Tornado damage and impacts on nuclear facilities in the United States

Prevatt, David O., Agdas, Duzgun, Thompson, Austin, Tamura, Yukio, Matsui, Masahiro, & Okada, Rei (2015) Tornado damage and impacts on nuclear facilities in the United States. Journal of Wind Engineering, 40(3), pp. 91-100.

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Abstract

This report provides an overview of the tornado impact on the safe operation and shutdown of nuclear power plants in the United States. The motivation for this review stems from the damage and failure of the Fukushima nuclear power plant on March 11, 2011. That disaster warrants comparison of the safety measures in place within the global nuclear power industry.

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ID Code: 86471
Item Type: Journal Article
Refereed: Yes
Keywords: Tornado Damage, Nuclear Facilities, United States
ISSN: 0912-1935
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > ENGINEERING (090000) > CIVIL ENGINEERING (090500) > Construction Engineering (090502)
Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > ENGINEERING (090000) > CIVIL ENGINEERING (090500) > Structural Engineering (090506)
Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > ENGINEERING (090000) > CIVIL ENGINEERING (090500) > Civil Engineering not elsewhere classified (090599)
Divisions: Current > Schools > School of Civil Engineering & Built Environment
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Science & Engineering Faculty
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2015 Nihon Kaze Kougakkai
Deposited On: 10 Aug 2015 00:14
Last Modified: 18 Jan 2016 21:41

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