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Dr Francis Nordmann

2 allée Arthur Honegger
F- 95250 Beauchamp
France
Telephone +33.1.30.40.86.80
Mobile +33.6.88.45.62.32
E-mail: francis@fnordmann.com
Web site: www.fnordmann.com



Dr Francis Nordmann

·  is an international consultant for chemistry as applied in Nuclear Power Plants (NPP),

·  has extensive experience in design and manufacturing followed by engineering and operating support within a large French Utility and has contact with many international organizations,

·  may assist you with many tasks requiring an overall knowledge in chemistry and corrosion for nuclear energy.

His area of experience includes documents and chemistry specifications preparation, chair of meetings, organization, international traveling and teaching.

 

Francis NORDMANN

·  est consultant international pour la chimie appliquée aux centrales nucléaires,

·  dispose d'une grande expérience dans le domaine de la conception, construction de centrales, suivi d'ingénierie et de support technique au sein d'EDF et en relation avec de nombreux organismes internationaux,

·  peut vous assister pour de nombreux travaux nécessitant la connaissance de la chimie et la corrosion pour l'énergie nucléaire.

Son domaine d'expérience couvre la préparation de documents et spécifications, l'animation de réunions, l’organisation, les missions internationales, la formation.



Main Contracts in 2007 Patent Journals - Books Papers Workshops, Symposiums Training Courses


Main Contracts in 2007

International Atomic Energy Agency, UN, Vienna , Austria
Electric Power Research Institute, Palo Alto Ca, USA
Techniques de l'Ingénieur, Paris, France

Patent

P. Saurin, F. Nordmann. Procédé de détermination de la concentration de bases libres dans une eau industrielle. Patent n° 78-37016. France.


Journals - Books

Francis Nordmann. Efficient Sustainable and Economical Plant Operation.
In PowerPlant Chemistry Journal - January 2007 - PPChem , 2007 (9) 1. Edited by /www.ppchem. ISSN 1438-5325.
http://www.ppchem.net/issues/01-2007.php

F. Nordmann contribution to: International Atomic Energy Agency Co-ordinated research project on data processing technologies and diagnostics for water chemistry and corrosion in nuclear power plants (DAWAC) - IAEA-TECDOC-N° 1505 - Published by IAEA, Wagramer Strasse 5, P.O. 100- Box A 14000 Wien, Austria, June 2006.
http://www-pub.iaea.org/MTCD/publications/PDF/te_1505_web.pdf

F. Nordmann. Optimization of Chemistry in PWR and VVER Nuclear Power Plants.
In PowerPlant Chemistry Journal 2005, 7(8). Edited by /www.ppchem. ISSN 1438-5325.
http://www.ppchem.net/issues/08-2005.php

F. Nordmann, A. Stutzmann and J-L  Brettelle. Overview of PWR Chemistry Options.
In PowerPlant Chemistry Journal 2002 4 (5) 1. Edited by /www.ppchem. ISSN 1438-5325.
http://www.ppchem.net/issues/05-02.php

F. Nordmann, M. Dijoux and A. Stutzmann. EdF Approach for Fouling Mitigation
In PowerPlant Chemistry Journal 2001 3 (4). Edited by /www.ppchem. ISSN 1438-5325.
http://www.ppchem.net/issues/04-01.php

F. Nordmann, G. Pinard Legry. Chimie de l'eau et Corrosion dans les REP in Les Techniques de l'Ingénieur - Traité de Génie Nucléaire BN 3 750. Octobre 2000. Edited by TI Sciences et Techniques. 29 Rue de Crimée, 75925 Paris Cedex 19.

F. Nordmann. Gestion industrielle de l'eau pour la production d'énergie nucléaire. In Les Techniques de l'Ingénieur. Gestion industrielle de l'eau pour la production d'énergie nucléaire W9200. To be published in 2007.

B. Chexal, J. Horowitz, B. Dooley, P. Millett, C. Wood, R. Jones; M. Bouchacourt, F. Remy, F. Nordmann, P. Saint Paul. Flow Accelerated Corrosion in Power Plants. EPRI - TR 106611, Révision 1. July 1998. Editor Electric Power Research Institute, Électricité de France, Siemens Power Generation. Published by EPRI: 3412 Hillview Avenue - PO Box 10412 Palo Alto, USA, 94304.

