U.S. National


National Publications:
1-10 | 11-20 | 21-30 | 31-40
41-50 | 51-60 | 61-70 | 71-80 | 81-90
91-100 | 101-110 | 111-120 | 121-127

Below is a current list of our U.S. (National) publications. You can find the most recent AMS publications by clicking the “Publications” tab and choosing “Recent.”


N1. Kerlin, T.W., Mott, J.E., Warner, D.C., Hashemian, H.M., Arendt, J.S., Gentry, T.S., and Cain, D.G., “Progress in Development of a Practical Method for In-Situ Response Time Testing of Platinum Resistance Thermometers.” Transactions of American Nuclear Society, Vol. 23, 428, (June 1976).

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N2. Kerlin, T.W., Miller, L.F., and Hashemian, H.M., “In-Situ Response Time Testing of Temperature Sensors.” Transactions of American Nuclear Society, Volume 27, page 679- 680, (1977).

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N3. Hashemian, H.M., and Kerlin, T.W., “Response Time Testing of Platinum-Resistance Thermometers at St. Lucie Nuclear Station.” Transactions of American Nuclear Society, page 532, (June 1978).

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N4. Hashemian, H.M., and Kerlin, T.W., “Validation of Techniques for Response Time Testing of Temperature Sensors in PWRs.” Transactions of American Nuclear Society, page 736, (June 1980).

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N5. Kerlin, T.W., Hashemian, H.M., Petersen, K.M., Thomas, J., Snodgrass, D., Haynes, H., and Elder, R.T., “Response Time Testing of Resistance Thermometers in Operating Pressurized Water Reactors.” Transactions of American Nuclear Society, pp. 324-325, (1980).

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N6. Kerlin, T.W., Hashemian, H.M., and Petersen, K.M., “Time Response of Temperature Sensors.” Paper C.I. 80-674, Proceedings of the ISA ’80 International Conference and Exhibit, Houston, Texas, (October 1980).

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N7. Hashemian, H.M., et al., “Resistance Thermometer Response Time Characterization.” SECON’82, “Instrumenting for a Better World,” 28th Southeastern Conference and Exhibit, Sponsored by the Instrument Society of America, Richmond, Virginia, (May 1982).

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N8. Kerlin, T.W., and Hashemian, H.M., “New Methods for Response Time Qualification of Temperature Sensors.” Conference Proceedings Volume 2, Sensors and Systems 82 Conference, Chemical Sensors/Various Sensors Application, Chicago, Illinois, (June 1982).

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N9. Kerlin, T.W., Shepard, R.L., Hashemian, H.M., and Petersen, K.M., “Response of Installed Temperature Sensors.” Temperature its Measurement and Control in Science and Industry, Volume 5, pp. 1357-1366, American Institute of Physics, Washington, D.C., (1982).

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N10. Hashemian, H.M., and Kerlin, T.W., “Experience with RTD Response Time Testing in Nuclear Power Plants.” Proceedings of the Industrial Temperature Measurement Symposium, pp. 14.01-14.23, Knoxville, TN, (September 1984).

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N11. Hashemian, H.M., Kerlin, T.W., and Petersen, K.M., “In-Situ Response Time Testing of Temperature and Pressure Sensors.” Presented at IEEE Winter Power Meeting, New York, New York, (February 1986).

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N12. Hashemian, H.M., Thie, J.A., and Upadhyaya, B.R., “Reactor Sensor Surveillance Using Noise Analysis.” Proceedings of the Topical Meeting on Reactor Physics and Safety, NUREG/CP-0080, Vol. 2, Saratoga Springs, NY, (September 1986).

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N13. Hashemian, H.M., et al., “New Methods for Response Time Testing of Industrial Temperature and Pressure Sensors.” Proceedings of Annual Meeting of American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME), pp. 79-85, Anaheim, CA, (December 1986).

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N14. Hashemian, H.M., “Response Time of Nuclear Power Plant RTDs.” Transactions of the American Nuclear Society, 1987 Annual Meeting, Dallas, Texas, (June 1987).

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N15. Hashemian, H.M., and Petersen, K.M., “Performance of Nuclear Plant RTDs.” Proceedings of the 13th Biennial Conference on Reactor Operating Experience, International Meeting on Nuclear Power Plant Operation, ANS Transactions, Suppl. #1, Vol. 54, pp. 138-139, Chicago, IL, (August-September 1987).

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N16. Hashemian, H.M., and Petersen, K.M., “Aging Degradation of Primary System RTDs.” American Nuclear Society Transactions 1987 Winter Meeting, Vol. 55, pp. 518-520, Los Angeles, CA, (November 1987).

