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E2 Centers

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What is an E2 Center?

The Energy Exploration (E2) Center is an innovative learning environment that offers users a hands-on opportunity to apply nuclear science and engineering principles through simulated, real-world nuclear power plant operation scenarios.

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How the E2 Center Works

Using state-of-the-art computer modeling within a VOYGR™-12 power plant control room simulator, the E2 Center allows users to assume the role of control room operator. Workstation interfaces allow control room operators to:

  • Input a set of parameters
  • Run a variety of simulated scenarios
  • Observe the plant’s response to these inputs

Each workstation is able to view the status of any of the 12 units within the model.

E2 Center Features

Several innovative features incorporated into the E2 Center simulator are unique to our control room design. These features allow users to engage in hands-on learning about human factors engineering, human-system interface design, advanced diagnostics, control room automation, integrated nuclear plant operation, and more.

Hover over (or tap) the icons below to view some of these unique features.

E2 Center Locations

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Oregon State University
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Center for Advanced Energy Studies
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Texas A&M
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University Politehnica of Bucharest
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Seoul National University
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