TITLE

NRC inspection of TMI

PUB. DATE
November 2001
SOURCE
Modern Power Systems;Nov2001, Vol. 21 Issue 11, p5
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports the Nuclear Regulatory Commission special inspection of the Three Mile Island nuclear power plant in Pennsylvania. Review of the circumstances surrounding the separation of the steam generator tube; Risk assessment on the separation; Cause of the separation of plugged tube from the tube-sheet.
ACCESSION #
5768142

 

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