Multiple Designs - Small & Large

Moriya, Kumiaki
September 2005
Nuclear Plant Journal;Sep/Oct2005, Vol. 23 Issue 5, p30
Trade Publication
Presents an interview with Kumiaki Moriya, the Manager of Nuclear Plant Engineering Department at Hitachi Ltd. in Japan. Use of nuclear technology for developing nuclear medical products in Hitachi; Nuclear medical products of Hitachi; Hitachi's contribution to Generation IV reactors; Schedule for the industry to see some tangible results; Efforts made in Boiling Water Reactor plants to shorten the construction schedule by implementing modular systems or by reducing on-site and tailor made equipment construction.


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