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Science and Technology of Nuclear Installations
Volume 2012 (2012), Article ID 415805, 9 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2012/415805
Research Article

Design and Implementation of a Fuzzy Controller for a TRIGA Mark III Reactor

1Instituto Nacional de Investigaciones Nucleares, Carretera Mexico Toluca s/n, La Marquesa, 52750 Ocoyoacac, MEX, Mexico
2Division for Latin America, International Atomic Energy Agency, Wagramer Straße 5, P.O. Box 100, A-1400 Vienna, Austria

Received 7 June 2012; Revised 5 October 2012; Accepted 7 October 2012

Academic Editor: Alejandro Clausse

Copyright © 2012 Tonatiuh Rivero-Gutiérrez et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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