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Title: An Integrated Safety Assessment Methodology for Generation IV Nuclear Systems

Abstract

The Generation IV International Forum (GIF) Risk and Safety Working Group (RSWG) was created to develop an effective approach for the safety of Generation IV advanced nuclear energy systems. Early work of the RSWG focused on defining a safety philosophy founded on lessons learned from current and prior generations of nuclear technologies, and on identifying technology characteristics that may help achieve Generation IV safety goals. More recent RSWG work has focused on the definition of an integrated safety assessment methodology for evaluating the safety of Generation IV systems. The methodology, tentatively called ISAM, is an integrated “toolkit” consisting of analytical techniques that are available and matched to appropriate stages of Generation IV system concept development. The integrated methodology is intended to yield safety-related insights that help actively drive the evolving design throughout the technology development cycle, potentially resulting in enhanced safety, reduced costs, and shortened development time.

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Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Idaho National Laboratory (INL)
Sponsoring Org.:
DOE - NE
OSTI Identifier:
984540
Report Number(s):
INL/CON-10-18265
TRN: US1005940
DOE Contract Number:  
DE-AC07-05ID14517
Resource Type:
Conference
Resource Relation:
Conference: PSAM 10,Seattle, WA,06/07/2010,06/11/2010
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
22 GENERAL STUDIES OF NUCLEAR REACTORS; DESIGN; NUCLEAR ENERGY; SAFETY; Generation IV, safety, PSA

Citation Formats

Timothy J. Leahy. An Integrated Safety Assessment Methodology for Generation IV Nuclear Systems. United States: N. p., 2010. Web.
Timothy J. Leahy. An Integrated Safety Assessment Methodology for Generation IV Nuclear Systems. United States.
Timothy J. Leahy. Tue . "An Integrated Safety Assessment Methodology for Generation IV Nuclear Systems". United States. doi:. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/984540.
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