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Buried and Underground Piping and Tank Ageing Management for Nuclear Power Plants

IAEA Nuclear Energy Series No. NP-T-3.20

English STI/PUB/1735 ¦ 978-92-0-102116-8

377 pages ¦ 227 figures ¦ € 60.00 ¦ Date published: 2018

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This publication is one in a series of reports on the assessment and management of ageing of the major nuclear power plant (NPP) components. It deals with buried and underground piping and tank systems that are included as part of an NPP and addresses potential ageing mechanisms, age related degradation, and ageing management as well as condition assessments for the material and components of such systems. The intended target audience for this publication are NPP owners, operators, designers, engineers and specialists.

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IAEA Nuclear Energy, Nuclear Power Operations, Nuclear Power Plants, NPPs, Safety Measures, Maintenance, Repair, Reliability, Ageing Management, Tank Systems, Underground Piping Systems, Age-Related Degradation, Condition Assessments, Tank Material, Components, Operators, Designers, Engineers, Plant Owners, Tank Description, Applications, Handling Systems, Sewage, Drains, Collection, Gas, Fuel, Electrical System, Service Life, Ageing Management Programmes, AMPs, Techniques, Monitoring, Mitigation, Calibration, Surveillance, Leak Detection, Remedial Measures, Life Cycle, Research, Lessons Learned, Plant Personnel, Member States, Health, Design, Qualification, Failure Analysis, Environment, Lifetime Management, Buried Pipelines, Operating Experience, Development, Training, Documentation, Safety Margins

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