International CANDU Maintenance Conference - returned 151 Papers

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11th International Conference on CANDU® Maintenance and Nuclear Components2017Oct. 01-04

DELIVERING THE NUCLEAR PROMISE

K. Pushee (INPO), Toronto, ON Canada
11th International Conference on CANDU® Maintenance and Nuclear Components2017Oct. 01-04

LONG TERM ASSET MANAGEMENT PLAN

G. Newman (Bruce Power), Toronto, ON Canada
11th International Conference on CANDU® Maintenance and Nuclear Components2017Oct. 01-04

IMPROVED NPP PERFORMANCE

J. Wight (Ontario Power Generation), Toronto, ON Canada
11th International Conference on CANDU® Maintenance and Nuclear Components2017Oct. 01-04

ASSET MANAGEMENT METHODOLOGY

R. Whalen (SNC-Lavalin Nuclear), Toronto, ON Canada
11th International Conference on CANDU® Maintenance and Nuclear Components2017Oct. 01-04

STRONG PDM PROGRAM MANDATORY FOR AN OPTIMUM MIX OF TIME-BASED / CONDITION-BASED MAINTENANCE

O. Gheorghiu (CNE Cernavoda), Toronto, ON Canada
11th International Conference on CANDU® Maintenance and Nuclear Components2017Oct. 01-04

INTERNATIONAL GENERIC AGEING LESSONS LEARNED (IGALL) PROGRAMME FOR CANDU/PHWR REACTORS

K. Kirkhope (CNSC), Toronto, ON Canada
11th International Conference on CANDU® Maintenance and Nuclear Components2017Oct. 01-04

SEVERE ACCIDENT STRATEGIES, REVIEW AND VALIDATION OF GUIDELINES AT CANADIAN NPPS

N. Mesmous (CNSC), Toronto, ON Canada
11th International Conference on CANDU® Maintenance and Nuclear Components2017Oct. 01-04

POST FUKUSHIMA STRATEGIES IMPLEMENTED AT CANDU NUCLEAR POWER PLANTS - PART 1

L. Gilbert (Bruce Power), K. Krishnan (COG), Toronto, ON Canada
11th International Conference on CANDU® Maintenance and Nuclear Components2017Oct. 01-04

POST FUKUSHIMA STRATEGIES IMPLEMENTED AT CANDU NUCLEAR POWER PLANTS - PART 2

L. Gilbert (Bruce Power), K. Krishnan (COG), Toronto, ON Canada
11th International Conference on CANDU® Maintenance and Nuclear Components2017Oct. 01-04

THE APPLICATION OF CNSC FUKUSHIMA ACTION PLAN IN THE DESIGN OF SMALL MODULAR REACTORS

M. El-Hawary (CNSC), N. Mesmous (CNSC), Toronto, ON Canada
11th International Conference on CANDU® Maintenance and Nuclear Components2017Oct. 01-04

USE OF GRAVITY-ASSISTED LOOP HEAT PIPES FOR PASSIVE COOLING OF SPENT NUCLEAR FUEL POOLS DURING STATION BLACKOUT

A. Sartipi (CNL), R.E. Ortega Pelayo (CNL), M. Gaudet (CNL), C. Zhang (CNL), Toronto, ON Canada
11th International Conference on CANDU® Maintenance and Nuclear Components2017Oct. 01-04

FUEL CHANNEL SCANNING TOOL ELONGATION MEASUREMENT “STEM”

S.S. Dhaliwal (Ontario Power Generation), A. Hong (Ontario Power Generation), S. Mallampalli (Ontario Power Generation), Toronto, ON Canada
11th International Conference on CANDU® Maintenance and Nuclear Components2017Oct. 01-04

QUALIFIED FIELD-TRIALED NEXT-GENERATION ADVANCED PORTABLE POLYMER TESTER FOR IMPROVED CABLE CONDITION MONITORING IN NPP

J. Deadman (SNC Lavalin Nuclear), D. Ho (SNC Lavalin Nuclear), R. Jamieson (SNC Lavalin Nuclear), N. Sachdev (SNC Lavalin Nuclear), Toronto, ON Canada
11th International Conference on CANDU® Maintenance and Nuclear Components2017Oct. 01-04

FOSAR – FOREIGN OBJECTS SEARCH AND RETRIEVAL

H. Damies (AREVA GmbH), G. Nützel (AREVA GmbH), S. Popp (AREVA GmbH), Toronto, ON Canada
11th International Conference on CANDU® Maintenance and Nuclear Components2017Oct. 01-04

STEEL PIPE WALL THICKNESS MEASUREMENT BY PULSED EDDY CURRENT

K. Faurschou (Royal Military College), R. Underhill (Royal Military College), J. Morelli (Queen's University), T. Krause (Royal Military College), Toronto, ON Canada
11th International Conference on CANDU® Maintenance and Nuclear Components2017Oct. 01-04

SPECIALIZED TOOLING FOR INSPECTION OF CALANDRIA RELIEF DUCTS

A. Brooks (Bruce Power), S. Gupta (AMEC Foster Wheeler), Toronto, ON Canada
11th International Conference on CANDU® Maintenance and Nuclear Components2017Oct. 01-04

LOW-VOLTAGE ELECTRICAL CABLE CONDITION: APPROACH TO REMAINING-LIFE PREDICTIONS

F. Guérout (Canadian Nuclear Laboratories), Toronto, ON Canada
11th International Conference on CANDU® Maintenance and Nuclear Components2017Oct. 01-04

AGEING MANAGEMENT OF LOW VOLTAGE CABLES AT DARLINGTON NUCLEAR STATION

D. Rouison (Kinectrics Inc), A. Ghaforian (Ontario Power Generation), M. Riahinezhad (Kinectrics Inc), Toronto, ON Canada
11th International Conference on CANDU® Maintenance and Nuclear Components2017Oct. 01-04

MANAGEMENT OF AGING PIPING THROUGH REASONABLE ASSURANCE ASSESSMENTS AND INSPECTION PRIORITIZATION

A. Roukema (Structural Integrity Associates, Inc.), D. Newsom (Structural Integrity Associates, Inc.), Toronto, ON Canada
11th International Conference on CANDU® Maintenance and Nuclear Components2017Oct. 01-04

