Case Study of Reactor Containment Building Construction in Nuclear Power Plant


It is very important to reduce the construction duration of the Reactor Containment Building (RCB) when considering the more than 50 months on average from concrete placement to completion. Through a case study, this study performs a pre-study for the reduction of construction duration in nuclear power plant project based on construction process of the RCB. The actual data of the case study have been collected and analyze the process and the external wall drawings of the RCB with construction practitioners. As a result of that, it is necessary to modularize the external wall form for equipment hatch and to extend the height of one layer of the external wall form to reduce the construction duration of RCB. The results of this study will be utilized to reduce construction duration of the nuclear power plant.

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Song, H. , Kim, S. , Shin, Y. and Kim, G. (2014) Case Study of Reactor Containment Building Construction in Nuclear Power Plant. Journal of Building Construction and Planning Research, 2, 173-182. doi: 10.4236/jbcpr.2014.23016.

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