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Evaluation of Seismic Hazards for Nuclear Power Plants

IAEA Safety Standards Series No. NS-G-3.3
Safety Standards Series

Superseded by: IAEA Safety Standards Series - SSG-9

English STI/PUB/1144 ¦ 92-0-117302-4

31 pages ¦ € 14.50 ¦ Date published: 2002

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This Safety Guide provides guidelines and recommends procedures for the evaluation of seismic hazards for nuclear power plants. Specifically, it provides recommendations on how to determine the ground motion hazards for a plant at a particular site and the potential for surface faulting, which could affect the feasibility of construction and safe operation of a plant at that site.

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