EFFECT OF AGING ON RESPONSE TIME OF NUCLEAR PLANT PRESSURE SENSORS

Award Information
Agency:
Nuclear Regulatory Commission
Branch
n/a
Amount:
$99,439.00
Award Year:
1989
Program:
SBIR
Phase:
Phase II
Contract:
n/a
Award Id:
9340
Agency Tracking Number:
9340
Solicitation Year:
n/a
Solicitation Topic Code:
n/a
Solicitation Number:
n/a
Small Business Information
9111 Cross Park Drive, Knoxville, TN, 37923
Hubzone Owned:
N
Minority Owned:
N
Woman Owned:
N
Duns:
n/a
Principal Investigator:
() -
Business Contact:
() -
Research Institute:
n/a
Abstract
PERIODIC RESPONSE TIME TESTING HAS BEEN PERFORMED FOR THE PAST TWELVE YEARS ON THE SAFETY SYSTEM PRESSURE SENSORS IN MANY NUCLEAR POWER PLANTS. HOWEVER, THE RESULTS OF THESE TESTS ARE NOT RELIABLE FOR ASSESSMENT OF AGING EFFECTS. THEIS BECAUSE INADEQUATE METHODS AND PROCEDURES HAVE BEEN USED IN PERFORMING THE MAJORITY OF THE TESTS. THIS PROPOSAL OFFFERS AN EXPERIMENTAL RESEARCH PROJECT TO PROVIDE A MEANS FOR EFFECTIVE TESTING OF RESPONSE TIME OF PRESSURE SENSORS TYPICAL OF NUCLEAR POWER PLANTS. THIS WILLBE USED TO PROVIDE A DATABASE FOR OBJECTIVE EVALUATION OF EFFECT OF AGING ON RESPONSE TIME AND TO ESTABLISH OPTIMUM TEST FREQUENCIES AND REPLACEMENT SCHEDULES FOR PRESSURE SENSORS.

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