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Ultimate Heat Sink and Directly Associated Heat Transport Systems for Nuclear Power Plants: A Safety Guide

IAEA Safety Series No. 50-SG-D6

English STI/PUB/581 ¦ 92-0-123581-X

¦ € 13.00 ¦ Date published: 1981


The ultimate heat sink and its directly associated heat transport systems addressed in this guide are required to remove residual heat from the core after reactor shutdown, and during and after appropriate operational states and accident conditions. The guide covers design considerations for various types of ultimate heat sinks and the directly associated heat transport systems, and for various types and sources of related heat transport fluids.

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