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Title: Examples of the use of PSA in the design process and to support modifications at two research reactors

Abstract

Many, if not most, of the world`s commercial nuclear power plants have been the subject of plant-specific probabilistic safety assessments (PSA). A growing number of other nuclear facilities as well as other types of industrial installations have been the focus of plant-specific PSAs. Such studies have provided valuable information concerning the nature of the risk of the individual facility and have been used to identify opportunities to manage that risk. This paper explores the risk management activities associated with two research reactors in the United States as a demonstration of the versatility of the use of PSA to support risk-related decision making.

Authors:
; ;  [1]; ;  [2]
  1. PLG, Inc., Newport Beach, CA (United States)
  2. Oak Ridge National Lab., TN (United States)
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Oak Ridge National Lab., TN (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE, Washington, DC (United States)
OSTI Identifier:
10126313
Report Number(s):
CONF-940436-4
ON: DE94007225; TRN: 94:006430
DOE Contract Number:  
AC05-84OR21400
Resource Type:
Conference
Resource Relation:
Conference: 4. international meeting on nuclear thermal hydraulics, operations and safety,Taipei (Taiwan, Province of China),3-6 Apr 1994; Other Information: PBD: [1994]
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
22 GENERAL STUDIES OF NUCLEAR REACTORS; RESEARCH REACTORS; SAFETY ANALYSIS; RISK ASSESSMENT; DESIGN; MODIFICATIONS; REACTOR SAFETY; PROBABILITY; HFIR REACTOR; LOSS OF COOLANT; REACTOR COMPONENTS; FAILURES; 220900; 220600; 220200; RESEARCH, TEST, TRAINING, PRODUCTION, IRRADIATION, MATERIALS TESTING REACTORS; COMPONENTS AND ACCESSORIES

Citation Formats

Johnson, D.H., Bley, D.C., Lin, J.C., Ramsey, C.T., and Linn, M.A. Examples of the use of PSA in the design process and to support modifications at two research reactors. United States: N. p., 1994. Web.
Johnson, D.H., Bley, D.C., Lin, J.C., Ramsey, C.T., & Linn, M.A. Examples of the use of PSA in the design process and to support modifications at two research reactors. United States.
Johnson, D.H., Bley, D.C., Lin, J.C., Ramsey, C.T., and Linn, M.A. Tue . "Examples of the use of PSA in the design process and to support modifications at two research reactors". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/10126313.
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title = {Examples of the use of PSA in the design process and to support modifications at two research reactors},
author = {Johnson, D.H. and Bley, D.C. and Lin, J.C. and Ramsey, C.T. and Linn, M.A.},
abstractNote = {Many, if not most, of the world`s commercial nuclear power plants have been the subject of plant-specific probabilistic safety assessments (PSA). A growing number of other nuclear facilities as well as other types of industrial installations have been the focus of plant-specific PSAs. Such studies have provided valuable information concerning the nature of the risk of the individual facility and have been used to identify opportunities to manage that risk. This paper explores the risk management activities associated with two research reactors in the United States as a demonstration of the versatility of the use of PSA to support risk-related decision making.},
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place = {United States},
year = {1994},
month = {3}
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