Chapter 5. Power Reactor Health Physics

  1. Dr. Joseph John Bevelacqua

Published Online: 19 MAR 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9783527626809.ch5

Contemporary Health Physics: Problems and Solutions, Second Edition

Contemporary Health Physics: Problems and Solutions, Second Edition

How to Cite

Bevelacqua, J. J. (2009) Power Reactor Health Physics, in Contemporary Health Physics: Problems and Solutions, Second Edition, Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527626809.ch5

Author Information

  1. Bevelacqua Resources, 343 Adair Drive, 99352 Richland, WA, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 19 MAR 2009
  2. Published Print: 18 FEB 2009

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527408245

Online ISBN: 9783527626809

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Keywords:

  • power reactor health physics;
  • health physics hazards;
  • NCRP-130 hot particle recommendations;
  • health physics program elements;
  • outages;
  • major radiation instrumentation systems;
  • reactor accidents

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Overview

  • Generation I, II, III, and IV Reactors

  • Health Physics Hazards

  • NCRP-130 Hot Particle Recommendations

  • Health Physics Program Elements

  • Outages

  • Major Radiation Instrumentation Systems

  • Radiological Considerations During Reactor Accidents

  • Mitigation of Accident Consequences

  • Scenarios

  • References