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French nuclear power plants: how to manage ageing of containment vessels?



Title: French nuclear power plants: how to manage ageing of containment vessels?
Author(s): G. Heinfling, J.-L. Valfort
Paper category : conference
Book title: 2nd International RILEM Workshop on Life Prediction and Aging Management of Concrete Structures
Editor(s): D.J. Naus
Print-ISBN: 2-912143-36-5
e-ISBN: 2912143780
Publisher: RILEM Publications SARL
Publication year: 2003
Pages: 349 - 359
Total Pages: 11
Nb references: 7
Language: English


Abstract: This paper describes the main stakes for the monitoring of prestressed concrete containment vessels (PCCV) and proposes a reliability based method for creep and shrinkage prediction and updating. The predictive capability of the proposed method is evaluated on the case of a typical PCCV wall.


Online publication: 2003-04-02
Publication type : full_text
Public price (Euros): 0.00
doi: 10.1617/2912143780.034