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Advances in the operational safety of nuclear power plants proceedings of an International Symposium on Advances in the Operational Safety of Nuclear Power Plants, held in Vienna, 4-8 September 1995 by International Symposium on Advances in the Operational Safety of Nuclear Power Plants (1995 Vienna, Austria)

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Published by International Atomic Energy Agency in Vienna .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Nuclear power plants -- Safety measures -- Congresses.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementorganized by the International Atomic Energy Agency.
SeriesProceedings series / International Atomic Energy Agency,, Proceedings series (International Atomic Energy Agency)
ContributionsInternational Atomic Energy Agency.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsTK9152 .I5248 1995
The Physical Object
Pagination631 p. :
Number of Pages631
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL765817M
ISBN 109201035969
LC Control Number97163732
OCLC/WorldCa36292141

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  The rise in oil prices and the increased concern about environmental protection from CO 2 emissions have promoted the attention to the use of nuclear power as a viable energy source for power generation. This review presents the recent advances in the field of nuclear power and addresses the aspects of nuclear economics, safety, nuclear reactor design and spent fuel processing and waste Cited by:   Description. Proceedings of a conference, Vienna, 4–8 September The aim of the symposium was to provide a forum for exchange on the operational safety of nuclear power plants with the purpose of further developing tools which permit a systematic comprehension of management and organizational effects on plant safety. Six nuclear facilities were approved to begin operations last year. Yangjiang nuclear power plant's unit 6 in Guangdong province-together with unit 2 of Haiyang nuclear power plant in Yantai.   “The consequences of climate change can affect every aspect of nuclear plant operations—from fuel handling and power and steam generation to maintenance, safety systems and waste processing.

  The French nuclear safety authority, Autorité de Sûreté Nucléaire (ASN), has released an International Atomic Energy Agency report on a pre-operational safety review team (pre-OSART) mission conducted in at the Flamanville nuclear plant to review the safety status of its Unit 3 EPR reactor, currently under construction.   Advancing Safety As the economic performance of the nuclear power industry has improved over the past 20 years, so too has its safety performance. The .   Six nuclear facilities were approved to begin operations last year. Yangjiang nuclear power plant's unit 6 in Guangdong province - together with unit 2 of Haiyang nuclear power plant in Yantai, Shandong province, and unit 2 of Taishan nuclear power plant in Guangdong - were put into commercial operation last year. Abstract: This chapter presents current regulations to ensure safety and reliability of ageing nuclear power plants. Management of ageing in structures, systems and components requires an understanding of ageing mechanisms and how to detect and control them through surveillance, feedback of operating experience and maintenance programmes. nuclear power plants’ longer-term operation needs to.

regulation and overall safety. The International Reporting System for Operating Experience (IRS) is an essential element of the international operating experience feedback system for nuclear power plants. IRS reports contain information on events and important lessons learnt that assist in reducing the recurrence of events at other plants. The review process described in this Safety Guide is valid for nuclear power plants of any age and may have a wider applicability, for example to research reactors and radioactive waste management facilities, by means of a graded approach. Although PSR may not be an appropriate means for identifying safety issues in the decommissioning phase. Nuclear safety is defined by the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) as "The achievement of proper operating conditions, prevention of accidents or mitigation of accident consequences, resulting in protection of workers, the public and the environment from undue radiation hazards". The IAEA defines nuclear security as "The prevention and detection of and response to, theft, sabotage. tection of operating plants. One of the first tasks was the development of a Safety Guide that formulates specific requirements with regard to the fire safety of operating nuclear power plants. Several documents, which provide advice on fire safety inspection, .