The 2011 Fukushima Nuclear Power Plant Accident
  • Release Date : 28 November 2014
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Genre : Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 220 pages
  • ISBN 13 : 9780081001325
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Download or read book entitled The 2011 Fukushima Nuclear Power Plant Accident by author: Yotaro Hatamura which was release on 28 November 2014 and published by Woodhead Publishing with total page 220 pages . This book available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. In March 2011 the Fukushima nuclear power plant (NPP) in Japan was hit by an earthquake and subsequent tsunami which resulted in the release of significant amounts of radioactive material. The incident led to the suspension of nuclear programmes by a number of countries. This book provides a definitive account of the accident. Outlines the main sequence of events of the 2011 Fukushima nuclear power plant accident, considers the responses of central and local government, and evaluates the response of the plant owner TEPCO. Describes and assesses the effectiveness of the evacuation process and subsequent decontamination of the site and local area. Offers recommendations for improving the safe design and operation of nuclear power plants and considers the future of the Fukushima plant and nuclear power generation in Japan.

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