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1 Metal And Concrete Inputs For Several Nuclear Power Plants

@inproceedings{Peterson20051MA,
  title={1 Metal And Concrete Inputs For Several Nuclear Power Plants},
  author={Per F. Peterson and Haihua Zhao and Robert Petroski},
  year={2005}
}
In nuclear energy systems, the major construction inputs are steel and concrete, which comprise over 95% of the material energy inputs. The evaluation of construction material inputs is central to life-cycle assessments for environmental impacts for nuclear and other non-fossil energy systems, and can provide a useful, if only qualitative, plausibility check for economics claims. This paper compares steel and concrete inputs for several nuclear power plants: systems are based on available… 
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