Evaluation of accident frequencies at the canister storage building

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By using the fault tree logic, an evaluation of the design basis accident frequencies at the Canister Storage Building has been performed. The evaluation demonstrates that due to low frequency of occurrences, the following design basis accidents are considered not credible (annual frequency of less than 10{sup -6}): Rearrangement of multi-canister overpack (MCO) internals; Gaseous release from the MCO; MCO internal hydrogen explosion; MCO external hydrogen explosion; Thermal runaway reactions inside the MCO; and Violation of design temperature criteria.

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LIU, Y.J. May 13, 1999.

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By using the fault tree logic, an evaluation of the design basis accident frequencies at the Canister Storage Building has been performed. The evaluation demonstrates that due to low frequency of occurrences, the following design basis accidents are considered not credible (annual frequency of less than 10{sup -6}): Rearrangement of multi-canister overpack (MCO) internals; Gaseous release from the MCO; MCO internal hydrogen explosion; MCO external hydrogen explosion; Thermal runaway reactions inside the MCO; and Violation of design temperature criteria.

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72 pages

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OSTI as DE00782355

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  • Other Information: PBD: 13 May 1999

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  • Report No.: SNF--4042--REV0
  • Grant Number: AC06-96RL13200
  • DOI: 10.2172/782355 | External Link
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 782355
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc715663

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LIU, Y.J. Evaluation of accident frequencies at the canister storage building, report, May 13, 1999; United States. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc715663/: accessed September 21, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.