2 May 2006 Development of a smart type motor operated valve for nuclear power plants
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Proceedings Volume 6042, ICMIT 2005: Control Systems and Robotics; 604213 (2006) https://doi.org/10.1117/12.664588
Event: ICMIT 2005: Merchatronics, MEMS, and Smart Materials, 2005, Chongqing, China
Abstract
In this paper, the design concept of the smart type motor operator valve for nuclear power plant was described. The development objective of the smart valve is to achieve superior accuracy, long-term reliability, and ease of use. In this reasons, developed smart valve has fieldbus communication such as deviceNet and Profibus-DP, auto-tuning PID controller, self-diagnostics, and on-line calibration capabilities. And also, to achieve pressure, temperature, and flow control with internal PID controller, the pressure sensor and transmitter were included in this valve. And, temperature and flow signal acquisition port was prepared. The developed smart valve will be performed equipment qualification test such as environment, EMI/EMC, and vibration in Korea Test Lab. And, the valve performance is tested in a test loop which is located in Seoul National University Lab. To apply nuclear power plant, the software is being developed according to software life cycle. The developed software is verified by independent software V and V team. It is expected that the smart valve can be applied to an existing NPPs for replacing or to a new nuclear power plants. The design and fabrication of smart valve is now being processed.
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Chang-Hwoi Kim, Joo-Hyun Park, Dong-young Lee, In-Soo Koo, "Development of a smart type motor operated valve for nuclear power plants", Proc. SPIE 6042, ICMIT 2005: Control Systems and Robotics, 604213 (2 May 2006); doi: 10.1117/12.664588; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.664588
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