Guidebook to Light Water Reactor Safety Analysis

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ISBN 9780891162629
Cat# GS381



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  • Fully explores the possibility of core degradation and details analysis and containment
  • Discusses both PWR and BWR analysis methods
  • Details a variety of scenarios for boiling water reactor incidents
  • Explores potential feedwater accidents
  • Presents licensing criteria
  • Summary

    The Guidebook to Light Water Reactor Safety Analysis brings together government and expert researchers entrusted with maintaining the safety of reactors, preventing incidents, and for creating the guidelines for responding appropriately to emergency situations. It includes an overview presented by the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission. One of the most relevant compendiums of its time, it's a volume of both historical and scientific significance and well worth the consideration of those currently involved with maintaining reactor safety..

    Table of Contents

    Licensing and Safety Analysis Background
    PWR Systems Transient Analysis
    PWR Small Break Loca
    Boiling Water Reactor System Analysis
    BWR Snall Break Loss of Coolant Accident Analysis
    Boiling Water Reactor Containment
    Anticipated Transients without Scram
    Containment of Degraded Core Accidents