BWR steel containment corrosion

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The report describes regulatory actions taken after corrosion was discovered in the drywell at the Oyster Creek Plant and in the torus at the Nine Mile Point 1 Plant. The report describes the causes of corrosion, requirements for monitoring corrosion, and measures to mitigate the corrosive environment for the two plants. The report describes the issuances of generic letters and information notices either to collect information to determine whether the problem is generic or to alert the licensees of similar plants about the existence of such a problem. Implementation of measures to enhance the containment performance under severe accident conditions ... continued below

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Tan, C.P. & Bagchi, G. April 1, 1996.

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The report describes regulatory actions taken after corrosion was discovered in the drywell at the Oyster Creek Plant and in the torus at the Nine Mile Point 1 Plant. The report describes the causes of corrosion, requirements for monitoring corrosion, and measures to mitigate the corrosive environment for the two plants. The report describes the issuances of generic letters and information notices either to collect information to determine whether the problem is generic or to alert the licensees of similar plants about the existence of such a problem. Implementation of measures to enhance the containment performance under severe accident conditions is discussed. A study by Brookhaven National Laboratory (BNL) of the performance of a degraded containment under severe accident conditions is summarized. The details of the BNL study are in the appendix to the report.

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INIS; OSTI as TI96009941

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  • Other Information: PBD: Apr 1996

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  • Other: TI96009941
  • Report No.: NUREG--1540
  • DOI: 10.2172/219387 | External Link
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 219387
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc668437

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Tan, C.P. & Bagchi, G. BWR steel containment corrosion, report, April 1, 1996; United States. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc668437/: accessed October 20, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.