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Robert E. Henry
Item ID: 300034|ISBN: 978-0-89448-044-7
2011|1st Edition|258 pages
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The term severe accident management describes those actions that would be taken by the operating personnel of a nuclear power plant during an accident that could result in significant damage to a reactor core. Such an accident occurred on March 28, 1979, at the Three Mile Island Unit 2 (TMI-2) nuclear plant. This book captures and interprets the varied and numerous insights related to severe accident management that can be gleaned from the TMI-2 accident.