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The Fukushima Accident and Radiological ImpactKey Issues in Resilience EngineeringIV Reflections by Students and MentorsAppendix C: The Accident Sequence at Fukushima DaiichiMinimizing and Treating Exposure to RadiationRegarding Public Communication as a Form of ProfessionalismPlant ExplosionIAEA ReportsFuture ChallengesSocial-Scientific Literacy EducationReflections on Fukushima DaiichiLevel 1Deterministic Versus Stochastic EffectsPlanning for PAGES 2011 Summer SchoolCognitive Model of Team PerformanceUnit 2Engineers, Social Scientists, and Nuclear Power A Narrative from WithinIntegrating Social-Scientific Literacy in Nuclear Engineering Education Approaches Developed in the GoNERI ProgramUnit 4The Three Mile Island AccidentLunchbox-Toolbox: Meeting Joonhong AhnMeasurement at Severe AccidentsUnit 1Design of Buildings, Systems and ComponentsSocial Aspect of ResilienceLink with National CultureApproach Based on Radiation MonitorWho Am I? What Is My Own Role on Earth? by Shin-etsu Sugawara, the University of TokyoEvaluationsTechnical Assessments and Stress Tests in EuropeModel 4: Ambient Dose Rate from the Contaminated GroundEffective CommunicationHardware Focus“Failure” of Voluntary Safety EffortsConcluding RemarksHomogeneous Versus Heterogeneous IrradiationRisk Perception and Communication, by Petrus, Tokai UniversityThree Mile Island and Fukushima Some Reflections on the History of Nuclear PowerModel 2: Codes for Severe Accident Progression AnalysisRecommendations and Requirements Derived from Lessons LearnedWhat Is a Professional?Era of Socio-Technical InteractionsLevel 5The Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant AccidentDemocratization of Nuclear Engineering: Not Just for Political Correctness, but Also for Innovation of TechnologyThe “Structural Disaster” of the Science-TechnologySociety InterfaceIs Communication Essential for Advancing Nuclear Engineering?Risk Analysis and Public Confidence, by Naomi Kaida, the University of TokyoThe Second Period (1978–1999)Overview of the AccidentFundamental ConceptsResilience in Ordinary SituationsLow Dose Ionizing RadiationWhat Is Resilience?Final Remarks Regarding Nuclear Engineering as a ProfessionEthics, Risk and Safety Culture Reflections on Fukushima and BeyondVoice, Tone, Trust, and PowerDirect Versus Indirect EffectsStandardization and InternationalizationLegitimacyRemediation and GKS1350021: Teaching Contamination as a Literary CriticSafety Culture, Ethics and RiskEvent Sequence of the Fukushima Daiichi AccidentGeneral Concepts for Various ModelsWhat Are the Problems with the Current Situation?Attempts in Nuclear Engineering CommunitySocial InstallationAcute Versus Chronic EffectsSafety Culture and the Accident, by Hiroshi Madokoro, the University of TokyoConcluding RemarksReflections on Developing an Identity for the Third Generation Nuclear Engineer in the Post-Fukushima SocietyPreambleThe Third Period (Since 1999)Beginning to Understand Professional Ethics as a ResponsibilityA Perspective on Natural Versus Man-Made RadiationA Particular Challenge to Engineering as a ProfessionGeneral ObservationBenefits Versus Risk,by Keisuke Kawahara, the University of TokyoNuclear Safety RegulationStudents' EssaysProgress in Human Reliability AnalysisAppendix: Mathematical FormulationsDiscussing the Fukushima Daiichi CatastropheReform of EducationThe Accident Kept SecretManagement of Radioactive Wastes Generated Within Nuclear Power StationThe Hidden Accident and the Outbreak of War with the U.S. and Britain: How Did Japan Deal with the Problem?Paths into the ProjectAccident Progression for Units 1–3Interdependencies Between SystemsThe Basic Points About the Fukushima Daiichi Accident from the Perspective of “Structural Disaster”A Request: From GKS1350021 to Nuclear EngineersSafety Culture and High Reliability OrganizationCorrelating Radiation Exposure with Health EffectsCitizen Scientist: From Nuclear Engineers to GKS1350021Status QuoRadionuclides Released from the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power PlantShift in the Focal Point of Systems SafetyTrustEvaluation of PAGES 2011Era of TechnologyConcluding Remarks: Conflicting Values and MotivesPreambleRequirements for New Regulatory SystemFuture DirectionsWas Mr. Yoshida Ethical? by Lukis MacKie, University of Tennessee, KnoxvilleDon't Refuse, but Inspired by the Voice from SocietyImpact of Fukushima Daiichi Accident on Japan's Nuclear Fuel Cycle and Spent Fuel ManagementModel SimulationResultsUnderstanding the Health Impacts and Risks of Exposure to RadiationInfluence of Green Politics in EuropeModel 1: Release from Fuel with Known/Assumed InventoryStrengthening IndependenceManagement of Contaminated WaterUnit 3TsunamiPrefaceDefining and Measuring Ionizing RadiationEstimating the Exposure to Ionizing Radiation and Subsequent ImpactHow Has This Status Quo Been Generated?Building Sustainable Interdisciplinary BridgesImplications and Lessons for Advanced Reactor Design and OperationCultural Attitude IssuesInformation Sharing at the Accident, by Haruyuki Ogino, the University of TokyoUnit 3Spent Fuel Pool CoolingAfter the AccidentExamples for Potential Countermeasures and/or Technologies to be AppliedNatural HazardsFormat for Students' Discussion at the Summer SchoolPoints Discussed During the ProgramWeakness in the Application of Defense-in-Depth ConceptSpecific Arrangements for Educational