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Long-term aging and loss-of-coolant accident (LOCA) testing of electrical cables

Long-term aging and loss-of-coolant accident (LOCA) testing of electrical cables

U.S./French cooperative research program

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Published by Division of Engineering Technology, Office of Nuclear Regulatory Research, U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Supt. of Docs., U.S. G.P.O. [distributor] in Washington, DC .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Electric cables -- Testing.,
  • Electric cables -- Reliability.,
  • Nuclear power plants -- Electric equipment -- Testing.,
  • Nuclear power plants -- Electric equipment -- Reliability.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesLong term aging and loss of coolant accident (LOCA) testing of electrical cables.
    Statementprepared by C.F. Nelson ... [et al.].
    ContributionsNelson, C. F., Sandia National Laboratories., U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission. Office of Nuclear Regulatory Research. Division of Engineering Technology., Institut de protection et de sureté nucléaire (France). Dept. of Safety Evaluation.
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Paginationxvii, 133 p.
    Number of Pages133
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15516023M

    to mitigate the effects of loss-of-coolant accidents or for transients resulting in a loss of main feedwater. The ECCS, Figure , consists of two subsystems: short-term ECCS and long-term ECCS. The short-term ECCS consists of high pressure accumulators containing emergency coolant and pumped injection from the main feedwater Size: 51KB. Review of Research on the High Temperature Resistance of Concrete Structures in Chinese NPP Jianzhuang Xiao, Wengang Xie, QinghaiXie Journal of Advanced Concrete Technology,volume (), pp This paper will also be published as an electronic book .   30 Monitoring and Measuring I&C Performance in Nuclear Power Plants of impurities, oxygen traces, or humidity may cause aging-related degradation. Similarly, the central wire in the ionization chambers of boron trifluoride (BF3) flux detectors may be .


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@article{osti_, title = {Long-term aging and loss-of-coolant accident (LOCA) testing of electrical cables}, author = {Nelson, C F and Gauthier, G and Carlin, F}, abstractNote = {Experiments were performed to assess the aging degradation and loss-of-coolant accident (LOCA) behavior of electrical cables subjected to long-term aging exposures.

Experiments were performed to assess the aging degradation and loss-of-coolant accident (LOCA) behavior of electrical cables subjected to long-term aging exposures. Four different cable types were tested in both the U.S.

and France: (1) U.S. 2 conductor with ethylene propylene rubber (EPR) insulation and a Hypalon jacket. Get this from a library.

Long-term aging and loss-of-coolant accident (LOCA) testing of electrical cables: U.S./French cooperative research program. [C F Nelson; Sandia National Laboratories.; U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission. Office of Nuclear Regulatory Research. Division of Engineering Technology.; Institut de protection et de sureté nucléaire (France).

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