8. Nuclear Power Plant Safety Analysis

  1. John C. Lee and
  2. Norman J. McCormick

Published Online: 15 AUG 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781118043462.ch8

Risk and Safety Analysis of Nuclear Systems

Risk and Safety Analysis of Nuclear Systems

How to Cite

Lee, J. C. and McCormick, N. J. (2011) Nuclear Power Plant Safety Analysis, in Risk and Safety Analysis of Nuclear Systems, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118043462.ch8

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 AUG 2011
  2. Published Print: 27 JUN 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470907566

Online ISBN: 9781118043462

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Keywords:

  • nuclear power plants;
  • plant operating states;
  • accident classification;
  • anticipated transients without scram;
  • radiation exposure

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Engineered Safety Features of Nuclear Power Plants

  • Accident Classification and General Design Goals

  • Design Basis Accident: Large-Break LOCA

  • Severe (Class 9) Accidents

  • Anticipated Transients without Scram

  • Radiological Source and Atmospheric Dispersion

  • Biological Effects of Radiation Exposure