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N17. Hashemian, H.M., and Petersen, K.M., “New Methods for In-Situ Response Time Testing of Pressure Sensors in Nuclear Power Plants.” Proceedings of the International Nuclear Power Plant Aging Symposium, U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, NUREG/CPL-0100, Bethesda, MD, (August 1988).

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N18. Hashemian, H.M., and Petersen, K.M., “Effect of Aging on Performance of Nuclear Plant RTDs.” Proceedings of the International Nuclear Power Plant Aging Symposium, U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, NUREG/CP-0100, Bethesda, MD, (August 1988).

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N19. Hashemian, H.M., and Petersen, K.M., “Calibration and Response Time Testing of Industrial RTDs.” Proceedings of the 34th International Instrumentation Symposium, Test Measurement Division of the Instrument Society of America, Albuquerque, New Mexico, (May 1988).

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N20. Hashemian, H.M., and Petersen, K.M., “New Methods for Response Time Testing of Pressure Transmitters.” Proceedings of the 34th International Instrumentation Symposium, Instrument Society of America, Albuquerque, New Mexico, (May 1988).

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N21. Thie, J.A., and Hashemian, H.M., “BWR Stability Measurements Using Neutron Noise Analysis.” Presented at 1988 Informal Meeting on Reactor Diagnostics, Sponsored by Duke Power Company, Orlando, FL, (June 1988).

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N22. Hashemian, H.M., Thie, J.A., and Petersen, K.M., “Validation of Noise Analysis for Response Time Testing of Pressure Sensors in Nuclear Power Plants.” Presented at 1988 Informal Meeting on Reactor Diagnostics, Sponsored by Duke Power Company, Orlando, FL, (June 1988).

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N23. Kerlin, T.W., and Hashemian, H.M., “Uncertainty in Temperature Measurements with Industrial Platinum Resistance Thermometers.” Proceedings of the 11th Triennial World Congress of the International Measurement Confederation (IMEKO), Vol. Sensors, pp. 593-601, Houston, TX, (October 1988).

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N24. Hashemian, H.M., and Petersen, K.M., “Accuracy of Industrial Temperature Measurement.” Proceedings of the ISA’88 International Conference and Exhibit, Houston, TX, (October 1988).

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N25. Hashemian, H.M., et al., “Application of Noise Analysis for Response Time Testing of Pressure Sensors in Nuclear Power Plants.” Proceedings of 7th Power Plant Dynamics, Control and Testing Symposium, Vol. 2, pp. 53.01-53.23, Knoxville, TN, (May 1989).

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N26. Miller, L.F., and Hashemian, H.M., et al., “In-Situ Response Time Testing of Force-Balance Pressure Transmitters in Nuclear Power Plants.” Proceedings of 7th Power Plant Dynamics, Control and Testing Symposium, Vol. 2, pp. 49.01-49.18, Knoxville, TN, (May 1989).

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N27. Hashemian, H.M., et al., “In-Situ Response Time Testing of Thermocouples.” Proceedings of the 35th International Instrumentation Symposium, Instrument Society of America, Orlando, FL, (May 1989).

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N28. Hashemian, H.M., et al., “Accurate and Timely Temperature Measurements Using RTDs.” Proceedings of the 36th International Instrumentation Symposium, Instrument Society of America, pp. 465-470, Denver, CO, (May 1990).

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N29. Hashemian, H.M., “Effects of Aging on Calibration and Response Time of Nuclear Plant RTDs and Pressure Transmitters.” Proceedings of the 18th Water Reactor Safety Information Meeting, U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, NUREG/CP-0114, Volume 3, pp. 547-570, Rockville, MD, (October 1990).

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N30. Hashemian, H.M., “Advanced Methods for Management of Aging of Nuclear Plant Instrumentation.” Proceedings of the American Nuclear Society, Nuclear Power Plant and Facility Maintenance International Meeting, Volume 2, pp. 473-489, Salt Lake City, UT, (April 1991).

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N31. Hashemian, H.M., and Petersen, K.M., “Measurement of Performance of Installed Thermocouples.” Proceedings of the Aerospace Industries and Test Measurement Divisions of The Instrument Society of America, 37th International Instrumentation Symposium, pp. 913-926, ISA Paper #91-113, San Diego, CA, (May 1991).

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N32. Hashemian, H.M., and Petersen, K.M., “On-Line Measurement of Response Time of Pressure Transmitters Using Noise Analysis.” Proceedings of the Sixth Symposium on Nuclear Reactor Surveillance and Diagnostics, SMORN VI, pp. 68.01-68.12, Volume 2, Gatlinburg, TN, (May 1991).

