- Author : Yastrebenetsky, Michael
- Publisher : IGI Global
- Release Date : 2014-02-28
- Genre: Technology & Engineering
- Pages : 470
- ISBN 10 : 9781466651340
Nuclear Power Plant Instrumentation and Control Systems for Safety and Security Excerpt :
Accidents and natural disasters involving nuclear power plants such as Chernobyl, Three Mile Island, and the recent meltdown at Fukushima are rare, but their effects are devastating enough to warrant increased vigilance in addressing safety concerns. Nuclear Power Plant Instrumentation and Control Systems for Safety and Security evaluates the risks inherent to nuclear power and methods of preventing accidents through computer control systems and other such emerging technologies. Students and scholars as well as operators and designers will find useful insight into the latest security technologies with the potential to make the future of nuclear energy clean, safe, and reliable.