Sealed and Embedded for Safety and Security

Norihiko, Handa
September 2005
Nuclear Plant Journal;Sep/Oct2005, Vol. 23 Issue 5, p32
Trade Publication
Presents an interview with Handa Norihiko, a Senior Fellow in the Nuclear Energy Systems & Services Division at Industrial and Power Systems & Services company of Toshiba Corp. in Japan. Efforts to shorten the construction schedule by implementing modular systems or by reducing on-site and tailor made equipment constructions; Efforts made in the advanced reactors to reduce the cost to make the new plants more attractive to investors; Technical enhancements made in new reactor designs to reduce probability of accidents and to mitigate its consequences; Passive safety systems included in current design to make advanced reactors safer and user-friendly.


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