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N33. Hashemian, H.M., and Petersen, K.M., “Response Time Testing of Pressure Transmitters in Nuclear Power Plants.” Proceedings of the Instrument Society of America, First Annual Joint ISA/EPRI Power Instrumentation Symposium, Volume 34, pp. 275-289, ISA Paper #91-720, St. Petersburg, FL, (June 1991).

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N34. Hashemian, H.M., and Petersen, K.M., “Response Time Testing and Calibration of RTDs in Conjunction with By- Pass Manifold Elimination Projects.” Proceedings of the Instrument Society of America, First Annual Joint ISA/EPRI Power Instrumentation Symposium, Volume 34, pp. 233-265, ISA Paper #91-717, St. Petersburg, FL, (June 1991).

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N35. Hashemian, H.M., “On-Line Measurement of Response Time and Calibration of Temperature and Pressure Sensors in Nuclear Power Plants.” Proceedings of the 15th Biennial Reactor Operations Division Topical Meeting on Reactor Operating Experience, American Nuclear Society, pp. 127-134, Bellevue, WA, (August 1991)

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N36. Hashemian, H. M., “Effects of Aging on Calibration and Response Time of Nuclear Plant Pressure Transmitters.” Proceedings of the 19th Water Reactor Safety Information Meeting, U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, NUREG/CP-0119, Bethesda, MD, (October 1991).

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N37. Hashemian, H.M., “Aging Evaluation of Nuclear Plant RTDs and Pressure Transmitters.” Aging Research Information Conference, U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Agency, NUREG/CP-0121, Rockville, MD, (March 1992).

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N38. Hashemian, H.M., et al., “Detection of Core Flow Anomalies in Pressurized Water Reactors.” Published by Instrument Society of America, ISA/EPRI Power Instrumentation Symposium, Kansas City, MO, Volume 35, pp. 253-272, ISA Paper #92-0621, (June 1992).

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N39. Hashemian, H.M., and Mitchell, D.W., “On-Line Detection of Clogging of Pressure Sensing Lines in Nuclear Power Plants.” Presented at the EPRI 5th Incipient Failure Detection Conference, Knoxville, TN, (September 21-23, 1992).

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N40. Hashemian, H.M., “On-Line Calibration of Pressure Transmitters in Nuclear Power Plants.” Published by IEEE, 1992 IEEE Nuclear Science Symposium and Medical Imaging Conference, Volume 2, pp. 773-774, Orlando, FL, (October 1992).

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N41. Hashemian, H.M. and Petersen, K.M., “Loss of Fill Fluid in Nuclear Plant Pressure Transmitters.” Presented at 20th Water Reactor Safety Information Meeting, Bethesda, MD, (October 1992).

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N42. Hashemian, H.M. and Mitchell, D.W., “Evaluation of Smart Sensor Technologies for Instrument Calibration Reduction in Nuclear Power Plants.” Presented at 20th Water Reactor Safety Information Meeting, Bethesda, MD, (October 1992).

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N43. Hashemian, H.M., “Effect of Sensing Line Blockages on Response Time of Nuclear Plant Pressure Transmitters.” Presented at 20th Water Reactor Safety Information Meeting , Bethesda, MD, (October 1992).

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N44. Hashemian, H.M., et al., “On-Line Testing of Calibration of Process Instrumentation Channels in Nuclear Power Plants.” Proceedings of the 2nd ASME/JSME International Conference on Nuclear Engineering ICONE-2, pp. 767-774, San Francisco, CA, (March 1993).

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N45. Mitchell, D.W., Hashemian, H.M., and Shell, C.S., “On-Line Detection of Blockages in Pressure Sensing Systems.” Proceedings of the 2nd ASME/JSME International Conference on Nuclear Engineering ICONE-2, pp. 775-781, San Francisco, CA, (March 1993).

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N46. Hashemian, H.M., and Stansberry, D.V., “Validation of Instrument Calibration Reduction Techniques for Nuclear Power Plants.” Proceedings of the American Nuclear Society Topical Meeting, pp. 315-322, Oak Ridge, TN, (April 1993).

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N47. Hashemian, H.M., Mitchell, D.W., and Antonescu, C.E., “Validation of On-Line Monitoring Techniques for In- Situ Testing of Calibration Drift of Process Instrumentation Channels in Nuclear Power Plants.” Proceedings of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Specialist Meeting, NUREG/CP-0134, pp. 209-233, Rockville, MD, (May 1993).

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N48. Hashemian, H.M., and Riner, J.L., “Effects of Normal Aging on Calibration and Response Time of Nuclear Plants RTDs and Pressure Sensors.” Proceedings of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Specialist Meeting, NUREG/CP-0134, pp. 157-178, Rockville, MD, (May 1993).

