Realistic Simulation Assists in Nuclear Power Plant Certification

Webb, Tim
June 2009
Power;Jun2009, Vol. 153 Issue 6, p19
Trade Publication
The article focuses on safety within the nuclear energy industry. It highlights the importance of upgrading the systems, structures, and components (SSC) of nuclear plants and informs about TÃœV SÃœD, which independently tests, inspects, and certifies nuclear facilities for licensing by the German government and further describes a reactor pressure vessel modeled by it. Also the standards set by International Atomic Energy Agency for nuclear reactors are mentioned.


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