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L3 MAPPS - High Fidelity Power Plant Simulators

High Fidelity Power Plant Simulators

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When you are looking for increased reliability in your power plant's performance, you can count on L3 MAPPS' simulation experience to get you there. Our dedication to true-to-life power plant simulators ensures that your personnel have the knowledge required to safely and efficiently operate your power plant.
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29th Jul 2016

3-D Learning Modules for Generic Fundamentals

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29th Jul 2016

L-3 MAPPS Introduces Learning Simulators

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When you are looking for increased reliability in your power plant's performance, you can count on L3 MAPPS' simulation experience to get you there. Our dedication to true-to-life power plant simulators ensures that your personnel have the knowledge required to safely and efficiently operate your power plant.

Providing more than just training devices, our simulator solutions powered by L3 MAPPS‘ unparalleled Orchid® suite of simulation products will elevate your engineering team to new heights in addressing plant design issues, procedural deficiencies and reliability improvements.

L3 MAPPS simulators provide superior real-world power plant training. L3 MAPPS offers a variety of products and services, including full scope simulators, part-task trainers, simulator retrofits and upgrades. We provide design to completion turnkey systems, specific components, and simulator design tools as required by the customer.

With a worldwide presence, a solid leadership position and the ability to provide any level of customer support, L3 MAPPS ensures the success of your simulator projects. Our simulators offer the highest quality in simulation fidelity and training to provide trainees and instructors with user-friendly tools for learning, controlling and exploring complex power plant systems.

Full scope power plant simulators

Superior Training Systems from the World’s Leading Simulation Company.

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L3 MAPPS simulators provide superior real world power plant training. L3 MAPPS offers a variety of products and services including full scope simulators, part-task trainers, simulator retrofits and upgrades. We provide conception to completion turnkey systems, specific components, and simulator design tools as required by the customer.

With worldwide presence, a solid leadership position and the ability to provide any level of customer support, L3 MAPPS ensures the success of your simulator projects. Our simulators offer the highest quality in simulation fidelity and training to provide trainees and instructors with user friendly tools for learning, controlling and exploring complex power plant systems.

The superior training environments of our simulators provide clear advantages for operator licensing, optimizing plant operating procedures and reducing costs. Operators trained on L3 MAPPS simulator environments gain the skills necessary to increase plant performance, minimize downtime, and provide confident emergency response.

Simulator uses include interactive team training, severe incident management, plant design testing, and startup/shutdown optimization. L3 MAPPS‘ replica-quality hardware controls and touch-screen virtual panels create realistic and credible control environments.

Real-time response to operator actions and interactive instructor control ensure maximum training effectiveness and adaptability. Any scenario, no matter how complex or dangerous in a real plant, can be reproduced, monitored and varied in real-time, providing a valuable tool for training and plant engineering.

Our commitment to customer support extends far beyond industry norms. L3 MAPPS‘ unique knowledge transfer program allows customers to gain expertise and total confidence in the simulator. Users can directly implement simulator modifications to exactly reflect plant changes, evolve their training programs and expand simulator use into other areas.

Uses and advantages

Cost-effective training for:

  • Both experienced operators and new recruits
  • Overall plant and individual system operation and control
  • Team training to study interaction and improve performance
  • Emergency plan implementation and incident management
  • Command of malfunction and transient situations
  • I&C familiarization
  • Plant process computer training and testing
  • Classroom simulator training

Other benefits:

  • Operations optimization, including startup and shutdown
  • Reduced unplanned outages
  • Improved plant safety
  • Easy to upgrade simulator and keep current with plant
  • Multiple configurations on one simulator
  • Analysis of plant response to equipment and/or instrument failure
  • Efficient plant design planning and upgrading Simulator upgrades

Simulator Upgrades

simulator upgrades

Evolving training needs, greater fidelity expectations, changing standards, plant modifications, plant fuel updates, obsolescence and plant life extensions are some of the realities the simulation industry now faces. To keep up, simulator owners need to take advantage of rapid advances in computing technology and implement cost-effective updates.

L3 MAPPS provides updates to legacy simulator platforms, including computer hardware, the instructor station and/or the control room panel interface system. L3 MAPPS upgrades take advantage of available computing power to improve the modeling fidelity of the reactor core, nuclear steam supply systems and all other plant systems.

Experience

For nearly 40 years we have worked with our customers to create superior training systems and have established ourselves as the world’s pre-eminent manufacturer of power plant simulators. L3 MAPPS is a company of people with ideas and vision, with a desire to create value through innovation and with the experience to achieve success.

