Model-based safety assessments

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Sandia National Laboratories performs systems analysis of high risk, high consequence systems. In particular, Sandia is responsible for the engineering of nuclear weapons, exclusive of the explosive physics package. In meeting this responsibility, Sandia has developed fundamental approaches to safety and a process for evaluating safety based on modeling and simulation. These approaches provide confidence in the safety of our nuclear weapons. Similar concepts may be applied to improve the safety of other high consequence systems.

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Carlson, D.D. & Jones, T.R. April 1, 1998.

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    Publisher Info: Sandia National Labs., Albuquerque, NM (United States)
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Sandia National Laboratories performs systems analysis of high risk, high consequence systems. In particular, Sandia is responsible for the engineering of nuclear weapons, exclusive of the explosive physics package. In meeting this responsibility, Sandia has developed fundamental approaches to safety and a process for evaluating safety based on modeling and simulation. These approaches provide confidence in the safety of our nuclear weapons. Similar concepts may be applied to improve the safety of other high consequence systems.

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OSTI as DE98004527

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  • Lockheed Martin systems engineering and software symposium, New Orleans, LA (United States), 13 May 1998

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  • Other: DE98004527
  • Report No.: SAND--98-0860C
  • Report No.: CONF-980546--
  • Grant Number: AC04-94AL85000
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 587666
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc696182

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Carlson, D.D. & Jones, T.R. Model-based safety assessments, article, April 1, 1998; Albuquerque, New Mexico. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc696182/: accessed September 20, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.