Insights About Emergency Diesel Generator Failures from the USNRC's Common Cause Failure Database

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The US Nuclear Regulatory Commission has sponsored development of a database of common cause failure events for use in commercial nuclear power plant risk and reliability analyses. This paper presents a summary of the results from analysis of the emergency diesel generator data from the database. The presentation is limited to the overall insights, the design and manufacturing cause and the instrumentation and control sub-system.

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Mosleh, A.; Rasmuson, D.; Marshall, F. & Wierman, T. August 1, 1999.

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The US Nuclear Regulatory Commission has sponsored development of a database of common cause failure events for use in commercial nuclear power plant risk and reliability analyses. This paper presents a summary of the results from analysis of the emergency diesel generator data from the database. The presentation is limited to the overall insights, the design and manufacturing cause and the instrumentation and control sub-system.

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8 p.

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INIS; OSTI as DE00007568

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  • Probabilistic Safety Assessment 1999, Washington, DC (US), 08/01/1999--08/01/1999

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  • Report No.: INEEL/CON-99-00473
  • Grant Number: AC07-94ID13223
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 7568
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc710615

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Mosleh, A.; Rasmuson, D.; Marshall, F. & Wierman, T. Insights About Emergency Diesel Generator Failures from the USNRC's Common Cause Failure Database, article, August 1, 1999; Idaho Falls, Idaho. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc710615/: accessed December 11, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.