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L3 MAPPS
8565 Côte-de-Liesse
Montreal
Québec
Canada
H4T 1G5
Tel: +1 514-787-5000
Fax: +1 514-788-1442
http://www.l3t.com/MAPPS

Advanced Models

At the heart of your life-like simulated plant, only the highest performance primary system models will do. L3 MAPPS' advanced reactor (Comet™ and Comet Plus™) and thermal-hydraulic (ANTHEM™) models unlock maximum fidelity and performance from your simulator. The models are based on first principles and advanced numerical techniques, and are extensively proven with installations worldwide.

Comet™/Comet Plus™Advanced reactor kinetics modelsL3 MAPPS' Comet™ and Comet Plus™ are advanced models for the simulation of reactor neutron kinetics based on a rigorous application of first principle physics and advanced numerical techniques. The models have been installed worldwide on numerous simulators currently certified for training.Comet, primarily applied to the simulation of heavy water reactors…

Full Scope Simulators

Simulator solutions for nuclear, fossil or natural gas fired plants.

L3 MAPPS simulators provide superior real world power plant training. L3 MAPPS offers a variety of products and services including full scope simulators, part-task trainers, simulator retrofits and upgrades. We provide conception to completion turnkey systems, specific components, and simulator design tools as required by the customer.With worldwide presence, a solid leadership position and the…

Simulation Environment

Orchid® total development and simulation environment.

L3 MAPPS has always been known for delivering high-quality simulators. With its newest suite of simulation products, the Orchid® product suite, L3 MAPPS continues this tradition with a complete, cutting-edge simulation software environment.The Orchid® tools have been designed to be highly integrated with one another to create an effective and efficient working environment. Each tool…

Simulator DCS Solutions

Whether a plant and simulator is being modernised with a distributed control system (DCS) or a simulator is needed for a new plant build with DCS(s), L3 MAPPS has the know-how to provide the right solution for you.

Distributed control systems (DCSs), sometimes known as digital control systems, are now being applied extensively to nuclear power plant refurbishments and new plant builds. L3 MAPPS has been engaged in numerous simulator projects - both modernisations and new full scope simulators - that require the implementation of DCSs from various vendors.There are different techniques for…

Simulator Upgrades

Get maximum value from your simulator by implementing cost-effective updates.

There are many nuclear power plant simulators worldwide developed by different companies. Rapid advances in computing technology now permit simulator owners to get maximum value from their simulators by implementing cost-effective updates. Evolving training needs, greater fidelity expectations, changing standards, plant modifications and plant life extensions fuel simulator updates.Now, it's possible to evolve your simulator…
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L3 MAPPS to Support Terrestrial Energy With Advanced Reactor Technology Development

MONTREAL, July 19, 2018 – L3 MAPPS and Terrestrial Energy announced today that they have signed an agreement to develop...
19th July 2018

L3 MAPPS Wins Digital Control Computer System Hardware Replacement for Bruce Unit 2

L3 MAPPS announced today that it has won a contract from Bruce Power to deliver three Digital Control Computers (DCCs),...
14th February 2018

L3 MAPPS to Deliver Two Classroom Simulators to EDF Energy’s Nuclear Power Academy

L3 MAPPS announced today that it has been contracted by EDF Energy Nuclear Generation to supply two classroom simulators to...
5th December 2017

L3 MAPPS Named in APAC CIO Outlook’s List of Top 25 Asia-Pacific Simulation Solution Providers

The only company Recognized in the Nuclear Power Plant Simulation Arena
29th November 2017

L3 MAPPS: Upgraded Krško Full Scope Simulator Declared Ready For Training

L3 MAPPS announced today that the full scope simulator upgrade for Slovenia’s Krško Nuclear Power Plant was declared “Ready For...
25th October 2017

L3 MAPPS to Assist ABB With Simulator Update for Fermi 2 Nuclear Power Plant

L3 MAPPS announced today that under a contract with Swiss industrial technology company ABB it will update the simulator it...
21st August 2017

L3 MAPPS to Upgrade Eskom’s Koeberg Simulators

L3 MAPPS announced today that it has signed a contract with Eskom Holdings SOC Limited (Eskom) to perform a multi-phase...
27th February 2017

L3 MAPPS to Supply Digital Control Computer System Hardware for Bruce Power

L3 MAPPS announced that it has won a contract from Bruce Power to replace the existing Bruce B Unit 6...
21st February 2017

L3 MAPPS to Update Ling Ao Phase II Full Scope Simulator With Orchid® and Enhanced Severe Accident Simulation

L3 MAPPS announced today that it has been awarded a contract from Ling Ao Nuclear Power Co., Ltd. (LANPC), a...
16th February 2017

