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The Award database is continually updated throughout the year. As a result, data for FY21 is not expected to be complete until September, 2022.

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  1. OPERATOR-BASED METRIC FOR NUCLEAR OPERATIONS AUTOMATION ASSESSMENT

    SBC: Charles River Analytics, Inc.            Topic: N/A

    THE OBJECTIVE OF THE PHASE I EFFORT IS TO DEVELOP, IMPLEMENT, AND EVALUATE AN OPERATOR-BASED METRIC FOR ASSESSING FUTURE CONTROL ROOM AUTOMATION SYSTEMS FOR COMMERCIAL NUCLEAR PLANT OPERATIONS. THE FOCUS WILL BE ON AUTOMATION'S IMPACT ON OPERATOR UNDERLOAD AND SITUATION AWARENESS (SA). THE APPROACH COMBINES AN OPERATOR/SYSTEM BEHAVIORAL REPRESENTATION IMPLEMENTEDIN SOFTWARE, WITH A PROCEDURAL METH ...

    SBIR Phase I 1993 Nuclear Regulatory Commission
  2. SPECIAL MONITOR DETECTOR DEVELOPMENT FOR RESPIRATOR CONTAMINATION

    SBC: Shonka Research Associates            Topic: N/A

    N/A

    SBIR Phase I 1993 Nuclear Regulatory Commission
  3. WORK UNDERLOAD IN MODERN NPP CIBTRIK ROOMS

    SBC: UES, Inc.            Topic: N/A

    N/A

    SBIR Phase I 1993 Nuclear Regulatory Commission
  4. ENHANCED REMOVAL OF RADIOACTIVE PARTICLES BY FLUOROCARBON SURFACTANT SOLUTIONS

    SBC: Entropic Systems, Inc.            Topic: N/A

    N/A

    SBIR Phase I 1992 Nuclear Regulatory Commission
  5. ENHANCEMENT TO STEAM GENERATOR TUBING EDDY CURRENT INSPECTION BY APPLICATION OF THERMALLY INDUCED STRESSES

    SBC: FOSTER-MILLER, INC.            Topic: N/A

    STEAM GENERATOR TUBES REPRESENT A UNIQUE PART OF THE REACTOR COOLANT SYSTEM (RCS). LEAKAGE FROM ANY OTHER PART OF THE RCS IS CAPTURED BY THE CONTAINMENT BUILDING, BUT STEAM GENERATOR TUBE LEAKAGE IS TRANSPORTED OUT OF THE CONTAINMENT BUILDING ALONG WITH THE STEAM, WHICH IS NORMALLY UNCONTAMINATED. STEAM GENERATOR TUBES, CONSEQUENTLY, DESERVE, AND RECEIVE SPECIAL CONSIDERATION. THE ASSURANCE OF STE ...

    SBIR Phase I 1992 Nuclear Regulatory Commission
  6. NONDESTRUCTIVE EXAMINATION TO DIRECTLY MEASURE STEAM GENERATOR TUBE U-BEND VIBRATORY RESPONSE

    SBC: FOSTER-MILLER, INC.            Topic: N/A

    ON FEBRUARY 9, 1991, AT THE MIHAMA UNIT 2 NUCLEAR POWER STATION, OPEARTED BY KANSAI ELECTRIC CORPORATION, A STEAM GENERATOR TUBE RUPTURED AND RELEASED APPROXIMATELY 9,000 GALLONS OF REACTOR COOLANT INTO THE SECONDARY SYSTEM. THE LEAKAGE CAUSED A RAPID DEPRESSURIZATION OF THE REACTOR COOLANT SYSTEM, WHICH RESULTED IN AN AUTOMATIC REACTOR TRIP AND ACTUATION OF THE HIGH PRESSURE SAFETY INJECTION SYST ...

    SBIR Phase I 1992 Nuclear Regulatory Commission
  7. EVALUATION OF GENERAL FAILURE TYPES IN SAFETY ANALYSIS

    SBC: John Wreathall & Company            Topic: N/A

    THIS WORK IS TO DEVELOP A METHOD TO IMPROVE THE ABILITY OF THE USNRC TO EVALUATE THE OPERATIONAL SAFETY SIGNIFICANCE OF OCCURANCES AT NUCLEAR POWER PLANTS. PERHAPS THE AREA OF GREATEST SAFETY SIGNIFICANCE IS HUMAN PERFORMANCE, BUT THE TECHNIQUES USED BY NRC DO NOT EVALUATE HUMAN PERFORMANCE IN ANY SYSTEMIC WAY. THE WORK IS PROPOSED TO BE PERFORMED IN THREE STAGES, AND BUILDS ON METHODS THAT HAVE B ...

    SBIR Phase I 1992 Nuclear Regulatory Commission
  8. DETECTION OF INCIPIENT CORROSION IN NUCLEAR POWER PLANTS

    SBC: MASSACHUSETTS TECHNOLOGICAL LABORATORY            Topic: N/A

    ACOUSTIC FIELDS CAN BE DESIGNED TO COAX LIQUID BORNE SUBMICRONIC PARTICLES TO ANNOUNCE THEIR PRESENCE LOUDER THAN THE USUAL SCATTERING SIGNALS WHICH ARE PRIMARILY DETERMINED BY THE DENSITY AND COMPRESSIBILITY CONTRAST BETWEEN THE PARTICLE MATERIAL AND THE HOST FLUID. WE EXPECT A SIGNAL ENHANCEMENT OF AT LEAST 60DB. THE KEY CONCEPT IS TO COAX THE PARTICLES TO SOFT CAVITATE AND DETECT THE ENSUING TR ...

    SBIR Phase I 1992 Nuclear Regulatory Commission
  9. DEVELOPMENT OF A CONTAMINATION MONITOR USING VISUAL IDENTIFICATION

    SBC: Shonka Research Associates            Topic: N/A

    N/A

    SBIR Phase I 1992 Nuclear Regulatory Commission
  10. A COMPACT SIMULATOR FOR TRAINING OF OPERATORS AND MAINTENANCE PERSONNEL

    SBC: TECHNOLOGY INTERNATIONAL INCORPORATED OF VIRGINIA            Topic: N/A

    TII SHALL PROCURE, DESIGN, CONSTRUCT, AND TEST A COMPACT PORTABLE SIMULATOR CAPABLE OF EMULATING NUCLEAR POWER STATION-OPERATOR (NPS-OP) INTERFACES, AND EVALUATE AND TEST VARIOUS INTERFACE DESIGNS. THE SUMULATOR WILL BE DESIGNED FOR OPERATOR TRAINING ON ADVANCED REACTORS AND WILL BE USED IN SIMULATING OPERATORS SCENARIOS AND RECORDING AND DOCUMENTING REAL-TIME INPUT FROM THE OPERATOR. THE SIMULATO ...

    SBIR Phase I 1992 Nuclear Regulatory Commission
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