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Title: Savannah River Site disaggregated seismic spectra. (Based on WSRC-TR-93-102)

Abstract

In the past, single enveloping response spectra have been used at the Savannah River Site (SRS) for seismic design and qualification purposes. This practice of generating simulated ground motions for use in design and qualification from a single spectrum now appears to be justified only when the total site seismic risk is the result of a single earthquake source or if site geology shapes the frequency content of the ground motion. If the data suggest that the occurrence of several earthquakes contribute to the seismic hazard, it is necessary to (1) determine the various frequency content, amplitude, and duration of each event, and (2) investigate the response spectrum developed for each (i.e., a large, distant earthquake or a moderate, close event). These two tasks were performed at SRS to characterize the seismic ground motion as input to a liquefaction study. This was accomplished by reviewing the deterministic and probabilistic assessments of the seismic hazard to establish the potential sources of earthquake-generated ground motion, which control the hazard at the site. For the liquefaction study, an evaluation was then made of the seismic ground motion in terms of the response spectra for each of the events.

Authors:
;  [1];  [2]
  1. Westinghouse Savannah River Co., Aiken, SC (United States)
  2. USDOE, Germantown, MD (United States)
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Westinghouse Savannah River Co., Aiken, SC (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE, Washington, DC (United States)
OSTI Identifier:
10103927
Report Number(s):
WSRC-MS-93-455; CONF-9310102-34
ON: DE94002526; TRN: 94:000111
DOE Contract Number:  
AC09-89SR18035
Resource Type:
Conference
Resource Relation:
Conference: 4. energy natural phenomena hazards mitigation conference,Atlanta, GA (United States),19-22 Oct 1993; Other Information: PBD: [1993]
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
22 GENERAL STUDIES OF NUCLEAR REACTORS; 11 NUCLEAR FUEL CYCLE AND FUEL MATERIALS; SAVANNAH RIVER PLANT; SEISMIC EFFECTS; PRODUCTION REACTORS; EARTHQUAKES; RESPONSE FUNCTIONS; SPECTRAL RESPONSE; RISK ASSESSMENT; REACTOR SAFETY; GROUND MOTION; 220900; 220600; 054000; RESEARCH, TEST, TRAINING, PRODUCTION, IRRADIATION, MATERIALS TESTING REACTORS; HEALTH AND SAFETY

Citation Formats

Stephenson, D E, Lee, R C, and Kimball, J K. Savannah River Site disaggregated seismic spectra. (Based on WSRC-TR-93-102). United States: N. p., 1993. Web.
Stephenson, D E, Lee, R C, & Kimball, J K. Savannah River Site disaggregated seismic spectra. (Based on WSRC-TR-93-102). United States.
Stephenson, D E, Lee, R C, and Kimball, J K. Mon . "Savannah River Site disaggregated seismic spectra. (Based on WSRC-TR-93-102)". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/10103927.
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abstractNote = {In the past, single enveloping response spectra have been used at the Savannah River Site (SRS) for seismic design and qualification purposes. This practice of generating simulated ground motions for use in design and qualification from a single spectrum now appears to be justified only when the total site seismic risk is the result of a single earthquake source or if site geology shapes the frequency content of the ground motion. If the data suggest that the occurrence of several earthquakes contribute to the seismic hazard, it is necessary to (1) determine the various frequency content, amplitude, and duration of each event, and (2) investigate the response spectrum developed for each (i.e., a large, distant earthquake or a moderate, close event). These two tasks were performed at SRS to characterize the seismic ground motion as input to a liquefaction study. This was accomplished by reviewing the deterministic and probabilistic assessments of the seismic hazard to establish the potential sources of earthquake-generated ground motion, which control the hazard at the site. For the liquefaction study, an evaluation was then made of the seismic ground motion in terms of the response spectra for each of the events.},
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