F. Nordmann and J-M. Fiquet. Selection Criteria for the best secondary water chemistry. SFEN Conference in Nice, April 1994. Revue Générale Nucléaire. Volume n° 2 Mars-April 1994 , p 149-153. RGE - SA : 48, rue de la Procession, 75008 Paris. Also published in Nuclear Engineering and Design vol 160, 1996, p 193-201, Elsevier Science SA, PO Box 564, 1001 Lausanne, Switzerland.

F. Nordmann, J-M. Fiquet, F. de Kéroulas. The Nice Conference. International feedback for better chemistry in nuclear plants. Revue Générale Nucléaire. Volume n° 2 Mars-April 1994, p 133-136. RGE - SA : 48, rue de la Procession, 75008 Paris, France. International Edition. Vol A - June 1994. ISSN 0298-7783.

F. Nordmann. Steam - Water Cycle Treatment selection for PWR Plants. 11th International Conference on the Properties of Water and Steam (ICPWS). Prague, Czech Republic, 4-8 September 1989. Edited by M. Pichal and O. Sifner, Hemisphere Publishing Corporation, Taylor and Francis Group. ISBN 1-560-032-042-7.

Ph. Berge, F. Nordmann. L'expérience d'exploitation du parc REP français pour les générateurs de vapeur. Revue Générale Nucléaire. Volume n° 6 Novembre - Décembre 1988, p 491-494. RGE - SA : 48, rue de la Procession, 75008 Paris, France.

Responsible for the edition, publication since 1993 of 20 issues of EDF Letter " La Lettre du REX en chimie et radiochimie " Bulletin d'information concernant le Retour d'Expérience de la chimie et de la radiochimie en centrales.


Papers

F. Nordmann. Efficient Sustainable and Economical Plant Operation. International Conference on Nuclear water Chemistry in Reactor Systems, Jeju, Korea, October 2006.

M.A. Galtseva, N.N. Davidenko, F. Nordmann - V.A. Yurmanov. Criteria for Optimal Secondary Water Treatment at VVER Plants. International Conference on Nuclear water Chemistry in Reactor Systems, Jeju, Korea, October 2006.

I. Dobrovolska, A. Arkhypenko, Francis Nordmann. Morpholine Secondary Water Chemistry in Ukrainian and French Units . International Conference on Nuclear water Chemistry in Reactor Systems, Jeju, Korea, October 2006.

F Nordmann. Optimization of Chemistry in PWR and VVER Nuclear Power Plants. 6th International Seminar on Primary and Secondary Side Water Chemistry of NPP - Budapest, Hungary 16-19 May 2005.

F Nordmann. Selection of the Right PWR Chemistry with its Adequate Severity and Monitoring. EPRI Conference on Nuclear Water Chemistry in Reactor Systems. San Francisco, USA, October 2004.

I. Marier, G. Hoppstädter, F. Nordmann, S. Guéraud. Scaling issues in the EDF Nuclear Power Plant Closed Cooling System. EPRI Conference on Nuclear Water Chemistry in Reactor Systems. San Francisco, USA, October 2004.

J-L Bretelle, L. Guinard, C. Andrieu, F. Dacquait, F. Nordmann. EDF strategy for the primary coolant pH. EPRI Conference on Nuclear Water Chemistry in Reactor Systems. San Francisco, USA, October 2004.

M. Dijoux, P. Le Genti, F. Nordmann, S. Odar, F. Roumiguière, U. Hollwedel. Chinon B1 chemical cleaning - Application of Framatome ANP Inhibitor-free high temperature chemical cleaning process. EPRI Conference on Nuclear Water Chemistry in Reactor Systems. San Francisco, USA, October 2004.

F. Nordmann. Aspects on Chemistry in French Nuclear Power Plants. 14th International Conference on the Properties of Water and Steam (ICPWS)- Kyoto, Japan, August 29 - September 3, 2004.

F. Nordmann, A. Stutzmann, J-L Bretelle. Overview of PWR Chemistry Options. International Conference on Water Chemistry in Nuclear Reactor Systems - SFEN (French Nuclear Energy Society). Avignon, France, 22 - 26 April 2002.

