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Design and Construction of Nuclear Power Plants

Meiswinkel, Rüdiger / Meyer, Julian / Schnell, Jürgen

Design and Construction of Nuclear Power Plants

April 2013
  • 150 pages
  • 69 figures
  • 11 tables
  • Softcover
  • English
ISBN: 978-3-433-03042-4
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Table of contents

Editorial

Preface

Introduction

- The demand for energy

- Electricity generation

- Importance of nuclear energy

Nuclear energy

- Generating electricity by nuclear power plants

- Nuclear fission

- Radioactivity

- Reactor designs

- Safety philosophy

Approval aspects

- Atomic energy and construction law

- Interface between plant and structural engineering

- Periodical safety reviews

- Planning and design requirements

Building structures for nuclear plants

- General notes

- Nuclear power plants

- Disposal structures

- Building execution

- Dismantling

Extraordinary actions involved when designing nuclear installations

- Overview

- Internal factors

- External actions

Safety concept and design

- Underlying standards

- Partial safety concept

- Design instructions for concrete, reinforced and pre-stressed concrete structures

- Design instructions for steel components

- Particularities of containment design

Fastening systems

- Fastening types

- Fastening with headed studs

- Fastening with metallic dowels

- Corrosion protection

- Fire resistance

Waterproofing of structures

- Purposes of waterproofing structures

- Requirements on waterproofing structures

- Black tank

- White tank

Ageing and life cycle management

- Overview

- Ageing management of buildings

- Ageing mechanisms in building materials

- Implementation and documentation

References