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Level 1 Probabilistic Safety Assessment Practices for Nuclear Power Plants with CANDU-Type Reactors


English IAEA-TECDOC-1977 ¦ 978-92-0-128621-5

128 pages ¦ € 18.00 ¦ Date published: 2021

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This publication provides a comprehensive summary of experiences and results collected at a series of technical meetings of Member States currently operating CANDU-type nuclear power plants. Special emphasis is placed on supporting future harmonization in the regulatory framework, level 1 PSA methodologies and tools and level 1 PSA scope. In addition, information is shared on actions undertaken in response to lessons learned from the Fukushima Daiichi accident.

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