VVER Nuclear Power Plant Layout


The graphic below illustrates the layout of a VVER design plant. The numbers on the drawing correspond to the locations indicated below.

1. Reactor building Unit 1
2. Reactor building Unit 2
3. Steel containment
4. Polar crane, 250 tons
5. Ice condenser
6. Refueling machine
7. Reactor pressure vessel
8. Control rod drives
9. Primary circuit (6 loops)
10. Main circulation pump
11. Main shut-off valve
12. Steam generator
13. Tank area
14. Laboratory building
15. Computer room
16. Main control room
17. Turbogenerators
18. Moisture separator-reheater
19. Condensate purification plant
20. Two turbine hall cranes, too tons each
21. Office building
22. Demineralization plant
23. Cooling water pumping plant Unit 1
24. Main coolant pump
25. Demineralized water tanks
26. Drain tank of secondary circuit
27. Switchyard
28. Cooling water pumping plant Unit 2
29. Service building
30. Ventilation stack
31. Auxiliary building Unit 1
32. Auxiliary building Unit 2
33. Exhaust air conditioning center
34. Evaporators of active water treatment plant
35. Machine repair shop
36. Liquid waste storage

Courtesy IVO Group


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