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Advanced Nuclear Power Plant Design Options to Cope with External Events

English IAEA-TECDOC-1487 92-0-100506-7
232 15.00 2006

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This report presents the state of the art in design approaches for the protection from external event impacts of nuclear power plants (NPPs) with evolutionary and innovative reactors. It provides both the general and the technical information background to assist designers of advanced NPPs in the definition of consistent strategies in selected issues of the design and siting evaluation in relation to extreme external events.

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