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Ground Motion Simulation Based on Fault Rupture Modelling for Seismic Hazard Assessment in Site Evaluation for Nuclear Installations

English STI/PUB/1689 978-92-0-102315-5
126 54 59.00 2015

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Explaining the principles that underlie strong ground motion simulation, this publication describes various methods for simulating strong ground motions, and presents some examples of strong ground motion simulations using fault rupture modelling. The detailed guidelines and practical tools presented in this Safety Report will be of value to researchers, operating organizations, regulatory bodies, vendors and technical support organizations in the areas of seismic hazard evaluation of nuclear installations. The information provided will also be of great importance for seismic hazard assessments following the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant accident.

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Keywords

Safety Analysis, Nuclear Facilities, Safety Measures, Earthquake Hazard Analysis, Earthquake Simulators, Earthquake Prediction, Site Selection, Site Evaluation, Ground Motion, Seismology

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