AGING MANAGEMENT AND RELIABILITY OF CANDU STEAM GENERATORS AND HEAT EXCHANGERS

M. Montazer (CNG Nuclear), D. Montazer (CNG Nuclear), C. Fourar (CNG Nuclear), B. Goel (CNG Nuclear), Toronto, ON Canada
11th International Conference on CANDU® Maintenance and Nuclear Components2017Oct. 01-04

AGING MANAGEMENT AND RELIABILITY OF CANDU PRIMARY HEAT TRANSPORT SYSTEM AND FEEDERS

M. Montazer (CNG Nuclear), D. Montazer (CNG Nuclear), C. Fourar (CNG Nuclear), B. Goel (CNG Nuclear), Toronto, ON Canada
11th International Conference on CANDU® Maintenance and Nuclear Components2017Oct. 01-04

CONSIDERATIONS IN IMPLEMENTING EARTHQUAKE DESIGN EXTENSION CONDITION (DEC)

A. Usmani (AmecFW Nuclear Canada), T. Aziz (TSAziz Consulting Inc.), Toronto, ON Canada
11th International Conference on CANDU® Maintenance and Nuclear Components2017Oct. 01-04

RADIATION MONITORING SYSTEM FOR CFVS STACKS

S. Hashemi (Tyne Engineering), N. Reynolds (Tyne Engineering), J. Robinson (Tyne Engineering), Toronto, ON Canada
11th International Conference on CANDU® Maintenance and Nuclear Components2017Oct. 01-04

INTEGRATED IN-VESSEL DEBRIS BLOCKAGE TESTING FOR PRESSURE-TUBE REACTORS

Q. Cheng (Canadian Nuclear Laboratories), R. Xu (Canadian Nuclear Laboratories), M. Yetisir (Canadian Nuclear Laboratories), Toronto, ON Canada
11th International Conference on CANDU® Maintenance and Nuclear Components2017Oct. 01-04

STRAIN AND VIBRATION MONITORING OF NUCLEAR COMPONENTS USING FIBRE OPTIC SENSORS

M. Gaudet (Canadian Nuclear Laboratories), K.W. Li (Canadian Nuclear Laboratories), M. Yetisir (Canadian Nuclear Laboratories), Toronto, ON Canada
11th International Conference on CANDU® Maintenance and Nuclear Components2017Oct. 01-04

USING SUB-GHZ WIRELESS SENSORS FOR NUCLEAR PLANT PROCESS AND SECURITY MONITORING

J. Hollern (AREVA Inc), M. Liebenow (AREVA Inc), X. Wang (AREVA Inc), L. Watkins (AREVA Inc), J. Perisse (AREVA NP), C. Duval (ARCYS), Toronto, ON Canada
11th International Conference on CANDU® Maintenance and Nuclear Components2017Oct. 01-04

IMPROVED RADIATION MONITORING AND DECONTAMINATION PROCESSES TO REDUCE SIGNIFICANT RADIOACTIVE WASTE COSTS VIA RECYCLING

K. Anderson (UniTech Services Group), Toronto, ON Canada
11th International Conference on CANDU® Maintenance and Nuclear Components2017Oct. 01-04

ADVANCES IN ULTRASONIC FLOW MEASUREMENT TECHNOLOGY FOR NUCLEAR APPLICATIONS

V. Janzen (Canadian Nuclear Laboratories), A. Gurevich (AMAG), S. Selvaratnarajah (AMAG), Y. Gurevich (AMAG), Toronto, ON Canada
11th International Conference on CANDU® Maintenance and Nuclear Components2017Oct. 01-04

PROACTIVE SOURCE TERM MONITORING AT CANDU® STATIONS

Y. Verzilov (KINECTRICS), D. Trudell (KINECTRICS), Toronto, ON Canada
11th International Conference on CANDU® Maintenance and Nuclear Components2017Oct. 01-04

NEW STEAM GENERATORS FOR EMBALSE NGS – REPLACEMENT CARTRIDGE DESIGN, MANUFACTURING AND LOCALIZATION ISSUES

R. Gold (SNC-Lavalin Nuclear), J. Parkitny (SNC-Lavalin Nuclear), P. Luna (Nucleoelectrica, Argentina, SA), R. Sainz (Nucleoelectrica, Argentina), Toronto, ON Canada
11th International Conference on CANDU® Maintenance and Nuclear Components2017Oct. 01-04

STEAM GENERATOR SERVICE SOLUTIONS FOR IMPROVING PLANT EFFICIENCY

H. Damies (AREVA GmbH), G. Nützel (AREVA GmbH), Toronto, ON Canada
11th International Conference on CANDU® Maintenance and Nuclear Components2017Oct. 01-04

THE ROLE OF SG INSPECTIONS IN LIFE CYCLE MANAGEMENT

L. Obrutsky (M&O; Tech Inc.), Toronto, ON Canada
11th International Conference on CANDU® Maintenance and Nuclear Components2017Oct. 01-04

A PRELIMINARY THREE DIMENSIONAL CFD MODEL OF THE APR1400 STEAM GENERATOR USING ANSYS

K. Zabrzycki (KEPCO International Nuclear Graduate School), A. Diab (KEPCO International Nuclear Graduate School), Toronto, ON Canada
11th International Conference on CANDU® Maintenance and Nuclear Components2017Oct. 01-04

INVESTIGATIONS OF IN-PLANE FLUIDELASTIC INSTABILITY IN A MULTI-SPAN U-BEND TUBE BUNDLE – TESTS IN AIR FLOW

P. Feenstra (CNL), T. Sawadogo (CNL), B. Smith (Canadian Nuclear Laboratories), V. Janzen (Canadian Nuclear Laboratories), H. Cothron (EPRI), Toronto, ON Canada
11th International Conference on CANDU® Maintenance and Nuclear Components2017Oct. 01-04

A COLLABORATIVE APPROACH TO HUMAN PERFORMANCE IN SUPPORT OF MAINTENANCE ACTIVITIES – A VENDOR PERSPECTIVE

P. Tume (SNC-Lavalin Nuclear Inc.), Toronto, ON Canada
11th International Conference on CANDU® Maintenance and Nuclear Components2017Oct. 01-04

