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Reliability and Probabilistic Safety Assessment in Multi Unit Nuclear Power Plants

Reliability and Probabilistic Safety Assessment in Multi Unit Nuclear Power Plants Book
Author : C. Senthil Kumar
Publisher : Academic Press
Release : 2022-02-15
ISBN : 9780128193921
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Reliability and Probabilistic Safety Assessment in Multi-Unit Nuclear Power Plants presents the risk contributions from single and multi-unit Nuclear Power Plants to help aggregate the risks that may arise due to applicable hazards and operating states. The book combines the key features of multi-unit risk assessment in one resource, reviewing the practices adopted in various countries around the globe to exemplify the dependencies between units on a site. These dependencies include multi-unit interactions, environmental stresses, the sharing of systems, and the sharing of human resource in a control room, factors which can all introduce an increase potential for heightened accident conditions. This book helps readers systematically identify events and evaluate techniques of possible accident outcomes within multi-units. It serves as a ready reference for PSA analysts in identifying a suitable site and the sharing of resources, while carrying out multi-unit risk assessments to ensure the safety of the public and the environment. It will also be valuable for nuclear researchers, designers and regulators of nuclear power plants, nuclear regulatory agencies, PSA engineers and practicing safety professionals. Provides a framework for nuclear and PSA researchers and professionals on the design and operation of multi-unit risk assessments Reviews practices adopted in various regions around the globe to analyze dependencies between units Includes modeling techniques of inter-connections and shared resources, as well as risk aggregation

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

Consideration of External Hazards in Probabilistic Safety Assessment for Single Unit and Multi Unit Nuclear Power Plants Book
Author : International Atomic Energy Agency
Publisher : Unknown
Release : 2018-02-28
ISBN : 9789201019172
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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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.

Risk and Safety Analysis of Nuclear Systems

Risk and Safety Analysis of Nuclear Systems Book
Author : John C. Lee,Norman J. McCormick
Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
Release : 2012-01-12
ISBN : 1118043456
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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The book has been developed in conjunction with NERS 462, a course offered every year to seniors and graduate students in the University of Michigan NERS program. The first half of the book covers the principles of risk analysis, the techniques used to develop and update a reliability data base, the reliability of multi-component systems, Markov methods used to analyze the unavailability of systems with repairs, fault trees and event trees used in probabilistic risk assessments (PRAs), and failure modes of systems. All of this material is general enough that it could be used in non-nuclear applications, although there is an emphasis placed on the analysis of nuclear systems. The second half of the book covers the safety analysis of nuclear energy systems, an analysis of major accidents and incidents that occurred in commercial nuclear plants, applications of PRA techniques to the safety analysis of nuclear power plants (focusing on a major PRA study for five nuclear power plants), practical PRA examples, and emerging techniques in the structure of dynamic event trees and fault trees that can provide a more realistic representation of complex sequences of events. The book concludes with a discussion on passive safety features of advanced nuclear energy systems under development and approaches taken for risk-informed regulations for nuclear plants.

Probabilistic Safety Assessment and Management

Probabilistic Safety Assessment and Management Book
Author : Cornelia Spitzer,Ulrich Schmocker,Vinh N. Dang
Publisher : Springer
Release : 2014-01-04
ISBN : 0857294105
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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A collection of papers presented at the PSAM 7 – ESREL ’04 conference in June 2004, reflecting a wide variety of disciplines, such as principles and theory of reliability and risk analysis, systems modelling and simulation, consequence assessment, human and organisational factors, structural reliability methods, software reliability and safety, insights and lessons from risk studies and management/decision making. This volume covers both well-established practices and open issues in these fields, identifying areas where maturity has been reached and those where more development is needed.

