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									         Meeting of the TWG-NPPCI

Report of the Scientific Secretary on IAEA
   Activities in the Field of NPP I&C
               2005 - 2007

             Oszvald Glöckler
              NPES, NENP
             Table of Contents


•   I&C Tasks in the Agency’s 2006-2007 P&B
•   Subjects and Forms of IAEA I&C Activities
•   IAEA Technical Meetings 2005-2007
•   Participants and Supporting Organizations
•   I&C Tasks in the Agency’s 2008-2009 P&B
         Location of I&C tasks in IAEA P&B 2006-2007


Major Programme 1: Nuclear Power, Fuel Cycle And Nuclear Science
Programme 1.A: Nuclear Power
Sub-programme 1.A.1: Nuclear Power Plant Operating Performance and
   Life Cycle Management

• Recurrent Project 1.A.1.01: Continuous Process Optimization and
  Management
• Recurrent Project 1.A.1.02: Integrated NPP Life Cycle Management
• Recurrent Project 1.A.1.03: Databases to Support NPP Performance
  and Life Cycle Management and Improving Human Performance,
  Quality and Technical Infrastructure
    Projects related to replacement and modernization of I&C
                    systems and components



•   Ageing management of I&C components and cables
•   Management of modernization projects of I&C systems
•   Impact of power uprate and license renewal on I&C systems
•   Implementing and licensing digital I&C systems
•   Integrating analog and digital I&C systems in hybrid main control rooms
•   International database on I&C modernization projects and digital I&C
    upgrades in operating NPPs
  Projects related to improving performance of existing I&C
                 systems in operating NPPs



• On-line performance monitoring of instrumentation, control, and
  protection systems
• Surveillance, diagnostics, and prognostics techniques
• Testing dynamic response and calibration of instrument channels
• Common-cause failures in I&C systems
• Cyber security of I&C and information systems in NPP
       Forms of Activities in the IAEA I&C Programme



How does the IAEA’s I&C programme support the Member States’ needs
  in NPP I&C modernization, operation, and maintenance?

• Technical Meetings, Specialists’ Meetings
• Consultancy meetings to produce technical documents (TECDOCs)
  and guidance documents

• Regional and National Workshops and Training Courses
• Expert/review missions
                  IAEA I&C Meetings 2005 - 2007

Integration of analog and digital I&C systems in hybrid main control rooms
• Consultancy Meeting to initiate the new TECDOC was held in Vienna,
   March 13-16, 2006
• Consultancy Meeting to further develop the TECDOC was held in Vienna,
   April 16-18, 2007
• Technical Meeting will be held in Toronto, Canada, Oct.29 – Nov.2, 2007

Implementing and Licensing Digital I&C Systems and Equipment in NPPs
• Consultancy Meeting to initiate the new TECDOC was held in Espoo,
  Finland, August 29-31, 2005
• Technical Meeting to further develop the TECDOC was held in Espoo,
   Finland, November 22-24, 2005
• Consultancy Meeting to further develop the TECDOC was held in Vienna,
   September 6-8, 2006
• Technical Meeting to complete the TECDOC will be held in Vienna in 2007
          IAEA I&C Meetings 2005 - 2007 (continued)

On-line Monitoring for Improving Performance of NPPs;
Part 1: Instrument Channels Calibration
• Consultancy Meeting to finalize TECDOC was held in Vienna, March 14-
  18, 2005

On-line Monitoring for Improving Performance of NPPs;
Part 2: Process and Component Condition Monitoring and Diagnostics
• Technical Meeting was held in Knoxville, Tennessee, USA, June 27-30,
  2005, hosted by AMS Corp
  followed by a one-day Consultancy Meeting to initiate the new TECDOC
• Consultancy Meeting to further develop the TECDOC was held in Vienna,
  April 3-7, 2006
• Consultancy Meeting to complete the TECDOC was held in Hungary,
  May 8-11, 2007, hosted by Paks NPP
           IAEA I&C Meetings 2005 – 2007 (continued)


