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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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Structural Health Monitoring to Automate Monitoring and Condition-Based Inspection of Concrete Structures in NPPStructural Health Monitoring Image
Structural Health Monitoring Article01Structural Health Monitoring
Validation of Mini Compact Tension Specimens for Fracture Toughness Characterization of Reactor Pressure Vessel SteelsValidation of Mini Compact Tension Specimens for Fracture Toughness Characterization of Reactor Pressure Vessel Steels
Validation of Mini Compact Tension Specimens for Fracture Toughness Characterization of Reactor Pressure Vessel Steels02Validation Mini Compact Tension Specimens
Study Finds LWR Electricity-Hydrogen Hybrids May Improve ProfitabilityStudy Finds LWR Electricity-Hydrogen Hybrids May Improve Profitability
Study Finds LWR Electricity-Hydrogen Hybrids May Improve Profitability03Electricity-Hydrogen Hybrids May Improve Profitability
Overview of Light Water Reactor Sustainability Physical Security InitiatiOverview of Light Water Reactor Sustainability Physical Security Initiati
Overview of Light Water Reactor Sustainability Physical Security Initiati04Overview of LWRS Physical Security
U.S. Energy Department invests in Advanced Remote Monitoring ProjectToward a Predictive Model for Cabling Failure: An interdisciplinary, collaborative effort
U.S. Energy Department invests in Advanced Remote Monitoring Project05DOE Invests in Advanced Remote Monitoring
  
  
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Accomplishments2018.pngAccomplishments2018372 x 481231 KB 7/10/2019 3:42 PM53LWRS Program Accomplishments Report 2018
Collaboration.pngCollaboration372 x 481104 KB 2/13/2019 9:48 AM38https://lwrs.inl.gov/ReportImages/Collaboration.png
Developing_a_HF_Engineering_Program_Plan.pngDeveloping_a_HF_Engineering_Program_Plan372 x 404220 KB 4/8/2019 8:42 AM51Developing a Human Factors Engineering Program Plan and End State Vision to Support Full Nuclear Power Plant Modernization
Development_of_a_Technology_Roadmap.pngDevelopment_of_a_Technology_Roadmap372 x 481111 KB 3/6/2019 10:43 AM45https://lwrs.inl.gov/Advanced%20IIC%20System%20Technologies/Development%20of%20a%20Technology%20Roadmap%20for%20Online%20Monitoring%20of%20Nuclear%20Power%20Plants.pdf
INL-EXT-18-52032_Spec_of_a_Bounded_Exhaustive_Testing_Study.pngINL-EXT-18-52032_Spec_of_a_Bounded_Exhaustive_Testing_Study372 x 481116 KB 2/27/2019 10:10 AM42Specification of a Bounded Exhaustive Testing Study for a Software-based Embedded Digital Device
LWRS_Integrated_Program_Plan.pngLWRS_Integrated_Program_Plan372 x 40476 KB 3/6/2019 10:19 AM35LWRS Integrated Program Plan
M3LW-19OR0404015.pngM3LW-19OR0404015372 x 481108 KB 2/27/2019 10:08 AM39Report on Initial Evaluations of Effects of Diffusion Limited Oxidation (DLO) Testing
Material_Condition_Effects_On_Stress_Corrosion_Crack.pngMaterial_Condition_Effects_On_Stress_Corrosion_Crack471 x 404214 KB 5/16/2019 7:56 AM52Material Condition Effects on Stress Corrosion Crack Initiation of Cold-Worked Alloy 600 in PWR Primary Water Environments
PM_External_Review_Summary_Report.pngPM_External_Review_Summary_Report372 x 481102 KB 2/27/2019 10:23 AM48Plant Modernization Pathway: FY 2019 External Review Summary Report
Report_on_Development_of_Weld_Repair_Technology.pngReport_on_Development_of_Weld_Repair_Technology372 x 481106 KB 4/11/2019 9:38 AM49Complete report on Development of Weld Repair Technology
Strategic_Approach_to_Employ_Risk-Informed_Methods.pngStrategic_Approach_to_Employ_Risk-Informed_Methods372 x 481110 KB 3/5/2019 7:24 AM50A Strategic Approach to Employ Risk-Informed Methods to Enable Margin Recovery of Nuclear Power Plants Operating Margins
Terry_Turbopump_Expanded_Operating_Band.jpgTerry_Turbopump_Expanded_Operating_Band372 x 48163 KB 2/27/2019 10:11 AM36Terry Turbopump Expanded