Document Type

Report

Publication Date

8-31-2002

Abstract

The fourth quarter of the project covered the following:

• Literature Search: The process of evaluating the pertinent literature continued. Results are summarized.

• Mr. Richard Silva developed a simulation model with a Waelischmiller hot cell robot. Rich will continue to develop detailed 3-D process simulation models as his M.Sc. thesis project.

• Dr. Mauer visited CEA Cadarache and CEA Marcoule in France, the institute for transuranics in Karlsruhe, and the Framatome manufacturing plant in Lingen, Germany.

• Concepts and Methods for Vision-Based Hot Cell Supervision and control (Ph.D. Student Jae-Kyu Lee )

Keywords

Nuclear fuel rods – Design and construction; Nuclear fuels; Radioactive wastes — Transmutation; Robots; Industrial

Disciplines

Nuclear Engineering | Robotics

Language

English


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