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Safety Aspects of Nuclear Power Plants in Human Induced External Events: Assessment of Structures

Safety Reports Series No. 87

English STI/PUB/1769 ¦ 978-92-0-101117-6

204 pages ¦ 71 figures ¦ € 65.00 ¦ Date published: 2018

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This publication provides detailed guidelines for the safety assessment of nuclear power structures against mechanical impact, explosion and fire caused by human induced external events. It covers the characterization of loading, the assessment of structural integrity using both simplified methods and more elaborate methodologies, and the assessment of induced vibration. The acceptance criteria provided in the publication are for different failure modes: overall stability, overall bending and shear, local failure modes and induced vibrations. The process of analysing fire consequences is also addressed.

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Nuclear Power Plants, Safety Measures, Risk Assessment, Structural Analysis, Engineering, Nuclear Installations, Safety Assessment, External Events, Human Actions, Plant Performance, Material Properties, Material Models, Structural Response Analysis, DBE, Design Basis Event, DEE, Design Extension Event, CFD, Computational Fluid Dynamics, RLF, Rigid Loading Function, SSCs, Structure, Systems, Components, TNT, Trinitrotoluene, Assessment of Structures, Methodology, Failure Modes, Induced Vibrations, Fire, Acceptance Criteria, Evaluation, External Hazards, Member State, Missile, Explosions, Impact, Thermal Loads, Aircraft Crashes, Impact Loads, Fire Barrier, Performance, Structural Impact

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