3 edition of **The Probability of Mark-I containment failure by melt-attack of the liner** found in the catalog.

The Probability of Mark-I containment failure by melt-attack of the liner

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Published
**1993**
by Division of Systems Research, Office of Nuclear Regulatory Research, U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Supt. of Docs., U.S. G.P.O. [distributor] in Washington, DC
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Written in English

- Nuclear reactors -- Materials -- Reliability.,
- Nuclear reactors -- Containment.,
- Nuclear reactor accidents.

**Edition Notes**

Statement | prepared by T.G. Theofanous ... [et al.]. |

Contributions | Theofanous, T. G., U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission. Office of Nuclear Regulatory Research. Division of Systems Research., University of California, Santa Barbara. Center for Risk Studies and Safety. |

The Physical Object | |
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Format | Microform |

Pagination | 1 v. (various pagings) |

ID Numbers | |

Open Library | OL18063472M |

estimation of the cumulative probability of cause-specific failure. There can be different types of failure in a time-to-event analysis under competing risks. For illustration purposes I will make the same assumption as Gooley et al (), that is, the existence of two failure types; events of interest and all other events. This paper. The number of failures of a testing instrument from contamination particles on the product is a Poisson random variable with a mean of failure per hour. (a) What is the probability that the instrument does not fail in an 8-hour shift? (b) What is the probability of at least one failure .

2 CHAPTER 1. DISCRETE PROBABILITY DISTRIBUTIONS to mean that the probability is 2=3 that a roll of a die will have a value which does not exceed 4. Let Y be the random variable which represents the toss of a coin. In this case, there are two possible outcomes, which we . Risk Management Page 3 of 9 August Part 6: Probability of Occurrence of Harm Figure 1: Components of Risk (From ISO Figure E.1) The consideration of both terms is a key element of the standard, but it is overlooked by many device.

1. B: On a six-sided die, the probability of throwing any number is 1 in 6. The probability of throwing a 3 or a 4 is double that, or 2 in 6. This can be simplified by dividing both 2 and 6 by 2. Therefore, the probability of throwing either a 3 or 4 is 1 in 3. 2. I have a family A of items: A1, A2, A3, A4 and A5 which were being randomly stress tested for failure. I computed the probability of failure of family A (consisting of A1 through A5) as the number of items that failed during the stress testing period divided by the total population of the family.

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This is the third part of a three-part series of papers addressing the probability of liner failure in a Mark-I containment. The purpose is to quantify the corium/concrete interactions and liner attack phenomena in a form suitable for use in the probabilistic framework as discussed in the first part of this series.

Get this from a library. The Probability of Mark-I containment failure by melt-attack of the liner. [T G Theofanous; U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission. Office of Nuclear Regulatory Research. Division of Systems Research.; University of California, Santa Barbara.

Center for Risk Studies and Safety.;]. The Probability of Mark-I containment failure by melt-attack of the liner [microform] / prepared by T.G. Theofanous [et al.] Division of Systems Research, Office of Nuclear Regulatory Research, U.S.

Nuclear Regulatory Commission: Supt. of Docs., U.S. G.P.O. [distributor] Washington, DC. Get this from a library. The Probability of liner failure in a Mark-I containment.

[T G Theofanous; U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission. Office of Nuclear Regulatory Research. Division of Systems Research.; University of California, Santa Barbara. Center for Risk Studies and Safety.;].

The Probability of Mark-I containment failure by melt-attack of the liner [microform] / prepared by T.G. The Role of nuclear reactor containment in severe accidents: report / by an NEA group of experts; Estimate of radionuclide release characteristics into containment under severe accident conditions [micr.

The probability of mark-I contain- ment failure by melt attack on the liner, Rep. NUREG/ CR, November N.K. Tutu, T. Ginsberg and L. Fintrok, Low pressure cut- off for melt dispersal from reactor cavities, Fourth Proc.

of Nuclear Thermal Hydraulics, ANS/ENS Int. Conf., Washington DC, 30 October to 4 November,pp. The probability of Mark I containment failure by melt-attack of the liner. US Nuclear Regulatory Commission. NUREG/CR; Google Scholar [22] Pilch MM, et al. US Nuclear Regulatory Commission.

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Accident Probability Assessment Page 2 of 17 On average, most component fails after a certain period of time which is called is called the average failure rate and is represented by λ with units of faults/time For a constant failure rate λ, according to exponential distribution: The probability that the component will not fail during the time interval (0, t) is: R (t) =exp (-λt) The.

Previous containment analyses of the Mark I BWR have considered ode of containment failure as the dominant mode. ode is over-pressure failure of the drywell linear resulting in release of fission products and aerosols directly into the reactor building.

The failure pressure for this event has been estimated at Statistics and Probability for Engineering Applications The book grew out of teaching a section of a general engineering course at the University of Saskatchewan in Saskatoon, and my approach was affected by discussions with the other instructors.

Many of the examples and the. The approach adopted for severe accident management (SAM) at the Loviisa nuclear power plant (in Finland) is presented and discussed. The approach includes a number of significant hardware changes and procedures that allow lowering of the lower head thermal insulation and neutron shield assembly, opening of the ice condenser doors, and spraying (externally) of the steel shell of the containment.

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Michael Z. Podowski's 4 research works with 15 reads, including: "The Effect of Heatup and Meltdown of Reactor Vessel Upper Internals on the Composition of Corium Discharged into the Drywell of a. "The Effect of Heatup and Meltdown of Reactor Vessel Upper Internals on the Composition of Corium Discharged into the Drywell of a BWR MARK-I Containment," in The Probability of MARK-I Containment.

ELSEVIER Nuclear Engineering mid Design ) The study of steam explosions in nuclear systems T.G. Theofanous Department of Chemical and Nuclear Eng'meering, Center for Rick Studies and Safety, Uni~sily of Califort~ ~ta ]~t~ CAUSA Abstract Recent developments in the design of nuclear systems require a more detailed examination of steam.

In the owners of Vermont Yankee acknowledged a high probability of its Mark I containment rupturing when needed to protect the public in a severe accident. The remedy: Vermont Yankee accepted a recommendation from the Nuclear Regulatory Commission and installed an automatically operated hardened vent system to prevent high pressure during.

response to RAI "), just as was done in the Mark I liner attack issue resolution work (Theofanous et al,). A "high/side" failure such as the one postulated would make all events more benign than they were made out to be in our analyses for the purpose of bounding.

The reason is that quantities. Likelihood is the probability which is assigned between _____ to show low probability and _____ to show high probability. to 1. 4. _____ Assessment determines the likelihood that a particular vulnerability can be exploited by the threat to damage the organization's asset.

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Based on this, they have calculated probabilities for both duplex and triplex modular redundancy in most of the subsystems. In the following plots, all assumptions are.Accident Probability Assessment Page 2 of 17 For a constant failure rate λ, according to exponential distribution: The probability that the component will not fail during the time interval (0, t) is: R (t) =exp (-λt) The probability of failure is: P (t) =1-exp (-λt) The failure density function is defined as the derivative of the failure probability) t exp(dt) t (dP) t (f MTBF: mean time.