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Title: Natural Circulation in Water Cooled Nuclear Power Plants Phenomena, models, and methodology for system reliability assessments

Abstract

In recent years it has been recognized that the application of passive safety systems (i.e., those whose operation takes advantage of natural forces such as convection and gravity), can contribute to simplification and potentially to improved economics of new nuclear power plant designs. In 1991 the IAEA Conference on ''The Safety of Nuclear Power: Strategy for the Future'' noted that for new plants the use of passive safety features is a desirable method of achieving simplification and increasing the reliability of the performance of essential safety functions, and should be used wherever appropriate''.

Authors:
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Dr. Jose Reyes (US)
Sponsoring Org.:
(US)
OSTI Identifier:
836896
Report Number(s):
DOE/ID/14550
TRN: US0500839
DOE Contract Number:  
FC07-04ID14550
Resource Type:
Technical Report
Resource Relation:
Other Information: PBD: 14 Feb 2005
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
21 SPECIFIC NUCLEAR REACTORS AND ASSOCIATED PLANTS; 29 ENERGY PLANNING, POLICY AND ECONOMY; CONVECTION; ECONOMICS; IAEA; NATURAL CONVECTION; NUCLEAR POWER; NUCLEAR POWER PLANTS; PERFORMANCE; RELIABILITY; SAFETY; WATER

Citation Formats

Jose Reyes. Natural Circulation in Water Cooled Nuclear Power Plants Phenomena, models, and methodology for system reliability assessments. United States: N. p., 2005. Web. doi:10.2172/836896.
Jose Reyes. Natural Circulation in Water Cooled Nuclear Power Plants Phenomena, models, and methodology for system reliability assessments. United States. doi:10.2172/836896.
Jose Reyes. Mon . "Natural Circulation in Water Cooled Nuclear Power Plants Phenomena, models, and methodology for system reliability assessments". United States. doi:10.2172/836896. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/836896.
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abstractNote = {In recent years it has been recognized that the application of passive safety systems (i.e., those whose operation takes advantage of natural forces such as convection and gravity), can contribute to simplification and potentially to improved economics of new nuclear power plant designs. In 1991 the IAEA Conference on ''The Safety of Nuclear Power: Strategy for the Future'' noted that for new plants the use of passive safety features is a desirable method of achieving simplification and increasing the reliability of the performance of essential safety functions, and should be used wherever appropriate''.},
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