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30th Symposium on Fusion Technology (SOFT), Giardini Naxos, Messina, Sicily, 16-21 September 2018

One of the major challenge in the commercialisation of fusion is maintaining the powerplant reactor in a sufficiently short period of time to achieve commercial levels of plant availability. To inform the development of an appropriate remote maintenance strategy for EU DEMO, a simplified, parametric model, called the Maintenance Duration Estimator …

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27th IAEA Fusion Energy Conference, Ahmedabad, India, 22-27 October 2018

The development of fusion as a viable power source is moving from the science driven design of experimental devices to the engineering design considerations required to develop a feasible power plant. An effective maintenance plan is essential because the time in maintenance is potentially very large. To be effective a maintenance plan must be o…

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