Avoiding common cause failures in digital I&C systems
• Consultancy Meeting to initiate the new TECDOC was held in Vienna,
  March 27-30, 2006
• Consultancy Meeting to further develop the TECDOC will be held in
  Berlin, Germany, June 7-8, 2007 (jointly with IEC SC45A) hosted by
  GRS - ISTec
• Technical Meeting will be held in Bethesda MD, USA, June 19-21, 2007
  co-hosted by U.S. NRC, DOE, NEI, EPRI

Role of I&C Systems in Power Up-rating Projects in NPPs
• Consultancy Meeting to initiate the new TECDOC was held in
  Balatonfured, Hungary, September 5-8, 2005 hosted by Paks NPP
• Consultancy Meeting to complete the TECDOC was held in Vienna,
  August 30 - September 1, 2006
           IAEA I&C Meetings 2005 – 2007 (continued)



Testing the dynamic response and effectiveness of reactor protection
  systems and their instrumentation
• Consultancy Meeting to initiate the new TECDOC was held in Vienna,
   March 13-16, 2007


Advanced Surveillance, Diagnostics, and Prognostics Techniques used for
  System Health Monitoring in Nuclear Power Plants
• Consultancy Meeting to draft the proposal of a new Coordinated
   Research Project (CRP) was held in Vienna, April 3-5, 2007
           IAEA I&C Meetings 2005 - 2007 (continued)


Cyber Security of NPP I&C and Information Systems
• Technical Meeting was held in Idaho Falls, ID, USA, on October 17-20,
  2006, hosted by Idaho National Laboratory
• Consultancy Meeting to develop the TECDOC titled “Guidance on the
  security of I&C and computer systems at nuclear facilities” was held
  jointly by NSNS and NENP in Vienna in February 2007
• Technical Meeting will be held in Vienna in Q4 2007

Impact of Modern Technology on I&C in NPPs
• Technical Meeting was held in Chatou, France, September 13-16,
  2005, hosted by EdF
          IAEA I&C Meetings 2005 - 2007 (continued)

• TC MEX/4/053 Workshop on “NPP I&C cable ageing”, Veracruz, Mexico,
  January 2007

• TC ARG/4/089 Workshops on “Developing a prototype digital I&C system
  for the CAREM reactor's protection system”, Bariloche, Argentina,
  February 2006 & 2007

• TC IRA/4/035 Workshops on “Implementing, Commissioning, and
  Monitoring I&C Systems in Nuclear Power Plants”, Bushehr, Iran, May
  2006, and “Management and Handling of Anomalies and Software Errors
  in Digital I&C Systems Important to Safety in NPPs”, Tehran, Iran, April
  2007
          IAEA I&C Meetings 2005 - 2007 (continued)


• TC RER/4/027: Regional Technical Meeting on “I&C Modernization and
  Power Up-Rating Projects in NPPs”, June 2005, Ljubljana, Slovenia.

• TC RER/4/027 Workshop on “Qualification of NPP electrical and
  mechanical equipment in harsh environment”, Madrid, Spain, March 2007

• TC RER/4/027 Workshop on I&C modernization related to power uprate
  and license renewal (us of digital I&C, control room upgrades, monitoring
  and diagnostics systems for residual life assessment), to be held in
  Slovenia, Q3 2007
          IAEA I&C Meetings 2005 - 2007 (continued)


• TC RAS/4/021 Workshop on “Computerized procedures in the main control
  rooms”, to be held in China in Q3 2007

• TC RAS/4/021 Workshop on “Alarm systems focusing on alarm
  suppression processing”, to be held in China in Q4 2007

• EBP Asia (China) Workshop on “Reactor Neutron Protection System
  detector aging evaluation and performance investigation”, to be held in
  China in Q4 2007
                 Liaison with other organizations


International I&C Meetings:

• International Electrotechnical Commission IEC / TC 45 “Nuclear
   Instrumentation”, Plenary Meeting, Lyon, France, October 2006

• 5th American Nuclear Society International Topical Meeting on Nuclear
   Plant Instrumentation, Controls, and Human Machine Interface
   Technology (NPIC & HMIT) held in Albuquerque, NM, USA, November
   12-16, 2006
   (203 papers were presented in eight parallel tracks in a total of 47
   sessions)

• OECD / NEA SCAP Workshop on Cable Ageing Database, Issy-les-
   Moulineaux, France, March 1-2, 2007
Summary of I&C Results in 2005


