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Study indicates pilot facility could significantly reduce waste volumes
Waste disposal start-up Deep Isolation and fusion tech company SHINE Technologies have announced the completion of a collaborative study assessing the costs of disposing of radioactive byproducts from a pilot spent nuclear fuel recycling facility.
Yunfeng Zhang, Xiangshun Li, Lin Cai
Nuclear Science and Engineering | Volume 194 | Number 7 | July 2020 | Pages 541-553
Technical Paper | doi.org/10.1080/00295639.2020.1751526
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Based on the angle and Euclidean distance similarity of the loading matrix, this paper reports on an improved principal component analysis (PCA) modeling method that is successfully applied to identify three different working conditions in the secondary loop of a nuclear power plant (NPP). First, a simulation platform of the secondary loop of the NPP is built in which three kinds of working conditions are set. Second, the multiple-PCA modeling method is used to construct the offline models. Finally, the effectiveness and superiority of the improved method is verified in the simulation platform.