Fundamentals and Basic Professional Training Courses: Basic Safety Concepts

This Electronic textbook has been made available to the interested reader in order to support self-study for those who are unfamiliar with basic nuclear engineering. The target audience of this textbook are the general public and the scientific international community

The purpose of this tutorial is to define basic safety concepts which, when effectively applied, contribute to the reduction to very low levels of any detrimental effects from the use of nuclear techology.

The tutorial presents an overview of objectives, concepts and principles for ensuring safety that can be used both by the Agency in its international assistance operations and by Member State in its national nuclear programme.

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Resource Characteristics


Last Resource Update : 2010


Subject
Nuclear Safety

Organizational Source
Nuclear Safety and Security

Data Type
Training Textbook

Keywords
Reactor Physics | Fundamentals | Nuclear Safety | Training Material on TRIGA Research Reactor | Regulatory Control of Nuclear Power Plants (NPPs) | Basic Professional Training Course on Nuclear Safety (BPTC) | EDF NPP Operating Safety Handbook (RC) | Basic Safety Concepts| Fundamentals of Thermal Hydraulics |