•   4 large technical meetings
•   4 consultancy meetings
•   3 TC Workshops
•   1 TECDOC completed
•   3 TECDOCs initiated

    (~380 participants)
Summary of I&C Results in 2006


•   2 large technical meetings
•   5 consultancy meetings
•   5 TC Workshops
•   3 TECDOCs under development
•   2 TECDOCs initiated

    (~280 participants)
Summary of I&C Results in 2007


•   4 large technical meetings to hold
•   5 consultancy meetings (4 done)
•   7 TC Workshops (3 done)
•   4 TECDOCs to be published
•   2 TECDOCs to be completed
•   1 TECDOC initiated
•   I&C database in the works

    (~400 participants expected)
                     Most active contributors

U.S. NRC,                         EPRI
SKI                               INL
KINS                              ORNL
STUK
                                  KAERI
EdF, OPG, British Energy          AECL
Paks NPP                          VTT
Oskarshamn NPP                    Halden (IFE)
Forskmark NPP                     RRC “Kurchatov Institute”
TVO, Fortum
                                  AV Nuclear Safety Institute
Leibstadt NPP
                                  Comision Nacional de Energia Atomica (CNEA)
AMS Corp
AREVA NP                          University of Tennessee
INVENSYS                          Chalmers University of Technology
I&C Energo Ltd
                                  Budapest Technical University
KOPEC
AMEC NNC
Westinghouse Electric Sweden AB
         Location of I&C tasks in IAEA P&B 2008-2009


Major Programme 1: Nuclear Power, Fuel Cycle And Nuclear Science
Programme 1.1: Nuclear Power
• Sub-programme 1.1.1: Integrated Support For Operating Nuclear
   Facilities
    •   Project 1.1.1.1: Engineering Support For Design, Operation,
        Maintenance, And Plant Life Management For Safe Long Term
        Operation
    •   Project 1.1.1.3: Information Exchange In Support Of Plant
        Performance Improvement

• Sub-programme 1.1.2: Support For Expansion Of Nuclear Power Plants
                I&C tasks in IAEA P&B 2008-2009


• Develop and update guidance and provide support to Member States in
  the area of instrumentation, control and information systems, and
  human-machine interface technologies
   • Develop and update technical document in NE Document Series
   • Develop and update technical supporting documents for Safety Standards
   • CRP on Advanced Surveillance, Diagnostics, and Prognostics Techniques
     used for System Health Monitoring in Nuclear Power Plants
   • Organize an International Conference on Opportunities and Challenges for
     Water Cooled Reactors in the 21st century in 2009
            NE Series Document




                           Level 1
                           Basic Principles and
                           Objectives

                            Level 2
                            Guides

                             Level 3
                             Reports
Basic Principles: Manifest rationale and vision of the peaceful use of nuclear energy
Objectives: High level advice on the development of nuclear facilities, systems and activities etc.
(“What do we want” to achieve)
Guides: “How to achieve” the objectives
Reports: Information on technology status, development trends, and technical background, as well as
good practices and recommendations
                                 Nuclear Energy Series
                                           Nuclear Energy Basic
                                                Principles




     General                Nuclear Power                Nuclear Fuel Cycle      Rad. Waste Management
                                                                                  and Decommissioning


Management Systems        Technology Development                  Resources           Radioactive waste
                                                                                        management



  Human Resources            Design of nuclear            Fuel Engineering and       Decommissioning of
                                 facilities                   Performance             nuclear facilities



 Nuclear Infrastructure     Operation of Nuclear         Spent Fuel Management        Site Remediation
     and Planning                Facilities                and Reprocessing



      Economics                Non Electrical                 Fuel Cycles
                                Applications



Energy System Analysis                                   Research Reactors NFC
                                                             and Materials
                            Near-term tasks


•   Refining and finalizing input to IAEA P&B 2010-2011
•   Re-defining TWG’s mandate and Terms of Reference
•   Updating membership
•   Improving and maintaining communication channels
•   Improving administrative work (nomination, invitation, contact
    information, …)



http://www.iaea.org/NuclearPower/IandC/TWG/
http://www.iaea.org/OurWork/ST/NE/NENP/NPES/index.html
    Thank you

O.Glockler@iaea.org

								
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