Following the already established trend of digital transformation of global world economy, nuclear industry is moving towards post-industrial development. The distinctive feature of the atomic industry transformation is the comprehensive implementation of information processes into all spheres of activity in the field of atomic energy use.
In Russia, a Digital strategy of nuclear sector development designed by the State Atomic Energy Corporation “ROSATOM” is currently being implemented. This strategy established, among other things, broad implementation of modern computer programmes for nuclear facilities simulation, digitization of key processes for development and safety review of innovative nuclear technologies, development and implementation of intelligent systems using various ways of machine learning, as well as broad implementation of digital twins into life-cycle management of nuclear facilities. (read more …)