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Severe accidents in nuclear power plants

proceedings of an International Symposium on Severe Accidents in Nuclear Power Plants

by International Symposium on Severe Accidents in Nuclear Power Plants (1988 Sorrento, Italy)

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Published by The Agency, UNIPUB [distributor] in Vienna, Lanham, MD .
Written in English

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

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographies.

    Statementjointly organized by the International Atomic Energy Agency and the Nuclear Energy Agency of the OECD and held in Sorrento, 21-25 March 1988.
    SeriesProceedings series, Proceedings series (International Atomic Energy Agency)
    ContributionsInternational Atomic Energy Agency., OECD Nuclear Energy Agency.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTK1078 .I58 1988
    The Physical Object
    Paginationv. <1 > :
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2134980M
    ISBN 109200201881
    LC Control Number88200906

    Accidents Will Happen: The Case Against Nuclear Power (Perennial library ; P ) by Environmental Action Foundation., Lee Stephenson, George R. Zachar and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Because nuclear power plants are large and complex, accidents on site tend to be relatively expensive. [7] The Three Mile Island accident in Pennsylvania was caused by a series of failures in secondary systems at the reactor, which allowed radioactive steam to escape and resulted in the partial core meltdown of one of two reactors at the.

    Kirkus Reviews-An impassioned case against the use of nuclear power. In his debut, Earth Island Journal editor emeritus Smith gathers together several arguments against nuclear power into a concise yet detailed package. He forcefully asserts that nuclear power plants are not only unsafe―with severe accidents at nuclear plants in the United States, Russia and Japan Cited by: 1. Appendix G Hydrogen Control in Severe Accidents This appendix describes regulatory actions to control hydrogen in nuclear plants since the Three Mile Island accident and why they were insufficient to prevent hydrogen explosions in the Fukushima Daiichi : Division on Earth.

    As of , there have been more than serious nuclear accidents and incidents from the use of nuclear power. Fifty-seven accidents or severe incidents have occurred since the Chernobyl disaster, and about 60% of all nuclear-related accidents/severe incidents have occurred in . The Kyshtym disaster, which occurred at Mayak in Russia on 29 September , was rated as a level 6 on the International Nuclear Event Scale, the third most severe incident after Chernobyl and Fukushima. Because of the intense secrecy surrounding Mayak, it is difficult to estimate the death toll of Kyshtym.


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