Safety and Reliability Safe Societies in a Changing World

Safety and Reliability     Safe Societies in a Changing World Book
Author : Stein Haugen,Anne Barros,Coen van Gulijk,Trond Kongsvik,Jan Erik Vinnem
Publisher : CRC Press
Release : 2018-06-15
ISBN : 1351174649
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

Safety and Reliability – Safe Societies in a Changing World collects the papers presented at the 28th European Safety and Reliability Conference, ESREL 2018 in Trondheim, Norway, June 17-21, 2018. The contributions cover a wide range of methodologies and application areas for safety and reliability that contribute to safe societies in a changing world. These methodologies and applications include: - foundations of risk and reliability assessment and management - mathematical methods in reliability and safety - risk assessment - risk management - system reliability - uncertainty analysis - digitalization and big data - prognostics and system health management - occupational safety - accident and incident modeling - maintenance modeling and applications - simulation for safety and reliability analysis - dynamic risk and barrier management - organizational factors and safety culture - human factors and human reliability - resilience engineering - structural reliability - natural hazards - security - economic analysis in risk management Safety and Reliability – Safe Societies in a Changing World will be invaluable to academics and professionals working in a wide range of industrial and governmental sectors: offshore oil and gas, nuclear engineering, aeronautics and aerospace, marine transport and engineering, railways, road transport, automotive engineering, civil engineering, critical infrastructures, electrical and electronic engineering, energy production and distribution, environmental engineering, information technology and telecommunications, insurance and finance, manufacturing, marine transport, mechanical engineering, security and protection, and policy making.

Safety and Reliability of Complex Engineered Systems

Safety and Reliability of Complex Engineered Systems Book
Author : Luca Podofillini,Bruno Sudret,Bozidar Stojadinovic,Enrico Zio,Wolfgang Kröger
Publisher : CRC Press
Release : 2015-09-03
ISBN : 1315648415
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

Safety and Reliability of Complex Engineered Systems contains the Proceedings of the 25th European Safety and Reliability Conference, ESREL 2015, held 7-10 September 2015 in Zurich, Switzerland. It includes about 570 papers accepted for presentation at the conference. These contributions focus on theories and methods in the area of risk, safety and

Current Trends in Reliability Availability Maintainability and Safety

Current Trends in Reliability  Availability  Maintainability and Safety Book
Author : Uday Kumar,Alireza Ahmadi,Ajit Kumar Verma,Prabhakar Varde
Publisher : Springer
Release : 2015-12-14
ISBN : 3319235974
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

Containing selected papers from the ICRESH-ARMS 2015 conference in Lulea, Sweden, collected by editors with years of experiences in Reliability and maintenance modeling, risk assessment, and asset management, this work maximizes reader insights into the current trends in Reliability, Availability, Maintainability and Safety (RAMS) and Risk Management. Featuring a comprehensive analysis of the significance of the role of RAMS and Risk Management in the decision making process during the various phases of design, operation, maintenance, asset management and productivity in Industrial domains, these proceedings discuss key issues and challenges in the operation, maintenance and risk management of complex engineering systems and will serve as a valuable resource for those in the field.

ADVANCES IN SAFETY MANAGEMENT AND HUMAN PERFORMANCE

ADVANCES IN SAFETY MANAGEMENT AND HUMAN PERFORMANCE Book
Author : Anonim
Publisher : Springer Nature
Release : 2021
ISBN : 3030802884
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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This book provides readers with a timely snapshot of research and developments relating to human reliability, performance and safety analysis, and human error, risk and safety management in various industrial contexts, such as manufacturing, transportation and health. It combines a diverse range of disciplines, including work physiology, health informatics, safety engineering, workplace design, injury prevention, and occupational psychology, and presents new strategies for safety management, accident prevention at the workplace, performance testing and participatory ergonomics. It discusses issues related to automation, and strategies for a safer Human-Automation Interaction. Based on the proceedings of the AHFE 2021 International Conferences on Safety Management and Human Factors, and Human Error, Reliability, Resilience, and Performance, which were held virtually on July 25-29, 2021, from USA, the book offers an extensive and inspiring guide for both researchers and practitioners dealing with the topics of safety management, human error prevention, and integration of automation in the workplace.

