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Fire Protection in Nuclear Power Plants: A Safety Guide (Russian Edition)

Seriya izdanij po bezopasnosti 50-SG-D2 (Rev. 1)

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Russian STI/PUB/897 92-0-401498-9
126 4 23.50 1998


This guide points out the necessity of measures for protecting plant items which are important to safety against fires of internal and external origin. Fire, being a real threat to nuclear safety, should receive adequate attention from the beginning of the design process throughout the life of a plant. The present guide was developed to enlarge on the general requirements given in the Code on the Safety of Nuclear Power Plants: Design, Safety Series No. 50-SG-D (Rev. 1), published in 1988. Contents: Definitions; 1. Introduction; 2. General fire protection requirements; 3. Fire protection design approach; 4. Fire prevention; 5. Fire detection and extinguishing; 6. Mitigation of secondary fire effects; 7. Quality assurance; 8. Operational aspects of manual fire fighting; Appendix I: Halon fire extinguishing systems; Appendix II: Escape routes; Annex I: Additional guidance on the preparation of fire hazards analyses; Annex II: Fire barriers; Annex III: List of controls; Annex IV: Fire detection systems; Annex V: Automatic sprinkler and water spray systems; Annex VI: Example of possible layout of fire water supply system; Annex VII: Schematic examples of compartment separation for ventilation; Annex VIII: Electrical cable insulation. Russian and Spanish editions in preparation.

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