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Validation of seismic probabilistic risk assessment of nuclear power plants

Bruce Ellingwood

Validation of seismic probabilistic risk assessment of nuclear power plants

by Bruce Ellingwood

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Published by Division of Engineering, Office of Nuclear Regulatory Research, U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Supt. of Docs., U.S. G.P.O. [distributor] in Washington, DC .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Nuclear power plants -- United States -- Earthquake effects.,
  • Seismology -- United States.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementprepared by B. Ellingwood.
    SeriesNUREG-GR -- 0008., NUREG/GR -- 0008.
    ContributionsU.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission. Office of Nuclear Regulatory Research. Division of Engineering., Johns Hopkins University. Dept. of Civil Engineering.
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Paginationix, 130 p.
    Number of Pages130
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17680971M

    issued in , on Procedures for Conducting Probabilistic Safety Assessments of Nuclear Power Plants (Level 1). The IAEA wishes to convey its thanks to all those who participated in the draft­ ing and review of the publication, in particular M. Khatib-Rahbar, who was the File Size: 3MB. Probabilistic risk assessment (PRA) is a systematic and comprehensive methodology to evaluate risks associated with a complex engineered technological entity (such as an airliner or a nuclear power plant) or the effects of stressors on the environment (Probabilistic Environmental Risk Assessment - PERA) for example.. Risk in a PRA is defined as a feasible detrimental outcome of an activity or.

    A probabilistic risk assessment of process plants under seismic Loading – Fabrizio Paolacci Petroleum and Refinery Conference – June - Osaka STRUCTURAL CLASSIFICATION OF PLANT COMPONENTS Paolacci F., Giannini R., De Angelis M., (), Seismic response mitigation of chemical plant components by passive. It also gives guidance on a consistent application of methods and procedures for analysis, testing and qualification of structures and equipment so that they meet the safety requirements covering the design of nuclear power plants, safety assessments for the design and the regulatory issues concerned with the licensing of plants.

    seismic hazards at a nuclear installation site and, in particular, on how to determine: (a) the vibratory ground motion hazardsin order to establish the design basis ground motions and other relevant parameters for both new and existing nuclear installations, . [3] "Next Generation Nuclear Plant Probabilistic Risk Assessment White Paper," Idaho National Laboratory, INL/EXT, September [4] "Risk Management: A Tool for Improving Nuclear Power Plant Performance," International Atomic Energy Agency, IAEA-TECDOC, April


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Validation of seismic probabilistic risk assessment of nuclear power plants by Bruce Ellingwood Download PDF EPUB FB2

@article{osti_, title = {Validation of seismic probabilistic risk assessments of nuclear power plants}, author = {Ellingwood, B.}, abstractNote = {A seismic probabilistic risk assessment (PRA) of a nuclear plant requires identification and information regarding the seismic hazard at the plant site, dominant accident sequences leading to core damage, and structure and equipment fragilities.

@article{osti_, title = {Validation of seismic probabilistic risk assessments of nuclear power plants}, author = {Ellingwood, B}, abstractNote = {A seismic probabilistic risk assessment (PRA) of a nuclear plant requires identification and information regarding the seismic hazard at the plant site, dominant accident sequences leading to core damage, and structure and equipment fragilities.

Get this from a library. Validation of seismic probabilistic risk assessment of nuclear power plants. [Bruce R Ellingwood; U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission. Office of Nuclear Regulatory Research. Division of Engineering.; Johns Hopkins University. Department of Civil Engineering.]. This book describes a number of the more important improvements in risk assessment methodology in the nuclear industry, developed over the last decade.

It presents them in an instructive way so as to be suitable for those wishing to understand the techniques. The methodology of modern probabilistic risk assessment (PRA) is discussed in by: A new procedure for probabilistic seismic risk assessment of nuclear power plants (NPPs) is proposed.

This procedure modifies the current procedures using tools developed recently for performance-based earthquake engineering of by: Probabilistic Safety Assessment in Nuclear Power Plant Management by N. Holloway (Editor). improved methods for seismic probabilistic risk assessments (PRAs).

Regulatory Pressures Safety authorities in many countries require seismic PRAs to be conducted as part of the process to understand the risks posed by operating nuclear power plants (e.g., as part of peri - odic safety reviews). In the United States, there are also for-File Size: 2MB.