International Topical Meeting on Probabilistic Safety Assessment and Analysis Charleston SC April 28 May 3 2019

International Topical Meeting on Probabilistic Safety Assessment and Analysis Charleston  SC  April 28   May 3  2019 Book
Author : Anonim
Publisher : Unknown
Release : 2011
ISBN : 9780894487644
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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The ANS PSA biennial topical conference has been a forum for communication on major probabilistic risk and nuclear safety topics worldwide, including issues, methods, applications, insights, policy, research, and risk-informed regulation experience. The overarching theme of PSA 2019 was the role of probabilistic methods in understanding uncertainties and improving the safety and security of nuclear facilities and activities. PSA 2019 had 129 presentations with topics including multiunit and full-site PSA, dynamic PSA, advanced and small modular reactors (SMRs), the human-machine interface and human reliability assessment (HRA), waste processing/cleanup, reliability of systems/structures/components, natural phenomena/seismic and fire risk, the growing area of decommissioning and decontamination of nuclear facilities, testing to reduce uncertainties, as well as advances in core areas of traditional Level 1, 2, and 3 PSA.

Safety and Reliability Theory and Applications

Safety and Reliability  Theory and Applications Book
Author : Marko Cepin,Radim Bris
Publisher : CRC Press
Release : 2017-06-14
ISBN : 1351809725
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Safety and Reliability – Theory and Applications contains the contributions presented at the 27th European Safety and Reliability Conference (ESREL 2017, Portorož, Slovenia, June 18-22, 2017). The book covers a wide range of topics, including: • Accident and Incident modelling • Economic Analysis in Risk Management • Foundational Issues in Risk Assessment and Management • Human Factors and Human Reliability • Maintenance Modeling and Applications • Mathematical Methods in Reliability and Safety • Prognostics and System Health Management • Resilience Engineering • Risk Assessment • Risk Management • Simulation for Safety and Reliability Analysis • Structural Reliability • System Reliability, and • Uncertainty Analysis. Selected special sessions include contributions on: the Marie Skłodowska-Curie innovative training network in structural safety; risk approaches in insurance and fi nance sectors; dynamic reliability and probabilistic safety assessment; Bayesian and statistical methods, reliability data and testing; oganizational factors and safety culture; software reliability and safety; probabilistic methods applied to power systems; socio-technical-economic systems; advanced safety assessment methodologies: extended Probabilistic Safety Assessment; reliability; availability; maintainability and safety in railways: theory & practice; big data risk analysis and management, and model-based reliability and safety engineering. Safety and Reliability – Theory and Applications will be of interest to professionals and academics working in a wide range of industrial and governmental sectors including: Aeronautics and Aerospace, Automotive Engineering, Civil Engineering, Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Energy Production and Distribution, Environmental Engineering, Information Technology and Telecommunications, Critical Infrastructures, Insurance and Finance, Manufacturing, Marine Industry, Mechanical Engineering, Natural Hazards, Nuclear Engineering, Offshore Oil and Gas, Security and Protection, Transportation, and Policy Making.

