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Design for safety of nuclear power plants

International Atomic Energy Agency.

Design for safety of nuclear power plants

a code of practice.

by International Atomic Energy Agency.

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Published by The Agency in Vienna .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Nuclear power plants -- Safety measures.

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesArtech House ITS series -- no. 50-C-D.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTK9152 .I482, TK9152 I482
    The Physical Object
    Pagination43 p. ;
    Number of Pages43
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19270129M
    ISBN 109201237782

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    The design program includes sub-programs of pressure boundary, civil structures, safety systems, fuel, nuclear core, electrical power systems, and instrument and control systems to ensure that SSCs that are important to safety and security, and any modifications to them, continue to meet their design bases given new information arising over. With many nuclear power plants designed to operate for 30 to 40 years there is, quite naturally, an ongoing program of component renewal and replacement. Each of these plants was fitted with the latest technology at the time of construction and was not necessarily designed with outages in mind.


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