SANCY / CAPHORN summary report

Ilona Lindholm, Stefan Holmström, Jaakko Miettinen, Tommi Kekki, Pekka Pankakoski, Tuomo Sevon, Eveliina Takasuo, Jouko Virta, Riitta Zilliacus

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    SANCY and CAPHORN projects investigated physical phenomena related to severe nuclear accidents with importance to Finnish nuclear power plants. Currently the major topics are the ex-vessel coolability issues, long-term severe accident management and containment leak tightness, hydrogen combustion, and adoption and development of new calculation tools considering also the needs of the future Olkiluoto 3 plant. The projects employed both experimental and analytical methods.
    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationSAFIR: The Finnish Research Programme on Nuclear Power Plant Safety 2003-2006
    Subtitle of host publicationFinal Report
    Place of PublicationEspoo
    PublisherVTT Technical Research Centre of Finland
    ISBN (Electronic)951-38-6887-7
    ISBN (Print)951-38-6886-9
    Publication statusPublished - 2006
    MoE publication typeNot Eligible

    Publication series

    SeriesVTT Tiedotteita - Research Notes


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