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Materials Reliability Program: Reactor Pressure Vessel Integrity Primer (MRP-278, Revision 1): A Primer on Theory and Applications
The reactor pressure vessel is the only nonreplaceable component in a nuclear plant, and maintaining its integrity is essential for safe operations. Plant personnel can use this primer to understand the technical issues and strategies needed to manage the vessel’s integrity and embrittlement. It also explains the relevant regulations.