STEPS, simulation for transport, engineering, power and hydrocarbons industries

29 Sep, 2015
A PC suffices to get the students to interact with a plant or system simulator with accurate physical data. Statement by an instructor from CORYS, Camille Bonnard.
23 Jul, 2015
Flat screens are becoming increasingly large, and cheaper, too; as a result, they are tending to replace the projection systems used in transport simulators. However, projectors still offer some major benefits. The following five considerations can ...
22 Jul, 2015
Several severe accident models were installed by CORYS on US nuclear plant full scope simulators these last few years. The training course described below was a first-of-a-kind. It appeared to be a creative and very effective training exercise, ...
17 Jul, 2015
Simulation has resulted in a whole new way of carrying out de-bugging during I&C design. Bugs can be detected more cheaply, and spotted much earlier on; their root causes can be determined, and suggested solutions assessed. This revolution ...
12 Dec, 2014
CORYS is extending its range of PC-based training resources to enrich classroom training and accelerate simulator-based training. The resources feature all the key topics: basic principles, the detailed workings of systems, and abnormal and ...
10 Dec, 2014
Connexion cluster is a French research programme with funding of €36 million. Its goal is to develop power plant Instrumentation & Control that is easier to maintain in the long term and cheaper to develop and operate. CORYS is one of the ...
24 Oct, 2014
The delivery of a flooding model as part of the training simulator for the Monticello nuclear power plant in Minnesota is a technical first. The aim is to prepare operators for this natural hazard – one that is being monitored very closely by the ...
12 Sep, 2014
Bohunice marks CORYS’ second simulator renovation for a VVER 440 power plant. This large-scale project included new neutronic and thermal-hydraulic models.
08 Sep, 2014
Many operators prefer to progress gradually when introducing a simulator in their trainings. RATP, on the other hand, has done everything at once. Since October 2014, all its metro drivers undergoing initial training work on a simulator throughout the ...
20 Apr, 2014
There’s no longer any need to resort to dry blackboard presentations of train operation techniques – with SmartBoard and SoftSim, real-time simulation is now entering the classroom. Amtrak and BNSF are among the first users.

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Its information is based on 30 years of CORYS experience of simulation and on the feedback from our customers around the world, in the field of Transportation, Power and Hydrocarbons industries.

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