Knowledge in Risk Assessment and Management

Knowledge in Risk Assessment and Management Book
Author : Terje Aven,Enrico Zio
Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
Release : 2018-02-27
ISBN : 1119317894
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Exciting new developments in risk assessment and management Risk assessment and management is fundamentally founded on the knowledge available on the system or process under consideration. While this may be self-evident to the laymen, thought leaders within the risk community have come to recognize and emphasize the need to explicitly incorporate knowledge (K) in a systematic, rigorous, and transparent framework for describing and modeling risk. Featuring contributions by an international team of researchers and respected practitioners in the field, Knowledge in Risk Assessment and Management explores the latest developments in the ongoing effort to use risk assessment as a means for characterizing knowledge and/or lack of knowledge about a system or process of interest. By offering a fresh perspective on risk assessment and management, the book represents a significant contribution to the development of a sturdier foundation for the practice of risk assessment and for risk-informed decision making. How should K be described and evaluated in risk assessment? How can it be reflected and taken into account in formulating risk management strategies? With the help of numerous case studies and real-world examples, this book answers these and other critical questions at the heart of modern risk assessment, while identifying many practical challenges associated with this explicit framework. This book, written by international scholars and leaders in the field, and edited to make coverage both conceptually advanced and highly accessible: Offers a systematic, rigorous and transparent perspective and framework on risk assessment and management, explicitly strengthening the links between knowledge and risk Clearly and concisely introduces the key risk concepts at the foundation of risk assessment and management Features numerous cases and real-world examples, many of which focus on various engineering applications across an array of industries Knowledge in Risk Assessment and Management is a must-read for risk assessment and management professionals, as well as graduate students, researchers and educators in the field. It is also of interest to policy makers and business people who are eager to gain a better understanding of the foundations and boundaries of risk assessment, and how its outcomes should be used for decision-making.

Probabilistic Safety Assessment of WWER440 Reactors

Probabilistic Safety Assessment of WWER440 Reactors Book
Author : Zoltan Kovacs
Publisher : Springer
Release : 2014-10-08
ISBN : 3319085484
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

The aim of this book is to summarize probabilistic safety assessment (PSA) of nuclear power plants with WWER440 reactors and demonstrate that the plants are safe enough for producing energy even in light of the Fukushima accident. The book examines level 1 and 2 full power, low power and shutdown PSA, and summarizes the author’s experience gained during the last 35 years in this area. It provides useful examples taken from PSA training courses the author has lectured and organized by the International Atomic Energy Agency. Such training courses were organised in Argonne National Laboratory (Chicago, IL, USA), Abdus Salaam International Centre for Theoretical Physics (Trieste, Italy), Malaysia, Vietnam and Jordan to support experts from developing countries. The role of PSA for the plants is an estimation of the risks in absolute terms and in comparison with other risks of the technical and the natural world. Plant-specific PSAs are being prepared for the plants and being applied for detection of weaknesses, design improvement and backfitting, incident analysis, accident management, emergency preparedness, prioritization of research and development and to support the regulatory activities. There are three levels of PSA, being performed for full power and low power operation and shutdown operating modes of the plants: level 1, 2 and 3 PSA. The nuclear regulatory authorities do not require the level 3 PSA for the plants in the member countries of the European Union. This means that only a limited number of NPPs in Europe have the level 3 PSA available. However, in the light of the Fukushima accident the performance of such analyses is strongly recommended in the future. This book is intended for professionals working in the nuclear industry, researchers and students interested in safety of operational plants.

Optimizing Community Infrastructure

Optimizing Community Infrastructure Book
Author : Ryan Colker
Publisher : Butterworth-Heinemann
Release : 2019-10-14
ISBN : 0128162414
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

Optimizing Community Infrastructure: Resilience in the Face of Shocks and Stresses examines the resilience measures being deployed within individual disciplines and sectors and how multi-stakeholder efforts can catalyze action to address global challenges in preparedness and disaster and hazard mitigation. The book provides a theoretical framework to advance thinking on creating resilient, inclusive, sustainable and safe communities. Users will find an accurate and up-to-date guide for working on the development, implementation, monitoring and assessment of policies, programs and projects related to community resilience. Provides updated information on resilience, especially on infrastructure, finance, land use, standards and policies Includes case studies that illustrate how communities have increased their resilience to natural and other disasters Analyzes the institutional, political, social and economic dimensions of resilience at the community level Illustrates the interdependencies and interconnectedness of infrastructure systems and how community resilience relies on a holistic approach Examines responses to emerging risks associated with climate change

Pressurized Heavy Water Reactors

Pressurized Heavy Water Reactors Book
Author : Anonim
Publisher : Elsevier
Release : 2021-10-07
ISBN : 0128232595
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

