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Design of Auxiliary Systems and Supporting Systems for Nuclear Power Plants

Specific Safety Guide

English STI/PUB/1885 978-92-0-106419-6
78 1 43.00 2020

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There is a general agreement that auxiliary and supporting systems play an important role in the safe operation of a nuclear power plant. There is, however, no clear definition of such systems. The purpose of this publication is to propose a stepwise definition of auxiliary systems and supporting systems for nuclear power plants with water cooled reactors, to describe the general design concepts and design recommendations that are common to these systems, and to provide recommendations on specific design considerations for a selection of auxiliary and supporting systems.

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IAEA Safety Standards, Specific Safety Guide, Auxiliary System, Supporting System, NPP, Nuclear Power Plant, WCR, Water Cooled Reactor, Recommendations, Definition, Function, Safety Function, General Considerations, Objectives, Design Basis, Design, Specific Considerations, Systems, Communication, Heat Transport, Process, Post-Accident Sampling, Process Radiation Monitoring, Compressed Air, Heating, Ventilation, Air-Conditioning, Lighting, Emergency Lighting, Overhead Lifting Equipment, Radioactive Waste, Radioactive Effluents, Emergency Power Supply, Alternate Power Source

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