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N49. Hashemian, H.M., and Riner, J.L., “In-Situ Measurement of Response Time of RTDs and Pressure Transmitters in Nuclear Power Plants”. Proceedings of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Specialist Meeting, NUREG/CP-0134, pp. 89-113, Rockville, MD, (May 1993).

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N50. Hashemian, H.M., et al., “RTD Cross Calibration in Pressurized Water Reactors.” Proceedings of the 3rd International Joint ISA POWID/EPRI Controls and Instrumentation Conference, Vol. 36, pp. 81-102, Phoenix, AZ, (June 1993).

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N51. Hashemian, H.M., and Beverly, D.D., “Precision Calibration of Industrial RTDs for Critical Temperature Measurements.” Proceedings of the 3rd International Joint ISA POWID/EPRI Controls and Instrumentation Conference, Vol. 36, pp. 391-412, Phoenix, AZ, (June 1993).

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N52. Hashemian, H.M., and Riner, J.L., “On-Line Testing of Calibration of Pressure Transmitters in Nuclear Power Plants.” Proceedings of the 3rd International Joint ISA POWID/EPRI Controls and Instrumentation Conference, Vol. 36, pp. 439-450, Phoenix, AZ, (June 1993).

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N53. Hashemian, H.M., Mitchell, D.W., “On-Line Calibration Monitoring for Instrumentation Channels in Nuclear Power Plants.” Proceedings of the 21st Water Reactor Safety Meeting, NUREG/CP-0133, pp. 191-206, Bethesda, MD, (October 1993).

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N54. Riner, J.L., “On-Line Response Time Testing Methods for Process Instrumentation and the Effects of Normal Aging on Their Dynamic Characteristics.” Presented at the AIChE 1994 Spring National Meeting, Atlanta, GA, (April 1994).

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N55. Riner, J.L., et al., “Validation of On-Line Monitoring Techniques for the Detection of Drift in Process Sensors.” Presented at the AIChE 1994 Spring National Meeting, Atlanta, GA, (April 1994).

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N56. Hashemian, H.M., “Instrument Calibration Reduction System for Nuclear Power Plants.” Proceedings of the American Power Conference, Vol. 56-II, pp. 1246-1250, Chicago, IL, (April 1994).

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N57. Hashemian, H.M., “New Methods for Remote Testing of Accuracy and Response Time of Installed Temperature and Pressure Sensors.” Proceedings of the American Power Conference, Vol. 56-I, pp. 409-414, Chicago, IL, (April 1994).

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N58. Mitchell, D.W., and Hashemian, H.M, “New Technology for Testing the Installation Integrity of Thermocouples in Composite Materials for SRM Nozzles.” Proceedings of the Instrument Society of America 40th International Instrumentation Symposium, ISA Paper #94-6257, pp. 233- 242, Baltimore, MD, (May 1994).

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N59. Mitchell, D.W., and Hashemian, H.M., “Effect of Sensing Line Length and Blockages on Dynamic Performance of Pressure Sensing Systems.” Proceedings of the 1994 POWID/EPRI Symposium, ISA Paper #94-440, pp. 201- 210, Orlando, FL, (June 1994).

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N60. Fain, R.E., Petersen, K.M., Hashemian, H.M., “New Equipment for Rod Drop and Control Rod Drive Mechanism Timing Tests in PWRs.” Presented at the 1994 POWID/EPRI Symposium, Orlando, FL, (June 1994).

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N61. Farmer, J.P., Hashemian, H.M., “Minimizing the Cost of Instrument Calibrations in Nuclear Power Plants.” Presented at the 1994 POWID/EPRI Symposium, Orlando, FL, (June 1994).

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N62. Hashemian, H.M., Farmer, J.P., “A Versatile Data Acquisition System For Nuclear Power Plants.” Proceedings of the EPRI Nuclear Plant Performance Improvement Seminar, pp. 1-16, Charleston, SC, (August 1994).

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N63. Hashemian, H.M., Riner, J.L., “Using On-Line Performance Testing Methods in Developing a Mechanical Integrity Program for Process Sensors.” Presented at the American Chemical Industries Week ’94, Philadelphia, PA, (October 1994).

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N64. Hashemian, H.M., Mitchell, D.W., Petersen, K.M., “Nondestructive Evaluation of the Attachment of Sensors in Solid Materials.” Published in Conference Proceedings of JANNAF Nondestructive Evaluation Subcommittee Meeting, Ogden Air Logistics Center, Hill Air Force Base, UT, (October 1994).