Pressurized Heavy Water Reactors: CANDU, the seventh volume in the JSME Series on Thermal and Nuclear Power Generation series, provides a comprehensive and complete review of a single type of reactor in a very accessible and practical way. The book presents the full lifecycle, from design and manufacturing to operation and maintenance, also covering fitness-for-service and long-term operation. It does not relate to any specific vendor-based technology, but rather provides a broad overview of the latest technologies from a variety of active locations which will be of great value to countries invested in developing their own nuclear programs. Including contemporary capabilities and challenges of nuclear technology, the book offers practical solutions to common problems faced, along with the safe and approved processes to reach suitable solutions. Professionals involved in nuclear power plant lifecycle assessment and researchers interested in the development and improvement of nuclear energy technologies will gain a deep understanding of PHWR nuclear reactor physics, chemistry and thermal-hydraulic properties. Provides a complete reference dedicated to the latest research on Pressurized Heavy Water Reactors and their economic and environmental benefits Goes beyond CANDU reactors to analyze the popular German and Indian designs, as well as plant design in Korea, Romania, China and Argentina Spans all phases of the nuclear power plant lifecycle, from design, manufacturing, operation, maintenance and long-term operation

Monthly Catalog of United States Government Publications

Monthly Catalog of United States Government Publications Book
Author : Anonim
Publisher : Unknown
Release : 1987
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Download Monthly Catalog of United States Government Publications book written by , available in PDF, EPUB, and Kindle, or read full book online anywhere and anytime. Compatible with any devices.

Nuclear Power Plant Equipment Prognostics and Health Management Based on Data driven methods

Nuclear Power Plant Equipment Prognostics and Health Management Based on Data driven methods Book
Author : Jun Wang,Xianping Zhong,Xingang Zhao,Joseph P. Yurko,Shripad T. Revankar
Publisher : Frontiers Media SA
Release : 2021-09-13
ISBN : 2889712990
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Download Nuclear Power Plant Equipment Prognostics and Health Management Based on Data driven methods book written by Jun Wang,Xianping Zhong,Xingang Zhao,Joseph P. Yurko,Shripad T. Revankar, available in PDF, EPUB, and Kindle, or read full book online anywhere and anytime. Compatible with any devices.

Monthly Catalogue United States Public Documents

Monthly Catalogue  United States Public Documents Book
Author : Anonim
Publisher : Unknown
Release : 1987
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Federal Register Index

Federal Register Index Book
Author : Anonim
Publisher : Unknown
Release : 2010
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Download Federal Register Index book written by , available in PDF, EPUB, and Kindle, or read full book online anywhere and anytime. Compatible with any devices.

Federal Register

Federal Register Book
Author : Anonim
Publisher : Unknown
Release : 2013-06
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Risk Management of Non Renewable Energy Systems

Risk Management of Non Renewable Energy Systems Book
Author : Ajit Kumar Verma,Srividya Ajit,Hari Prasad Muruva
Publisher : Springer
Release : 2015-05-09
ISBN : 3319160621
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

This book describes the basic concepts of risk and reliability with detailed descriptions of the different levels of probabilistic safety assessment of nuclear power plants (both internal and external). The book also maximizes readers insights into time dependent risk analysis through several case studies, whilst risk management with respect to non renewable energy sources is also explained. With several advanced reactors utilizing the concept of passive systems, the reliability estimation of these systems are explained in detail with the book providing a reliability estimation of components through mechanistic model approach. This book is useful for advanced undergraduate and post graduate students in nuclear engineering, aerospace engineering, industrial engineering, reliability and safety engineering, systems engineering and applied probability and statistics. This book is also suitable for one-semester graduate courses on risk management of non renewable energy systems in all conventional engineering branches like civil, mechanical, chemical, electrical and electronics as well as computer science. It will also be a valuable reference for practicing engineers, managers and researchers involved in reliability and safety activities of complex engineering systems.