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Journal of the Korea Society of Systems Engineering
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Journal DOI :
The Korean Society of Systems Engineering
Editor in Chief :
Chul Whan Kim / Jae Cheon Jung
Volume & Issues
Volume 10, Issue 2 - Dec 2014
Volume 10, Issue 1 - Jun 2014
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A Systems Engineering Approach to FEED Work Process Development for Refinery Plant
Kim, Sun Young ; Cha, Jae-Min ; Kim, Junpil ; Suh, Suk-Hwan ; Sur, Hwal Won ;
Journal of the Korea Society of Systems Engineering, volume 10, issue 1, 2014, Pages 1~15
DOI : 10.14248/JKOSSE.2014.10.1.001
Refinery plant producing petroleum products from crude oil has significantly contributed to the creation of the national interests as a leading engineering industries. However, domestic Engineering Procurement Construction (EPC) companies are facing heavy competition for orders. Domestic EPC companies as EPC contractors are faced with some problems such as undertaking responsibility for FEED packages produced by other FEED companies. But domestic EPC contractors are unfamiliar to development and validation of FEED packages. It causes poor profitability and lower competitiveness of domestic companies. It is necessary for domestic companies to have capability to perform FEED activities in order to overcome these limitations instead of focusing on EPC phase after FEED phase. The systematic procedure is needed to perform the FEED activities, however, there are present difficulties on it due to the lack of experience in FEED packages development which require various engineering knowledge of chemical process, mechanics, electrics, instrumentation, civil engineering. This study has applied systems engineering method which is multi-disciplinary approach to derive and verify the solution to meet the customer`s needs when the complex system is developed to task execution process development of FEED activities for refinery plant. The problems that may occur in the future were identified in advance by taking into account the various stakeholders and system context through the application of systems engineering. It helps to develop the task execution process systematically. The developed task execution process of FEED activities is planned to make effectiveness verified by engineering professionals experienced in FEED and continually enhance this process by field application.
Selection of Architect Engineering Concept for Barge Mounted SMR Using Systems Engineering Approach
Hossen, Muhammed Mufazzal ; Owino, Ohaga Eric ; Jung, J.C. ;
Journal of the Korea Society of Systems Engineering, volume 10, issue 1, 2014, Pages 17~32
DOI : 10.14248/JKOSSE.2014.10.1.017
The trade-off studies in the concept development stage to assess the relative goodness of alternative systems concepts for AE (architect engineering) design for the Barge Mounted SMR (BMSMR) is introduced. With respect to design margin, system performance, schedule and risk, the design selection is cond ucted using the following characteristics; barge mobility, system safety under the natural disaster (seismic), power output, interfacing with the other system, and the additional supporting functions as desalination. There are three findings that should be remedied; deficiencies in the assumed characteristics of the system being modeled, deficiencies in the test model, and excessively stringent system requirements. This study is performed using systems engineering approach with trade off matrix method. In order to execute this work, concept development stage is divided into three (3) phases as NA (needs analysis), CE (concept exploration), and CD (concept definition).
Concept definition of Small-Medium Reactor Coolant System using System Engineering
Park, Jung Hwan ; Jung, Jae Cheon ;
Journal of the Korea Society of Systems Engineering, volume 10, issue 1, 2014, Pages 33~41
DOI : 10.14248/JKOSSE.2014.10.1.033
New design concept of Reactor Coolant System (RCS) including a reactor assembly for the SMR is introduced in this work. An exploration of new type of reactor that is advanced from proposed SMRs is performed by using systems engineering approach. In this point of view project structured on three main phases; needs analysis (NA), concept exploration (CE), and concept definition (CD). Main objectives as an output of the CE stage are a small size, low cost, shortening the schedule, and enhancing safety. The SMRs usually have a small size requirement. In order to meet the size requirement and to achieve a productivity, in other words, easiness to manufacture, this paper suggests an integrated PWR design concept through researching predecessors. Although the integrated PWR concept provides many advantages, it has disadvantages that composite of maintenance and a low availability problem. Therefore, this paper comes up with a run-to-fail design concept based on modular design to address the maintenance problem and to maximize the availability of SMRs as well as to be compatible with the overall-SMRs including Barge Mounted(BM)type.
A Study on the Reliability Analysis Methodology of Passenger Door System of Electrical Type
Kim, Chul Sub ; Lee, Hi Sung ;
Journal of the Korea Society of Systems Engineering, volume 10, issue 1, 2014, Pages 43~48
DOI : 10.14248/JKOSSE.2014.10.1.043
The door system for railway vehicles is the critical device directly influences on safety and satisfaction of passengers, Recently, electrical type of passenger door system is widely used for EMU type train instead of pneumatic type of passenger door system. The estimation of MTBF and failure rates for electrical type door system is essential. The manufacturor simply provides intrinsic reliability data for the railway operator. But actual reliability data based on operation and maintenance data is not complying with intrinsic reliability. In this study, operation and failure data associated with electrical door system were analyzed in order to determine actual MTBF and failure data. Intrinsic reliability data and service reliability data were studied to finallize much more practical and reliable actual reliability. Relax 2011 was used to predict intrinsic reliability and 217Plus model was also used to estimate of actual reliability data based on field data. Furthermore, it is necessary to keep studying on reliability prediction methodology and applying it in the field and doing research on improvement of reliability through feedback as well.