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N65. Hashemian, H.M., Mitchell, D.W., Petersen, K.M., “New Technology for Testing the Attachment of Sensors in Composite Materials for SRM Nozzles.” Presented at the JANNAF Rocket Nozzle Test Subcommittee Meeting, at the Boeing Defense and Space Group, Seattle, WA, (November 1994).

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N66. Hashemian, H.M., Black, C.L., “Fiber Optic Pressure Sensors for Nuclear Power Plants.” Published in the proceedings of the 22nd Water Reactor Safety Meeting, Bethesda, MD, (October 1994).

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N67. Hashemian, H.M., Farmer, J.P., “On-Line Calibration of Process Instrumentation Channels in Nuclear Power Plants,” Proceedings of the 22nd Water Reactor Safety Meeting, Bethesda, MD, (October 1994).

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N68. Hashemian, H.M., Jones, C.N., Shell, C.S., Harkelroad, J.D., “New Technology for Testing the Attachment of Sensors to Solid Materials.” Presented at the 41st International Instrumentation Symposium, Aurora, CO, (May 1995).

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N69. Hashemian, H.M., “Measurement of Primary Coolant Temperatures in Conjunction with Steam Generator Replacement.” Presented at the 9th Power Plant Dynamics, Control & Testing Symposium, Knoxville, TN, (May 1995).

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N70. Hashemian, H.M., “Application of Neural Networks for On-Line Testing of Calibration of Process Instrumentation in Nuclear Power Plants.” Presented at the 9th Power Plant Dynamics, Control & Testing Symposium, Knoxville, TN, (May 1995).

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N71. Hashemian, H.M., Fain, R.E., Riner, J.L., Fidler, C.R., “Development of an Automated System for Diesel Generator Performance Monitoring.” Presented at the Fifth International Joint ISA POWID/EPRI Controls and Instrumentation Conference, La Jolla, CA, (June 1995).

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N72. Hashemian, H.M., Fain, R.E., “Experience With Measurement of Drop Time of Control and Shutdown Rods and Testing of CRDMs in Nuclear Power Plants.” Presented at the Fifth Intl. Joint Controls and Instrumentation Conference, La Jolla, CA, (June 1995).

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N73. Hashemian, H.M., Riner, J.L., Fain, R.E, Fidler, C.R., “Monitoring the Performance of Turbines to Improve Diagnostic Capabilities and Reduce Maintenance Costs.” Presented at the Fourth EPRI Turbine/Generator Conference, Milwaukee, WI, (August 1995).

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N74. Hashemian, H.M., “Assessment of Fiber Optic Sensors and Other Advanced Sensing Technologies,” Presented at the 23rd Water Reactor Safety Meeting, NUREG/CP-0149, Vol. 2, pg. 61, Bethesda, MD (October 1995).

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N75. Hashemian, H.M., “In-Situ Testing of the Attachment of Thermocouples, Strain Gages and RTDs to Solid Materials,” Presented at the 1995 JANNAF Propulsion and Subcommittee Joint Meetings, Tampa, FL, (November 1995).

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N76. Hashemian, H.M., Fain, R.E., Riner, J.L., “Automated Diesel Generator Performance Monitoring for the Reduction of Plant Operating and Maintenance Costs,” Presented at the NMAC Diesel Engine Analysis and Monitoring Workshop and Exhibition, Orlando, FL, (December 4-5, 1995).

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N77. Hashemian, H.M., Fain, R.E., “Automated Rod Drop Time Testing and Diagnostics in Soviet Designed RBMK and VVER Reactors,” Published in NPIC & HMIT 96 Conference Proceedings, Vol. 2, pp. 1461-1468, (May 1996).

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N78. Hashemian, H.M., Fain, R.E., “Reducing Outage Time Through Automated Tests To Meet Technical Specification Requirements,” Published in NPIC & HMIT 96 Conference Proceedings, Vol 2., pp. 1289-1296, (May 1996).

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N79. Hashemian, H.M., “On-Line Monitoring Techniques for Preventive Maintenance, Performance Measurements, and Aging Management in Nuclear Power Plants.” Presented at the ANS/ENS International Meeting, Washington, DC (November 1996).

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N80. Hashemian, H.M., “On-Line Monitoring Techniques for Preventive Maintenance, Performance Measurements, and Aging Management In Nuclear Power Plants.” Presented at the 7th ISA POWID/EPRI Controls and Instrumentation Conference, Knoxville, TN (June 1997).

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N81. Hashemian, H.M., “Cross Calibration of Primary Coolant RTDs in Compliance with Recent NRC Position.” Presented at the 7th ISA POWID/EPRI Controls and Instrumentation Conference, Knoxville, TN (June 1997).

