22.091 | Spring 2008 | Undergraduate, Graduate

Nuclear Reactor Safety

Lecture Notes

Current Regulatory Safety Issues


Lecture presentation on reactor vessel integrity, embrittlement, PWR sump performance, reactor coolant system weld issues, Davis Besse head degradation, fire protection (Hemyc insulation), plant security and terrorism, ground water contamination, tritium, safety conscious work environment, safety culture, and human factors.

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Lecture Notes
Current Regulatory Safety Issues

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Spring 2008
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