Stronger Future for Nuclear Power
- ELECTRONIC NEUTRON PERSONAL DOSEMETERS: THEIR PERFORMANCE IN MIXED RADIATION FIELDS IN NUCLEAR POWER PLANTS. M. Luszik-Bhadrai; Bartlett, D.; Boschung, M.; Coeck, M.; Curzio, G.; Derdau, D.; d'Errico, F.; Fiechtner, A.; Itié, C.; J.-E. Kyllönen; Lacoste, V.; Lahaye, L.; Lindborg, L.; Molinos, C.; Reginatto, M.; Schuhmacher, H.; Tanner, R.; Vanhavere, F. // Radiation Protection Dosimetry;2006, Vol. 120 Issue 1-4, p378
This work describes spectral distributions of neutrons obtained as function of energy and direction at four workplace fields at the KrÃ¼mmel reactor in Germany. Values of personal dose equivalent Hp(10) and effective dose E are determined for different directions of a person's orientation in...
- UK gearing up for nuclear revival. // New Scientist;11/12/2005, Vol. 188 Issue 2525, p29
The article reports that in a clear sign that Great Britain is gearing up to build more nuclear power stations, a Â£6.1 million research programme has been launched to investigate reactor designs. Research Councils UK wants to find ways of making reactors safer. The programme will also look at...
- Analysis of Settlements and Tilts of Reactor Foundations at the Balakovskaya Nuclear Power Plant. Glagovskii, V. B.; Zalizskii, A. G.; Kagan, A. A.; Krivonogova, N. F.; Finagenov, O. M. // Soil Mechanics & Foundation Engineering;Jul2005, Vol. 42 Issue 4, p132
Field observations of settlements and tilts of reactor compartments at the Balakovskaya Nuclear Power Plant are analyzed. The settlements and tilts are investigated analytically, and their development over time is predicted on the basis of evaluation of geologic-engineering conditions.
- Our Nuclear World. // Newsweek (Atlantic Edition);4/4/2011 (Atlantic Edition), Vol. 157 Issue 13/14, p19
The article presents statistics on nuclear reactors, including percentage of global energy that they provide, number of planned nuclear-power stations and percentage of energy produced.
- Development of a regulatory technical base for integrity control of the elements of nuclear power facilities. Yevropin, S.; Rodchenkov, B.; Tashkinov, A.; Filatov, V. // Atomic Energy;Nov2012, Vol. 113 Issue 1, p17
A brief historical account of the development of the domestic-regulatory base securing the integrity of the elements of nuclear power facilities and the contribution made by the Dollezhal Research and Development Institute of Power Engineering to the development of this base are presented. The...
- Rostov Nuclear Power Plant, Unit 2, Volgodonsk, Rostov Oblast, Russia. // Power;Nov2011, Vol. 155 Issue 11, p33
The article presents information on Rostov Nuclear Power Plant, Unit 2, which is located in Volgodonsk, Rostov Oblast, Russia. The nuclear unit is owned and operated by Rosenergoatom. The Unit 2 is a 990-MW, V-320 reactor. It is informed that there are 11 nuclear plants are under construction in...
- Demand for nukes rising. // Power;Apr2005, Vol. 149 Issue 3, p7
Reports on the increase in global demand for uranium as of April 2005. Reason for the increase; Number of nuclear reactors operated by India; Percentage of electricity generated from nuclear plants in Lithuania; Goal of the Olkiluoto nuclear plant proposed by the Finnish government.
- Now you're cooking with thorium. // Power;Apr2008, Vol. 152 Issue 4, p44
The article presents information on Thorium as a nuclear fuel. Since the birth of nuclear power, there has been interest in using thorium for this purpose because it is three times more abundant in Earth's crust than uranium. Russia has had a program to develop a thorium-uranium fuel since the...
- Reactor units developed by OKBM Afrikantov for low- and medium-capacity nuclear power plants. Petrunin, V.; Fadeev, Yu.; Gureeva, L.; Skorodumov, S. // Atomic Energy;Mar2012, Vol. 111 Issue 5, p355
A system of requirements for low- and medium-capacity nuclear power-generating units with guaranteed market demand is presented. OKBM Afrikantov has developed designs for reactor units for low- and medium-capacity nuclear power plants that can be used as power sources in floating nuclear power...