Controlling O&M Cost s of Advanced SMRs using Prognostics & Enhanced Risk Monitoring

Ramuhalli, Pradeep
January 2014
Nuclear Plant Journal;Jan/Feb2014, Vol. 32 Issue 1, p42
Trade Publication
The article focuses on controlling operations and maintenance (O&M) costs of advanced small modular reactors (AdvSMR) using prognostics and enhanced risk monitoring. Topics discussed include providing enhanced awareness of component and equipment conditions, prognostics health management (PHM) systems, integrating diagnostics and prognostics with enhanced risk monitors (ERM). Also mentioned are estimating product failures, integrate equipment condition assessment (ECA), and risk monitoring.


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