Key computer and input/output system components for the Kalinin VVER-1000 full-scope simulator were delivered. The simulator is scheduled for completion in April 2000.
Operator exchanges that trained plant personnel to develop improved operating safety procedures and practices were completed.
As part of the first phase of transferring the Systematic Approach to Training methodology and training materials developed at the Balakovo Training Center to the Kalinin plant, a pilot course on laser shaft alignment was developed and implemented. Instructors from the plant were trained in the Systematic Approach to Training methodology and in instructor skills.
Design, development, and implementation of the training courses in mechanical maintenance and rotating equipment alignment were completed.
Course-specific laser shaft-alignment equipment was provided and integrated into the laser shaft-alignment training course.
A workshop on certification of full-scope simulators for nuclear power plants was conducted for the staff of Kalinin, Kola, and Novovoronezh nuclear power plants.