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Title: Overview of BWR Severe Accident Sequence Analyses at Oak Ridge National Laboratory

Abstract

Since its inception in October 1980, the Severe Accident Sequence Analysis (SASA) program at Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) has completed four studies including Station Blackout, Scram Discharge Volume Break, Loss of Decay Heat Removal, and Loss of Injection accident sequences for the Browns Ferry Nuclear Plant. The accident analyses incorporated in a SASA study provide much greater detail than that practically achievable in a Probabilistic Risk Assessment (PRA). When applied to the candidate dominant accident sequences identified by a PRA, the detailed SASA results determine if factors neglected by the PRA would have a significant effect on the order of dominant sequences. Ongoing SASA work at ORNL involves the analysis of Anticipated Transients Without Scram (ATWS) sequences for Browns Ferry.

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Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Oak Ridge National Lab., TN (USA)
OSTI Identifier:
5691959
Report Number(s):
CONF-830816-42
ON: DE84000645
DOE Contract Number:  
W-7405-ENG-26
Resource Type:
Conference
Resource Relation:
Conference: International meeting on light-water reactor severe accident evaluation, Cambridge, MA, USA, 28 Aug 1983
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
22 GENERAL STUDIES OF NUCLEAR REACTORS; 21 SPECIFIC NUCLEAR REACTORS AND ASSOCIATED PLANTS; BWR TYPE REACTORS; REACTOR ACCIDENTS; FAILURE MODE ANALYSIS; RISK ASSESSMENT; REACTOR SAFETY; ACCIDENTS; REACTORS; SAFETY; SYSTEM FAILURE ANALYSIS; SYSTEMS ANALYSIS; WATER COOLED REACTORS; WATER MODERATED REACTORS; 220900* - Nuclear Reactor Technology- Reactor Safety; 210100 - Power Reactors, Nonbreeding, Light-Water Moderated, Boiling Water Cooled

Citation Formats

Hodge, S A. Overview of BWR Severe Accident Sequence Analyses at Oak Ridge National Laboratory. United States: N. p., 1983. Web.
Hodge, S A. Overview of BWR Severe Accident Sequence Analyses at Oak Ridge National Laboratory. United States.
Hodge, S A. Sat . "Overview of BWR Severe Accident Sequence Analyses at Oak Ridge National Laboratory". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/5691959.
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abstractNote = {Since its inception in October 1980, the Severe Accident Sequence Analysis (SASA) program at Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) has completed four studies including Station Blackout, Scram Discharge Volume Break, Loss of Decay Heat Removal, and Loss of Injection accident sequences for the Browns Ferry Nuclear Plant. The accident analyses incorporated in a SASA study provide much greater detail than that practically achievable in a Probabilistic Risk Assessment (PRA). When applied to the candidate dominant accident sequences identified by a PRA, the detailed SASA results determine if factors neglected by the PRA would have a significant effect on the order of dominant sequences. Ongoing SASA work at ORNL involves the analysis of Anticipated Transients Without Scram (ATWS) sequences for Browns Ferry.},
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