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EC6 Safety Design Features for Defense-in-Depth and Beyond Design Basis Accidents Including Severe Accidents

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Stephen Yu, A. G. Lee, N. B. Dinh, M. Soulard

Candu Energy Inc., Mississauga, ON, Canada

Paper No. ICONE21-16499, pp. V006T15A019; 13 pages
  • 2013 21st International Conference on Nuclear Engineering
  • Volume 6: Beyond Design Basis Events; Student Paper Competition
  • Chengdu, China, July 29–August 2, 2013
  • Conference Sponsors: Nuclear Engineering Division
  • ISBN: 978-0-7918-5583-6
  • Copyright © 2013 by ASME


The Enhanced CANDU® 6 (EC6®) is the new Generation III CANDU reactor design that meets the most up to date regulatory requirements and customer expectations. EC6 builds on the proven high performance design and the defence-in-depth features of CANDU 6 units and has made improvements to safety and operational performance, and has incorporated extensive operational feedback including lessons learned from Fukushima.

Copyright © 2013 by ASME



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