Development of an in-reactor monitoring system for VVER

V. Mitin; Yu. Semchenkov; A. Kalinushkin
May 2009
Atomic Energy;May2009, Vol. 106 Issue 5, p355
Academic Journal
More than 20 power-generating units with VVER-1000 and more than 30 with VVER-440 reactors are currently operating in our country and abroad. This article examines the creation and development of in-reactor monitoring systems for different types of VVER reactors as experience in operating them is gained and the level of knowledge increases. The modern concept of an updated SVRK-M system, which was first implemented in operating nuclear power plants with VVER-1000 reactors, is presented.


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