STAFFING CHALLENGES AND INNOVATIVE SOLUTIONS - FIRST NATION & METIS CONSIDERATIONS

M. Ruysseveldt (Promation Nuclear), R. Johnston (Bruce Power), Toronto, ON Canada
11th International Conference on CANDU® Maintenance and Nuclear Components2017Oct. 01-04

POSTGRADUATE EDUCATION AND TRAINING PROGRAMS FOR NUCLEAR PROFESSIONALS

G. Bereznai (UOIT), J. Froats (UOIT), B. Rouben (UOIT), Toronto, ON Canada
11th International Conference on CANDU® Maintenance and Nuclear Components2017Oct. 01-04

SUCCESSION PLANNING & ATTRACTING YOUNG PROFESSIONAL TO INDUSTRY

K. Smith (Bruce Power), Toronto, ON Canada
11th International Conference on CANDU® Maintenance and Nuclear Components2017Oct. 01-04

CHALLENGES DURING THE IMPLEMENTATION OF CYBER SECURITY AT NUCLEAR POWER PLANTS

J. Knight (ENERCON Services, Inc.), J. Horn (ENERCON Services, Inc), J. McBride (ENERCON Services, Inc), Toronto, ON Canada
11th International Conference on CANDU® Maintenance and Nuclear Components2017Oct. 01-04

HITL-GUARD : A PLATFORM FOR REAL-TIME TRACKING OF OPERATOR SITUATIONAL AWARENESS IN CONTROL ROOMS

H. Singh (Ontario Power Generation), Q. Mahmoud (University of Ontario Institute of Technology), Toronto, ON Canada
11th International Conference on CANDU® Maintenance and Nuclear Components2017Oct. 01-04

METHODS AND FACILITIES FOR VALIDATION AND SYSTEM INTEGRATION TESTING OF UPGRADED LEGACY SHUTDOWN SYSTEMS

A. Xing (Candu Energy Inc.), L. Lowndes (Candu Energy Inc.), Toronto, ON Canada
11th International Conference on CANDU® Maintenance and Nuclear Components2017Oct. 01-04

MAINTENANCE OPTIMIZATION – PREDICTIVE VS. PREVENTIVE MAINTENANCE

T. Seitz (AREVA GmbH), H. Damies (AREVA GmbH), A. Zander (AREVA GmbH), G. Gloth (AREVA GmbH), Toronto, ON Canada
11th International Conference on CANDU® Maintenance and Nuclear Components2017Oct. 01-04

ADVANCED TECHNIQUES FOR COMPONENT MONITORING AND PREDICTIVE MAINTENANCE PROGRAM SUPPORT

M. Langenstein (BTB Jansky GmbH), A. Jansky (BTB Jansky GmbH), D. Walker (BTB Jansky GmbH), Toronto, ON Canada
11th International Conference on CANDU® Maintenance and Nuclear Components2017Oct. 01-04

APPROACHES TO IDENTIFICATION OF FUNCTIONAL REQUIREMENTS AND DEVELOPMENT OF SPECIFICATIONS FOR DIGITAL I&C; SYSTEMS UPGRADES

M. Tadjalli (ENERCON), R. Wyatt (ENERCON), Toronto, ON Canada
11th International Conference on CANDU® Maintenance and Nuclear Components2017Oct. 01-04

REACTOR AREA BRIDGE FAST ACTING PLATFORMS

E. Veckie (Unified Engineering Representative), E. Ferreira (Bruce Power Human Factors Analyst), J. Hanna (Bruce Power OMS Reactor Component Insp. & Mtce), Toronto, ON Canada
11th International Conference on CANDU® Maintenance and Nuclear Components2017Oct. 01-04

UTILITY APPROACH TO MARGIN MANAGEMENT (RISK VS BENEFIT)

D. Tyndall (Ontario Power Generation), Toronto, ON Canada
11th International Conference on CANDU® Maintenance and Nuclear Components2017Oct. 01-04

REGULATORY PERSPECTIVE OF MARGIN MANAGEMENT

G. Frappier (Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission), Toronto, ON Canada
11th International Conference on CANDU® Maintenance and Nuclear Components2017Oct. 01-04

FUEL CHANNEL LIFE EXTENSION

G. Newman (Bruce Power), Toronto, ON Canada
11th International Conference on CANDU® Maintenance and Nuclear Components2017Oct. 01-04

SAFE OPERATION OF NPPS– CANADIAN REGULATORY EXPECTATIONS FOR CONDITION ASSESSMENT IN THE FRAMEWORK OF PSR

A. Omar (Canadian Nuclear Safety Commision (CNSC)), S. Laxman (Canadian Nuclear Safety Commision (CNSC)), B. Carroll (Canadian Nuclear Safety Commision (CNSC)), A. Viktorov (Canadian Nuclear Safety Commision (CNSC)), Toronto, ON Canada
11th International Conference on CANDU® Maintenance and Nuclear Components2017Oct. 01-04

EVALUATION METHODOLOGY FOR THE PRESSURE TUBE DIAMETER EXPANSION BASED ON THE MEASURED DATA

J.Y. Jung (Korea Atomic Energy Research Institute), Toronto, ON Canada
11th International Conference on CANDU® Maintenance and Nuclear Components2017Oct. 01-04

LARGE SCALE FEEDER REMOVAL ON DARLINGTON UNIT 2 REFURBISHMENT

K. Brown (Ontario Power Generation), C. Webb (Ontario Power Generation), Toronto, ON Canada
11th International Conference on CANDU® Maintenance and Nuclear Components2017Oct. 01-04

LIFE CYCLE MANAGEMENT EVALUATIONS OF SAFETY RELATED SERVICE WATER SYSTEMS AT NUCLEAR POWER PLANTS

G. Licina (Structural Integrity Associates, Inc.), A. Roukema (Structural Integrity Associates, Inc.), P. Wood (Structural Integrity Associates, Inc.), Toronto, ON Canada
11th International Conference on CANDU® Maintenance and Nuclear Components2017Oct. 01-04

EMBALSE REFURBISHMENT: UPDATE OF PROGRESS

R. Sainz (Nucleoelectrica, Argentina), G. Diaz (NA-SA), P. Salvetti (NA-SA), T. Freeman (SNC-Lavalin Nuclear Inc.), Toronto, ON Canada
11th International Conference on CANDU® Maintenance and Nuclear Components2017Oct. 01-04

