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Current nuclear power plant safety issues

International Conference on Current Nuclear Power Plant Safety Issues (1980 Stockholm, Sweden)

Current nuclear power plant safety issues

proceedings of an International Conference on Current Nuclear Power Plant Safety Issues

by International Conference on Current Nuclear Power Plant Safety Issues (1980 Stockholm, Sweden)

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Published by International Atomic Energy Agency, sold by UNIPUB] in Vienna, [New York .
Written in English

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

  • Edition Notes

    Statementorganized by the International Atomic Energy Agency and held in Stockholm, Sweden, 20-24 October 1980.
    SeriesProceedings series / International Atomic Energy Agency, Proceedings series (International Atomic Energy Agency)
    ContributionsInternational Atomic Energy Agency.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTK9152 .I477 1980
    The Physical Object
    Paginationv. <1 > :
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3847528M
    ISBN 109200201814
    LC Control Number81164712

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    Topics covered includes: Reactor kinetics and control, Fuel depletion and related effects, Reactor energy removal, Design issues, Power cycles for nuclear plants, Boiling water reactors, Safety culture, Current regulatory safety issues. Author(s): Prof. Andrew Kadak. Nuclear power, the use of sustained nuclear fission to generate heat and electricity, contributes nearly 20 percent of the electricity generated in America. The United States has used nuclear power for more than 60 years to produce reliable, low-carbon energy and to support national defense activities.

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