Incident in the Forsmark 1 nuclear power plant in 2006 and knowledge breakdowns
2010 (English)In: International Journal for Nuclear Knowledge Management, Vol. 4, no 3Article in journal (Refereed) Published
The incident in Forsmark nuclear plant in 2006 can be seen not merely as a failure of technology or safety culture but as a failure of knowledge. A previous study of the chain of events that led to the incident revealed that the recent modernization activities in the plant had lead to striking gaps in knowledge and introduction of flaws. This article aims to analyze the exact mechanisms underlying breakdowns in knowledge and to suggest how to prevent re-occurence. The Shannon’s communication theory and the activity theory are used for the purposes.
Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
2010. Vol. 4, no 3
nuclear, knowledge management, communication, information, knowledge, activity theory, communication theory
IdentifiersURN: urn:nbn:se:kth:diva-27601OAI: oai:DiVA.org:kth-27601DiVA: diva2:377380
QC 201012142010-12-142010-12-142010-12-20Bibliographically approved