L3 MAPPS to Upgrade EDF Energy’s Dungeness B Simulator

L3 MAPPS announced that it has been awarded a contract by United Kingdom-based EDF Energy Nuclear Generation Limited to perform...
16th January 2017

L-3 MAPPS Secures Orders to Update the Fermi 2 Simulator

MONTREAL, September 27, 2016 – L-3 MAPPS announced today that it is has been awarded contracts by DTE Energy to...
27th September 2016

L-3 MAPPS Participates in the Tihange 1 Simulator Inauguration Ceremony in Belgium

L-3 MAPPS has announced that it participated in the official inauguration ceremony of ENGIE Electrabel’s (Electrabel) Tihange 1 full scope...
22nd September 2016

L-3 MAPPS Wins Service Contract for Hongyanhe Phase I Simulator Update

L-3 MAPPS announced that it has signed a service contract with Liaoning Hongyanhe Nuclear Power (LHNP) to update the reactor...
31st August 2016

L-3 MAPPS to Supply Full Scope CANDU Simulator for Wolsong Unit 1

L-3 MAPPS announced today that it has secured a contract from Korea Hydro & Nuclear Power Co., Ltd. (KHNP) to...
18th April 2016

L-3 MAPPS to Upgrade Slovenia’s Krško Full Scope Simulator

L-3 MAPPS announced today that it signed a contract with Slovenia’s Nuklearna elektrarna Krško (NEK) to upgrade the full scope...
7th April 2016

L-3 MAPPS to Contribute to Darlington Refurbishment Project

L-3 MAPPS announced today that it has signed a contract with Ontario Power Generation (OPG) to provide replacement trip computers...
10th March 2016

L-3 MAPPS Takes Part in Opening of Upgraded Sizewell B Simulator

L-3 MAPPS announced today that it participated in the official opening of EDF Energy’s upgraded Sizewell B plant training simulator...
4th March 2016

L-3 MAPPS to Implement GE’s Main Generator Excitation System on the Cernavodă Simulator

L-3 MAPPS announced today that it has received an order from GE Energy Control Solutions (GE) to implement the new...
13th May 2015

L-3 MAPPS Participates in Opening of Upgraded Heysham 1 Simulator

L-3 MAPPS announced today that it participated in the official opening of EDF Energy’s upgraded Heysham 1 plant training simulator...
18th November 2014

L-3 MAPPS to Enhance U.K.’s Sizewell B Simulator and Launch Additional Training Media

L-3 MAPPS has announced that it has been awarded a contract by U.K.-based EDF Energy Nuclear Generation Limited to upgrade...
17th September 2014

L-3 MAPPS to Furnish FPL’s St. Lucie Plant with Unit 1 Part-Task Trainer

L-3 MAPPS has announced that it has been selected by Florida Power & Light Company (FPL) to supply a St....
27th August 2014

L-3 MAPPS to Perform Full Scope Upgrade on PPL’s Susquehanna Simulator

L-3 MAPPS has announced that it has added PPL Susquehanna LLC as a new customer for its leading-edge power plant...
16th June 2014

L-3 MAPPS to Replace Daya Bay Simulator I/O System

L-3 MAPPS announced today that it has signed a contract with Guangdong Nuclear Power Joint Venture Co., Ltd. (GNPJVC) to...
9th January 2014

L-3 MAPPS Wins Tihange 1 Full Scope Simulator Project

L-3 MAPPS announced today that it has won an order from Electrabel S.A. for the supply of a full scope...
10th December 2013

L-3 MAPPS Successfully Completes Major Projects for Eskom’s Koeberg Power Station in South Africa

L-3 MAPPS has announced that it has completed two major projects in support of South Africa's Koeberg Power Station.
12th September 2013

L-3 MAPPS to Introduce MAAP5 Severe Accident Simulation on Ling Ao Phase II Simulator

L-3 MAPPS announced today that it has won an upgrade contract from Daya Bay Nuclear Power Operations and Management Co.,...
7th May 2013

L-3 MAPPS Full Scope Simulator for Embalse Is Ready for Training

L-3 MAPPS announced today that the Embalse full scope simulator it developed for Nucleoeléctrica Argentina S.A. (NA-SA) was put into...
25th April 2013

L-3 MAPPS’ Power Systems and Simulation Business Celebrates 40 Years of Leadership

L-3 MAPPS announced today that it is celebrating its 40th anniversary in the power plant simulation business. To commemorate this...
12th February 2013

L-3 MAPPS to Develop Human Factors Simulator for INL Research Program

L-3 MAPPS announced today that it has won an order to supply a human factors simulator to the Idaho National...
2nd October 2012