Seismic isolation of nuclear power plants is in its infancy, with only a small number of applications worldwide. This outcome is due in part to the construction of only a small number of new build. Introduction. The companion paper, Huang et al. (), proposed a five-step methodology for probabilistic seismic risk assessment of nuclear power plants (NPPs).The methodology assesses the annual frequency of unacceptable performance of a NPP using a time-based approach, where the seismic hazard is characterized using a hazard curve.A time-based assessment is performed as a Cited by: Probabilistic risk assessment (PRA) is a systematic and comprehensive methodology to evaluate risks associated with a complex technological entity.

PRAs for nuclear power plants have a more than 30 Cited by:   This chapter presents an overview of the seismic probabilistic risk assessment (PRA) for nuclear power plants. First, the basic concept of seismic PRA and its application to continuous improvement of seismic safety of nuclear power plants are explained.

Then, the methodology of seismic PRA for nuclear power plants is : Tatsuya Itoi, Michiya Kuno, Masanori Hamada. SGH engineers perform Seismic Probabilistic Risk Assessments (SPRAs) for operating nuclear power plants the U.S., Asia and in Europe.

The SPRA has become the standard method to quantify the seismic risk of a facility and is increasingly used within the nuclear power industry and the U.S.

Department of Energy. SGH engineers have been key developers of the SPRA methodology. proved multi-unit nuclear plant seismic probabilistic risk assessment approach, Reliability Engineering and System Safety (), doi: / IAEA Member States are showing increased interest and activity in probabilistic safety/risk assessment for nuclear power plants (NPPs).

In response to this interest, the IAEA is leading a broad scope activity to prepare safety guides and safety practices for probabilistic safety assessment (PSA) studies [1,2].

Seismic Risk Analysis of Nuclear Power Plants addresses the needs of graduate students in engineering, practicing engineers in industry, and regulators in government agencies, presenting the entire process of seismic risk analysis in a clear, logical, and concise : Wei-Chau Xie, Shun-Hao Ni, Wei Liu, Wei Jiang.

Seismic Reevaluations (ARCHIVED) Note: This is an archived web page. For the most up-to-date information, see the new Post-Fukushima Safety Enhancements page. Operating reactor sites are using present-day information to reevaluate the earthquake effects—or hazards—that could impact their site.

SAfETY ASSESSMENT fOR NuCLEAR pOwER pLANTS IAEA Safety Standards Series No. SSG-4 STI/PUB/ () ISBN –92–0––3 Price: € DETERMINISTIC SAfETY ANALYSIS fOR NuCLEAR pOwER pLANTS IAEA Safety Standards Series No.

SSG-2 STI/PUB/ (62 pp.; ) ISBN –92–0––0 Price: € Probabilistic Soil-Structure Interaction Analysis of Nuclear Power Plant Structures for Seismic Probabilistic Risk Assessment Benjamin KOSBAB 1, Wei LI, Mark STEWART2, and Richard DRAKE3 1 SC Solutions Inc., Oakmead Parkway, Sunnyvale, CA ; PH () 2 AREVA Inc., IBM Drive, Charlotte, NC ; PH () 3Entergy, Echelon Parkway, Jackson.

I RISK ASSESSMENT. Numerous definitions exist on the meaning of risk and risk assessment. A working definition of risk is the “set of triplets” definition (Kaplan and Garrick, ).It has been used in many applications, but particularly by the nuclear power Author: Division on Earth.

Development and Application of Level 1 Probabilistic Safety Assessment for Nuclear Power Plants Specific Safety Guide IAEA Safety Standards Series No. SSG-3, IAEA Probabilistic Risk Assessment Compendium of Candidate Consensus Models EPRI Technical Report, EPRI A Guide to the Performance of Probabilistic Risk Assessments for.

Nevertheless, with the exception of the nuclear industry, national or international standards do not establish any procedure for the overall seismic risk assessment of industrial process plants located in earthquake-prone by: 2.Probabilistic Soil‐Structure Interaction (SSI) Analysis of Nuclear Power Plant Structures for Seismic Probabilistic Risk Assessment (SPRA) SC Solutions SC Solutions AREVA Entergy Ben Kosbab Wei Li Mark Stewart Richard Drake DOE Natural Phenomena Hazards Workshop 10/19/Utilities and other industry organizations have renewed focus on seismic activity protection for nuclear generation plants and facilities.

One of the catalysts for this interest was the Marchmagnitude Tohoku earthquake in Japan resulting in a catastrophic tsunami and causing a significant incident at the Fukushima nuclear generation station.

How does a plant ensure that the maximum.