Nuclear Safety in Light Water Reactors

This vital reference is the only one-stop resource on how to assess, prevent, and manage severe nuclear accidents in the light water reactors (LWRs) that pose the most risk to the public. LWRs are the predominant nuclear reactor in use around the world today, and they will continue to be the most frequently utilized in the near future. Therefore, accurate determination of the safety issues associated with such reactors is central to a consideration of the risks and benefits of nuclear power. This book emphasizes the prevention and management of severe accidents, in order to teach nuclear professionals how to mitigate potential risks to the public to the maximum extent possible. Engineers, researchers, students and the personnel of vendors, safety authorities and nuclear power generation organizations require the knowledge offered by this volume's globally renowned experts to ensure they obtain a core competency in nuclear safety. Organizes and presents all the latest thought on LWR nuclear safety in one consolidated volume, provided by the top experts in the field, ensuring high-quality, credible and easily accessible information Explains how developments in the field of LWR severe accidents have provided more accurate determinations of risk, thereby shedding new light on the debates surrounding nuclear power safety, particularly in light of the recent tragedy in Japan Concentrates on prevention and management of accidents, developing methodologies to estimate the consequences and associated risks

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  • Author : Bal Raj Sehgal
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Pages : 714 pages
  • ISBN : 0123884462
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Nuclear Safety in Light Water Reactors

Nuclear Safety in Light Water Reactors
  • Author : Bal Raj Sehgal
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 21 June 2021
GET THIS BOOKNuclear Safety in Light Water Reactors

This vital reference is the only one-stop resource on how to assess, prevent, and manage severe nuclear accidents in the light water reactors (LWRs) that pose the most risk to the public. LWRs are the predominant nuclear reactor in use around the world today, and they will continue to be the most frequently utilized in the near future. Therefore, accurate determination of the safety issues associated with such reactors is central to a consideration of the risks and benefits of

Accident-Tolerant Materials for Light Water Reactor Fuels

Accident-Tolerant Materials for Light Water Reactor Fuels
  • Author : Raul B. Rebak
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 10 January 2020
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Accident Tolerant Materials for Light Water Reactor Fuels provides a description of what an accident tolerant fuel is and the benefits and detriments of each concept. The book begins with an introduction to nuclear power as a renewable energy source and the current materials being utilized in light water reactors. It then moves on to discuss the recent advancements being made in accident tolerant fuels, reviewing the specific materials, their fabrication and implementation, environmental resistance, irradiation behavior, and licensing requirements.

The Risks of Nuclear Energy Technology

The Risks of Nuclear Energy Technology
  • Author : Günter Kessler,Anke Veser,Franz-Hermann Schlüter,Wolfgang Raskob,Claudia Landman,Jürgen Päsler-Sauer
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release : 22 August 2014
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The book analyses the risks of nuclear power stations. The security concept of reactors is explained. Measures against the spread of radioactivity after a severe accident, accidents of core melting and a possible crash of an air plane on reactor containment are discussed. The book covers three scientific subjects of the safety concepts of Light Water Reactors: – A first part describes the basic safety design concepts of operating German Pressurized Water Reactors and Boiling Water Reactors including accident management measures

American National Standard

American National Standard
  • Author : American Nuclear Society. Working Group ANS-59.1
  • Publisher : Unknown Publisher
  • Release : 21 June 2021
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This standard presents the requirements of the Nuclear Safety Related Cooling Water Systems (NSRCWS) for Light Water Reactors (LWRs). It establishes nuclear safety requirements in the areas of design, materials, fabrication, placement and testing of systems. This standard is applicable to open and closed NSRCW systems. 58.9-1981 (R2020) provides criteria for the designer which interpret the requirements of Title 10, Code of Federal Regulations, Part 50, "Licensing of Production and Utilization Facilities," Appendix A, "General Design Criteria for Nuclear Power Plants," with

Materials Ageing and Degradation in Light Water Reactors

Materials Ageing and Degradation in Light Water Reactors
  • Author : K L Murty
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 18 February 2013
GET THIS BOOKMaterials Ageing and Degradation in Light Water Reactors

Light water reactors (LWRs) are the predominant class of nuclear power reactors in operation today; however, ageing and degradation can influence both their performance and lifetime. Knowledge of these factors is therefore critical to safe, continuous operation. Materials ageing and degradation in light water reactors provides a comprehensive guide to prevalent deterioration mechanisms, and the approaches used to handle their effects. Part one introduces fundamental ageing issues and degradation mechanisms. Beginning with an overview of ageing and degradation issues in

Light Water Reactor Safety

Light Water Reactor Safety
  • Author : B. Pershagen,M. Bowen
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 22 October 2013
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This book describes the principles and practices of reactor safety as applied to the design, regulation and operation of light water reactors, combining a historical approach with an up-to-date account of the safety, technology and operating experience of both pressurized water reactors and boiling water reactors. The introductory chapters set out the basic facts upon which the safety of light water reactors depend. The central section is devoted to the methods and results of safety analysis. The accidents at Three

