Nuclear Decommissioning

Nuclear Decommissioning : The Strategic, Practical, and Environmental Considerations

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A collection of papers which review progress and accomplishments world-wide in nuclear decommissioning. The book covers decommissioning planning, operations, development and supply of equipment, and safety regulatory issues.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 398 pages
  • 200 x 250mm | 782g
  • Professional Engineering Publishing
  • Bury St Edmunds, United Kingdom
  • 116figs.
  • 0852989555
  • 9780852989555

Table of contents

Decommissioning progress at Fort St Vrain; decommissioning of reprocessing plants; decommissioning of nuclear facilities in Japan; decommissioning and dismantling of nuclear installations within the responsibility of the Federal Ministry of Education, Science, Research and Technology (BMBF) - current situation, costs and perspectives; the strategy, the achievements and the prospects for decommissioning at the department of energy; decommissioning activities at Latina NPP; preparing a decommissioning plan for reactors 1, 2 and 3 at Chernobyl; the dismantling of the damaged Chernobyl reactor No 4 and the implications upon the design of a second shelter; decommissioning a high activity handling cell to stage 3; nuclear submarine prototype post core removal decommissioning and life extension; data analysis and lessons learned in decommissioning; decommissioning regulations and programme organization in Belgium; cost-effective safety cases; regulatory experience in nuclear power station decommissioning; the IAEA RADWASS safety standard on decommissioning; standardized tooling delivery systems for decommissioning of US Department of Energy nuclear facilities; evaluation of radioactive inventory of nuclear ship MUTSU; disposal-specific requirements on radioactive waste originating from decommissioning; Hunterston A power station - a structured approach to long-term storage and preservation; decontamination of the Bohunice A-1 reactor hall; the decommissioning programme for JAERI's reprocessing test facility; radwaste vault clearance at Vandellos I reactor (Spain); decommissioning of the universities research reactor; decommissioning of the AVR experimental nuclear power plant; decommissioning graphite cores containing significant amounts of stored energy; compilation of the decommissioning archive record for Hunterston A power station; decommissioning strategy for Trawsfyndd power station; the closure of Trawsfyndd power station - effects on staff and the local community and identifying a strategy for decommissioning; stage I decommissioning of the steam generating heavy water reactor - current achievements. (Part contents).
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