Disaster
Plant Disaster Prevention
Challenge

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WRC2020 challenges.

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Plant Disaster
Prevention
Challenge

Outline

Inspecting or maintaining infrastructures based on set standards
(e.g. opening and closing valves etc)

Task

  • Task P1 image
    Task P1
    Inspection and
    Maintenance
  • Task P2 image
    Task P2
    Fault Detection
    and
    Emergency
    Response
  • Task P3 image
    Task P3
    Diagnosis of
    Pipes and
    Ducts
  • Task P4 image
    Task P4
    Diagnosis of
    Tanks
  • Task P5 image
    Task P5
    Overall Performance

Task P1
Inspection and Maintenance

  • Task P1 Inspection and Maintenance image
  • Task P1 Inspection and Maintenance image

Read the meters installed at specified positions using a robot's camera, and adjust the corresponding valves etc.

Challenges

Feedback-type operation (read meters and adjust valves accordingly).

Task P2
Fault Detection and Emergency Response

  • Task P2 Fault Detection and Emergency Response image
  • Task P2 Fault Detection and Emergency Response image

Measure abnormal sounds and/or vibrations at unspecified positions on motors etc., and report the measurement results.
Operate the fire hydrant and fuel valves to extinguish a fire that occurred during the inspection.

Challenges

Fault detection of which the position is unknown.
Response to an unexpected emergency.

Task P3
Diagnosis of Pipes and Ducts

  • Task P3 Diagnosis of Pipes and Ducts image
  • Task P3 Diagnosis of Pipes and Ducts image

Diagnose the soundness (loose bolts, rust, etc.) of pipes and ducts within the plant.

Challenges

Inspection of complex structures. Speed and accuracy over a wide area is needed.

Task P4
Diagnosis of Tanks

  • Task P4 Diagnosis of Tanks image
  • Task P4 Diagnosis of Tanks image

Diagnose the soundness (cracks, rust, etc.) of large tanks within the plant.

Challenges

Inspection of large structures. Speed and accuracy over a wide area is needed.

Task P5
Overall Performance

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  • Task P5 Overall Performance image

Conduct a general inspection. When an emergency occurs, search for victims in adverse conditions (smoke, debris, etc.).

Challenges

A wide-range of operations in uncertain conditions.

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WRS2020 Challenge Open for Team Entry! due Date: -8/31(Sat.) *JST
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