Seismic fragility analysis of buried steel piping at P, L, and K reactors

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Analysis of seismic strength of buried cooling water piping in reactor areas is necessary to evaluate the risk of reactor operation because seismic events could damage these buried pipes and cause loss of coolant accidents. This report documents analysis of the ability of this piping to withstand the combined effects of the propagation of seismic waves, the possibility that the piping may not behave in a completely ductile fashion, and the distortions caused by relative displacements of structures connected to the piping.

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Wingo, H.E. October 1, 1989.

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Analysis of seismic strength of buried cooling water piping in reactor areas is necessary to evaluate the risk of reactor operation because seismic events could damage these buried pipes and cause loss of coolant accidents. This report documents analysis of the ability of this piping to withstand the combined effects of the propagation of seismic waves, the possibility that the piping may not behave in a completely ductile fashion, and the distortions caused by relative displacements of structures connected to the piping.

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Pages: (22 p)

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  • Other: DE92015064
  • Report No.: WSRC-RP-89-1277
  • Grant Number: AC09-89SR18035
  • DOI: 10.2172/5210382 | External Link
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 5210382
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc1059651

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Wingo, H.E. Seismic fragility analysis of buried steel piping at P, L, and K reactors, report, October 1, 1989; Aiken, South Carolina. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc1059651/: accessed October 22, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.