Advances in Light Water Reactor Technologies

Advances in Light Water Reactor Technologies
  • Author : Takehiko Saito,Junichi Yamashita,Yuki Ishiwatari,Yoshiaki Oka
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release : 21 December 2010
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Advances in Light Water Reactor Technologies focuses on the design and analysis of advanced nuclear power reactors. This volume provides readers with thorough descriptions of the general characteristics of various advanced light water reactors currently being developed worldwide. Safety, design, development and maintenance of these reactors is the main focus, with key technologies like full MOX core design, next-generation digital I&C systems and seismic design and evaluation described at length. This book is ideal for researchers and engineers working

Safety Features of Operating Light Water Reactors of Western Design

Safety Features of Operating Light Water Reactors of Western Design
  • Author : M. Gavrilas
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release : 18 January 2018
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This text arose from a study originally undertaken for the Department of Energy to characterize the principal safety features of light water reactors of western design. This text should be of use to professional engineers interested in safety assessment of operating light water reactors, students interested in the principal safety features of LWRs, and others interested in tracing the design evolution of light water reactors. However, while ambitious in its scope, this text should not be viewed as presenting the

Sustainable and Safe Nuclear Fission Energy

Sustainable and Safe Nuclear Fission Energy
  • Author : Günter Kessler
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release : 08 May 2012
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Unlike existing books of nuclear reactor physics, nuclear engineering and nuclear chemical engineering this book covers a complete description and evaluation of nuclear fission power generation. It covers the whole nuclear fuel cycle, from the extraction of natural uranium from ore mines, uranium conversion and enrichment up to the fabrication of fuel elements for the cores of various types of fission reactors. This is followed by the description of the different fuel cycle options and the final storage in nuclear

Design-basis Accident Analysis Methods For Light-water Nuclear Power Plants

Design-basis Accident Analysis Methods For Light-water Nuclear Power Plants
  • Author : Robert Martin,Cesare Frepoli
  • Publisher : World Scientific
  • Release : 13 February 2019
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This book captures the principles of safety evaluation as practiced in the regulated light-water reactor nuclear industry, as established and stabilized over the last 30 years. It is expected to serve both the current industry and those planning for the future. The work's coverage of the subject matter is the broadest to date, including not only the common topics of modeling and simulation, but also methods supporting the basis for the underlying assumptions, the extension to radiological safety, what to expect

Radiation Protection at Light Water Reactors

Radiation Protection at Light Water Reactors
  • Author : Robert Prince
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release : 28 March 2012
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This book is aimed at Health Physicists wishing to gain a better understanding of the principles and practices associated with a light water reactor (LWR) radiation protection program. The role of key program elements is presented in sufficient detail to assist practicing radiation protection professionals in improving and strengthening their current program. Details related to daily operation and discipline areas vital to maintaining an effective LWR radiation protection program are presented. Programmatic areas and functions important in preventing, responding to,

Nuclear Energy Materials And Reactors - Volume I

Nuclear Energy Materials And Reactors - Volume I
  • Author : Yassin A. Hassan,Robin A. Chaplin
  • Publisher : EOLSS Publications
  • Release : 22 September 2010
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Nuclear Energy Materials and Reactors is a component of Encyclopedia of Energy Sciences, Engineering and Technology Resources in the global Encyclopedia of Life Support Systems (EOLSS), which is an integrated compendium of twenty one Encyclopedias. Nuclear energy is a type of technology involving the controlled use of nuclear fission to release energy for work including propulsion, heat, and the generation of electricity. The theme on Nuclear Energy Materials and Reactors discusses: Fundamentals of Nuclear Energy; Nuclear Physics; Nuclear Interactions; Nuclear

The Risks of Nuclear Energy Technology

The Risks of Nuclear Energy Technology
  • Author : Günter Kessler,Anke Veser,Franz-Hermann Schlüter,Wolfgang Raskob,Claudia Landman,Jürgen Päsler-Sauer
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release : 08 October 2014
GET THIS BOOKThe Risks of Nuclear Energy Technology

The book analyses the risks of nuclear power stations. The security concept of reactors is explained. Measures against the spread of radioactivity after a severe accident, accidents of core melting and a possible crash of an air plane on reactor containment are discussed. The book covers three scientific subjects of the safety concepts of Light Water Reactors: – A first part describes the basic safety design concepts of operating German Pressurized Water Reactors and Boiling Water Reactors including accident management measures

Dynamics and Control of Nuclear Reactors

Dynamics and Control of Nuclear Reactors
  • Author : Thomas W. Kerlin,Belle R. Upadhyaya
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 05 October 2019
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Dynamics and Control of Nuclear Reactors presents the latest knowledge and research in reactor dynamics, control and instrumentation; important factors in ensuring the safe and economic operation of nuclear power plants. This book provides current and future engineers with a single resource containing all relevant information, including detailed treatments on the modeling, simulation, operational features and dynamic characteristics of pressurized light-water reactors, boiling light-water reactors, pressurized heavy-water reactors and molten-salt reactors. It also provides pertinent, but less detailed information on