The Safety Problems of the Nuclear Power. The Lessons of Chernobyl

The problems of nuclear safety as a complex system are reviewed. It is shown that the reliability and safety of a nuclear power plant determined especially strict compliance with the priorities of the Security over the economic, political and other factors. Failure to observe this principle has become a real cause of severe accident, accompanied by the release of radionuclides into the environment. The lessons of Chernobyl remain unlearned, what confirmed the accident at the Fukushima-1 in Japan. The second edition includes an analysis of the radio-ecological aspects of four accidents. The most important of lesson is the readiness to respond.

Designed for specialists in the field of nuclear and radiation safety, radiobiology, ecology, environment, agriculture, graduates and university students.


B. S. Prister,
A. A. Kliuchnykov,
V. G. Baryakhtar,
V. M. Shestopalov,
V. P. Kuhar


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