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Design of the Reactor Containment Systems in Nuclear Power Plants

IAEA Safety Series No. 50-SG-D12
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English STI/PUB/693 92-0-123785-5
17.50 1985


Safety requirements for the design of containment systems are presented in a generic form. The various functions of confinement, isolation, energy management, radionuclide management and combustible gas control as well as the structural and leak integrity are covered. Annexes provide examples for the most common design solutions and other aspects.

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