Conference Papers

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2020
UKAEA-RACE-CP(20)04
CASE 2019 - International Conference on Automation Science and Engineering, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada, 22- 26 August 2019

The extreme environmental conditions inside future nuclear fusion power plants will mean that maintenance activities must be performed without human access. Current teleoperation paradigms do not enable sufficiently fast maintenance cycles, and automation is seen as a potential solution. Transitioning to an automated maintenance scheme will requ…

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2019
UKAEA-CCFE-CP(19)10
2nd International Conference on Nuclear Power Plants: Structures, Risk and Decommissioning (NUPP), Croydon, UK, 11-12 June 2018

There is currently a European collaboration that is working towards developing a Demonstration Fusion Reactor (European DEMO). This project is currently defining the high level plant architecture of a DEMO reactor, whilst developing conceptual design solutions for technically challenging systems. One such area of development is the design of Pla…

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