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Digital I&C Training
  • Next Event:  NINE Headquarters, LUCCA (Italy), 27 September - 01 October 2021 
  • Early Registration deadline: 06 August, 2021   

MMARS - Digital I&C Training

Day 1 - Course Introduction
•    Introduction and Overview
•    Lessons Learned
•    Digital I&C Upgrade Process
•    Applications
•    New Plant Delta


Day 2 - Digital I&C Architecture Overview
•    History and Impact of the Digital Delta
•    Analog Technology 
•    “Digital” Technology
•    Digital Controller Components 
•    Digital Communications

•    Digital Controller Programming
   
Day 3 - Regulatory Concerns

•    Regulatory Roadmap
•    NUREG-0800: Standard Review Plan
•    The 10 CFR 50.59 Rule and EPRI TR-102348/NEI 01-01 
•    BTP-14 Software Verification and Validation
•    BTP-19: Defense-In-Depth and Diversity

•    Regulatory Guidance

•    Tricon Training (hardware and software)


Day 4 - Qualification

•    Qualification Overview and Requirements
•    Overview and Requirements
•    Qualification Testing and Analysis
•    Commercial-Off- the-Shelf (COTS) Equipment
•    Case History-Qualification of the Invensys/Tricon Platform

•    Case History-Qualification of the ABB/Westinghouse Common Q PLC Platform

•    Case History – Qualification of the Siemens/FANP TXS Platform

•    Cyber Security Guidelines and Wireless


Day 5 - Software/Firmware Lifecycle Concepts

•    Software Lifecycle
•    Concept Process
•    Requirements Process
•    Design Process
•    Implementation Process & System Performance Issues

•    Testing Activities

•    Software Training Plan and Implementation

•    Operations and Maintenance Support