Electric Utilities

  • Richard K. Miller
Part of the VNR Competitive Manufacturing Series book series (VNRCMS)


The generation of electrical power is a continuous automated process and, as such, the introduction of robots appears not to be necessary. Repetitious human physical activity is virtually absent in power plant operation. However, there are some potential applications of robotics for secondary operations, and for operations in nuclear plants.


Nuclear Power Plant Steam Generator Industrial Robot Nuclear Power Station Electric Utility 
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    The Japan Industrial Robot Association, “The Robotics Industry of Japan: Today and Tomorrow,” Fuji Corporation, 1982.Google Scholar
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    Suiza, Hispano, “Robots Repair Nuclear Power Station,” Robotics World, September 1984, pp 18–20.Google Scholar

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