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Title: Response Technical Tools User Guide [Manual]

Abstract

Developed by the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission for assessment of reactor accidents, Response Technical Manual (RTM) is a paper-based report which contains simple methods for estimating possible accident scenarios and relevant consequences for different kinds of radiological events. Based on RTM, a software called Response Technical Tools (RTT) was developed by Sandia National Laboratories to convert the paper manual into an automated and easy-to-use code. In particular, the RTT focuses on the nuclear power plant severe accidents and is informed by state-of-the-art analyses and software programs, such as MELCOR and MAAP. RTT evaluations can be used to track and predict, at a very coarse level, the progression of a severe accident in nuclear power plant. The RTT allows a user to track the progress of an accident in a nuclear power plant from the point of initiation through the point of containment breach and release to the environment.

Authors:
 [1];  [1];  [1]
  1. Sandia National Lab. (SNL-NM), Albuquerque, NM (United States)
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Sandia National Lab. (SNL-NM), Albuquerque, NM (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE; United States Nuclear Regulatory Commission (USNRC)
OSTI Identifier:
1468711
Report Number(s):
SAND-2018-9593
667509; TRN: US1902585
DOE Contract Number:  
AC04-94AL85000
Resource Type:
Technical Report
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
98 NUCLEAR DISARMAMENT, SAFEGUARDS, AND PHYSICAL PROTECTION

Citation Formats

Andrews, Nathan, Fu, Chun, and Kaberlin, Alex. Response Technical Tools User Guide [Manual]. United States: N. p., 2018. Web. doi:10.2172/1468711.
Andrews, Nathan, Fu, Chun, & Kaberlin, Alex. Response Technical Tools User Guide [Manual]. United States. doi:10.2172/1468711.
Andrews, Nathan, Fu, Chun, and Kaberlin, Alex. Wed . "Response Technical Tools User Guide [Manual]". United States. doi:10.2172/1468711. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1468711.
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abstractNote = {Developed by the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission for assessment of reactor accidents, Response Technical Manual (RTM) is a paper-based report which contains simple methods for estimating possible accident scenarios and relevant consequences for different kinds of radiological events. Based on RTM, a software called Response Technical Tools (RTT) was developed by Sandia National Laboratories to convert the paper manual into an automated and easy-to-use code. In particular, the RTT focuses on the nuclear power plant severe accidents and is informed by state-of-the-art analyses and software programs, such as MELCOR and MAAP. RTT evaluations can be used to track and predict, at a very coarse level, the progression of a severe accident in nuclear power plant. The RTT allows a user to track the progress of an accident in a nuclear power plant from the point of initiation through the point of containment breach and release to the environment.},
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