F. Nordmann, M. Dijoux and A. Stutzmann ESKOM. EDF Approach for fouling mitigation. ESKOM International Conference on Process Water and Power Plant Chemistry. Midrand South Africa, 3-5 April 2001.

F. Nordmann, O. de Bouvier and A. Stutzmann - Application of  Electrochemical Potential Measurements to optimization of PWR Chemistry - 7th International Symposium on Electrochemical Methods in Corrosion Research. Budapest, Hungary, May 28-June 1, 2000.

F. Nordmann. Primary and secondary water chemistry of French PWR units. Fourth International Seminar on primary and secondary side chemistry of Nuclear Power Plants. Balatonfüred, Hungary. 28 Sept. -2 Oct. 1999.

F. Nordmann and L. Viricel. EDF Approach on OD corrosion of SG tubes. Japan Atomic Industrial Forum Conference on Water chemistry in Nuclear Power Plants. JAIF, Kashiwasaki, Japan, 13-16 October 1998.

F. Nordmann, A. Stutzmann, P. Lemaire. La maîtrise de la corrosion côté secondaire des tubes GV à EDF. Fontevraud IV Contribution of Materials Investigation to the Resolution of Problem Encountered in PWR Plants. SFEN (French Nuclear Energy Society), Fontevraud IV, France, September 14-18, 1998.

F. Nordmann. EDF. Approach on steam-water chemistry and corrosion. ESKOM International Conference on Process Water Treatment and Power Plant Chemistry. Midrand, South Africa, 26-28 November 1997.

F. Nordmann and A. Stutzmann - French Experience on OD IGA/SCC. British Nuclear Energy Society Conference on Water chemistry of nuclear reactor systems 7, vol. 1. BNES, London 1996, p 393-398. Published by Thomas Telford Publishing, 1 Heron Quay, London E14 4JD - GB.

A.Stutzmann and F.Nordmann. Studies of IGA intergarnular attack/stress corrosion cracking  related parameters and remedies. Nuclear Engineering and Design 162 (1996) 167-174. Published  by Elsevier Science BV P.O. Box 1991, 100 BZ Amsterdam, The Netherlands. SSDI 0029-5493(95)01143-9.

A. Rocher, F. Nordmann, F. Cattant, F. de Kéroulas. Investigation on lead limitation in steam generators: Conference on Heat exchangers. Toronto, Canada, 1994.

F. Nordmann and J-M Fiquet. Selection Criteria for the Best Secondary Water Chemistry. International Conference Chemistry in water reactors. SFEN (French Nuclear Energy Society). Nice, France, 24-27 April 1994.

A.Stutzmann, F. Nordmann. Studies of IGA related parameters and remedies. International Conference Chemistry in water reactors. SFEN (French Nuclear Energy Society). Nice, France, 24-27 April 1994.

A. Rocher, F. Nordmann, D. Féron. Transport of lead in secondary system of PWR Plants: Laboratory and Plant Investigations. British Nuclear Energy Society Conference on Water chemistry of nuclear reactor systems 6. BNES, Bournemouth, UK. 12-15 October 1992.

F. Nordmann, F. Cattant, R. Comby. Corrosion intergranulaire côté secondaire de générateurs de vapeur français. Colloque International de Fontevraud II. Contribution of Materials Investigation to the Resolution of Problem Encountered in PWR Plants. SFEN (French Nuclear Energy Society), Fontevraud, France. 10-14 September 1990.

F. Nordmann, M. Dupin, O. Menet and J-M Fiquet. Intergranular attack evaluation from hideout return. British Nuclear Energy Society Conference on Water chemistry of nuclear reactor systems 5. BNES, London, UK 1989, p 205-212.

F. Nordmann. Water Chemistry Control. International Conference on Availability improvements in Nuclear Power Plants. Madrid, Spain. April 10-14, 1989.

P. Berge and F. Nordmann. PWR Secondary Water Chemistry and Corrosion. Japan Atomic Industrial Forum Conference on Water chemistry in Nuclear Power Plants. Tokyo, Japan.19-22 April 1988.

