Integrating Diagnostics and Control for Reactor Systems

Mullens, James; March-Leuba, José; Wood, Richard; Brittain, Carlton
March 2002
Nuclear Plant Journal;Mar/Apr2002, Vol. 20 Issue 2, p37
Trade Publication
Focuses on the development of a computer software Plant Computing Environment to support supervisory control applications for nuclear power plants in the U.S. Provision of network communications; Coordination of plant fault detection; Monitoring of plant performance.


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