REMOTE CONTROLLED CRUD REMOVAL BY USE OF IN-PIPE MANIPULATORS

H. Damies (AREVA GmbH), F. Hudelmaier (AREVA GmbH), E. Seeberger (AREVA GmbH), Toronto, ON Canada
11th International Conference on CANDU® Maintenance and Nuclear Components2017Oct. 01-04

STRATEGIES FOR THE INCREASING OF HIGH CYCLE FATIGUE (VIBRATION) PIPING FAILURES

A. Roukema (Structural Integrity Associates, Inc.), Toronto, ON Canada
11th International Conference on CANDU® Maintenance and Nuclear Components2017Oct. 01-04

DECONTAMINATION SOLUTIONS

H. Damies (AREVA GmbH), S. Nothvogel (AREVA GmbH), S. Wegener (AREVA GmbH), Toronto, ON Canada
11th International Conference on CANDU® Maintenance and Nuclear Components2017Oct. 01-04

NUCLEAR WASTE PARTS IMPROVEMENT INITIATIVE PROJECT

M. Ibadula (Ontario Power Generation), Toronto, ON Canada
11th International Conference on CANDU® Maintenance and Nuclear Components2017Oct. 01-04

A STATISTICAL APPROACH FOR EVALUATING MATERIAL PROPERTY DEGRADATION IN FIBREGLASS REINFORCED PLASTIC COMPOSITE PIPING

O. Hamouda (Ontario Power Generation), J. Kwan (Ontario Power Generation), S.H. Kim (Ontario Power Generation), E. Mileta (Ontario Power Generation), M. Stojakovic (Ontario Power Generation), Toronto, ON Canada
11th International Conference on CANDU® Maintenance and Nuclear Components2017Oct. 01-04

CHARACTERIZING THE MECHANICAL PROPERTIES OF I ROD REMOVED FROM NATIONAL RESEARCH UNIVERSAL REACTOR

M. Bach (Canadian Nuclear Laboratories), S. St Lawrence (Canadian Nuclear Laboratories), Toronto, ON Canada
11th International Conference on CANDU® Maintenance and Nuclear Components2017Oct. 01-04

MICROMECHANICS OF PLASTICITY OF ZR-2.5%NB ALLOY

I. Khan (University of Western Ontario), R.J. Klassen (University of Western Ontario), Toronto, ON Canada
11th International Conference on CANDU® Maintenance and Nuclear Components2017Oct. 01-04

SMALL-SCALE MECHANICAL TESTING OF NUCLEAR STRUCTURAL MATERIALS

C. Judge (Canadian Nuclear Laboratories), V. Bhakhri (Canadian Nuclear Laboratories), C. Dixon (Canadian Nuclear Laboratories), C. Mayhew (Canadian Nuclear Laboratories), C. Howard (University of California, Berkeley), P. Hosemann (University of California, Berkeley), Toronto, ON Canada
11th International Conference on CANDU® Maintenance and Nuclear Components2017Oct. 01-04

FAILURE ANALYSIS EXAMINATION OF A TITANIUM CONDENSER TUBE

P. Delshad Khatibi (Acuren Group Inc.,), M. Toloui (Chemistry, Metallurgy and Welding Department, Ontario Power Generation), A. Di ilio (Chemistry, Metallurgy and Welding Department, Ontario Power Generation), E. Ulvan (Acuren Group Inc.), Toronto, ON Canada
11th International Conference on CANDU® Maintenance and Nuclear Components2017Oct. 01-04

NUCLEAR UTILITY OBSOLESCENCE GROUP (NUOG) ACTIVITIES

S. Ostrowski (Bruce Power), Toronto, ON Canada
11th International Conference on CANDU® Maintenance and Nuclear Components2017Oct. 01-04

REPORT ON CANDU OWNERS GROUP PROCUREMENT ENGINEERING PEER GROUP AND PROACTIVE OBSOLESCENCE MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS (POMS) IMPLEMENTATION

A. Allport (New Brunswick Power), Toronto, ON Canada
11th International Conference on CANDU® Maintenance and Nuclear Components2017Oct. 01-04

REVERSE ENGINEERING CHALLENGES

P. McLean (Kinectrics Inc.), Toronto, ON Canada
11th International Conference on CANDU® Maintenance and Nuclear Components2017Oct. 01-04

CRANE REHABILITATION AND MODERNIZATION

F. Wolsey (Bruce Power), Toronto, ON Canada
11th International Conference on CANDU® Maintenance and Nuclear Components2017Oct. 01-04

THE ROLE OF R&D; IN SUPPORT OF STEAM GENERATOR LIFE CYCLE STRATEGIES

B. Tapping (Canadian Nuclear Laboratories), Toronto, ON Canada
11th International Conference on CANDU® Maintenance and Nuclear Components2017Oct. 01-04

LEVERAGING TECHNOLOGY TO IMPROVE PLANT MAINTENANCE, TRAINING AND IMPROVE EF CIENCY

E. Lei (Ontario Power Generation), Toronto, ON Canada
11th International Conference on CANDU® Maintenance and Nuclear Components2017Oct. 01-04

CALCULATION OF STRESS INTENSITY FACTORS BASED ON THROUGH-THICKNESS STRESS DATA FROM ANSYS ANALYSIS

J. Cao (BWXT Canada Ltd.), Toronto, ON Canada
11th International Conference on CANDU® Maintenance and Nuclear Components2017Oct. 01-04

IMPACT ANALYSIS OF CANDU NUCLEAR WASTE CONTAINERS FOR A HYPOTHETICAL DROP ACCIDENT

L. Pan (BWXT Canada), P. Zheng (BWXT Canada), D. Speer (Bruce Power), B. Nikic (Bruce Power), T. Carter (Bruce Power), Toronto, ON Canada
11th International Conference on CANDU® Maintenance and Nuclear Components2017Oct. 01-04