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N82. Hashemian, H.M., Beverly, D.D., “Maintenance Guide for Control Rod Drive Systems in Westinghouse PWRs.” Presented at the 8th ISA POWID/EPRI Controls and Instrumentation Conference, Scottsdale, AZ (June 1998).

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N83. Hashemian, H.M., “IAEA Guidance on Aging of Nuclear Power Plant Instrumentation and Control Equipment, Periodical Testing and Maintenance Strategies.” Presented at the 8th ISA POWID/EPRI Controls and Instrumentation Conference, Scottsdale, AZ (June 1998).

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N84. Hashemian, H.M., “Experience with Use of LCSR Test for Measurement of Response Time of Temperature Sensors in Industrial Processes.” Presented for the ASTM E20 Committee on Temperature Measurement, Seattle, WA (May 17, 1999).

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N85. Hashemian, H.M., “Advanced Sensor and New I&C Maintenance Technologies for Nuclear Power Plants.” Presented at the 7th International Joint ISA POWID/EPRI Controls and Instrumentation Conference, St. Petersburg, FL (June 1999).

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N86. Hashemian, H.M., Morton, G.W., “Automated System for Pressure Transmitter Calibration.” Presented at the 7th International Joint ISA POWID/EPRI Controls and Instrumentation Conference, St. Petersburg, FL (June 1999).

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N87. Hashemian, H.M., Mitchell, D.W., “Examples of Instrumentation Problems in Power Industries.” Presented at the 43rd Annual ISA POWID Conference 2000, San Antonio, TX (June 4-9, 2000).

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N88. Hashemian, H.M., et al., “Experience with Rod Drop and CRDM Testing in Nuclear Power Plants.” Presented at the 43rd Annual ISA POWID Conference 2000, San Antonio, TX (June 4-9, 2000).

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N89. Hashemian, H.M., “Review of Advanced Instrumentation and Maintenance Technologies for Nuclear Power Plants.” Presented at the 43rd Annual ISA POWID Conference 2000, San Antonio, TX (June 4-9, 2000).

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N90. Hashemian, H.M., “Latest Trends in Electric Power Production.” Presented at the 43rd Annual ISA POWID Conference 2000, San Antonio, TX (June 4-9, 2000).

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N91. Hashemian, H.M., “Optimized Maintenance and Management of Ageing of Critical Equipment in Support of Plant Life Extension.” Presented at the 2000 ANS/ENS International Meeting, Washington, DC (November 12-16, 2000).

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N92. Hashemian, H.M., “Power Uprating in PWR Plants By Better Measurement of Reactor Coolant Flow.” Presented at the 2000 ANS/ENS International Meeting, Washington, DC (November 12-16, 2000).

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N93. Hashemian, H.M., “Increasing Instrument Calibration Intervals.” Presented at the 44th Annual ISA POWID Conference 2001, Orlando, Florida (July 7-13, 2001).
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N94. Hashemian, H.M., “Implementation of On-Line Calibration Monitoring in Nuclear Power Plants.” Presented at MARCON, Maintenance and Reliability Conference, Knoxville, TN (May 5-8, 2002).

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N95. Hashemian, H.M., “Verifying the Performance of RTDs in Nuclear Power Plants.” Presented at the 8th Temperature Symposium, ISA—The Instrumentation, Systems, and Automation Society, Chicago, IL (October 21-24, 2002).

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N96. Hashemian, H.M., “Comparison of RTDs and Thermocouples for Industrial Temperature Measurements.” Presented at the 8th Temperature Symposium, ISA—The Instrumentation, Systems, and Automation Society, Chicago, IL (October 21-24, 2002).

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N97. Hashemian, H.M., “LCSR Method to Verify the Attachment of Temperature Sensors and Strain Gauges to Solid Material.” Presented at the 8th Temperature Symposium, ISA—The Instrumentation, Systems, and Automation Society, Chicago, IL (October 21-24, 2002).

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N98. Hashemian, H.M., “Extending the Calibration Interval of Pressure Transmitters in Nuclear Power Plants.” Presented at the 13th Annual Joint ISA POWID/EPRI Control and Instrumentation Conference, Williamsburg, VA (June 15-20, 2003).

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N99. Hashemian, H.M., “Instrument Calibration Reduction Through On-Line Monitoring.” Presented at the 2004 Utility Working Conference & Vendor Technology Expo, American Nuclear Society, Amelia Island, FL (August 8-11, 2004).

