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LIGHT WATER REACTOR SUSTAINABILITY PROGRAM




The mission of the Light Water Reactor Sustainability Program is to develop the scientific basis, and science-based methodologies and tools, for the safe economical long-term operation of the nation's high-performing fleet of commercial nuclear energy facilities.

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One of the goals for LWRS Program’s Physical Security R&D activities are to develop and deploy advanced technologies and provide the technical basis for optimizing physical security performance and reduce costs at nuclear power plants.Advanced Sensor Fusion Combined with Intruder Deliberate Motion Analytics
Advanced Sensor Fusion Combined with Intruder Deliberate Motion Analytics01Sensor Fusion with Intruder Motion
Machine Intelligence for Review and Analysis of Condition Logs and Entries (MIRACLE) is an artificial intelligence (AI) tool that automates condition report handling.An Artificial Intelligence-driven MIRACLE for Condition Reports Screening and Processing

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An Artificial Intelligence-driven MIRACLE for Condition Reports Screening and Processing02AI-driven MIRACLE for Screening and Processing
The concept of Integrated Operations for Nuclear (ION) is an initiative being pursued in conjunction with the nuclear industry to develop effective, integrated technical and organizational solutions to emerging socioeconomic challenges in the industry.uman-Centered Design of Systems to Enable Integrated Operations for Nuclear
Human-Centered Design of Systems to Enable Integrated Operations for Nuclear S L E T T E R Human-Centered Design of Systems to Enable Integrated Operations for Nuclear03Human-Centered Design of Systems to Enable ION
Initial studies with the ARENA test bed have included assessments of frequency domain reflectometry (FDR) to detect cable exposure to water, and more recently, SSTDR to assess ground-faults.Initial Experience with the ARENA Cable/Motor Test Bed
Initial Experience with the ARENA Cable/Motor Test Bed04Experience with ARENA Cable/Motor Test Bed
HERON 2.0 is a computational framework that takes input data, optimizes a decision, and then outputs the economic results.Researchers Model the Economics of Energy Storage
Researchers Model the Economics of Energy Storage05Model the Economics of Energy Storage
Human Unimodel for Nuclear Technology to Enhance Reliability (HUNTER) was developed under the LWRS Program as an easy-to-use computation based HRA modeling framework to allow enhanced HRA capabilities for plants.HUNTER: A Digital Operator for Risk Analysis
HUNTER: A Digital Operator for Risk Analysis06HUNTER: A Digital Operator for Risk Analysis
  
  
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HUNTER_DemoPart_1.pngHUNTER_DemoPart_1372 x 48139 KB 11/2/2022 9:42 AM120HUNTER Demonstration: Part 1
IntegratedFrameworkRiskAssessment.pngIntegratedFrameworkRiskAssessment372 x 48138 KB 11/2/2022 9:24 AM119An Integrated Framework for Risk Assessment of High Safety-significant Safety-related Digital Instrumentation and Control Systems in Nuclear Power Plants: Methodology and Demonstration
Microstructural_Characterizations.pngMicrostructural_Characterizations372 x 48149 KB 11/2/2022 9:17 AM117https://lwrs.inl.gov/Materials%20Aging%20and%20Degradation/MicrostructuralCharacterizationsSecondHighFluenceBaffle-formerBolt.pdf
MultiFacilityCoordinatedTP.pngMultiFacilityCoordinatedTP372 x 48530 KB 11/2/2022 9:18 AM118Multi-Facility Coordinated Thermal Power Dispatch Research Plan
Technical_Basis_for_Advanced_AI.pngTechnical_Basis_for_Advanced_AI372 x 48132 KB 11/2/2022 9:18 AM116https://lwrs.inl.gov/Advanced%20IIC%20System%20Technologies/TechnicalBasisAdvancedAI.pdf