Document Type

Report

Publication Date

5-31-2002

Abstract

The third quarter of the project covered the following:

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

• Mr. Richard Silva, developed an initial work cell simulation with two robots. Rich will continue to develop detailed 3-D process simulation models as his M.Sc. thesis project. Rich is employed with Bechtel at the Yucca Mountain project.

• The equipment detail and estimates were refined based on the literature survey results for different manufacturing plant design options.

• 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 | Nuclear Engineering

Language

English


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