Modularizing Containment Vessels in New Nuclear Power Plants

Presley, Lee; Weber, Barbara
November 2009
Power;Nov2009, Vol. 153 Issue 11, p98
Trade Publication
The article discusses the benefits of modularization in the construction of nuclear containtment vessels in the U.S. It states that new reactor design and plant size possess construction challenges. Standardization is stated to be the key to control the cost and schedule in constructing the next generation of nuclear power plants in th U.S. It mentions that parties including owners, fabricators and erectors should be involved in the development of modularization effort.


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