Nuclear Power Plant Construction — Overview

by George E. Mason, (A.M.ASCE), Assoc. Prof.; Ohio State Univ., Columbus, Ohio,
Miguel A. Gonzalez, Grad. Student; Ohio State Univ., Columbus, Ohio,

Serial Information: Journal of the Construction Division, 1978, Vol. 104, Issue 4, Pg. 463-478

Document Type: Journal Paper


The paper provides a general overview of the nuclear power plant construction process with literature references to a more detailed treatment. The paper deals specifically with: (1)The planning process; (2)regulation and licensing (3)design and standardization; (4)project control; (5)organizational alternatives; and (6)time and costs for construction.

Subject Headings: Power plants | Nuclear power | Construction management | Building codes | Licensure and certification | Construction costs

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