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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 technology.

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Quality Level Quality-checked by NS Professional staff
Completeness Comprehensive
Update Frequency Static
Last Resource Update 2010
Subject Safety aspects of work with/ on: Fusion; Safety aspects of work with/ on: Nuclear fuel; Safety aspects of work with/ on: Radioactive sources; Safety aspects of work with/ on: Radioactive wastes; Safety aspects of work with/ on: Uranium mining and milling; Safety in the transport of radioactive materials
Organizational Source Nuclear Safety
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
Contact Point NSNI-training@iaea.org
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