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Consideration of External Hazards in Probabilistic Safety Assessment for Single Unit and Multi-unit Nuclear Power Plants

English STI/PUB/1777 978-92-0-101917-2
56 40.00 2018

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This publication outlines the generic methodology for probabilistic safety assessment (PSA) of nuclear power plants (NPPs) against external hazards. It integrates design, procedural, operational, human factors and both protection and mitigation aspects that are essential to model a NPP response to an external hazard and to assess the associated risk. It specifically addresses the identification and screening of external hazards considering the multi-unit impact.

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Keywords

Nuclear Power Plants, NPPs, Safety Measures, Risk Assessment, Industrial Safety, External Hazards, Probabilistic Safety Assessment, PSA, Design, Human Factors, Protection, Mitigation, Screening Criteria, Single Unit, Multi Unit, Member States, Procedures, Bounding Analysis Methods, Practices, Examples, Methodology, High Winds, External Floods, Transportation Accidents, Technical Resources, Preliminary Screening, Equipment, Release Frequency, RF, Structure, System and Component, SSC, Induced Combined Hazards, Damage, Fukushima Accident, Fragility, Induced Hazards

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