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Work Practices and Cooperation in a Near Future and Far Future Operational Environment

  • Magnhild Kaarstad
  • Espen Nystad
  • Stine Strand
Conference paper

Abstract

This chapter describes activities at the OECD Halden Reactor Project related to human performance issues associated with upgrades and future plant designs. Special emphasis is given to work practices and cooperation between operators in a near and a far future perspective. The paragraph on near future operational environments is based on the Work Practices research program, which focuses on challenges and opportunities in transitions from panel-based to hybrid and computer-based control rooms. The paragraph on far future operational environments is based on the Collaborative Virtual Environments and the Extended Teamwork program, which focuses on new operational concepts as discussed with reference to utilization of virtual reality technology and the design of advanced reactors.

Keywords

Field Operator Virtual Reality Situation Awareness Control Room Head Mount Display 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.OECD Halden Reactor ProjectInstitutt for EnergiteknikkHaldenNorway

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