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Safety goals for nuclear power plants

U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission. Office of Policy Evaluation

Safety goals for nuclear power plants

a discussion paper

by U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission. Office of Policy Evaluation

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Published by The Commission in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Nuclear power plants -- Safety measures,
  • Nuclear facilities -- United States -- Safety measures

  • Edition Notes

    StatementOffice of Policy Evaluation, U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission
    The Physical Object
    Pagination69 p. in various pagings ;
    Number of Pages69
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14948021M

    safety precautions for nuclear power plants, need to panic. Knowledge is power:What is Hanford? In , the nuclear waste, employees in the area were immediately asked to take precautions. US electricity from nuclear power In the s and 80s, more than a hundred nuclear reactors were built in the United States. They promised abundant, safe, “clean” energy, free from the pollution associated with coal and other fossil fuels. Today, most of those reactors remain in operation, in .

    Primary safety goal: To protect people and the environment from harmful effects of ionizing radiation Upper level safety goal: Ensuring adequate protection in all operational modes of the nuclear power plants as well as of the facilities and installations at a site . U.S. nuclear energy plants continued operating at high levels of safety and reliability in , according to data monitored by the World Association of Nuclear Operators (WANO) and the Institute of Nuclear Power Operations (INPO). Key indicators used to track performance against industry goals set for show that, as a group, the plants.

      For more than a half century, nuclear power has been focused on one kind of plant: a huge, complicated, expensive facility, with armed guards, located away . Handbook of Generation IV Nuclear Reactors presents information on the current fleet of Nuclear Power Plants (NPPs) with water-cooled reactors (Generation III and III+) (96% of power reactors in the world) that have relatively low thermal efficiencies (within the range of 32 36%) compared to those of modern advanced thermal power plants.


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