Keywords: operational diagnostics, primary circuits, nuclear power plants, VVER reactors, vibrational diagnostics, leak detection, diagnostic systems, leak before break concept, operational experience, Slovakia, nuclear reactors, nuclear energy, nuclear technology, nuclear science
NPP diagnostics in Slovakia
The contribution presents the actual status of diagnostic equipment at Slovak nuclear units. After common characteristic and survey of more than 25 years of gradual development and exploitation, the short description of existing diagnostic systems at each block in two localities, in Jaslovske Bohunice and in Mochovce, is given. At the end, a brief comment on the operation and organisation is added.