COMPARISON OF PREDICTED AND MEASURED DATA OF DEFORMATION OF PRESTRESSED CONTAINMENT

Z. Bittnar (Czech Technical University in Prague), P. Hlavacek (Czech Technical University in Prague), B. Patzak (Czech Technical University in Prague), J. Stepan (EGP Praha, CZ), Toronto, ON Canada
11th International Conference on CANDU® Maintenance and Nuclear Components2017Oct. 01-04

DESIGN AND ANALYSIS OF EXPANSION JOINT LINERS

D. O'Kane (Amec FW Nuclear Canada), A. Usmani (AmecFW Nuclear Canada), E. Chen (Amec FW Nuclear Canada), V. Mugurel Oprea (Cernavoda NPP, Romania), Toronto, ON Canada
11th International Conference on CANDU® Maintenance and Nuclear Components2017Oct. 01-04

A MECHANICAL ENERGY APPROACH TO PREDICT FRETTING-WEAR DAMAGE IN NUCLEAR COMPONENTS

M. Pettigrew (Ecole Polytechnique Montreal), M. Yetisir (Canadian Nuclear Laboratories), N. Fisher (Canadian Nuclear Laboratories), B. Smith (Canadian Nuclear Laboratories), C. Taylor (Canadian Nuclear Laboratories), V. Janzen (Canadian Nuclear Laboratories), Toronto, ON Canada
11th International Conference on CANDU® Maintenance and Nuclear Components2017Oct. 01-04

PICKERING UNIT-1 AND -4 FUEL CHANNEL RECONFIGURATION

J. Thompson (OPG-IMS), S. Tavares (OPG), Toronto, ON Canada
11th International Conference on CANDU® Maintenance and Nuclear Components2017Oct. 01-04

DEVELOPING OPTIMUM SINGLE FUEL CHANNEL REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES WITH ANTICIPATORY PIPING STRESS ANALYSIS

O. Hamouda (Ontario Power Generation), I. Haq (Ontario Power Generation), S. Yang (Ontario Power Generation), M. Stojakovic (Ontario Power Generation), Toronto, ON Canada
11th International Conference on CANDU® Maintenance and Nuclear Components2017Oct. 01-04

FRACTURE PROTECTION OF CANDU ZR-2.5NB PRESSURE TUBES WITH HIGH HYDROGEN EQUIVALENT CONCENTRATION

P. Doddihal (Kinectrics Inc.), D. Scarth (Kinectrics Inc.), P. Mosbrucker (Kinectrics Inc.), J. Lam (Ontario Power Generation), M. Craven (Ontario Power Generation), Toronto, ON Canada
11th International Conference on CANDU® Maintenance and Nuclear Components2017Oct. 01-04

PROXIMITY MEASUREMENTS OF LISS NOZZLES TO CANDU FUEL CHANNELS USING THE EDDY CURRENT GAP PROBE

P. Bennett (Queen's University/ RMC), R. Underhill (Royal Military College), J. Morelli (Queen's University), T. Krause (RMC), Toronto, ON Canada
11th International Conference on CANDU® Maintenance and Nuclear Components2017Oct. 01-04

IMPROVED FUEL BUNDLE DISASSEMBLY USING ELECTRICAL DISCHARGE MACHINING

R. Meguerian (Laveer Engineering), J. Hulcoop (Laveer Engineering), R. Lewis (Bruce Power), Toronto, ON Canada
11th International Conference on CANDU® Maintenance and Nuclear Components2017Oct. 01-04

CRL SITE TRANSITION: SAFE SHUTDOWN AND READINESS FOR DECOMMISSIONING OF NATIONAL RESEARCH UNIVERSAL AND MO-99 PRODUCTION FACILITY

J. Vincelette (CNL), A. Weaver (CNL), Toronto, ON Canada
11th International Conference on CANDU® Maintenance and Nuclear Components2017Oct. 01-04

APPARENT CAUSE FOR LEAKAGE IN A DRY STORAGE CONTAINER

C. Wang (Ontario Power Generation, Ontario, Canada), R. Parcels (Ontario Power Generation, Ontario, Canada), J. Sato (Ontario Power Generation, Ontario, Canada), J. Carmichael (Ontario Power, Generation, Ontario, Canada), T. Iqbal (Ontario Power Genreation, Ontario, Canada), Toronto, ON Canada
11th International Conference on CANDU® Maintenance and Nuclear Components2017Oct. 01-04

EXPERIENCE WITH THE 0.05 MICRON ABSOLUTE RATED FILTERS IN THE CVCS SYSTEM OF A PWR PLANT

K. Farooq (Pall Corp.), W. Walker (Pall Canada Ltd.), Toronto, ON Canada
11th International Conference on CANDU® Maintenance and Nuclear Components2017Oct. 01-04

ADVANCES IN PLANT PERFORMANCE MONITORING

S. Woods (OPG), R. Naqvi (OPG), Toronto, ON Canada
11th International Conference on CANDU® Maintenance and Nuclear Components2017Oct. 01-04

NUCLEAR FACILITY HIGH PERFORMANCE AND LOW NUCLEAR INSURANCE RISK - COMMON OBJECTIVES

J. Plourde (Nuclear Insurance Association of Canada), Toronto, ON Canada
11th International Conference on CANDU® Maintenance and Nuclear Components2017Oct. 01-04

OVERVIEW OF THE HIGH-ENERGY LINE BREAK ASSESSMENT FOR CANDU REACTORS

G. Ozawa (Candu Energy Inc.), X. Duan (Candu Energy Inc.), M. Kozluk (Candu Energy Inc.), M. Wang (Candu Energy Inc.), Y. Shi (Candu Energy Inc.), H. Wang (Candu Energy Inc.), Toronto, ON Canada
11th International Conference on CANDU® Maintenance and Nuclear Components2017Oct. 01-04

TREATMENT OPTIMIZATION THROUGH EFFECTIVENESS MONITORING

G. Licina (Structural Integrity Associates, Inc.), B. Scholz (Structural Integrity Associates, Inc.), E. Libra-Sharkey (Structural Integrity Associates, Inc.), Toronto, ON Canada
11th International Conference on CANDU® Maintenance and Nuclear Components2017Oct. 01-04

ELECTROSLEEVING APPLICATIONS

L. Djordjic (Kinectrics), G. Palumbo (Integran), Toronto, ON Canada
11th International Conference on CANDU® Maintenance and Nuclear Components2017Oct. 01-04

