9. Major Nuclear Power Plant Accidents and Incidents

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

Published Online: 15 AUG 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781118043462.ch9

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) Major Nuclear Power Plant Accidents and Incidents, in Risk and Safety Analysis of Nuclear Systems, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118043462.ch9

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:

  • three mile island unit 2 accident;
  • cladding oxidation;
  • chernobyl accident;
  • Fukushima station accident;
  • LaSalle transient event

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Three Mile Island Unit 2 Accident

  • Pwr In-Vessel Accident Progression

  • Chernobyl Accident

  • Fukushima Station Accident

  • Salem Anticipated Transient without Scram

  • Lasalle Transient Event

  • Davis-Besse Potential Loca Event