Degree Type

Thesis

Date of Award

1992

Degree Name

Master of Science

Department

Mechanical Engineering

Abstract

Since the accidents at the Three-Mile Island (TMI) and m Chernobyl nuclear power plants (NPPs), the safety of NPPs has become an even more important concern to both the nuclear power industry and the general public. The demand for safer plants has ever since. Responding to the demand, many scientists increased have investigated augmenting NPP safety in various ways. For m example, innovative reactor designs, better safety system R designs, human factor studies, stricter safety regulations, and so on, have been developed and implemented in the years since the above-mentioned accidents.

DOI

https://doi.org/10.31274/rtd-180813-5884

Publisher

Digital Repository @ Iowa State University, http://lib.dr.iastate.edu

Copyright Owner

Kehoon Kim

Language

en

Date Available

2013-09-27

File Format

application/pdf

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