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Title: Seismic Safety Margins Research Program (Phase I). Project VII. Systems analysis specification of computational approach

Abstract

An initial specification is presented of a computation approach for a probabilistic risk assessment model for use in the Seismic Safety Margin Research Program. This model encompasses the whole seismic calculational chain from seismic input through soil-structure interaction, transfer functions to the probability of component failure, integration of these failures into a system model and thereby estimate the probability of a release of radioactive material to the environment. It is intended that the primary use of this model will be in sensitivity studies to assess the potential conservatism of different modeling elements in the chain and to provide guidance on priorities for research in seismic design of nuclear power plants.

Authors:
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Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Nuclear Services Corp., Campbell, CA (USA)
OSTI Identifier:
6240611
Report Number(s):
UCRL-13985-I
TRN: 79-013748
DOE Contract Number:  
W-7405-ENG-48
Resource Type:
Technical Report
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
22 GENERAL STUDIES OF NUCLEAR REACTORS; NUCLEAR POWER PLANTS; SEISMIC EFFECTS; MATHEMATICAL MODELS; RISK ASSESSMENT; REACTOR SAFETY; REACTOR SITES; SOILS; NUCLEAR FACILITIES; POWER PLANTS; SAFETY; THERMAL POWER PLANTS; 220900* - Nuclear Reactor Technology- Reactor Safety

Citation Formats

Wall, I.B., Kaul, M.K., Post, R.I., Tagart, S.W. Jr., and Vinson, T.J. Seismic Safety Margins Research Program (Phase I). Project VII. Systems analysis specification of computational approach. United States: N. p., 1979. Web. doi:10.2172/6240611.
Wall, I.B., Kaul, M.K., Post, R.I., Tagart, S.W. Jr., & Vinson, T.J. Seismic Safety Margins Research Program (Phase I). Project VII. Systems analysis specification of computational approach. United States. doi:10.2172/6240611.
Wall, I.B., Kaul, M.K., Post, R.I., Tagart, S.W. Jr., and Vinson, T.J. Thu . "Seismic Safety Margins Research Program (Phase I). Project VII. Systems analysis specification of computational approach". United States. doi:10.2172/6240611. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/6240611.
@article{osti_6240611,
title = {Seismic Safety Margins Research Program (Phase I). Project VII. Systems analysis specification of computational approach},
author = {Wall, I.B. and Kaul, M.K. and Post, R.I. and Tagart, S.W. Jr. and Vinson, T.J.},
abstractNote = {An initial specification is presented of a computation approach for a probabilistic risk assessment model for use in the Seismic Safety Margin Research Program. This model encompasses the whole seismic calculational chain from seismic input through soil-structure interaction, transfer functions to the probability of component failure, integration of these failures into a system model and thereby estimate the probability of a release of radioactive material to the environment. It is intended that the primary use of this model will be in sensitivity studies to assess the potential conservatism of different modeling elements in the chain and to provide guidance on priorities for research in seismic design of nuclear power plants.},
doi = {10.2172/6240611},
journal = {},
number = ,
volume = ,
place = {United States},
year = {1979},
month = {2}
}