V. Dauvois, J. Lambert, D. Desmoulins, F. Nordmann. Laboratory and plant investigations on decomposition products of morpholine in the secondary system of French PWRs. British Nuclear Energy Society Conference on Water chemistry of nuclear reactor systems 4. BNES, London, UK 1986, p 369-374.

F. Nordmann. A computer code (MONA) for pH and chemistry evaluation in the secondary water of PWR. British Nuclear Energy Society Conference on Water chemistry of nuclear reactor systems 3. Bournemouth, UK. 17-21 October 1983. BNES, London 1983.

F. Nordmann, G. Pinard Legry, J. Daret and J-P Brunet. Experimental investigation on denting in PWR steam generators : causes and corrective actions. ASME Joint Power Generating Conference. Denver 17-21 October 1982. ASME (American Society of Mechanical Engineers), 345 E. 47 St. New York 10017, USA.

F. Nordmann, A. Fluhr, G. Tinelli, C. Engelmann. Contribution à l'étude de la détermination du soufre dans le sodium par activation aux protons. Analusis 3, 3 (1975) p 171-176.

F. Nordmann, C. Engelmann. Sur la séparation du fluor-18 et du fluor-17 dans le sodium. Radiochemical Radioanalytical Letters 16/1/17-24/ 1973.

C. Engelmann, F. Nordmann and G. Tinelli. Determination of oxygen and carbon traces in sodium or caesium by activation analysis. International Conference on Liquid Alkali Metals, Nottingham University, UK. 4-6 April 1973.

F. Nordmann, G. Tinelli, C. Engelmann. Contribution à l'étude de la détermination du carbone dans le sodium par activation au photons gamma. Analusis 2,10 (1973) p 739-745. Edited by " La Société de Production Documentaire ", 80, av du 18-juin-1940, 92500, Rueil Malmaison, France.

F. Nordmann, G. Tinelli, C. Engelmann. Contribution à l'étude de la détermination de l'oxygène dans le sodium par activation au photons gamma. Analusis, Vol2 - N°2, (1973) p 96-105. Edited by " La Société de Production Documentaire ", 80, av du 18-juin-1940, 92500, Rueil Malmaison, France.

F. Nordmann, G. Tinelli, C. Engelmann. Sur les dosages du carbone et de l'oxygène dans le sodium ou le césium par activation au moyen de photons gamma. Journal of Radiochemical Chemistry, Vol. 17 (1973) 255-273.

F. Nordmann, G. Tinelli, C. Engelmann. Détermination de l'oxygène dans le césium par activation aux photons gamma et séparation de l'oxygène 15. Radiochemical Radioanalytical Letters 15/4-5/ 307-315 / 1973.

F. Nordmann, Ph D. Contribution à l'étude de la détermination de traces d'éléments légers dans des métaux alcalins par activation au moyen de photons gamma et de particules chargées - 22 Septembre 1973. Ph D publication. N° CNRS: A.0.9008. OCLC: 61113142 Edited Chicago, IL 60637 United States- Report CEA-R-4539.


Workshops, Symposiums

F. Nordmann, A. Tigeras. EDF AOA Experience. International Atomic Energy Agency 1st Research Co-ordination Meeting on "Optimisation of Water Chemistry to ensure Reliable Water Reactor Fuel Performance at High Burnup and in Ageing Plant" (FUWAC). Vienna, 4 - 6 July 2006.

International Atomic Energy Agency Co-ordinated research project on data processing technologies and diagnostics for water chemistry and corrosion in nuclear power plants (DAWAC)

  • F. Nordmann. EDF Approach for Chemistry Control in French PWRs. 1st Research Co-Ordinated Meeting. Smolenice, Slovakia, 20-23 November 2001.
  • F. Nordmann and J. Audiard. On line monitoring and Data Bank in French PWRs. 2nd Research Co-Ordinated Meeting. Prague, Czech Republic, 26-29 November 2002.
  • F. Nordmann. Optimized monitoring, control and diagnosis for a safe, efficient and improved plant operation. 3rd research Co-ordinated meeting. Beijing, China, 23-28 August 2004.