L-3 MAPPS to Simulate Major Beznau Nuclear Power Plant Updates

L-3 MAPPS announced today that it will proceed with two projects to update the full scope simulator at Axpo’s Beznau...
14th May 2012

L-3 MAPPS Secures Important Simulator Upgrade Project in California

L-3 MAPPS announced today that it has won a contract from Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) to upgrade the...
28th March 2012

L-3 MAPPS to Upgrade Fermi 2 Nuclear Power Plant Simulator

L-3 MAPPS announced today that it is has been contracted by DTE Energy to upgrade the Fermi 2 Nuclear Power...
6th March 2012

L-3 MAPPS Human Factors Simulator Delivered to the Center for Advanced Engineering and Research

L-3 MAPPS has announced that it has delivered a research simulator to the Center for Advanced Engineering and Research (CAER)...
30th January 2012

L-3 MAPPS to Upgrade Pilgrim Simulator and Provide New Classroom Simulator

L-3 MAPPS announced today that it is has been awarded a contract from Entergy Nuclear to upgrade the existing Pilgrim...
14th December 2011

L-3 MAPPS to Deliver Orchid® Touch Interface Classroom Simulators to South Texas Project

L-3 MAPPS announced today that is has been selected by STP Nuclear Operating Company (STPNOC) to develop classroom simulators to...
22nd November 2011

World’s First EPR™ Full Scope Simulator in Use for Operator Training Exercises at Finland’s Olkiluoto 3 Nuclear Power Plant

L-3 MAPPS has announced that the Olkiluoto 3 (OL3) nuclear power plant full scope simulator (FSS), the first-ever FSS for...
1st November 2011

L-3 MAPPS Deploys CPR1000+ New Build Simulators for the Hongyanhe Site

L-3 MAPPS announced today that a second pair of L-3 MAPPS-developed simulators for the CPR1000+ nuclear plant design have entered...
18th October 2011

L-3 MAPPS to Upgrade Callaway Simulator with Alternate Emergency Power System Models

L-3 MAPPS announced today that it has earned follow-on orders from Ameren Missouri to upgrade the full scope simulator for...
18th October 2011

L-3 MAPPS Attains Major Milestone on Ling Ao Phase II Simulator Project

L-3 MAPPS announced today that the Ling Ao Phase II nuclear power plant full scope simulator (FSS), the first-ever simulator...
18th October 2011

L-3 Mapps’ Orchid Technology to be Installed on Fort Calhoun Nuclear Power Plant Simulator

L-3 MAPPS has reached an agreement with the Omaha Public Power District (OPPD) to update the full scope simulator at...
8th November 2010

L-3 MAPPS Awarded Embalse Full Scope Simulator Project

L-3 MAPPS announced today that it has received an order from Nucleoeléctrica Argentina S.A. (NA-SA) to supply the full scope...
2nd August 2010

L-3 MAPPS to Support AmerenUE with Callaway Plant’s Integrated Control System Upgrade

L-3 MAPPS announced today that it has won two orders from AmerenUE in support of the Siemens SPPA-T3000 integrated control...
7th June 2010

L-3 MAPPS to Update Beznau Full Scope Simulator with Orchid

L-3 MAPPS has signed an agreement with Switzerland's Axpo AG to update the Beznau full scope simulator with L-3 MAPPS'...
28th January 2010

L-3 MAPPS to Provide Second Simulator for Eskom’s Koeberg Station

L-3 MAPPS has received an order from Eskom Holdings Limited for a second full scope training simulator.
8th December 2009

L-3 MAPPS DCS-controlled Simulators for Ling Ao Phase II New Build in Service

2 November 2009 - L-3 MAPPS has announced that the Ling Ao Phase II nuclear power plant Full Scope Simulator...
23rd November 2009

L-3 MAPPS Receives Frost & Sullivan Best Practices Award

L-3 MAPPS' Power Systems and Simulation business has been awarded Frost & Sullivan's 2009 Global Excellence in Customer Value award...
23rd November 2009
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3-D Learning Modules for Generic Fundamentals

Generic Fundamentals training is the first step in becoming a reactor operator and is an introduction to the basic building...
29th July 2016

L-3 MAPPS Introduces Learning Simulators

Full scope nuclear power plant simulators have become highly detailed and accurate training devices, serving as a cornerstone for operator...
29th July 2016
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L3 MAPPS to Deliver Two Classroom Simulators to EDF Energy’s Nuclear Power Academy

L3 MAPPS announced today that it has been contracted by EDF Energy Nuclear Generation to supply two classroom simulators to...
5th December 2017
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