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N100. Hashemian, H.M., et al., “Calibration Reduction System Implementation at the Sizewell B Nuclear Power Plant.” Presented at the 4th International Topical Meeting on Nuclear Plant Instrumentation, Control and Human Machine Interface Technology, American Nuclear Society, Columbus, OH (September 19-22, 2004).

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N101. Hashemian, H.M., “Temperature Sensor Diagnostics.” Proceedings of the 51st International Instrumentation Symposium, ISA—The Instrumentation, Systems, and Automation Society, Knoxville, TN (May 8-12, 2005).

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N102. Tew, W.L., Nam, S.W., Benz, S.P. and Dresselhaus, P., and Hashemian, H.M., “New Technologies for Noise Thermometry with Applications in Harsh and-or Remote Operating Environments.” Proceedings of the 51st International Instrumentation Symposium, ISA—The Instrumentation, Systems, and Automation Society, Knoxville, TN (May 8-12, 2005).

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N103. Hashemian, H.M., “Maintenance of Cables in Industrial Processes.” Presented at MARCON 2005, Maintenance and Reliability Conference, Knoxville, TN (May 3-6, 2005).

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N104. Hashemian, H.M., “Sensor Performance and Reliability.” Presented at the 15th Joint ISA/POWID/EPRI Controls and Instrumentation Conference, Nashville, TN (June 2005).

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N105. Hashemian, H.M., “Problems and Solutions with Temperature and Pressure Measurements in Industrial Processes.” Presented at the ISA Automation Connections Expo 2006 Conference, Reliant Center, Houston, TX, USA (October 17-19, 2006).

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N106. Hashemian, H.M., Feltus, Madeline Anne, “On-Line Condition Monitoring Applications in Nuclear Power Plants.” Presented at the American Nuclear Society (ANS) Topical Meeting on Nuclear Power Plant Instrumentation and Control and Human Machine Interface Technologies (NPIC&HMIT), held concurrently with the ANS National Winter Meeting, Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA (November 2006).

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N107. Shumaker, B.D., Hashemian, H.M., “Comparison of Process Estimation Techniques for On-Line Calibration Monitoring.” Presented at the American Nuclear Society (ANS) Topical Meeting on Nuclear Power Plant Instrumentation and Control and Human Machine Interface Technologies (NPIC&HMIT), held concurrently with the ANS National Winter Meeting, Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA (November 2006).

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N108. Shumaker, B.D., Hashemian, H.M., “Comparison of Process Estimation Techniques for On-Line Calibration Monitoring.” Presented at the American Nuclear Society (ANS) Topical Meeting on Nuclear Power Plant Instrumentation and Control and Human Machine Interface Technologies (NPIC&HMIT), held concurrently with the ANS National Winter Meeting, Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA (November 2006).

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N109. Hashemian, H.M., Shumaker, B.D., Sexton, C.D., Beverly, D.D., Morton, G.W., Riggsbee, E.T., “Neutron Detector Life Extension Through Predictive Maintenance.” 17th Annual Joint ISA POWID/EPRI Controls and Instrumentation Conference, Pittsburgh, PA, USA (June 2007).

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N110. Hashemian, H.M., Shumaker, B.D., Morton, G.W., Kiger, C.J., “Wireless Sensors for Equipment and Process Condition Monitoring in Nuclear Power Plants.” Presented at the 51st Annual ISA POWID Symposium, Scottsdale, Arizona, USA (June 2008).

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N111. Jarrett, R.A., Hashemian, H.M., Shumaker, B.D., “Integrating On-Line Performance Monitoring in New Nuclear Reactor Designs.” Presented at the 51st Annual ISA POWID Symposium, Scottsdale, Arizona, USA (June 2008).

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N112. Hashemian, H.M., Hashemian, M., Kiger, C.J., Riggsbee, E.T., Seibel, J.S., Sexton, C.D., Linn, M., Manges, W., Kuruganti, T., Feltus, M.A., “Wireless Sensors for Predictive Maintenance of Rotating Equipment in Research Reactors,” presented at the 6th American Nuclear Society International Topical Meeting on Nuclear Plant Instrumentation, Controls, and Human Machine Interface Technologies, Knoxville, TN, USA (April 5-9, 2009).
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N113. Hashemian, H.M., Kiger, C.J., Morton, G.W., Shumaker, B.D., Carter, C., Feltus, M.A., “Wireless Sensor Applications in Nuclear Power Plants,” to be presented 6th American Nuclear Society International Topical Meeting on Nuclear Plant Instrumentation, Controls, and Human Machine Interface Technologies, Knoxville, TN, USA (April 5-9, 2009).
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N114. Morton, G.W., Hashemian, H.M., Shumaker, B.D., Wunderlich, R.J., “Assessing the Dynamic Performance of Sensors in Nuclear Power Plants Using Low Frequency Plant Computer Data,” presented at the 6th American Nuclear Society International Topical Meeting on Nuclear Plant Instrumentation, Controls, and Human Machine Interface Technologies, Knoxville, TN, USA (April 5-9, 2009).