ULTRA-LOW CHLORIDE (ULC) ANION ION EXCHANGE RESIN FOR OPTIMUM CONDENSATE POLISHING

C. Kozora (Graver Technologies), A. Tavares (Graver Technologies), Toronto, ON Canada
11th International Conference on CANDU® Maintenance and Nuclear Components2017Oct. 01-04

REVIEW OF ZIRCALOY OXIDATION KINETICS AND MODELS IN AIR AND AIR-STEAM MIXTURE

M. Shawkat (Amec Foster Wheeler Nuclear Canada), H. Hasanein (Amec Foster Wheeler Nuclear Canada), Toronto, ON Canada
9th International Conference on CANDU® Maintenance2011December 04-06World Class Performance: The Outage/Operating Cycle ContinuumMarlene Remphal (Ontario Power Generation),Toronto, Canada
9th International Conference on CANDU® Maintenance2011December 04-06Outage Improvement Initiative at Bruce PowerLen Clewett (Bruce Power),Toronto, Canada
9th International Conference on CANDU® Maintenance2011December 04-06CNSC Regulatory Overview on Maintenance and Risk-Based MaintenanceSmain Yalaoui (Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission),Toronto, Canada
9th International Conference on CANDU® Maintenance2011December 04-06COG Risk-Informed in-Service Inspection (RI-ISI) ProjectMehdi Rezaie-Manesh (Ontario Power Generation), Patrick O’Regan (EPRI), Scott Chesworth (Structural Integrity Associates, Inc.),Toronto, Canada
9th International Conference on CANDU® Maintenance2011December 04-06Moving Valve Diagnostics Online – The Ormen Lange ExampleRobert Greenlees (Score Atlanta Inc.), Stan Hale (Score Atlanta Inc.),Toronto, Canada
9th International Conference on CANDU® Maintenance2011December 04-06Improvements and Adaptive Changes to the Fuel Channel Fitness-for-Service Assessment ProcessPaul J. Sedran (Canadian Power Utility Services Ltd.),Toronto, Canada
9th International Conference on CANDU® Maintenance2011December 04-06Permanent Start-Up Instrumentation for Maintenance OutagesJerry M. Cuttler (Cuttler & Associates Inc.), Elnara Nasimi (Bruce Power), H. Gill (Bruce Power), R. Scrannage (Bruce Power), Philippe Paquette (Bruce Power),Toronto, Canada
9th International Conference on CANDU® Maintenance2011December 04-06COG CANDU® Outage Optimization Project at Wolsong, Qinshan, Cernavoda, Point Lepreau, Darlington and PickeringLeslie McWilliams (CANDU Owners' Group),Toronto, Canada
9th International Conference on CANDU® Maintenance2011December 04-06Dose Reduction in Reactor CoolantN. Prasad Gubbala (AECL Nuclear Laboratories),Toronto, Canada
9th International Conference on CANDU® Maintenance2011December 04-06Monitoring of Radionuclide Deposits on CANDU® Reactor ComponentsYury Verzilov (Kinectrics Inc.), Aamir Husain (Kinectrics Inc.),Toronto, Canada
9th International Conference on CANDU® Maintenance2011December 04-06OPG High Radiation Debris Removal Project (2010)Anthony Hamilton (Kinectrics Inc.), Steve Burany (Kinectrics Inc.), Samuel Peralta (Kinectrics Inc.), Lindsay Greenland (Ontario Power Generation),Toronto, Canada
9th International Conference on CANDU® Maintenance2011December 04-06ADEPT – An Innovative Tool to Reduce Worker Exposure Using Virtual Job PlanningYury Verzilov (Kinectrics Inc.), Aamir Husain (Kinectrics Inc.), A. Trifanov (SoftBeam Ltd.),Toronto, Canada
9th International Conference on CANDU® Maintenance2011December 04-06Flow-Accelerated Corrosion Entrance Effect in FeedersLan Sun (AECL Nuclear Laboratories), John Pietralik (AECL Nuclear Laboratories), Chris Schefski (AECL Nuclear Laboratories), Yuqing Ding (Atomic Energy of Canada Limited),Toronto, Canada
9th International Conference on CANDU® Maintenance2011December 04-06The Use of OPEX (in the Form of Inspection Data) to Obtain Unanticipated Calandria Tube (CT) Ovality MeasurementsPaul J. Sedran (Canadian Power Utility Services Ltd.), Bill Rankin (New Brunswick Power Nuclear),Toronto, Canada
9th International Conference on CANDU® Maintenance2011December 04-06Lessons Learned from the NRU Vessel Leak Repair and Return to Service ProjectsPhyllis Heeney (AECL Nuclear Laboratories), Jennifer Turcotte (Atomic Energy of Canada Limited),Toronto, Canada
9th International Conference on CANDU® Maintenance2011December 04-06NRU Light Water Reflector InspectionsRobert H. Lumsden (AECL Nuclear Laboratories), Ken R. Chaplin (AECL Nuclear Laboratories), N. Zahn (AECL Nuclear Laboratories), Nick W. Simpson (AECL Nuclear Laboratories),Toronto, Canada
9th International Conference on CANDU® Maintenance2011December 04-06Thermal Fatigue Screening Criteria for Identifying Susceptible Piping Components in CANDU® StationsQi Chen (AECL Nuclear Laboratories), Chris Schefski (AECL Nuclear Laboratories), S. Pentecost (AECL Nuclear Laboratories),Toronto, Canada
9th International Conference on CANDU® Maintenance2011December 04-06Fleet Wide Motor Asset Management ProgramRandal G. Rosemeier (Westinghouse Electric Company, LLC), Jai J. Moxie (Westinghouse Electric Company, LLC), William Mendez (Westinghouse Electric Company, LLC),Toronto, Canada
9th International Conference on CANDU® Maintenance2011December 04-06Regulatory PerspectiveMichael Binder (Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission),Toronto, Canada
9th International Conference on CANDU® Maintenance2011December 04-06Canada's Response to FukushimaGary W. Newman (Bruce Power),Toronto, Canada
9th International Conference on CANDU® Maintenance2011December 04-06Feeder Replacement Program Configuration ManagementDan E. Pryor (Westinghouse Nuclear),Toronto, Canada
9th International Conference on CANDU® Maintenance2011December 04-06Configuration Management: Actions Taken Today Will Impact Plant Operations and Maintenance for the Next 30 YearsNikos Pontikakis (Candu Energy Inc.), Frank Torchia (Candu Energy Inc.),Toronto, Canada
