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Maintaining RIPB in commercial LWRs
The new standard ANSI/ANS-30.3-2022, Light Water Reactor Risk-Informed, Performance-Based Design, has just been issued by the American Nuclear Society. Approved by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) on July 21, 2022, the standard provides requirements for the incorporation of risk-informed, performance-based (RIPB) principles and methods into the nuclear safety design of commercial light water reactors. The process described in this standard establishes a minimum set of process requirements the designer must follow in order to meet the intent of this standard and appropriately combine deterministic, probabilistic, and performance-based methods during design development.
David S. Chu
Item ID: 300023
1989|1st Edition|350 pages
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Written by the former president of the Taiwan Power Company, this book describes Taiwan's dramatic progress in the production of electricity since World War II, much of it attributable to nuclear power. Discussion of the environmental and socioeconomic impacts of power development and electrification on an emerging nation, details of the power systems, and an entire chapter on the development of nuclear power make this book interesting reading for both those in the nuclear utility field and those with an interest in the historical development of this East Asian country.