    SBIR Phase I 1994 Nuclear Regulatory Commission
  9. AN YTTRIUM ALUMINUM PEROVSKITE BASED GAMMA-RAY DOSIMETER

    SBC: W Peter Trower Inc.            Topic: N/A

    N/A

    SBIR Phase I 1994 Nuclear Regulatory Commission
  10. ELECTROMAGNETIC ENVIRONMENTAL EFFECTS WITHIN A NUCLEAR POWER PLANT

    SBC: MISSION RESEARCH CORP.            Topic: N/A

    MRC PROPOSES TO DEVELOP A SAFETY PERFORMANCE INDICATOR (PI) OF THE ELECTROMAGNETIC (EM) PROTECTION STATUS OF A NUCLEAR POWER PLANT (NPP). WE BELIEVE THAT SUCH A PI IS NEEDED BECAUSE: (1) EM ENVIRONMENTAL POLLUTION IS ON THE INCREASE,(2) ADDITIONAL EM THREATS MUST BE EVALUATED, AND (3) DISRUPTION OF NPP OPERATIONS BY EM EFFECTS CAN AND MUST BE AVOIDED. PREVIOUS STUDIES HAVE ADDRESSED THE ISSUE OF E ...

    SBIR Phase I 1990 Nuclear Regulatory Commission
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