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Protection Against Internally Generated Missiles and Their Secondary Effects in Nuclear Power Plants: A Safety Guide

IAEA Safety Series No. 50-SG-D4
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English STI/PUB/552 92-0-123880-0
11.00 1980


This guide covers the protection of nuclear power plants against missiles that may result from failures of equipment. Missiles from sources outside the plant are not addressed. The recommendations given are intended as an aid in assessing design adequacy. Overall aspects of what constitutes adequate protection are thus more extensively elaborated than the details of how to accomplish that task.

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