VIEWS: 15 PAGES: 3 CATEGORY: Engineering & Energy POSTED ON: 5/27/2010
Major NSSS component replacements, such as PWR replacement steam generators and reactor vessel heads; bi-metallic weld mitigation; and BWR internals replacements and repairs have increased normal outage duration in the U.S. Nevertheless, I see now a strong trend toward shorter outages. The recent replacement of the steam generator and reactor vessel head at Comanche Peak Unit 1 set global records for outage duration and radiological safety.
Pages to are hidden for
"On the Path Towards Operational Excellence"Please download to view full document