The effects of radiation on robotics

Event Date

22nd July 2021

Event Time

9:30am – 10:30am

Event Vanue

Zoom meeting

Robotic systems can radically improve safety and efficiency in the nuclear industry, however, robots are not immune to damage from radiation. A thorough understanding of what causes this damage, and how to counter it, can drastically improve how we design robots to work in this hazardous environment. Steve Walters and Steve Watts gave a one hour crash course on radiation effects in robotics:

00:00 Steve Walters (NNL) and Steve Watts (University of Manchester) on ‘The effects of radiation on robots’

45:58 Summary

48:08 Q&A

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