Study of Design and Verification for Control Rod Control System

제어봉 구동장치 제어기기 설계 및 검증에 관한 연구

  • Published : 2004.05.01


We have developed a digital control rod control system not only to improve its performance but also to improve its reliability and speed of response so that it can replace the old fashioned analog system. However, a new developed digital control system should be tested to prove the validity by using any prototype or mock-up before application. The reliability prediction and the reliability block diagram analysis methods were adopted to verify the reliability of the developed hardware. For the case of software, especially fur a new developed control algorithm it has been tested to prove performances and validation by using a dynamic simulator and mock-up of control rod drive mechanism altogether. Here we want to present some key factors regarding to the new developed digital system with some verification procedures.


CRDM(Control Rod Drive Mechanism);MTBF(Mean Time Between Failure;Logic Cabinet;Power Cabinet;Rod;RBD(Reliability Block Diagram);RRS(Reactor Regulating System);Staggering


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