Progress of Nuclear Safety for Symbiosis and Sustainability

Advanced Digital Instrumentation, Control and Information Systems for Nuclear Power Plants

  • Hidekazu Yoshikawa
  • Zhijian Zhang

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xvii
  2. Full Digital I&C and HMIT Systems

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Koji Ito, Satoshi Hanada, Kenji Mashio
      Pages 3-9
    3. Toshifumi Hayashi, Atsushi Kojima, Tadashi Miyazaki, Naotaka Oda, Kiyotaka Wakita, Takayoshi Furusawa
      Pages 41-47
    4. François Dionis, Alain Ribiere, Renaud Aubin
      Pages 49-55
    5. Yangping Zhou, Yujie Dong, Xiaojing Huang, Hidekazu Yoshikawa
      Pages 69-74
  3. Risk Monitor Methods for Large and Complex Plants

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 81-81
    2. Hidekazu Yoshikawa, Ming Yang, Muhammad Hashim, Morten Lind, Zhijian Zhang
      Pages 125-135
  4. Condition Monitors for Plant Components

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 153-153
    2. William Beere, Øivind Berg, Emil Wingstedt, Samuli Savolainen, Tero Lahti
      Pages 155-160
    3. Ryan Michael Meyer, Leonard John Bond, Pradeep Ramuhalli
      Pages 161-176
    4. Masayuki Kamaya
      Pages 215-223
    5. Haruo Ito, Michiaki Akiyama, Syunichi Suzuki
      Pages 235-239
  5. Virtual and Augmented Reality for Nuclear Power Plants

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 241-241
    2. Terje Johnsen, Niels-Kristian Mark
      Pages 243-255
    3. Masanori Izumi, Hiroshi Shimoda, Hirotake Ishii
      Pages 257-267
    4. Hirotake Ishii, Weida Yan, Shou-feng Yang, Hiroshi Shimoda, Masanori Izumi
      Pages 283-289
  6. Software Reliability V&V for Nuclear Power Plants

  7. Back Matter
    Pages 317-322

About this book


This book introduces advanced methods of computational and information systems, allowing readers to better understand the state-of-the-art design and implementation technology needed to maintain and enhance the safe operation of nuclear power plants. The subjects dealt with in the book are (i) Full digital instrumentation and control systems and human–machine interface technologies, (ii) Risk  monitoring methods for large and  complex  plants, (iii) Condition monitors for plant components, (iv) Virtual and augmented reality for nuclear power plants, and (v) Software reliability verification and validation for nuclear power plants. The target readers of this book are Ph.D. students, researchers, and engineers in the field of nuclear power engineering.



Computational Risk Analysis Methods Digital Nuclear I&C and HMIT Nuclear Plant Condition Monitors Safety Operation of Nuclear Power Plant Virtual and Augmenter Reality

Editors and affiliations

  • Hidekazu Yoshikawa
    • 1
  • Zhijian Zhang
    • 2
  1. 1.Kyoto UniversityKyotoJapan
  2. 2.College of Nuclear Science and TechnologHarbin Engineering UniversityHarbinChina

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer Japan 2014
  • Publisher Name Springer, Tokyo
  • eBook Packages Energy
  • Print ISBN 978-4-431-54609-2
  • Online ISBN 978-4-431-54610-8
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