Hitachi’s Proposed DCS Solution for New Build CANDU® EC6® using the G-HIACS® Unified Platform
34th Annual CNS Conference - 2013 June 09-12

Presented at:
34th Annual CNS Conference
2013 June 09-12
Toronto, Canada
Session Title:
Instrumentation & Control

Daisuke Tan (Hitachi Ltd., Infrastructure Systems Company)
Kazuhiko Ishii (Hitachi Ltd., Infrastructure Systems Company)
Yusaku Otsuka (Hitachi Ltd., Infrastructure Systems Company)
Kzunori Uemura (Hitachi Ltd., Infrastructure Systems Company)
Paul Eric Marko (Hitachi Power Systems Canada Ltd.)


Hitachi Ltd. has developed the safe and secure functional safety DCS controller for potential new build NPP projects in the global market. Hitachi has improved the availability, maintainability, and reliability for its latest DCS systems named G-HIACS®. In this latest paper on its DCS product development program, Hitachi would like to report a proposed DCS solution for new build CANDU®, 2 NSP and BOP based on the G-HIACS Unified Architecture (R800FS/HSC800FS νSAFE Functional Safety Controller and R900/HSC900 General Purpose Controller) hybrid control system.

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