9th International Conference on CANDU® Maintenance2011December 04-06OPG’s Approach to Equipment AbandonmentGary Albert (Ontario Power Generation),Toronto, Canada
9th International Conference on CANDU® Maintenance2011December 04-06Rigorous Fitness-for-Service Case Development – Selective Defuelling ProgramJason Goldberg (Bruce Power),Toronto, Canada
9th International Conference on CANDU® Maintenance2011December 04-06Essential ‘Ways-of-Working’ Features of 'Configuration Management for New-Build 2011' and 'Issue-Resolved Replication'Bill Schneider (Babcock & Wilcox Canada),Toronto, Canada
9th International Conference on CANDU® Maintenance2011December 04-06Proactive Pressure Relief System Management of Life Cycle and Ageing in Nuclear Power PlantsJosh Kolenc (Farris Engineering), Steve Ferrar (Farris Engineering), Sean Croxford (Farris Engineering), Steve Saunders (Farris Engineering),Toronto, Canada
9th International Conference on CANDU® Maintenance2011December 04-06Instrument Calibration Optimization at Bruce Power: ECI LoopsVinod Chugh (AMEC NSS), Mariela Angelova (AMEC NSS), Ranbir Parmar (AMEC NSS), Vivian Wang (AMEC NSS), Hong Xie (AMEC NSS), Joan Higgs (AMEC NSS), Jim Schut (Bruce Power), Ian Cruchley (Bruce Power),Toronto, Canada
9th International Conference on CANDU® Maintenance2011December 04-06Point Lepreau Primary Heat Transport Pump Wear Ring CrackingGeorge Licina (Structural Integrity Associates, Inc.), Bill Rankin (New Brunswick Power Nuclear),Toronto, Canada
9th International Conference on CANDU® Maintenance2011December 04-06Computer Modeling of In-Reactor Gamma-Ray Spectroscopy for Garter Spring Position DeterminationKrassimir Stoev (AECL Nuclear Laboratories), Stuart Craig (Atomic Energy of Canada Limited),Toronto, Canada
9th International Conference on CANDU® Maintenance2011December 04-06Improvement of the AGS Capability to Cater for Increased Background LeaksRuben Oris (Candu Energy Inc.), Jason Xu (Candu Energy Inc.),Toronto, Canada
9th International Conference on CANDU® Maintenance2011December 04-06Phased Array Ultrasonic Inspection of Feeder Welds – Regulatory PerspectiveBlair Carroll (Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission), Ken Kirkhope (Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission), Lawrence Colligan (Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission), Burton Valpy (Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission), Jeff Stevenson (Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission),Toronto, Canada
9th International Conference on CANDU® Maintenance2011December 04-06SAFIRE – A Robotic Inspection System for CANDU® FeedersRob Buckingham (OC Robotics),Toronto, Canada
9th International Conference on CANDU® Maintenance2011December 04-06Bruce Power Circumferential Wet Scrape SystemDennis Kazimer (Bruce Power), Pascal Zulow (Kinectrics Inc.), Aaron Kratt (Kinectrics Inc.), Simon Berube (Kinectrics Inc.), Anthony Hamilton (Kinectrics Inc.), Kevin J. Maynard (Kinectrics Inc.),Toronto, Canada
9th International Conference on CANDU® Maintenance2011December 04-06Hybrid Monte Carlo Deterministic and Probabilistic Core Assessment for Flaws and Leak-Before-Break for CANDU® ReactorsDennis Kazimer (Bruce Power), Pascal Zulow (Kinectrics Inc.), Aaron Kratt (Kinectrics Inc.), Simon Berube (Kinectrics Inc.), Anthony Hamilton (Kinectrics Inc.), Kevin J. Maynard (Kinectrics Inc.),Toronto, Canada
9th International Conference on CANDU® Maintenance2011December 04-06Impact of Aging and Material Structure on CANDU® Plant PerformanceEric Nadeau (Candu Energy Inc.), John Ballyk (Candu Energy Inc.), Negin Ghalavand (Candu Energy Inc.),Toronto, Canada
9th International Conference on CANDU® Maintenance2011December 04-06Environmental Effects on Making Artificial Specimens for Steam Generator Tube ECT DemonstrationJaesoo Lim (Korea Hydro and Nuclear Power Company), Yongseok Kang (Korea Hydro and Nuclear Power Company), Wangbae Kim (Korea Hydro and Nuclear Power Company), Sungwoo Kim (Korea Atomic Energy Research Institute),Toronto, Canada
9th International Conference on CANDU® Maintenance2011December 04-06Scope Selection and ControlFrank Guglielmi (Ontario Power Generation),Toronto, Canada
9th International Conference on CANDU® Maintenance2011December 04-06Planning and SchedulingClaude Drouin (Director of Refurbishment, Gentilly-2, Hydro-Québec),Toronto, Canada
9th International Conference on CANDU® Maintenance2011December 04-06Execution and Lessons-LearnedJohn Soini (Bruce Power),Toronto, Canada
9th International Conference on CANDU® Maintenance2011December 04-06Gentilly-2 Refurbishment Postponed – First Cycle End of LifeDaniel Godin (Hydro-Québec, Centrale Nucléaire Gentilly-2), Denis Bérubé (Hydro-Québec, Centrale Nucléaire Gentilly 2), Michel Cantin (Hydro-Québec, Centrale Nucléaire Gentilly 2),Toronto, Canada
9th International Conference on CANDU® Maintenance2011December 04-06Placing Two Pickering Nuclear Units in Safe Storage – An OPG Success StoryMike Peckham (Ontario Power Generation),Toronto, Canada
9th International Conference on CANDU® Maintenance2011December 04-06Risk-Informed Ranking of Engineering ProjectsMikko Jyrkama (University of Waterloo), Mahesh Pandey (University of Waterloo),Toronto, Canada
9th International Conference on CANDU® Maintenance2011December 04-06Assessing and Managing Scope Expansion from Engineering to Commissioning the UpgradersAnnesley Hatton (SNC-Lavalin Inc.), Gretel Steinberg (SLN-Aecon),Toronto, Canada