Development of a Safety Assessment System on Aging Management in Existing CANDU Steam Generators
Shin, So Eun ; Lee, Jeong Hun ; Park, Tong Kyu ; Jung, Jong Yeob ;
Journal of the Korea Society of Systems Engineering, volume 10, issue 1, 2014, Pages 49~56
DOI : 10.14248/JKOSSE.2014.10.1.049
Since steam generator (SG) tubes are located in the boundary between the primary and secondary systems of nuclear power plant (NPP), the SG is one of the most important components in the aspects of the safety of NPP. The magnetite (
) deposition, so-called fouling, is generally known as a major aging mechanism of CANDU SGs, and this aging mechanism makes the heat transfer efficiency between the primary and secondary systems of NPP reduced. Therefore, the development of SG safety assessment system which can evaluate the effect of the SG aging degradation mechanism should be needed for safety of NPP. In this study, through the suggestion of the guideline for SG safety assessment, it is possible to strengthen the basic of establishing the effective SG aging management technique. The SG safety assessment is carried out by CATHENA(Canadian Algorithm for THErmalhydraulic Network Analysis). It is possible to determine the integrity of SGs by identifying the main safety parameters which can be changed by the aging degradation of CANDU SGs.
A Study on the Methodology of Traceability Analysis and Visualization between Non-standardized documents
Kim, EunHee ; Song, Duck Yong ; Hwang, Jin Sang ; Jung, Jea Cheon ;
Journal of the Korea Society of Systems Engineering, volume 10, issue 1, 2014, Pages 57~64
DOI : 10.14248/JKOSSE.2014.10.1.057
We propose a methodology to automatically extract the requirements from the documents and check the traceability between them. The documents include not only the text file but also PDF or image files. We also suggest a method to visualize the result with maps, numbers, and graphs. By comparing the results with those of expert reviews, we show that it is necessary to use knowledge-based method in future instead of the word-based method for improving the reliability. The results give more values when they are applied in already existing documents than those of newly developed product.
Systems Approach to Sociotechnical Systems - Cyber Security
Han, Myeong Deok ;
Journal of the Korea Society of Systems Engineering, volume 10, issue 1, 2014, Pages 65~71
DOI : 10.14248/JKOSSE.2014.10.1.065
As one member of the Korea Society of Systems Engineering (KOSSE) and especially as a member of Sociotechnical Systems session of the KOSSE, I tried to contribute somehow to the activity of KOSSE to help development of better Korea systems. This report is a brief discussion of the need for KOSSE activity in the Cyber Security area especially for the protection of national critical infrastructure systems from cyber terror.
The Generation of Test Case Flow Using Classification Tree Method and Functional Analysis for River Crossing of Wheeled-Vehicle
Lee, In Ho ; Lee, Cheol Woo ; Park, Tae Woo ; Nam, Hae Sung ; Kang, Ho Sin ; Kim, Eui Whan ;
Journal of the Korea Society of Systems Engineering, volume 10, issue 1, 2014, Pages 73~80
DOI : 10.14248/JKOSSE.2014.10.1.073
Designing test case flows for water crossing operation of a wheeled vehicle is a new attempt for which very limited experiences exist. In this paper, a Function Flow Block Diagram(FFBD) and a Classification Tree Method(CTM) were combined to see if this method is viable to generate the test case flows at the functional analysis stage. It was found that this method can be practically used for the very complicated test case generation.
Application of Systems Engineering in SURION R&D Project
Kim, Jin Hoon ; Rhee, Dong Wook ;
Journal of the Korea Society of Systems Engineering, volume 10, issue 1, 2014, Pages 81~86
DOI : 10.14248/JKOSSE.2014.10.1.081
Systems Engineering application focused on requirement definition and management for SURION System Development Project is described in this paper. To perform the development process effectively based on systems engineering processes; Requirements Definition, Design Review, Configuration Management, Quality Assurance, Data Management, are applied in this project. In this processes, the Stakeholder`s Requirements are transferred to Specifications verified with design reviews, prototyping inspections, and integration tests. All engineering data, especially verification plan & results are recorded, and traced to each requirements of system specification in Surion database. Therefore, it could be assured that all requirements of specification are evaluated and verified successfully in Surion Project.