By Hansraj Ashar

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Normally, in other PWR dry large containments, the bottom of the basemat is flat on sound foundation, and not elliptical, as shown in the figure. There are 53 PWR Large Dry Containments in the United States. 2 of Appendix 1A of this chapter shows the plant-specific information of the Large Dry PWR containments. 2 PWR Subatmospheric Containments. The subatmospheric containments are very similar to the large dry atmospheric containments. For the purpose of this chapter, they are considered as PWR large dry containments.

In this type of containments, ice baskets containing ice are provided in the upper portion of the containment (Fig. 6). The principal is to direct the flow of steam discharged during the postulated design basis LOCA through the ice baskets, that would suppress the steam pressure to 1/4th to 1/5th of that used in the design of large dry PWR containments. 6 depicts a reinforced concrete ice condenser containment. It consists of a reinforced concrete hemispherical dome supported by a reinforced concrete cylinder, which, in turn, is supported by a reinforced concrete basemat.

Congress established a new independent organization as Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC). The regulatory framework formed by the AEC remained intact for a while, however, was evolved later to incorporate the experiences gained from the operating reactors. Though this chapter of the book focuses on the containment structures of the operating reactors, the following discussion briefly describes the overall regulatory framework under which the operating reactors have been reviewed and licensed. The readers can find the NRCs regulations in Chapter I of Title 10, “Energy,” of the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR).

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