QUANTITATIVE EVALUATION OF FIRE SEPARATION AND BARRIERS

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Fire barriers, and physical separation are key components in managing the fire risk in Nuclear Facilities. The expected performance of these features have often been predicted using rules-of-thumb or expert judgment. These approaches often lack the convincing technical bases that exist when addressing other Nuclear Facility accident events. This paper presents science-based approaches to demonstrate the effectiveness of fire separation methods.

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Coutts, D April 17, 2007.

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Fire barriers, and physical separation are key components in managing the fire risk in Nuclear Facilities. The expected performance of these features have often been predicted using rules-of-thumb or expert judgment. These approaches often lack the convincing technical bases that exist when addressing other Nuclear Facility accident events. This paper presents science-based approaches to demonstrate the effectiveness of fire separation methods.

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  • Report No.: WSRC-STI-2007-00039
  • Grant Number: DE-AC09-96SR18500
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 903094
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc881688

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Coutts, D. QUANTITATIVE EVALUATION OF FIRE SEPARATION AND BARRIERS, article, April 17, 2007; [Aiken, South Carolina]. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc881688/: accessed November 17, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.