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Evaluation of fire models for nuclear power plant applications

Evaluation of fire models for nuclear power plant applications

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Published by Division of Risk Analysis and Applications, Office of Nuclear Regulatory Research, U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Supt. of Docs., U.S. G.P.O. [distributor] in Washington, DC .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Nuclear power plants -- Fires and fire prevention -- Mathematical models -- Evaluation,
  • Electric cables -- Materials -- Flammability -- Mathematical models -- Evaluation

  • Edition Notes

    Statementcompiled by M.K. Dey
    ContributionsU.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission. Division of Risk Analysis and Applications
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination1 v. (various pagings)
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13631045M
    OCLC/WorldCa52989297

    This process could make the considerable volume of uranium dissolved in seawater exploitable for energy production. Risk Communication. Defender-attacker decision tree analysis to combat terrorism. Nuclear safety and security is a chief goal of the nuclear industry.

    Wakiyama, K. In Ermoliev, Y. Sergei Preminin died after he manually lowered the control rods, and stopped the explosion. As such, deaths caused by these accidents are minimal, to the point at which the Fukushima evacuation efforts caused an estimated 32 times the number of deaths caused by the accident itself, with 1, to 1, deaths from the evacuation, and 40 to 50 deaths coming from the accident itself. Environmental decisions in the face of uncertainty.

    C: National Academy Press. Also in V. The report that UNSCEAR presented to the UN General Assembly in states that 29 plant workers and emergency responders died from effects of radiation exposure, two died from causes related to the incident but unrelated to radiation, and one died from coronary thrombosis. Development of such guidance will assist engineers and architects in the design process; assist code officials by increasing confidence in the acceptance of a performance calculation; aid researchers in prioritizing enhancements to both the physics and structure of fire models; and aid policy makers by incorporating scientific knowledge and technical predictive abilities in policy decisions. Risikoverhalten in der Industriegesellschaft. Notarianni and W.


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