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Discussion on Application of FPGA Technology in Safety Instrument and Control System of Nuclear Power Plant

  • Jing-Yuan Yang
  • Qi WuEmail author
  • Xin-Yu Wang
  • Shao-Hua Han
Conference paper
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Part of the Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering book series (LNEE, volume 455)

Abstract

FPGA technology with its clear behaviour, fast response, easy to transplant, long life and other advantages, more and more used in nuclear power plant safety instrument and control system. This paper analyzes the FPGA technology and CPU technology from the aspects of design flow, technical principle and performance characteristics, and analyzes the relevant regulatory standards and technical documents that can guide FPGA development, V&V and review. At the same time, this paper analyses the application of FPGA technology to the hardware description language, how to achieve the diversity design, how to avoid the metastable effect and the CGD technology Evaluation and acceptance for IP core and development tools, which related to FPGA technology applied to nuclear power plant safety instrument and control system.

Keywords

Nuclear power plant Safety instrument and control system FPGA technology 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Jing-Yuan Yang
    • 1
  • Qi Wu
    • 1
    Email author
  • Xin-Yu Wang
    • 1
  • Shao-Hua Han
    • 2
  1. 1.Nuclear and Radiation Safety CenterBeijingChina
  2. 2.China Nuclear Power Engineering Co., Ltd.ShenzhenChina

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