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Main Title Lessons learned from the Fukushima nuclear accident for improving safety and security of U.S. nuclear plants. Phase 2 /
Publisher National Academies Press,
Year Published 2016
OCLC Number 950978005
ISBN 9780309388887; 0309388880
Subjects Fukushima Nuclear Disaster, Japan, 2011 ; Nuclear power plants--Security measures ; Nuclear reactor accidents--Japan ; Nuclear power plants--Safety measures--Risk assessment ; Radioactive Hazard Release--prevention & control ; Fukushima Nuclear Accident ; Safety Management
Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
ELBM  TD196.R3N38 2016 AWBERC Library/Cincinnati,OH 01/03/2017
Collation xv, 221 pages : color illustrations ; 23 cm
Includes bibliographical references (pages 191-199). Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Notes
"The U.S. Congress asked the National Academy of Sciences to conduct a technical study on lessons learned from the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear accident for improving safety and security of commercial nuclear power plants in the United States. This study was carried out in two phases: Phase 1, issued in 2014, focused on the causes of the Fukushima Daiichi accident and safety-related lessons learned for improving nuclear plant systems, operations, and regulations exclusive of spent fuel storage. This Phase 2 report focuses on three issues: (1) lessons learned from the accident for nuclear plant security, (2) lessons learned for spent fuel storage, and (3) reevaluation of conclusions from previous Academies studies on spent fuel storage"--Publisher's description. Introduction -- Fukushima Daiichi nuclear accident: lessons learned for spent fuel storage -- Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear accident: lessons learned for nuclear plant security -- Reevaluation of findings and recommendations from previous NAS reports -- Security risk assessment -- Loss-of-coolant events in spent fuel pools -- Expedited transfer of spent fuel from pools to dry casks -- References -- Appendix A: Committee and staff biographies -- Appendix B: Presentations -- Appendix C: Conversions and units -- Appendix D: Acronyms.