Document Type

Report

Publication Date

11-30-2002

Abstract

The fifth quarter of the project covered the following:

· Literature Search: The process of evaluating the pertinent literature continued.

· Mr. Richard Silva continued the development of 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 presented a paper at the ANS Winter annual meeting in Washington, D.C. titled: “Design and Evaluation of Processes for Transmuter Fuel Fabrication.”

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

· Dr. Mauer presented a paper at the ISCA 2002 conference in San Diego, CA titled: “Object Recognition Over An Expanded Range Of Viewing Angles Using Indexing Methods

Keywords

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

Disciplines

Nuclear Engineering | Robotics

Language

English


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