EffectivenessPAGES 2009 and 2010 Summer SchoolsComparison Between ApproachesEra of Human ErrorIII Basis for Moving ForwardThe First Period (1957–1978)Short Reflection of Basic Safety IssuesScientist Citizen: Cecile Pineda's Devil's Tango: How I Learned the Fukushima Step by StepIntrospectionThe Sociological Implications for the Fukushima Daiichi Accident: Beyond Success or FailureConcluding RemarksConcept of Radioactive Waste DisposalCommunication with Society and the General PublicPresent Situation of Cores and PCVs of Units 1–3The Size of the Radiological Impact Outside JapanModeling of Decontamination to Help Decision MakingDenial of Nuclear Power: A Message from Japanese CourtSecond-Generation HRAHydrogen DetonationClosing ObservationsRole of Nuclear Professionals After Fukushima, by Kenta Horio, the University of TokyoWhere Was the Weakness in Application of Defense-in-Depth Concept and Why?Uncertainty and Safety PhilosophyUnits 1 and 3PrologueTowards More Open-Minded Nuclear Engineering Diversity, Independence and Public GoodChronic Exposure to Low Dose RadiationEnvironmental ContaminationI Understanding the Fukushima Daiichi Accident and Its ConsequencesStudents' ReflectionsResultsResponses from Nuclear Engineers in JapanAnalysis of Radioactive Release from the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power StationMitigation Measures Against Severe AccidentsPolitical Impact in Europe from FukushimaGoals for This ChapterUnit 2Implementation Process of ResilienceNuclear Education Reform Before the Fukushima Daiichi AccidentLinear-No-Threshold ModelDistinguishing External from Internal ExposureA Brief History of Nuclear Engineering EducationFaculty Development and EvaluationEmergency Power SupplyPost-Fukushima Questions and AnswersHealth Effects and ConsequencesRelated StudiesResults and EvaluationRadioactive Waste Management After Fukushima Daiichi AccidentRegulatory GuidelinesNuclear Safety Regulation in Japan and Impacts of the Fukushima Daiichi AccidentThe Development Trajectory of the Kanpon Type and Its PitfallsSurface Radioactivity ConcentrationsThe AccidentImplications of the Fukushima Daiichi Accident to Nuclear EngineeringThe Role of Nuclear Engineers in Society, by Eva Uribe, University of California, BerkeleyUnfruitful Results from the AttemptsLegislation for Radioactive Waste Management after Fukushima Daiichi AccidentBenefits Versus Risks, by Kampanart Silva, the University of TokyoEnergy Modeling Challenge After FukushimaManagement of Nuclear Fuels in Nuclear Reactors and Spent Fuel PoolAppendix B: Defense in DepthTransparency and SharingThe “Structural Disaster” of the Science-Technology-Society Interface From a Comparative Perspective with a Prewar AccidentDecision SupportLevel 4Where Do We Go from Here?Invisibility Versus Transparency: The Ex-SKF BlogMechanisms Considered in the ModelModel 3: Atmospheric Transport ModelEnsuring Integrative CapabilitiesUnit 1Calculated ResultsContamination and Environmental CleanupMethods of AnalysisLessons Learned and Recommendations DerivedResilience Engineering A New Horizon of Systems SafetyEra of ResilienceRadiation Doses Due to ContaminationNuclear and Photovoltaic (PV) ModelingPAGESTwo-Agency SystemEarlier AccidentsModel and DataPurpose of ModelingFrequent ShufflingAim and Design of PAGES 2011 ProgramRadiation Risk Communication, by Kazumasa Shimada, the University of TokyoLunchbox-Toolbox: GKS1350021 and Nuclear EngineersDifferences in Plant Responses Among 17 Nuclear Power PlantsUnprecedented Mega-EarthquakePolitical Impact of the Fukushima Daiichi Accident in EuropeAssessment of ResilienceThe Role of Nuclear Engineers in Society,by Tatsuhiko Sugiyama, the University of TokyoConcept, Aim, and Design of PAGES 2011 Summer SchoolEssential Characteristics of ResilienceApproach Based on Radionuclide Release Analysis: Model 1The European UnionLoss of Heat SinkOccurrence of the Accident and Release, Transport, and Washout of the Radiation PlumeNuclear Engineers for Society: What Education can doCategorizing the Health Effects of RadiationV Education in FutureThe Role of Engineers in Democratic Societies, by Christian Di Sanzo, University of California, BerkeleyDefinition of ResilienceCommunication with Experts in Other FieldsII Etiology“Failure” of Interdisciplinary CommunicationLong-Term Energy and Environmental StrategiesMotivation for This ChapterConcluding Remarks: Independence and Diversity of Nuclear Engineering for Unprecedented ChallengeBenefits of Nuclear Power, by Christina Novila Soewono, Tokai UniversityEnvironmental Contamination and Decontamination After Fukushima Daiichi AccidentSearching for FitWaste Generation by DecontaminationHistorical Perspective on Culture and TechnologyAppendix A: The Conventional Approach to Risk AssessmentTwo Regulatory “Failures”—Systemic Causes of the Fukushima Daiichi AccidentEducating the Post-Fukushima Nuclear EngineerThoughts on Emergency Workers' Dose Limit, by Toshiyuki Aratani, the University of TokyoExternal EventsSimulation Assumptions and SettingsThe Chernobyl AccidentHistorical Progress of Nuclear Safety Regulation in JapanFrom Fukushima to the World How to Learn from the Experience in JapanGreater Public Good and Rationality,by Denia Djokic, University of California, BerkeleyCommunication on Science and TechnologyGoNERIManagement of Severe AccidentFirst-Generation HRARegionally Disaggregated DNE21
 
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