Radiation Control in PWR Primary Systems

  • Y. Solomon
  • J. D. Cohen


In early 1977, the Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI) and Westinghouse (W) entered into a contract to examine the longterm radiation trends in PWR reactor plants. The motivation for EPRI support of this type of research, stems from an interest in improving plant availability and reliability. In recent years, utilities have recognized that radiation buildup in primary coolant loops create difficulties in plant maintenance and repair.1,2,3,4 The problem of radiation exposure to maintenance workers is becoming more severe every year.


Corrosion Product Steam Generator Nickel Ferrite Electric Power Research Institute Primary Coolant 


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© Plenum Press, New York 1980

Authors and Affiliations

  • Y. Solomon
    • 1
  • J. D. Cohen
    • 1
  1. 1.Westinghouse Electric CorporationPittsburghUSA

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