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N115. Kiger, C.J., Hashemian, H.M., Sexton, C.D., Meininger, R.D., Nace, D., “Electromagnetic Environment Testing to Support Digital Upgrades in Nuclear Power Plants,” presented at the 6th American Nuclear Society International Topical Meeting on Nuclear Plant Instrumentation, Controls, and Human Machine Interface Technologies, Knoxville, TN, USA (April 5-9, 2009).

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N116. Kiger, C.J., Hashemian, H.M., “Wireless Sensors for Predictive Maintenance of Rotating Equipment in Industrial Environments,” presented at the MARCON Conference, Knoxville, TN, May 5-7, 2009.

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N117. Kiger, C.J., Hashemian, H.M., Seibel, J.C., Wunderlich, R.J., Meininger, R.D., “Digital Upgrade Concerns and Considerations Regarding Electromagnetic Interference,” presented at the 52nd Annual ISA POWID Symposium, Chicago, IL, May 12-14, 2009.

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N118. Hashemian, H.M., Morton, G.W., Shumaker, B.D., “Advanced Digital Rod Position Indication System for Existing and Next Generation Nuclear Reactors,” presented at the New Nuclear Frontiers 2009 Conference (the 30th Annual CNS Conference), Calgary, Canada, May 31 – June 3, 2009.

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N119. Hashemian, H.M., “On-Line Maintenance of Nuclear Plant I&C Systems for Operation Beyond 40 and 60 Years,” Transactions of 2009 Annual Meeting of American Nuclear Society, Atlanta, GA, June 14-18, 2009.

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N120. Hashemian, H.M., Kiger, C.J., Seibel, J.C., Shumaker, B.D., Feltus, M.A., “Wireless Technologies for Nuclear Facilities,” Invited paper for the 2009 Annual Meeting of American Nuclear Society, Atlanta, GA, June 14-18, 2009.

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N121. Hashemian, H.M., “Research Reactor Reliability Improvement and Aging Management,” presented at the 2009 ANS Winter Meeting and Nuclear Technology Expo, Washington, D.C., November 2009.

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N122. Hashemian, H.M., “Implementing Online Monitoring in Nuclear Power Plants,” submitted for publication to IEEE Transactions on Nuclear Science (due for publication May 2010).
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N123. Hashemian, H.M, “Measurement of True Process Temperatures and Pressures in Nuclear Power Plants.” Accepted for publication and presentation at the American Nuclear Society (ANS) Topical Meeting on Nuclear Power Plant Instrumentation and Control and Human Machine Interface Technologies (NPIC&HMIT), held concurrently with the ANS National Meeting, Las Vegas, NV, USA (November 2010).

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N124. Hashemian, H.M. and O’Hagan, R. “On-Line Monitoring Techniques for Improved Reliability and Maintenance of I&C Systems in Research Reactors.” Accepted for publication and presentation at the American Nuclear Society (ANS) Topical Meeting of Nuclear Power Plant Instrumentation and control and Human Machine Interface Technologies (NPIC&HMIT), held concurrently with the ANS National Meeting, Las Vegas, NV, USA (November 2010).

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N125. Hashemian, H.M., Shumaker, B.D., Wunderlich, R.J., Caylor, S.D., and Morton, G.W. “An Integrated System for Static and Dynamic On-Line Monitoring of Nuclear Power Plant Systems and Components.” Accepted for publication and presentation at the American Nuclear Society (ANS) Topical Meeting on Nuclear Power Plant Instrumentation and control and Human Machine Interface Technologies (NPIC&HMIT), held concurrently with the ANS national Meeting, Las Vegas, NV, USA (November 2010).

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N126. Hashemian, H.M., Morton, G.W., Caylor, S.D., and Shumaker, B.D. “Advanced Digital Rod Position Indication System for Existing and Next Generation Nuclear Reactors.” Accepted for publication and presentation at the American Nuclear Society (ANS) Topical Meeting on Nuclear Power Plant Instrumentation and control and Human Machine Interface Technologies (NPIC&HMIT), held concurrently with the ANS national Meeting, Las Vegas, NV, USA (November 2010).

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N127. Hashemian, H.M., “Applying Online Monitoring for Nuclear Power Plant Instrumentation and Control.” IEEE Transactions on Nuclear Science, Volume 57, Number 5, Part III, October 2010.

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