9th International Conference on CANDU® Maintenance2011December 04-06Development of a CANDU® Industry Maintenance Guide – A 'Community of Practice' CompendiumPaul Von Hatten (Ontario Power Generation), Deny See Hoye (CANDU Owners Group),Toronto, Canada
9th International Conference on CANDU® Maintenance2011December 04-06Program Planning for Fuel Handling Protective Control System Refurbishment at Bruce PowerMehdi Madani (GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy Inc.), Jason Giajnorio (GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy Inc.), Thelma Richard (GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy Inc.), Daniel Ho (GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy Inc.), Walter Volk (GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy Inc.), Andrew Ertel (Bruce Power),Toronto, Canada
9th International Conference on CANDU® Maintenance2011December 04-06Quantifying Uncertainty in Flow Accelerated Corrosion (FAC) PredictionsMikko Jyrkama (University of Waterloo), Mahesh Pandey (University of Waterloo),Toronto, Canada
9th International Conference on CANDU® Maintenance2011December 04-06Risk-Informed Disposition of Primary Heat Transport Piping Subject to Local Wall LossXinjian Duan (Candu Energy Inc.), Min Wang (Candu Energy Inc.), James Wang (Candu Energy Inc.), Michael Kozluk (Independent Consultant),Toronto, Canada
9th International Conference on CANDU® Maintenance2011December 04-06In Reactor Measurements, Modeling and Assessments to Predict Liquid Injection Shutdown System Nozzles to Calandria Tube Time to ContactKobus Kirstein (Candu Energy Inc.), Daryl Kalenchuk (Candu Energy Inc.),Toronto, Canada
9th International Conference on CANDU® Maintenance2011December 04-06Life Extension of CANDU® Reactor CoresJulian Millard (Candu Energy Inc.), Jeff Kerker (Bruce Power), Michael Albert (Candu Energy Inc.),Toronto, Canada
9th International Conference on CANDU® Maintenance2011December 04-06Evolution of Aging Assessment MethodologiesRichard Dam (Candu Energy Inc.), Ralf Gold (Candu Energy Inc.), Laurie McCrea (Candu Energy Inc.),Toronto, Canada
9th International Conference on CANDU® Maintenance2011December 04-06Statistical Modeling for Reactor Thermal Power Optimization in Bruce Power ReactorsVinod Chugh (AMEC NSS), Ovidiu Nainer (Bruce Power), Paul Sermer (AMEC NSS), Jun Stoklosa (Bruce Power), Keith Weaver (AMEC NSS), David Zobin (AMEC NSS),Toronto, Canada
9th International Conference on CANDU® Maintenance2011December 04-06OPG's Plan for Nuclear Projects: The 'Engineer, Procure, Construct' ModelMark Elliott (Ontario Power Generation),Toronto, Canada
9th International Conference on CANDU® Maintenance2011December 04-06EC6 for Darlington as a Managed-Enhancements Replication ProjectMike Soulard (Candu Energy Inc.),Toronto, Canada
9th International Conference on CANDU® Maintenance2011December 04-06Calandria and Shield Tank Assembly ReplacementRon Mottram (Bruce Power), Joshua Guin (MEC Nuclear Safety Solutions Limited),Toronto, Canada
9th International Conference on CANDU® Maintenance2011December 04-06Age and Condition Assessments for Fuel Handling SystemsGlen Pyke (GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy Canada),Toronto, Canada
9th International Conference on CANDU® Maintenance2011December 04-06Planning for Success: Ensuring Material Availability to Execute Work on Time, Every TimeShawn Casemore (Casemore & Co.),Toronto, Canada
9th International Conference on CANDU® Maintenance2011December 04-06Execution of a Chemical Compatibility Program During CANDU® Unit Refurbishment – Lessons LearnedRon Massey (AMEC NSS Limited), Linda Wang (Bruce Power), Vinod Chugh (AMEC NSS), Rod Nashiem (Bruce Power),Toronto, Canada
9th International Conference on CANDU® Maintenance2011December 04-06Challenges in New Containment Boundary for Refurbishing Unit(s) at a Multi-Unit CANDU® StationJ. Mike Francisco (AMEC NSS), Michelle Poei (Bruce Power), Cecilia Mucio (AMEC NSS), Vinod Chugh (AMEC NSS),Toronto, Canada
9th International Conference on CANDU® Maintenance2011December 04-06Advanced Instrumentation and Control Systems for CANDU® RefurbishmentVladimir Skylar (Research and Production Corporation Radiy), I. Bakhmach (Research and Production Corporation Radiy), V. Kharchenko (Research and Production Corporation Radiy), Anton Andrashov (Research and Production Corporation Radiy), O. Baranova (Research and Production Corporation Radiy),Toronto, Canada
9th International Conference on CANDU® Maintenance2011December 04-06TopWorx/Go Switch New Generation Nuclear Qualified Proximity Position SensorsGreg Merrifield (Emerson TopWorx),Toronto, Canada
9th International Conference on CANDU® Maintenance2011December 04-06Major Rehabilitation of the Bruce A Heat Transport Heavy Water Upgrader and Effect on Overall Upgrader System and Tower Packing PerformanceRam Davloor (Bruce Power), Gretel Steinberg (SLN-Aecon), Anthony Busigin (NITEK USA Inc.), Salwan Saeed (Bruce Power),Toronto, Canada
9th International Conference on CANDU® Maintenance2011December 04-06Deployment of the Terminal Solid Solubility (TSS) Tool for Hydrogen Equivalent Concentration Measurements in Wolsong Unit 2Anthony Hamilton (Kinectrics Inc.), Steve Burany (Kinectrics Inc.), Andrew Wallace (Kinectrics Inc.), Kwang-il Kim (Korea Hydro & Nuclear Power Company), Moonho Park (Gnest Inc.),Toronto, Canada
9th International Conference on CANDU® Maintenance2011December 04-06Condenser Plug Change-Out Program Nets Significant Operating Income IncreaseTed Brooks (EST Group/Curtiss-Wright Flow Control),Toronto, Canada