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The Chernobyl Reactor : Design Features and Reasons for Accident

  title={The Chernobyl Reactor : Design Features and Reasons for Accident},
  author={Mikhail V. Malko},
s The report describes the main features of the Chernobyl reactor and possible reasons of the accident that happened on 26 April 1986. Analysis of scientific results established after the accident demonstrates that shortcomings in the design, and freak infringements of safety regulations for the construction as well as inadequate documentation for reactor operation were the main reason of the Chernobyl accident. Various scenarios proposed for this accident are also analyzed in the report. It is… Expand

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