Probabilistic risk assessment of HTGRs

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Probabilistic Risk Assessment methods have been applied to gas-cooled reactors for more than a decade and to HTGRs for more than six years in the programs sponsored by the US Department of Energy. Significant advancements to the development of PRA methodology in these programs are summarized as are the specific applications of the methods to HTGRs. Emphasis here is on PRA as a tool for evaluating HTGR design options. Current work and future directions are also discussed.

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Fleming, K.N.; Houghton, W.J.; Hannaman, G.W. & Joksimovic, V. August 1, 1980.

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Probabilistic Risk Assessment methods have been applied to gas-cooled reactors for more than a decade and to HTGRs for more than six years in the programs sponsored by the US Department of Energy. Significant advancements to the development of PRA methodology in these programs are summarized as are the specific applications of the methods to HTGRs. Emphasis here is on PRA as a tool for evaluating HTGR design options. Current work and future directions are also discussed.

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NTIS, PC A02/MF A01.

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  • IAEA specialists meeting on gas cooled reactor safety and licensing aspects, Lausanne, Switzerland, 1 Sep 1980

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  • Report No.: GA-A-15920
  • Report No.: CONF-800946-3
  • Grant Number: AT03-76ET35300
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 5192713
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc1057630

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Fleming, K.N.; Houghton, W.J.; Hannaman, G.W. & Joksimovic, V. Probabilistic risk assessment of HTGRs, article, August 1, 1980; United States. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc1057630/: accessed June 23, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.