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Title: Development of Probabilistic Design Basis Earthquake (DBE) Parameters for Moderate and High Hazard Facilities at INEEL

Abstract

Design Basis Earthquake (DBE) horizontal and vertical response spectra are developed for moderate and high hazard facilities or Performance Categories (PC) 3 and 4, respectively, at the Idaho National Engineering and Environmental Laboratory (INEEL). The probabilistic DBE response spectra will replace the deterministic DBE response spectra currently in the U.S. Department of Energy Idaho Operations Office (DOE-ID) Architectural Engineering Standards that govern seismic design criteria for several facility areas at the INEEL. Probabilistic DBE response spectra are recommended to DOE Naval Reactors for use at the Naval Reactor Facility at INEEL. The site-specific Uniform Hazard Spectra (UHS) developed by URS Greiner Woodward Clyde Federal Services are used as the basis for developing the DBE response spectra. In 1999, the UHS for all INEEL facility areas were recomputed using more appropriate attenuation relationships for the Basin and Range province. The revised UHS have lower ground motions than those produced in the 1996 INEEL site-wide probabilistic ground motion study. The DBE response spectra were developed by incorporating smoothed broadened regions of the peak accelerations, velocities, and displacements defined by the site-specific UHS. Portions of the DBE response spectra were adjusted to ensure conservatism for the structural design process.

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Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Idaho National Engineering and Environmental Laboratory, Idaho Falls, ID (US)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE Office of Environmental Management (EM) (US)
OSTI Identifier:
768827
Report Number(s):
INEEL/EXT-99-00775
TRN: US0102940
DOE Contract Number:  
AC07-99ID13727
Resource Type:
Technical Report
Resource Relation:
Other Information: PBD: 1 Mar 2000
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
21 SPECIFIC NUCLEAR REACTORS AND ASSOCIATED PLANTS; 11 NUCLEAR FUEL CYCLE AND FUEL MATERIALS; IDAHO NATIONAL ENGINEERING LABORATORY; NUCLEAR FACILITIES; EARTHQUAKES; GROUND MOTION; PERFORMANCE; SHIP PROPULSION REACTORS; SEISMIC EFFECTS; RISK ASSESSMENT; RESPONSE FUNCTIONS; TEST FACILITIES; SPECTRAL RESPONSE; DESIGN BASIS EARTHQUAKE; PROBABILISTIC; DETERMINISTIC; SEISMIC DESIGN CRITERIA; UNIFORM HAZARD SPECTRA; PEAK ACCELERATIONS; VELOCITIES; DISPLACEMENTS

Citation Formats

S. M. Payne, V. W. Gorman, S. A. Jensen, M. E. Nitzel, M. J. Russell, and R. P. Smith. Development of Probabilistic Design Basis Earthquake (DBE) Parameters for Moderate and High Hazard Facilities at INEEL. United States: N. p., 2000. Web. doi:10.2172/768827.
S. M. Payne, V. W. Gorman, S. A. Jensen, M. E. Nitzel, M. J. Russell, & R. P. Smith. Development of Probabilistic Design Basis Earthquake (DBE) Parameters for Moderate and High Hazard Facilities at INEEL. United States. doi:10.2172/768827.
S. M. Payne, V. W. Gorman, S. A. Jensen, M. E. Nitzel, M. J. Russell, and R. P. Smith. Wed . "Development of Probabilistic Design Basis Earthquake (DBE) Parameters for Moderate and High Hazard Facilities at INEEL". United States. doi:10.2172/768827. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/768827.
@article{osti_768827,
title = {Development of Probabilistic Design Basis Earthquake (DBE) Parameters for Moderate and High Hazard Facilities at INEEL},
author = {S. M. Payne and V. W. Gorman and S. A. Jensen and M. E. Nitzel and M. J. Russell and R. P. Smith},
abstractNote = {Design Basis Earthquake (DBE) horizontal and vertical response spectra are developed for moderate and high hazard facilities or Performance Categories (PC) 3 and 4, respectively, at the Idaho National Engineering and Environmental Laboratory (INEEL). The probabilistic DBE response spectra will replace the deterministic DBE response spectra currently in the U.S. Department of Energy Idaho Operations Office (DOE-ID) Architectural Engineering Standards that govern seismic design criteria for several facility areas at the INEEL. Probabilistic DBE response spectra are recommended to DOE Naval Reactors for use at the Naval Reactor Facility at INEEL. The site-specific Uniform Hazard Spectra (UHS) developed by URS Greiner Woodward Clyde Federal Services are used as the basis for developing the DBE response spectra. In 1999, the UHS for all INEEL facility areas were recomputed using more appropriate attenuation relationships for the Basin and Range province. The revised UHS have lower ground motions than those produced in the 1996 INEEL site-wide probabilistic ground motion study. The DBE response spectra were developed by incorporating smoothed broadened regions of the peak accelerations, velocities, and displacements defined by the site-specific UHS. Portions of the DBE response spectra were adjusted to ensure conservatism for the structural design process.},
doi = {10.2172/768827},
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place = {United States},
year = {2000},
month = {3}
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