nuclear: Nuclear Power Station Data

Description Usage Format Source Examples

Description

This data frame contains data on the construction of 32 light water reactors constructed in the USA.

Usage

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Format

A data frame with 32 observations on the following 11 variables.

cost

cost of construction (in billions of dollars adjusted to a 1976 base)

date

date at which the construction permit was issued

T1

time between application for and issue of permit

T2

time between issue of operating license and construction permit

cap

power plant capacity (in MWe)

PR

1 if light water reactor already present on site

NE

1 if constructed in north-east region of USA

CT

1 if cooling tower used

BW

1 if nuclear steam supply system manufactured by Babcock-Wilcox

N

cumulative number of power plants constructed by each architect-engineer

PT

1 if partial turnkey plant

Source

The data were obtained from

Cox, D.R. and Snell, E.J. (1981). Applied Statistics (page 81, Example G). Chapman and Hall, London.

Examples

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