TeachMeFinance.com - explain Loss of coolant accident (LOCA)
Loss of coolant accident (LOCA) The term 'Loss of coolant accident (LOCA)' as it applies to the area of nuclear science can be defined as ' Those postulated accidents that result in a loss of reactor coolant at a rate in excess of the capability of the reactor makeup system from breaks in the reactor coolant pressure boundary, up to and including a break equivalent in size to the double-ended rupture of the largest pipe of the reactor coolant system. '.
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