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Mitigation of Hydrogen Hazards in Severe Accidents in Nuclear Power Plants

English IAEA-TECDOC-1661 978-92-0-116510-7
172 18.00 2011

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The generation of hydrogen and the risk of hydrogen combustion, as well as other phenomena leading to containment over pressurization in the case of severe accidents, represent complex safety issues related to accident management. This publication concentrates on practical aspects of hydrogen risk related computational analysis and implementation of the risk mitigation measures for various reactor designs, with reference to documents already in existence.

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