A TEST METHOD FOR RELIAVLY AND EASILY EVALUATING THE CONDITION OF A REACTOR COOLANT PUMP (RCP) SHAFT WHEN THER E IS ONLY LIMITED ACCESS TO THE SHAFT AT THE COUPLING WOULD ENABLE THE NUCLEAR INDUSTRY TO EVALUATE THESE SHAFT SYSTEMS ON SITE.

Award Information
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission
Branch: N/A
Contract: N/A
Agency Tracking Number: 3531
Amount: $49,500.00
Phase: Phase I
Program: SBIR
Awards Year: 1986
Solicitation Year: N/A
Solicitation Topic Code: N/A
Solicitation Number: N/A
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Woman Owned: N
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Principal Investigator
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Business Contact
 Mr. William H. Miller
Title: Engineer-mechanical Design
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Research Institution
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Abstract
A TEST METHOD FOR RELIAVLY AND EASILY EVALUATING THE CONDITION OF A REACTOR COOLANT PUMP (RCP) SHAFT WHEN THER E IS ONLY LIMITED ACCESS TO THE SHAFT AT THE COUPLING WOULD ENABLE THE NUCLEAR INDUSTRY TO EVALUATE THESE SHAFT SYSTEMS ON SITE. THIS PROJECT PROVIDES A TESTING METHOD WHICH CAN BEAPPLIED TO IDENTIFY THE PRESENCE, SIZE, AND LOCATION OF SHAFT CRACKS IN A VERTICAL RCP SHAFT SYSTEM. CONFIRMATION OF A THEORETICAL ANALYSIS AND DEVELOPMENT OF THE NECESSARY "TOOLS" WILL PERMIT THE DEFINITION OF A TEST METHOD WHICH MEETS THE PROJECT OBJECTIVES WHILE ACCOUNTING FOR THE BOUND ARY CONDITIONS PARTICULAR TO AN RCP SHAFT SYSTEM. IT IS ANTICIPATED THAT A PROCEDURE WILL RESULT THAT MAY BE USED INANY NUCLEAR POWER PLANT TO ASSESS THE RCP SHAFT SYSTEM.

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