F.  Nordmann. Primary and Secondary Water Chemistry of French PWR Units - World Association for Nuclear Operators (WANO) Workshop - Lyon, France, November 1999.

A. Stutzmann, F. Nordmann, P. Ollar. Measurement of hideout return - EPRI Workshop: Improving the understanding and control of corrosion on the secondary side of steam generators Airlie, VA, USA, October 9-13, 1995.

F. Nordmann, A. Stutzmann, M. Blain. Results of comparative hideout of chloride, sulphate and sodium. INPO/EPRI Chemistry Manager Workshop, Atlanta, USA, October 9-12, 1994.

A. Stutzmann, F. Nordmann, M. Dupin. Chemistry Evaluation in EDF Units. EPRI Crevice Chemistry Workshop, Boston, USA, June 28-29, 1993.

F. Nordmann and A. Rocher. Comparison of morpholine to ammonia treatment for all ferrous systems. EPRI Workshop, Tampa, USA, September 25-27, 1990.

P. Berge and F. Nordmann. French PWR Plants experience, Symposium Framatome 3N, Lyon, France. Oct 15, 1987, p 4-6.

P. Berge, J-M Fiquet and F. Nordmann. Water Chemistry in EDF PWRs. American Nuclear Society Meeting, 1987.

F. Nordmann. Spécification de la qualité d'eau pour le circuit secondaire des PWR Framatome. Colloque Water chemistry and corrosion in the steam water loops of nuclear power stations, Seillac, France. Mars 1980.

F. Nordmann, G. Tinelli, C. Engelmann. Sur les dosages du carbone et de l'oxygène dans le sodium ou le césium par activation au moyen de photons gamma. CNRS International Symposium, Analyse par Activation de microquantités d'éléments dans les matériaux minéraux et organiques de très haute pureté et les milieux biologiques. Saclay, France, 2 - 6 October 1972.


Training Courses

International Atomic Energy Agency Training Courses

IAEA Workshop on Optimizing the Chemistry Mode of the Secondary Circuit with ETA. Tianwan NPP, China. 4 - 7 September 2006.

  • F. Nordmann. International Experience (France, USA, Russia, Ukraine) on the various treatments and the corresponding results. Criteria for treatment selection according to the advantages en disadvantages of morpholine, ammonia and ethanolamine.
  • F. Nordmann. National and International Experience on the Management of the SG Blowdown System. EDF Experience in SG Cleaning - Hide Out in SG.
  • F. Nordmann. Theoretical and Experimental Aspects of Ethanolamine Morpholine and Ammonia Chemistry Modes. French Secondary Water Chemistry Specifications and Explanations.

IAEA Regional Workshop on Water Chemistry and Corrosion Control of Power Plants. Karlsruhe, Germany. 10- 14 July 2006.

  • F. Nordmann. Use of Condensate Polishers and Blowdown purification.
  • F. Nordmann. EDF Approach to Secondary Water Chemistry.
  • F. Nordmann. Optimization of Chemistry in PWR and VVER NPPs and its Influence on Corrosion.
  • F. Nordmann. EDF Approach to Primary Water Chemistry.

IAEA Interregional training course on Water Chemistry in Nuclear Power Plants. Karlsruhe, Germany. 6 June- 1st July 1988.

  • F. Nordmann. Primary Chemistry Specifications. IAEA Interregional training course on Water Chemistry in Nuclear Power Plants.
  • F. Nordmann. Water Chemistry in French Power Stations: Experiences.

ASPEA - Schweizerische Vereinung für Atomenergie (SVA) Kommission für Ausbildungsfragen. Wasser Chemie in Kernkraftwerk. Zürich, Switzerland. 22-24 November 1989.

  • P. Berge et F. Nordmann. Chemie und Korrosion bei den Dampferzeugern von Druckwasserreaktoren (Chimie et Corrosion pour les générateurs de vapeur de centrales PWR).

Institut National des Sciences et Techniques Nucléaires, Saclay, France

  • F. Nordmann. Chimie et corrosion dans les centrales R.E.P. 30 Courses. 1980 - 2007
  • F. Nordmann. Chimie du milieu secondaire dans les centrales R.E.P. 20 Courses. 1980 - 2007
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