|Document ID (ISN)||111622|
|ISSN - Serial title
||1262-4055 - Préventique-Sécurité
|Convention or series no.
||Verrhiest-Leblanc G., Chevallier A.
||Earthquake risks and the safety of nuclear power plants - A look at the Cadarache centre
||Risque sismique et sûreté des installations nucléaires - Regards sur le centre de Cadarache [in French]|
||Nov.-Dec. 2010, No.114, p.20-24. Illus.
||The likelihood of an earthquake needs to be considered when analyzing the safety of nuclear facilities. In this article, two specialists present the measures taken in a French nuclear centre. Topics addressed: French national regulations applicable to nuclear facilities; determination of the seismic risk of the site; design of new facilities; reinforcement of existing facilities; advance planning of a seismic event; consultation and openness with respect to seismic risks.
||France; earthquakes; hazard evaluation; safety engineering; major hazards; nuclear power stations
||information dissemination; plant safety organization
||D - Periodical articles
||Other equipment and plant
|Broad subject area(s)
||Fires, explosions and major hazards
||Power generation and distribution