TITLE

Nuclear power plants forced to shut down

PUB. DATE
November 2003
SOURCE
Professional Engineering;11/5/2003, Vol. 16 Issue 19, p4
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on the shut down of two nuclear power plants at Heysham 1 in Lancashire, UK, following engineering-related problems. Investigation into the cause of the failure of seawater cooling pipe; Findings of unusual indications by Ultrasonic tests and anomaly at a joint by routine inspection; Continuation of repair work to characterize the significance of the problem; Financial impact of the shut down of the plants till mid-November, 2003.
ACCESSION #
11424275

 

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